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Launceston Forecast

This morning 1°C
Today 15°C
mostly_sunny

Now

3.1°C falling
Updated at 01:10 EST

Central North for Tuesday Partly cloudy. Areas of frost in the early morning. The chance of fog in the early morning. Light winds becoming W/NW 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 1 and 3 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching around 13.
Wednesday Cloudy. The chance of frost in the early morning. The chance of fog in the early morning. Very high chance of showers. Light winds becoming NW/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between zero and 3 with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 14.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 3.1°C falling
Dew Point 0.8°C falling
Feels Like 2.4°C
Relative Humidity 85%
Wind icon
SSW 3km/h falling
Wind Gusts 6km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 0.8
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
05:55 EST
Sunset sunset
18:12 EST

Nearby Now

Low Head 8.0°C
Launceston Ap 1.5°C
Devonport Ap 4.6°C
Cressy 3.9°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

3am

Mostly clear
3°C

6am

Mostly clear
1°C

9am

Mostly clear
8°C

12pm

Mostly clear
13°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Mon 20:53 EST
Frost Warning for Tasmania

National Forecast

Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
Sep 26
Wed
Sep 27
Thu
Sep 28
Fri
Sep 29
Sat
Sep 30
Sun
Oct 1
Mon
Oct 2

Mostly sunny

Showers

Clearing shower

Showers

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 15°C 15°C 16°C 14°C 14°C 16°C 17°C
Minimum 1°C 2°C 6°C 5°C 5°C 5°C 4°C
Chance of Rain 30% 60% 40% 80% 30% 5% 60%
Rain Amount < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate
Frost Risk High Moderate Nil Slight Slight Slight Slight
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 2
km/h
10
km/h
6
km/h
8
km/h
14
km/h
21
km/h
18
km/h
26
km/h
19
km/h
24
km/h
14
km/h
25
km/h
8
km/h
20
km/h
Wind Direction WNW 2km/h
WNW
NW 10km/h
NW
NNE 6km/h
NNE
NNE 8km/h
NNE
W 14km/h
W
WNW 21km/h
WNW
NW 18km/h
NW
NW 26km/h
NW
W 19km/h
W
W 24km/h
W
WNW 14km/h
WNW
WNW 25km/h
WNW
WNW 8km/h
WNW
NW 20km/h
NW
Relative Humidity 66% 50% 76% 77% 70% 49% 75% 66% 63% 51% 76% 53% 80% 50%
Dew Point 3°C 5°C 5°C 11°C 5°C 5°C 6°C 8°C 3°C 4°C 4°C 6°C 5°C 6°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Tuesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:28 EST
sunrise
05:55 EST
sunset
18:12 EST
last light
18:39 EST
moon
rise
Tue 09:26 EST
set
Wed 00:01 EST
moon
Thu
Sep 28
moon
Fri
Oct 6
moon
Thu
Oct 12
moon
Fri
Oct 20

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Mon
Sep 25
6.3°C 16°C 0.0mm
Sun
Sep 24
10.1°C 13°C 0.0mm
Sat
Sep 23
7.8°C 17.1°C 0.0mm
Fri
Sep 22
3.6°C 16.4°C 0.0mm
Thu
Sep 21
5.5°C 17.3°C 0.0mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Sep
531.3mm
99.2 Day(s)
Total For 2017
410.0mm
91 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
758.8mm
110 Day(s)
Wettest Day
27.0mm
Jul 14
Lowest Temperature
-3.3°C
Jul 3
Highest Temperature
30.9°C
Mar 1

Launceston Almanac

full climatology
September Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-1.2°C
9th
Lowest On Record
-2.4°C
7th 1994
Average This Month
4.0°C
-1.3°C
Long-term Average
5.3°C
September Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
17.6°C
18th
Highest On Record
24.8°C
27th 1987
Average This Month
14.6°C
-1.1°C
Long-term Average
15.7°C
September Rainfall
Wettest This Month
21.0mm
19th
Total This Month
33.6mm
8 Day(s)
Long-term Average
66.6mm
14.0 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
115.8mm
2002
Driest On Record
8.4mm
1994
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