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Launceston Forecast

Today 11°C
Tonight 4°C
showers_increasing

Now

6.7°C rising
Updated at 09:00 EST

Central North for Tuesday Partly cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of showers, most likely late this afternoon and evening. Snow falling above 500 metres, rising to above 1000 metres during the day. Winds W/NW 25 to 40 km/h becoming NW 35 to 50 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 8 and 11. Sun protection not recommended, UV Index predicted to reach 1 [Low].

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 6.7°C rising
Dew Point 1.4°C rising
Feels Like 3.8°C
Relative Humidity 69%
Wind icon
NNW 14km/h falling
Wind Gusts 22km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 2.0
Rain since 9am/last hr 6.6mm / -

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
07:25 EST
Sunset sunset
17:11 EST

Nearby Now

Launceston Ap 4.8°C
Cressy 4.8°C
Scottsdale 4.8°C
Low Head 8.7°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

12pm

Chance shower
10°C

3pm

Shower
11°C

6pm

Shower
8°C

9pm

Chance shower or storm
8°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Tue 05:00 EST
Gale Warning for all waters except Strong Wind Warning for Frederick Henry Bay and Norfolk Bay, Storm Bay and Channel

Tas - Tue 04:52 EST
Sheep Graziers Warning for King Is, Furneaux Islands, NW Coast, Central Nth, North East, Midlands, East Coast, Upper Derwent & South East

Tas - Mon 15:47 EST
Minor Flood Warning for the South Esk River

Tas - Mon 10:12 EST
Final Flood Warning for the Meander River

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Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

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

Showers increasing

Clearing shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Late shower

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 11°C 12°C 14°C 14°C 13°C 15°C 15°C
Minimum 3°C 4°C 5°C 8°C 3°C 8°C 8°C
Chance of Rain 90% 60% 30% 50% 90% 90% 90%
Rain Amount 5-10mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 10-20mm 1-5mm 5-10mm
UV Index Low Low Low Low Low
Frost Risk Moderate Slight Slight Nil Moderate Nil Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 19
km/h
23
km/h
7
km/h
21
km/h
15
km/h
21
km/h
16
km/h
22
km/h
2
km/h
12
km/h
16
km/h
18
km/h
11
km/h
17
km/h
Wind Direction NW 19km/h
NW
NW 23km/h
NW
WSW 7km/h
WSW
WNW 21km/h
WNW
WNW 15km/h
WNW
WNW 21km/h
WNW
WNW 16km/h
WNW
WNW 22km/h
WNW
NW 2km/h
NW
NNW 12km/h
NNW
NW 16km/h
NW
WNW 18km/h
WNW
NNW 11km/h
NNW
NNW 17km/h
NNW
Relative Humidity 75% 61% 80% 59% 82% 66% 85% 64% 86% 71% 86% 62% 91% 79%
Dew Point 1°C 3°C 2°C 4°C 5°C 8°C 8°C 7°C 4°C 8°C 7°C 8°C 10°C 11°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Tuesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
06:55 EST
sunrise
07:25 EST
sunset
17:11 EST
last light
17:41 EST
moon
set
Tue 10:59 EST
rise
Wed 00:14 EST
moon
Wed
Jul 27
moon
Wed
Aug 3
moon
Thu
Aug 11
moon
Thu
Aug 18

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Mon
Jul 25
1.5°C 12°C 2.2mm
Sun
Jul 24
-1.1°C 10.8°C 0.0mm
Sat
Jul 23
4.4°C 8.9°C 5.8mm
Fri
Jul 22
3.1°C 14.8°C 29.6mm
Thu
Jul 21
2.9°C 13.8°C 0.2mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jul
372.3mm
69.0 Day(s)
Total For 2016
641.9mm
77 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
337.7mm
65 Day(s)
Wettest Day
88.0mm
Jan 29
Lowest Temperature
-2.0°C
Jun 25
Highest Temperature
33.5°C
Jan 1

Launceston Almanac

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July Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-1.1°C
24th
Lowest On Record
-5.2°C
23rd 1991
Average This Month
5.1°C
+2.7°C
Long-term Average
2.4°C
July Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
15.6°C
15th
Highest On Record
18.4°C
18th 2013
Average This Month
13.4°C
+0.7°C
Long-term Average
12.7°C
July Rainfall
Wettest This Month
29.6mm
22nd
Total This Month
118.2mm
13 Day(s)
Long-term Average
76.8mm
15.5 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
157.7mm
2000
Driest On Record
36.8mm
2001
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