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Launceston Forecast

Today 11°C
Tonight 1°C
mostly_sunny

Now

7.1°C falling
Updated at 17:10 EST

Central North for Wednesday Mostly clear. Light winds.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 7.1°C falling
Dew Point 4.7°C rising
Feels Like 7.1°C
Relative Humidity 85%
Wind icon
NW 3km/h steady
Wind Gusts 4km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 0.9
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
07:37 EST
Sunset sunset
16:56 EST

Nearby Now

Low Head 7.5°C
Launceston Ap 4.9°C
Cressy 6.8°C
Scottsdale 5.4°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

6pm

Mostly clear
6°C

9pm

Mostly clear
3°C

12am

Mostly clear
3°C

3am

Mostly cloudy
1°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Wed 14:56 EST
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Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Jul 8
Thu
Jul 9
Fri
Jul 10
Sat
Jul 11
Sun
Jul 12
Mon
Jul 13
Tue
Jul 14

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Showers

Showers

Clearing shower

Frost then sunny

Frost then sunny
Maximum 11°C 12°C 12°C 12°C 12°C 12°C 12°C
Minimum -3°C 1°C 3°C 4°C 3°C 2°C 1°C
Chance of Rain 60% 90% 90% 90% 70% 40% 50%
Rain Amount < 1mm 1-5mm 5-10mm 5-10mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm
UV Index Low Low Low Low Low
Frost Risk Severe High Moderate Slight Moderate Moderate High
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 1
km/h
6
km/h
2
km/h
10
km/h
6
km/h
14
km/h
12
km/h
12
km/h
4
km/h
14
km/h
11
km/h
17
km/h
5
km/h
11
km/h
Wind Direction E 1km/h
E
NW 6km/h
NW
NNE 2km/h
NNE
NNW 10km/h
NNW
NNE 6km/h
NNE
NW 14km/h
NW
N 12km/h
N
NW 12km/h
NW
SW 4km/h
SW
SSW 14km/h
SSW
NW 11km/h
NW
SSW 17km/h
SSW
NNW 5km/h
NNW
WSW 11km/h
WSW
Relative Humidity 95% 65% 100% 75% 100% 79% 100% 71% 85% 58% 86% 57% 92% 56%
Dew Point 0°C 5°C 5°C 8°C 5°C 8°C 5°C 7°C 3°C 4°C 2°C 4°C 3°C 3°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
07:06 EST
sunrise
07:37 EST
sunset
16:57 EST
last light
17:28 EST
moon
rise
Thu 00:10 EST
set
Thu 11:55 EST
moon
Thu
Jul 16
moon
Fri
Jul 24
moon
Fri
Jul 31
moon
Fri
Aug 7

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Jul 8
-2.1°C 10°C 0.0mm
Tue
Jul 7
-1.4°C 10.4°C 0.0mm
Mon
Jul 6
6.7°C 9.9°C 10.6mm
Sun
Jul 5
5.6°C 10.2°C 1.2mm
Sat
Jul 4
-0.5°C 16.1°C 0.2mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jul
372.3mm
69.0 Day(s)
Total For 2015
308.6mm
65 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2014
296.0mm
61 Day(s)
Wettest Day
44.4mm
Jan 14
Lowest Temperature
-3.4°C
Jun 21
Highest Temperature
31.9°C
Jan 3

Launceston Almanac

full climatology
July Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-2.8°C
3rd
Lowest On Record
-5.2°C
23rd 1991
Average This Month
1.1°C
-1.3°C
Long-term Average
2.4°C
July Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
16.1°C
4th
Highest On Record
18.4°C
18th 2013
Average This Month
11.8°C
-0.9°C
Long-term Average
12.7°C
July Rainfall
Wettest This Month
10.6mm
6th
Total This Month
14.8mm
5 Day(s)
Long-term Average
76.8mm
15.5 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
157.7mm
2000
Driest On Record
36.8mm
2001
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