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Launceston Airport Forecast

Today 35°C
Tonight 14°C
mostly_sunny

Now

29.4°C steady
Updated at 10:50 EDT

Central North for Friday Very hot. Partly cloudy. Slight chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm late this afternoon and evening. Winds W/NW 25 to 40 km/h turning N/NE 15 to 25 km/h early evening then tending NE/SE 20 to 30 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 30 to 35.

Currently at Launceston Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 29.4°C steady
Dew Point 10.0°C falling
Feels Like 28.2°C
Relative Humidity 30%
Wind icon
N 27km/h rising
Wind Gusts 30km/h
Pressure 1009.1hPa falling
Fire Danger 22.9
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Fri

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Sunrise sunrise
05:59 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:44 EDT

Nearby Now

Launceston 29.9°C
Cressy 30.0°C
Scottsdale 30.9°C
Low Head 21.5°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston Airport

48-hour forecast

12pm

Mostly clear
32°C

3pm

Mostly cloudy
34°C

6pm

Mostly cloudy
31°C

9pm

Mostly cloudy
24°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Fri 08:34 EDT
Fire Weather Warning for the Furneaux Islands, Central North, North East, East Coast and Midlands

National Forecast

Launceston Airport 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Fri
Jan 19
Sat
Jan 20
Sun
Jan 21
Mon
Jan 22
Tue
Jan 23
Wed
Jan 24
Thu
Jan 25

Mostly sunny

Drizzle

Possible shower

Increasing sunshine

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 35°C 29°C 27°C 28°C 28°C 28°C 32°C
Minimum 14°C 14°C 13°C 14°C 11°C 11°C 11°C
Chance of Rain 50% 40% 50% 20% 10% 60% 30%
Rain Amount < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index
Frost Risk Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 20
km/h
25
km/h
17
km/h
15
km/h
12
km/h
18
km/h
15
km/h
26
km/h
13
km/h
18
km/h
13
km/h
23
km/h
12
km/h
16
km/h
Wind Direction NNW 20km/h
NNW
NW 25km/h
NW
SSE 17km/h
SSE
WNW 15km/h
WNW
SSE 12km/h
SSE
N 18km/h
N
NNW 15km/h
NNW
NW 26km/h
NW
SSW 13km/h
SSW
NNW 18km/h
NNW
N 13km/h
N
NNW 23km/h
NNW
SE 12km/h
SE
N 16km/h
N
Relative Humidity 44% 30% 65% 35% 68% 43% 71% 30% 61% 35% 65% 32% 59% 31%
Dew Point 12°C 15°C 13°C 12°C 12°C 13°C 14°C 9°C 10°C 11°C 11°C 10°C 12°C 12°C

Launceston Airport Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:27 EDT
sunrise
05:59 EDT
sunset
20:44 EDT
last light
21:16 EDT
moon
set
Fri 21:57 EDT
rise
Sat 08:43 EDT
moon
Thu
Jan 25
moon
Thu
Feb 1
moon
Thu
Feb 8
moon
Fri
Feb 16

Launceston Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
Jan 19
12.8°C - 0.0mm
Thu
Jan 18
9.2°C 30.7°C 0.0mm
Wed
Jan 17
11.5°C 26.5°C 0.0mm
Tue
Jan 16
8.3°C 24.8°C 0.0mm
Mon
Jan 15
8.5°C 26.1°C 0.2mm

Launceston Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jan
35.0mm
6.5 Day(s)
Total For 2018
9.8mm
5 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
19.0mm
5 Day(s)
Wettest Day
4.6mm
Jan 10
Lowest Temperature
4.7°C
Jan 14
Highest Temperature
30.9°C
Jan 6

Launceston Ap Almanac

full climatology
January Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
4.7°C
14th
Lowest On Record
1.3°C
2nd 2009
Average This Month
10.0°C
-0.8°C
Long-term Average
10.8°C
January Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
30.9°C
6th
Highest On Record
40.4°C
30th 2009
Average This Month
25.2°C
+0.2°C
Long-term Average
25.0°C
January Rainfall
Wettest This Month
4.6mm
10th
Total This Month
9.8mm
5 Day(s)
Long-term Average
35.0mm
6.5 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
109.4mm
2016
Driest On Record
10.4mm
2008
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