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Launceston Forecast

Today 22°C
Tonight 11°C
mostly_sunny

Now

18.7°C rising
Updated at 12:20 EDT

Central North for Wednesday Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming NW/NE 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 19 and 22.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 18.7°C rising
Dew Point 7.7°C falling
Feels Like 18.7°C
Relative Humidity 48%
Wind icon
NNW 5km/h falling
Wind Gusts 7km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 5.1
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
06:42 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:08 EDT

Nearby Now

Launceston Ap 17.4°C
Cressy 16.8°C
Scottsdale 16.6°C
Low Head 17.7°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

3pm

Mostly clear
22°C

6pm

Mostly cloudy
21°C

9pm

Mostly clear
17°C

12am

Mostly clear
15°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Feb 21
Thu
Feb 22
Fri
Feb 23
Sat
Feb 24
Sun
Feb 25
Mon
Feb 26
Tue
Feb 27

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Rain

Rain

Late shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 22°C 26°C 23°C 25°C 21°C 23°C 23°C
Minimum 10°C 11°C 15°C 18°C 11°C 10°C 11°C
Chance of Rain 5% 40% 90% 50% 40% 20% 50%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm 10-20mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Very High Very High Very High Very High 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 4
km/h
12
km/h
5
km/h
13
km/h
7
km/h
14
km/h
14
km/h
21
km/h
12
km/h
16
km/h
7
km/h
14
km/h
10
km/h
25
km/h
Wind Direction ENE 4km/h
ENE
N 12km/h
N
ESE 5km/h
ESE
NNE 13km/h
NNE
E 7km/h
E
NE 14km/h
NE
NNW 14km/h
NNW
WNW 21km/h
WNW
SW 12km/h
SW
SW 16km/h
SW
E 7km/h
E
NW 14km/h
NW
N 10km/h
N
NNW 25km/h
NNW
Relative Humidity 71% 46% 72% 42% 82% 80% 88% 64% 66% 42% 71% 47% 78% 47%
Dew Point 9°C 10°C 12°C 12°C 16°C 20°C 19°C 18°C 9°C 8°C 9°C 11°C 12°C 11°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
06:13 EDT
sunrise
06:42 EDT
sunset
20:08 EDT
last light
20:37 EDT
moon
set
Wed 23:06 EDT
rise
Thu 12:52 EDT
moon
Fri
Feb 23
moon
Fri
Mar 2
moon
Fri
Mar 9
moon
Sun
Mar 18

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Feb 21
11.2°C - 0.0mm
Tue
Feb 20
7.1°C 24.0°C 0.2mm
Mon
Feb 19
13.0°C 22.4°C 0.2mm
Sun
Feb 18
15.2°C 21.7°C 0.0mm
Sat
Feb 17
12.2°C 20.9°C 0.0mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Feb
76.7mm
13.0 Day(s)
Total For 2018
39.8mm
10 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
56.6mm
12 Day(s)
Wettest Day
14.6mm
Jan 30
Lowest Temperature
6.5°C
Jan 14
Highest Temperature
34.2°C
Jan 19

Launceston Almanac

full climatology
February Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
6.8°C
1st
Lowest On Record
3.4°C
27th 1982
Average This Month
13.1°C
+0.8°C
Long-term Average
12.3°C
February Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
29.4°C
8th
Highest On Record
34.4°C
7th 1983
Average This Month
24.7°C
+0.1°C
Long-term Average
24.6°C
February Rainfall
Wettest This Month
9.6mm
11th
Total This Month
19.8mm
6 Day(s)
Long-term Average
30.3mm
6.0 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
107.4mm
1999
Driest On Record
0.0mm
2003
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Weather News

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11:51 EDT

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Dry outlook as La Nina decays

11:37 EDT

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Cyclone Kelvin may have been fuelled by 'brown oceans' as it moved over inland WA

11:12 EDT

Inland oceans created by weeks of record rain across Western Australia's Kimberley may have helped maintain or even intensify , the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) has said.