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Launceston Forecast

This morning 4°C
Today 11°C
clearing_shower

Now

9.5°C falling
Updated at 06:40 EST

Central North for Saturday Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers this morning. Snow falling above 800 metres this morning. Winds W/NW 25 to 40 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures between 8 and 11.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 9.5°C falling
Dew Point 8.7°C falling
Feels Like 6.8°C
Relative Humidity 95%
Wind icon
NNW 18km/h steady
Wind Gusts 24km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 1.0
Rain since 9am/last hr 13.2mm / -

Sun on Sat

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Sunrise sunrise
07:20 EST
Sunset sunset
17:16 EST

Nearby Now

Launceston Ap 8.2°C
Cressy 8.2°C
Low Head 9.5°C
Scottsdale 8.4°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

9am

Intermittent rain
4°C

12pm

Mostly clear
9°C

3pm

Mostly clear
10°C

6pm

Mostly clear
6°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Sat 05:00 EST
Gale Warning for Central North, U/L East, SE, SW and Central W Coasts, Banks St & Franklin Sound & E of Flinders Is, Strong Wind elsewhere

Tas - Sat 04:04 EST
Sheep Graziers Warning for King Island, NW Coast, Midlands, Central N, Upper Derwent Valley, SE, Furneaux Islands, E Coast and NE

Tasmania Weather Update

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Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Aug 1
Sun
Aug 2
Mon
Aug 3
Tue
Aug 4
Wed
Aug 5
Thu
Aug 6
Fri
Aug 7

Clearing shower

Possible shower

Frost then sunny

Late shower

Frost then sunny

Frost then sunny

Frost then sunny
Maximum 11°C 11°C 9°C 12°C 12°C 12°C 11°C
Minimum 4°C 3°C 1°C -1°C 3°C 0°C 0°C
Chance of Rain 70% 90% 40% 60% 60% 5% 5%
Rain Amount < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Low Low Low Low Low
Frost Risk Slight Moderate High Severe Moderate High High
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 16
km/h
22
km/h
25
km/h
28
km/h
16
km/h
23
km/h
14
km/h
28
km/h
11
km/h
22
km/h
10
km/h
22
km/h
6
km/h
16
km/h
Wind Direction NNW 16km/h
NNW
W 22km/h
W
N 25km/h
N
W 28km/h
W
NW 16km/h
NW
WSW 23km/h
WSW
NNW 14km/h
NNW
WNW 28km/h
WNW
NNW 11km/h
NNW
SW 22km/h
SW
NW 10km/h
NW
SW 22km/h
SW
NNW 6km/h
NNW
SW 16km/h
SW
Relative Humidity 100% 50% 88% 65% 76% 44% 89% 64% 91% 52% 87% 49% 90% 53%
Dew Point 4°C 0°C 6°C 4°C -1°C -3°C 3°C 6°C 4°C 2°C 2°C 1°C 2°C 2°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Saturday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
06:51 EST
sunrise
07:20 EST
sunset
17:16 EST
last light
17:45 EST
moon
set
Sat 07:23 EST
rise
Sat 18:23 EST
moon
Fri
Aug 7
moon
Sat
Aug 15
moon
Sun
Aug 23
moon
Sun
Aug 30

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
Jul 31
0.3°C 11°C 11.6mm
Thu
Jul 30
3.3°C 12.2°C 0.8mm
Wed
Jul 29
0.9°C 12.6°C 0.0mm
Tue
Jul 28
0.8°C 15.2°C 0.0mm
Mon
Jul 27
1.4°C 12.8°C 0.2mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Aug
460.9mm
85.0 Day(s)
Total For 2015
363.6mm
75 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2014
411.7mm
74 Day(s)
Wettest Day
44.4mm
Jan 14
Lowest Temperature
-3.4°C
Jun 21
Highest Temperature
31.9°C
Jan 3

Launceston Almanac

full climatology
August Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
Lowest On Record
-3.5°C
1st 1997
Average This Month
 
Long-term Average
3.7°C
August Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
Highest On Record
20.3°C
26th 2004
Average This Month
 
Long-term Average
13.8°C
August Rainfall
Wettest This Month
Total This Month
0 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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