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Launceston Forecast

This morning 0°C
Today 15°C
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Now

1.1°C rising
Updated at 08:00 EST

Central North for Friday Partly cloudy. The chance of fog early this morning. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the coast, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds W/NW 15 to 25 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures around 13.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 1.1°C rising
Dew Point 1.0°C rising
Feels Like 1.1°C
Relative Humidity 99%
Wind icon
NE 1km/h falling
Wind Gusts 4km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 0.4
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.2mm / -

Sun on Fri

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Sunrise sunrise
06:46 EST
Sunset sunset
17:41 EST

Nearby Now

Launceston Ap 0.0°C
Cressy 0.2°C
Scottsdale 3.4°C
Low Head 9.4°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

9am

Mostly clear
7°C

12pm

Mostly clear
13°C

3pm

Mostly clear
15°C

6pm

Mostly clear
11°C

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Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Fri
Aug 26
Sat
Aug 27
Sun
Aug 28
Mon
Aug 29
Tue
Aug 30
Wed
Aug 31
Thu
Sep 1

Frost then sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Late shower

Clearing shower

Mostly sunny
Maximum 15°C 14°C 14°C 16°C 17°C 16°C 16°C
Minimum 0°C 5°C 3°C 3°C 4°C 7°C 7°C
Chance of Rain 40% 90% 80% 20% 90% 90% 70%
Rain Amount < 1mm 5-10mm < 1mm < 1mm 5-10mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
UV Index Low Low Moderate Moderate Moderate
Frost Risk High Slight Moderate Moderate Slight Nil Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 5
km/h
17
km/h
15
km/h
26
km/h
6
km/h
12
km/h
1
km/h
6
km/h
0
km/h
11
km/h
5
km/h
17
km/h
4
km/h
11
km/h
Wind Direction NW 5km/h
NW
WNW 17km/h
WNW
NW 15km/h
NW
NW 26km/h
NW
W 6km/h
W
WNW 12km/h
WNW
WNW 1km/h
WNW
WNW 6km/h
WNW
Calm
E
NNE 11km/h
NNE
N 5km/h
N
NW 17km/h
NW
NW 4km/h
NW
NW 11km/h
NW
Relative Humidity 85% 63% 89% 73% 92% 62% 83% 57% 87% 66% 97% 80% 93% 67%
Dew Point 5°C 8°C 9°C 8°C 6°C 7°C 6°C 8°C 8°C 11°C 10°C 12°C 10°C 10°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:18 EST
sunrise
06:46 EST
sunset
17:41 EST
last light
18:09 EST
moon
set
Fri 11:47 EST
rise
Sat 02:32 EST
moon
Thu
Sep 1
moon
Fri
Sep 9
moon
Sat
Sep 17
moon
Fri
Sep 23

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Aug 25
-0.3°C 13°C 1.0mm
Wed
Aug 24
-1.1°C 14.4°C 0.0mm
Tue
Aug 23
-1.3°C 14.2°C 0.0mm
Mon
Aug 22
1.2°C 13.2°C 0.0mm
Sun
Aug 21
3.6°C 13.3°C 0.0mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Aug
460.9mm
85.0 Day(s)
Total For 2016
715.5mm
92 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
380.8mm
81 Day(s)
Wettest Day
88.0mm
Jan 29
Lowest Temperature
-2.0°C
Jun 25
Highest Temperature
33.5°C
Jan 1

Launceston Almanac

full climatology
August Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-1.3°C
23rd
Lowest On Record
-3.5°C
1st 1997
Average This Month
3.4°C
-0.3°C
Long-term Average
3.7°C
August Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
16.4°C
19th
Highest On Record
20.3°C
26th 2004
Average This Month
13.7°C
-0.1°C
Long-term Average
13.8°C
August Rainfall
Wettest This Month
14.0mm
10th
Total This Month
51.8mm
11 Day(s)
Long-term Average
88.6mm
16.0 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
223.0mm
2013
Driest On Record
14.9mm
1982
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