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Launceston Forecast

Tonight 5°C
Tomorrow 20°C
mostly_sunny

Now

8.1°C rising
Updated at 21:50 EST

Central North for Thursday Partly cloudy. Slight chance of a shower early this morning. Winds W 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 14 and 17.
Friday Partly cloudy. Patchy fog in the early morning. Light winds becoming NW 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 19.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 8.1°C rising
Dew Point 5.9°C rising
Feels Like 7.3°C
Relative Humidity 86%
Wind icon
SSW 5km/h steady
Wind Gusts 6km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 1.0
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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

Nearby Now

Low Head 13.7°C
Launceston Ap 8.5°C
Devonport Ap 10.2°C
Cressy 7.0°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

12am

Mostly clear
8°C

3am

Mostly clear
7°C

6am

Mostly clear
5°C

9am

Mostly clear
10°C

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National Forecast

Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

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

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 17°C 20°C 19°C 19°C 19°C 20°C 19°C
Minimum 9°C 5°C 5°C 7°C 6°C 5°C 9°C
Chance of Rain 5% 5% 10% 5% 5% 20% 60%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate
Frost Risk Nil Slight Slight Nil Nil Slight Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 13
km/h
21
km/h
2
km/h
6
km/h
1
km/h
12
km/h
5
km/h
8
km/h
4
km/h
10
km/h
4
km/h
11
km/h
4
km/h
13
km/h
Wind Direction WNW 13km/h
WNW
W 21km/h
W
NE 2km/h
NE
NW 6km/h
NW
WNW 1km/h
WNW
NW 12km/h
NW
S 5km/h
S
NW 8km/h
NW
N 4km/h
N
NW 10km/h
NW
N 4km/h
N
NNW 11km/h
NNW
N 4km/h
N
N 13km/h
N
Relative Humidity 71% 44% 80% 52% 85% 55% 80% 51% 79% 51% 78% 52% 86% 62%
Dew Point 6°C 5°C 7°C 10°C 8°C 10°C 8°C 9°C 8°C 9°C 7°C 10°C 11°C 12°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
06:25 EST
sunrise
06:54 EST
sunset
17:24 EST
last light
17:53 EST
moon
set
Fri 03:24 EST
rise
Sat 16:47 EST
moon
Mon
Apr 30
moon
Tue
May 8
moon
Tue
May 15
moon
Tue
May 22

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Apr 26
11.7°C 18°C 0.2mm
Wed
Apr 25
8.5°C 17.3°C 0.6mm
Tue
Apr 24
7.4°C 21.0°C 0.2mm
Mon
Apr 23
9.0°C 18.3°C 0.0mm
Sun
Apr 22
7.9°C 21.5°C 0.0mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Apr
166.6mm
28.6 Day(s)
Total For 2018
176.5mm
24 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
111.4mm
25 Day(s)
Wettest Day
33.0mm
Mar 25
Lowest Temperature
1.8°C
Apr 18
Highest Temperature
34.2°C
Jan 19

Launceston Almanac

full climatology
April Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
1.8°C
18th
Lowest On Record
-1.5°C
26th 1981
Average This Month
8.5°C
+0.8°C
Long-term Average
7.7°C
April Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
22.5°C
11th
Highest On Record
27.7°C
12th 1985
Average This Month
19.6°C
+0.5°C
Long-term Average
19.1°C
April Rainfall
Wettest This Month
9.0mm
14th
Total This Month
24.0mm
6 Day(s)
Long-term Average
51.0mm
9.1 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
124.6mm
1992
Driest On Record
4.3mm
2007
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