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Launceston Forecast

Today 28°C
Tonight 17°C
mostly_sunny

Now

21.8°C rising
Updated at 10:50 EDT

Central North for Wednesday Partly cloudy. Possible fog early this morning. Light winds becoming N/NW 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 25 to 30.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 21.8°C rising
Dew Point 13.1°C rising
Feels Like 21.8°C
Relative Humidity 57%
Wind icon
WNW 14km/h steady
Wind Gusts 19km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 5.1
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
05:32 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:39 EDT

Nearby Now

Launceston Ap 21.5°C
Cressy 22.0°C
Scottsdale 20.2°C
Low Head 17.6°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

12pm

Mostly cloudy
25°C

3pm

Mostly cloudy
28°C

6pm

Mostly cloudy
28°C

9pm

Mostly cloudy
23°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Wed 10:00 EDT
Coastal Wind Warning for Tasmanian Waters.

National Forecast

Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Dec 13
Thu
Dec 14
Fri
Dec 15
Sat
Dec 16
Sun
Dec 17
Mon
Dec 18
Tue
Dec 19

Mostly sunny

Clearing shower

Mostly sunny

Cloudy

Cloudy

Mostly sunny

Possible shower
Maximum 28°C 27°C 23°C 25°C 25°C 29°C 29°C
Minimum 13°C 17°C 10°C 11°C 11°C 14°C 18°C
Chance of Rain 40% 30% 10% 30% 20% 40% 90%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm
UV Index Very High Very High Very High Very High Very High
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 8
km/h
16
km/h
16
km/h
28
km/h
8
km/h
22
km/h
16
km/h
22
km/h
6
km/h
14
km/h
7
km/h
15
km/h
8
km/h
23
km/h
Wind Direction N 8km/h
N
N 16km/h
N
NW 16km/h
NW
WNW 28km/h
WNW
NNW 8km/h
NNW
NNW 22km/h
NNW
NW 16km/h
NW
NW 22km/h
NW
SSE 6km/h
SSE
NE 14km/h
NE
N 7km/h
N
NNW 15km/h
NNW
NNE 8km/h
NNE
N 23km/h
N
Relative Humidity 70% 45% 67% 35% 53% 41% 68% 50% 61% 41% 69% 47% 65% 44%
Dew Point 14°C 15°C 16°C 10°C 8°C 9°C 11°C 14°C 10°C 11°C 15°C 17°C 17°C 16°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
04:58 EDT
sunrise
05:32 EDT
sunset
20:39 EDT
last light
21:13 EDT
moon
set
Wed 15:42 EDT
rise
Thu 03:19 EDT
moon
Mon
Dec 18
moon
Tue
Dec 26
moon
Tue
Jan 2
moon
Tue
Jan 9

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Dec 13
13.9°C - 0.0mm
Tue
Dec 12
11.1°C 25.4°C 0.0mm
Mon
Dec 11
9.4°C 25.1°C 0.0mm
Sun
Dec 10
11.6°C 23.7°C 0.0mm
Sat
Dec 9
12.4°C 23.6°C 0.0mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
680.5mm
128.9 Day(s)
Total For 2017
583.9mm
112 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
954.5mm
140 Day(s)
Wettest Day
51.8mm
Dec 3
Lowest Temperature
-3.3°C
Jul 3
Highest Temperature
30.9°C
Mar 1

Launceston Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
7.4°C
3rd
Lowest On Record
2.0°C
12th 1995
Average This Month
11.2°C
+0.4°C
Long-term Average
10.8°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
25.4°C
12th
Highest On Record
33.8°C
6th 1994
Average This Month
21.5°C
-1.0°C
Long-term Average
22.5°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
51.8mm
3rd
Total This Month
72.0mm
3 Day(s)
Long-term Average
46.7mm
8.6 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
145.1mm
1985
Driest On Record
6.1mm
1983
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