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Launceston Forecast

This morning 13°C
Today 29°C
mostly_sunny

Now

14.2°C steady
Updated at 02:50 EDT

Central North for Wednesday Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming N/NW 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching 25 to 30.
Thursday Medium chance of showers in the morning. The chance of a thunderstorm near the coast in the early morning. Mostly sunny afternoon. Light winds becoming NW/NE 15 to 20 km/h early in the morning then tending W/NW 25 to 40 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to high 20s.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 14.2°C steady
Dew Point 12.7°C steady
Feels Like 14.2°C
Relative Humidity 91%
Wind icon
NW 3km/h steady
Wind Gusts 4km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 1.0
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 12.7°C
Cressy 12.2°C
Scottsdale 13.6°C
Low Head 16.2°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

6am

Mostly cloudy
13°C

9am

Mostly cloudy
19°C

12pm

Mostly cloudy
24°C

3pm

Mostly cloudy
28°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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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 29°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 60% 30% 30% 40% 40% 50% 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
17
km/h
16
km/h
28
km/h
8
km/h
22
km/h
16
km/h
23
km/h
6
km/h
14
km/h
6
km/h
14
km/h
9
km/h
20
km/h
Wind Direction N 8km/h
N
N 17km/h
N
NW 16km/h
NW
WNW 28km/h
WNW
NNW 8km/h
NNW
NNW 22km/h
NNW
NW 16km/h
NW
NW 23km/h
NW
SSE 6km/h
SSE
NE 14km/h
NE
NNE 6km/h
NNE
NNW 14km/h
NNW
NE 9km/h
NE
N 20km/h
N
Relative Humidity 68% 41% 68% 34% 54% 39% 68% 49% 62% 41% 68% 46% 63% 51%
Dew Point 13°C 14°C 15°C 10°C 8°C 9°C 12°C 14°C 11°C 11°C 14°C 16°C 17°C 18°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
Tue
Dec 12
11.1°C 25°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
Fri
Dec 8
10.6°C 21.2°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
11.0°C
+0.2°C
Long-term Average
10.8°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
25.1°C
11th
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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Weather News

Oppressive heat targets northern WA

16:29 EDT

Some northern parts of Western Australia will experience an extreme heatwave this week as temperatures climb into the mid forties for a number of days.

Sweaty week ahead in Sydney

13:34 EDT

The Sydney Basin's first 40C of the season will occur this week and the city could experience its warmest spell of December days in 17 years.

Warming up in Canberra

16:35 EDT

Summer has taken a while to get going in Canberra this year but the nation's capital will get its fair share of heat during the next week.