Fairfax Media Network

Elizabeth Street Po Weather


41.44°S 147.09°E 188m AMSL

Launceston Forecast

Today 21°C
Tonight 13°C
mostly_sunny

Now

21.8°C rising
Updated at 15:30 EDT

Central North for Thursday Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming NW/NE 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day then tending NE in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 18 and 21. Low-Moderate.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 21.8°C rising
Dew Point 8.7°C falling
Feels Like 21.8°C
Relative Humidity 43%
Wind icon
NW 14km/h falling
Wind Gusts 24km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 8.3
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

more
Sunrise sunrise
06:00 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:44 EDT

Nearby Now

Launceston Ap 21.2°C
Cressy 20.3°C
Scottsdale 20.3°C
Low Head 17.3°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

6pm

Mostly cloudy
19°C

9pm

Cloudy
17°C

12am

Cloudy
15°C

3am

Intermittent rain
15°C

Central North Weather Warnings

view all
Tas - Thu 10:29 EDT
Strong Wind Warning for Far North West & Central North coasts

National Forecast

Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

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

Mostly sunny

Rain

Sunny

Sunny

Late shower

Clearing shower

Mostly sunny
Maximum 21°C 20°C 24°C 26°C 26°C 22°C 23°C
Minimum 9°C 13°C 11°C 12°C 13°C 16°C 11°C
Chance of Rain 90% 90% 5% 10% 90% 30% 5%
Rain Amount 10-20mm 5-10mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme
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
13
km/h
14
km/h
21
km/h
6
km/h
15
km/h
4
km/h
15
km/h
4
km/h
15
km/h
24
km/h
31
km/h
15
km/h
15
km/h
Wind Direction SE 8km/h
SE
N 13km/h
N
SSE 14km/h
SSE
S 21km/h
S
W 6km/h
W
WNW 15km/h
WNW
N 4km/h
N
NNW 15km/h
NNW
ENE 4km/h
ENE
NNW 15km/h
NNW
WNW 24km/h
WNW
W 31km/h
W
W 15km/h
W
W 15km/h
W
Relative Humidity 55% 41% 92% 73% 66% 47% 69% 46% 73% 57% 72% 41% 61% 40%
Dew Point 6°C 8°C 13°C 13°C 10°C 12°C 12°C 14°C 14°C 17°C 13°C 8°C 8°C 9°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
05:28 EDT
sunrise
06:00 EDT
sunset
20:44 EDT
last light
21:16 EDT
moon
rise
Fri 00:35 EDT
set
Fri 13:47 EDT
moon
Fri
Jan 20
moon
Sat
Jan 28
moon
Sat
Feb 4
moon
Sat
Feb 11

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Jan 19
6.3°C 23°C 0.0mm
Wed
Jan 18
11.3°C 22.4°C 0.0mm
Tue
Jan 17
15.0°C 24.7°C 0.0mm
Mon
Jan 16
10.0°C 21.1°C 0.0mm
Sun
Jan 15
7.3°C 22.4°C 0.0mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jan
43.0mm
7.1 Day(s)
Total For 2017
18.0mm
1 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
8.4mm
3 Day(s)
Wettest Day
18.0mm
Jan 14
Lowest Temperature
6.3°C
Jan 19
Highest Temperature
29.6°C
Jan 8

Launceston Almanac

full climatology
January Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
6.3°C
19th
Lowest On Record
2.5°C
12th 1983
Average This Month
13.1°C
+0.8°C
Long-term Average
12.3°C
January Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
29.6°C
8th
Highest On Record
39.0°C
30th 2009
Average This Month
24.3°C
-0.1°C
Long-term Average
24.4°C
January Rainfall
Wettest This Month
18.0mm
14th
Total This Month
18.0mm
1 Day(s)
Long-term Average
43.0mm
7.1 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
139.4mm
1996
Driest On Record
7.3mm
2009
Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

Wet night ahead of Friday flood threat

15:00 EDT

Rain and storms could bring flooding to parts of southern and southeast Australia during the next 24 hours.

Monsoon likely for Darwin and Top End, bringing cooler temperatures, more rain

14:03 EDT

People in Darwin and other parts of the Top End may be about to get relief from recent hot weather, with the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) predicting a monsoon trough will start to affect the area within days.

Climate Council warns Queensland will be hard hit by violent storms as the earth warms up

13:51 EDT

The Climate Council has warned that warmer global temperatures could have a severe impact on Queensland with more storm surges and intense cyclone activity likely.