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Launceston Forecast

Tonight 1°C
Tomorrow 14°C
rain_developing

Now

7.2°C falling
Updated at 18:50 EST

Central North for Friday Partly cloudy. Winds N/NW 15 to 25 km/h tending NW/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late afternoon.
Saturday Cloudy. Very high (near 100%) chance of rain, most likely from the late morning, heavy at times about higher ground. Winds N/NW 20 to 30 km/h increasing to 30 to 45 km/h in the middle of the day.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 7.2°C falling
Dew Point 2.3°C falling
Feels Like 6.0°C
Relative Humidity 71%
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WSW 7km/h rising
Wind Gusts 9km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 1.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Fri

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Sunrise sunrise
07:24 EST
Sunset sunset
17:12 EST

Nearby Now

Low Head 11.4°C
Launceston Ap 6.0°C
Devonport Ap 7.3°C
Cressy 6.8°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

9pm

Mostly clear
4°C

12am

Mostly cloudy
2°C

3am

Fog
2°C

6am

Fog
3°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Fri 16:05 EST
Gale Warning SW and Central W Coasts. Strong Wind Warning Far NW Coast, Central N Coast, Upper/Lower E Coast, SE Coast & East of Flinders Is

National Forecast

Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Fri
Jul 28
Sat
Jul 29
Sun
Jul 30
Mon
Jul 31
Tue
Aug 1
Wed
Aug 2
Thu
Aug 3

Sunny

Rain developing

Showers

Frost then sunny

Frost then sunny

Frost then sunny

Frost then sunny
Maximum 14°C 14°C 13°C 13°C 13°C 13°C 13°C
Minimum 4°C 1°C 5°C 0°C -2°C -1°C 0°C
Chance of Rain 20% 90% 70% 5% 10% 20% 60%
Rain Amount < 1mm 10-20mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Low Low Low Low
Frost Risk Slight High Slight High Severe Severe High
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 5
km/h
8
km/h
12
km/h
24
km/h
10
km/h
18
km/h
0
km/h
3
km/h
2
km/h
6
km/h
1
km/h
3
km/h
1
km/h
6
km/h
Wind Direction NW 5km/h
NW
W 8km/h
W
N 12km/h
N
N 24km/h
N
NNW 10km/h
NNW
NW 18km/h
NW
Calm
SSE
SSW 3km/h
SSW
S 2km/h
S
S 6km/h
S
SSE 1km/h
SSE
N 3km/h
N
SE 1km/h
SE
NNE 6km/h
NNE
Relative Humidity 97% 60% 92% 67% 100% 76% 94% 56% 92% 58% 92% 63% 92% 65%
Dew Point 5°C 6°C 6°C 8°C 7°C 9°C 2°C 5°C 0°C 5°C 2°C 6°C 2°C 7°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Saturday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
06:54 EST
sunrise
07:23 EST
sunset
17:13 EST
last light
17:43 EST
moon
set
Fri 22:37 EST
rise
Sat 10:46 EST
moon
Mon
Jul 31
moon
Tue
Aug 8
moon
Tue
Aug 15
moon
Tue
Aug 22

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
Jul 28
-0.1°C 15°C 6.6mm
Thu
Jul 27
-2°C 10°C 0.0mm
Wed
Jul 26
4.4°C 13°C 3.8mm
Tue
Jul 25
2.1°C 14.1°C 4.4mm
Mon
Jul 24
-1.3°C 11.6°C 0.2mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jul
378.4mm
69.3 Day(s)
Total For 2017
297.4mm
71 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
653.9mm
77 Day(s)
Wettest Day
26.0mm
Jul 14
Lowest Temperature
-3.3°C
Jul 3
Highest Temperature
30.9°C
Mar 1

Launceston Almanac

full climatology
July Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-3.3°C
3rd
Lowest On Record
-5.2°C
23rd 1991
Average This Month
0.6°C
-1.8°C
Long-term Average
2.4°C
July Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
15.0°C
28th
Highest On Record
18.4°C
18th 2013
Average This Month
12.3°C
-0.4°C
Long-term Average
12.7°C
July Rainfall
Wettest This Month
26.0mm
14th
Total This Month
79.8mm
19 Day(s)
Long-term Average
77.9mm
15.4 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
157.7mm
2000
Driest On Record
36.8mm
2001
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