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Launceston Forecast

This morning 8°C
Today 14°C
clearing_shower

Now

10.9°C falling
Updated at 04:40 EST

Central North for Tuesday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain near the coast, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming W/NW 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 10.9°C falling
Dew Point 9.5°C falling
Feels Like 10.5°C
Relative Humidity 91%
Wind icon
SSW 5km/h steady
Wind Gusts 7km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 0.9
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.2mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
06:53 EST
Sunset sunset
17:25 EST

Nearby Now

Low Head 12.2°C
Launceston Ap 9.4°C
Devonport Ap 10.0°C
Cressy 9.9°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

6am

Intermittent rain
9°C

9am

Mostly cloudy
9°C

12pm

Mostly clear
12°C

3pm

Mostly clear
14°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Wed 04:41 EST
Be Affected Include the King Island Forecast District the Furneaux Districts. There Is A Risk of Losses of Lambs and Sheep Exposed to These

Tas - Wed 04:40 EST
Frost Warning for Tasmania

Tas - Tue 22:00 EST
Coastal Wind Warning for Tasmanian Waters.

National Forecast

Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Apr 26
Thu
Apr 27
Fri
Apr 28
Sat
Apr 29
Sun
Apr 30
Mon
May 1
Tue
May 2

Clearing shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly cloudy

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Clearing shower

Mostly sunny
Maximum 14°C 16°C 19°C 18°C 17°C 17°C 14°C
Minimum 8°C 3°C 7°C 6°C 4°C 9°C 5°C
Chance of Rain 20% 10% 30% 5% 70% 90% 90%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 5-10mm 1-5mm
UV Index Low Moderate Moderate Moderate Low
Frost Risk Nil Moderate Nil Nil Slight Nil Slight
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 17
km/h
21
km/h
5
km/h
13
km/h
6
km/h
21
km/h
7
km/h
10
km/h
6
km/h
19
km/h
16
km/h
25
km/h
10
km/h
17
km/h
Wind Direction SSW 17km/h
SSW
SSW 21km/h
SSW
SSW 5km/h
SSW
W 13km/h
W
NW 6km/h
NW
WNW 21km/h
WNW
SW 7km/h
SW
SSW 10km/h
SSW
NW 6km/h
NW
NW 19km/h
NW
NNW 16km/h
NNW
NW 25km/h
NW
WNW 10km/h
WNW
WSW 17km/h
WSW
Relative Humidity 73% 41% 71% 48% 86% 60% 75% 50% 80% 63% 87% 68% 83% 57%
Dew Point 5°C 1°C 3°C 5°C 9°C 11°C 6°C 7°C 6°C 9°C 10°C 11°C 6°C 5°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
06:24 EST
sunrise
06:53 EST
sunset
17:25 EST
last light
17:54 EST
moon
rise
Wed 06:03 EST
set
Wed 17:34 EST
moon
Wed
May 3
moon
Thu
May 11
moon
Fri
May 19
moon
Fri
May 26

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Apr 25
13.2°C 19°C 8.0mm
Mon
Apr 24
12.7°C 18.5°C 2.8mm
Sun
Apr 23
15.5°C 16.1°C 2.0mm
Sat
Apr 22
13.8°C 20.1°C 0.6mm
Fri
Apr 21
7.3°C 26.0°C 0.0mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Apr
166.0mm
28.7 Day(s)
Total For 2017
106.4mm
25 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
234.3mm
24 Day(s)
Wettest Day
15.0mm
Jan 20
Lowest Temperature
2.7°C
Apr 2
Highest Temperature
30.9°C
Mar 1

Launceston Almanac

full climatology
April Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
2.7°C
2nd
Lowest On Record
-1.5°C
26th 1981
Average This Month
8.4°C
+0.7°C
Long-term Average
7.7°C
April Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
26.0°C
21st
Highest On Record
27.7°C
12th 1985
Average This Month
20.2°C
+1.2°C
Long-term Average
19.0°C
April Rainfall
Wettest This Month
11.8mm
10th
Total This Month
31.2mm
7 Day(s)
Long-term Average
53.0mm
9.2 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
124.6mm
1992
Driest On Record
4.3mm
2007
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