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Launceston Forecast

Tonight 1°C
Tomorrow 14°C
frost_then_sunny

Now

8.6°C falling
Updated at 22:00 EST

Central North for Friday Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Light winds.
Saturday Mostly sunny. Areas of frost and the chance of fog in the morning. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the afternoon and evening. Winds S 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the morning.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 8.6°C falling
Dew Point 5.4°C falling
Feels Like 7.6°C
Relative Humidity 80%
Wind icon
SSE 7km/h falling
Wind Gusts 11km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 1.2
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Fri

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Sunrise sunrise
07:24 EST
Sunset sunset
16:53 EST

Nearby Now

Scottsdale 8.5°C
Launceston Ap 6.6°C
Low Head 10.2°C
Cressy 6.7°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

12am

Mostly cloudy
5°C

3am

Mostly clear
3°C

6am

Mostly clear
2°C

9am

Mostly clear
5°C

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Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Fri
May 27
Sat
May 28
Sun
May 29
Mon
May 30
Tue
May 31
Wed
Jun 1
Thu
Jun 2

Possible shower

Frost then sunny

Frost then sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower
Maximum 12°C 14°C 14°C 14°C 14°C 14°C 15°C
Minimum 4°C 1°C 2°C 1°C 2°C 4°C 4°C
Chance of Rain 60% 10% 5% 5% 30% 60% 70%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm
UV Index Low Low Low Low Low
Frost Risk Slight High Moderate High Moderate Slight Slight
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 4
km/h
8
km/h
2
km/h
5
km/h
2
km/h
6
km/h
1
km/h
1
km/h
1
km/h
3
km/h
0
km/h
4
km/h
0
km/h
4
km/h
Wind Direction S 4km/h
S
SSE 8km/h
SSE
S 2km/h
S
SSW 5km/h
SSW
SW 2km/h
SW
SSW 6km/h
SSW
SE 1km/h
SE
NNW 1km/h
NNW
SE 1km/h
SE
E 3km/h
E
Calm
SE
ESE 4km/h
ESE
Calm
SSE
ESE 4km/h
ESE
Relative Humidity 90% 73% 88% 64% 85% 63% 86% 67% 88% 74% 93% 76% 95% 78%
Dew Point 5°C 8°C 3°C 8°C 4°C 7°C 3°C 8°C 5°C 10°C 7°C 10°C 6°C 11°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
06:54 EST
sunrise
07:25 EST
sunset
16:52 EST
last light
17:23 EST
moon
set
Sat 11:56 EST
rise
Sat 22:53 EST
moon
Sun
May 29
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Sun
Jun 5
moon
Sun
Jun 12
moon
Mon
Jun 20

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
May 27
8.6°C 12°C 0.8mm
Thu
May 26
1.0°C 12.4°C 0.0mm
Wed
May 25
-0.7°C 12.4°C 0.0mm
Tue
May 24
1.8°C 13.1°C 0.6mm
Mon
May 23
8.8°C 14.3°C 13.2mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To May
228.0mm
40.3 Day(s)
Total For 2016
384.1mm
42 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
215.5mm
38 Day(s)
Wettest Day
88.0mm
Jan 29
Lowest Temperature
-0.7°C
May 25
Highest Temperature
33.5°C
Jan 1

Launceston Almanac

full climatology
May Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-0.7°C
25th
Lowest On Record
-3.0°C
18th 1981
Average This Month
7.8°C
+2.7°C
Long-term Average
5.1°C
May Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
18.5°C
9th
Highest On Record
23.5°C
3rd 1988
Average This Month
15.9°C
+0.1°C
Long-term Average
15.8°C
May Rainfall
Wettest This Month
29.6mm
10th
Total This Month
128.6mm
16 Day(s)
Long-term Average
62.0mm
11.6 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
152.9mm
2007
Driest On Record
4.0mm
2005
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