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Launceston Airport Forecast

Today 18°C
Tonight 7°C
mostly_sunny

Now

14.8°C rising
Updated at 10:40 EST

Central North for Friday Partly cloudy. Winds W/NW 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day then tending N/NW 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 18. Sun protection not recommended, UV Index predicted to reach 2 [Low].

Currently at Launceston Ap

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Temperature 14.8°C rising
Dew Point 10.6°C rising
Feels Like 13.2°C
Relative Humidity 76%
Wind icon
N 24km/h steady
Wind Gusts 31km/h
Pressure 1016.4hPa falling
Fire Danger 2.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Fri

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Sunrise sunrise
06:55 EST
Sunset sunset
17:22 EST

Nearby Now

Cressy 12.1°C
Launceston 16.6°C
Scottsdale 14.2°C
Low Head 15.2°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston Airport

48-hour forecast

12pm

Mostly cloudy
15°C

3pm

Mostly clear
18°C

6pm

Mostly clear
14°C

9pm

Mostly clear
11°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Fri 10:00 EST
Gale Warning for SW Coast. Strong Wind Warning for Far NW, Central Nth, SE & CW coasts, Banks Strait/Franklin Sound & East of Flinders Is

National Forecast

Launceston Airport 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Fri
Apr 28
Sat
Apr 29
Sun
Apr 30
Mon
May 1
Tue
May 2
Wed
May 3
Thu
May 4

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Late shower

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Frost then sunny

Frost then sunny
Maximum 18°C 17°C 16°C 16°C 13°C 13°C 14°C
Minimum 5°C 7°C 4°C 8°C 3°C 0°C 1°C
Chance of Rain 30% 10% 70% 90% 40% 10% 5%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Low Moderate Moderate Moderate Low
Frost Risk Slight Nil Slight Nil Moderate High High
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 12
km/h
28
km/h
11
km/h
17
km/h
12
km/h
26
km/h
27
km/h
31
km/h
14
km/h
22
km/h
14
km/h
20
km/h
9
km/h
15
km/h
Wind Direction NW 12km/h
NW
WNW 28km/h
WNW
WSW 11km/h
WSW
SSW 17km/h
SSW
NNW 12km/h
NNW
NNW 26km/h
NNW
NNW 27km/h
NNW
NW 31km/h
NW
W 14km/h
W
WSW 22km/h
WSW
SSW 14km/h
SSW
SW 20km/h
SW
SSW 9km/h
SSW
W 15km/h
W
Relative Humidity 88% 57% 76% 52% 85% 64% 90% 71% 75% 50% 73% 48% 76% 52%
Dew Point 7°C 9°C 7°C 7°C 8°C 9°C 11°C 11°C 3°C 2°C 1°C 2°C 2°C 5°C

Launceston Airport Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
06:26 EST
sunrise
06:55 EST
sunset
17:22 EST
last light
17:51 EST
moon
set
Fri 19:00 EST
rise
Sat 09:41 EST
moon
Wed
May 3
moon
Thu
May 11
moon
Fri
May 19
moon
Fri
May 26

Launceston Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
Apr 28
5.8°C - 0.0mm
Thu
Apr 27
0.3°C 13.2°C 0.0mm
Wed
Apr 26
6.1°C 13.0°C 1.0mm
Tue
Apr 25
12.3°C 17.3°C 6.2mm
Mon
Apr 24
10.8°C 18.3°C 2.2mm

Launceston Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Apr
155.8mm
32.1 Day(s)
Total For 2017
113.8mm
30 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
186.4mm
24 Day(s)
Wettest Day
16.4mm
Jan 20
Lowest Temperature
0.3°C
Apr 27
Highest Temperature
31.0°C
Jan 8

Launceston Ap Almanac

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April Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
0.3°C
27th
Lowest On Record
-2.0°C
22nd 2006
Average This Month
6.9°C
+0.2°C
Long-term Average
6.7°C
April Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
25.0°C
21st
Highest On Record
27.6°C
2nd 2005
Average This Month
18.8°C
+0.6°C
Long-term Average
18.2°C
April Rainfall
Wettest This Month
13.2mm
10th
Total This Month
35.0mm
7 Day(s)
Long-term Average
48.5mm
9.8 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
97.2mm
2006
Driest On Record
9.6mm
2007
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