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Launceston Forecast

This morning 10°C
Today 22°C
mostly_sunny

Now

13.4°C rising
Updated at 08:00 EDT

Central North for Tuesday Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming W/NW 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 20. Low-Moderate.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 13.4°C rising
Dew Point 8.3°C rising
Feels Like 13.4°C
Relative Humidity 71%
Wind icon
WNW 1km/h steady
Wind Gusts 4km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 1.8
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
05:32 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:34 EDT

Nearby Now

Scottsdale 11.9°C
Launceston Ap 12.0°C
Low Head 12.4°C
Cressy 12.9°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

9am

Mostly cloudy
14°C

12pm

Mostly clear
19°C

3pm

Mostly clear
22°C

6pm

Mostly clear
21°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
Dec 6
Wed
Dec 7
Thu
Dec 8
Fri
Dec 9
Sat
Dec 10
Sun
Dec 11
Mon
Dec 12

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Windy with rain

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 22°C 21°C 20°C 18°C 22°C 24°C 23°C
Minimum 10°C 10°C 12°C 10°C 8°C 9°C 11°C
Chance of Rain 10% 90% 90% 10% 5% 5% 10%
Rain Amount < 1mm 1-5mm 5-10mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
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 9
km/h
18
km/h
13
km/h
19
km/h
20
km/h
30
km/h
22
km/h
26
km/h
12
km/h
20
km/h
10
km/h
12
km/h
10
km/h
16
km/h
Wind Direction NW 9km/h
NW
WNW 18km/h
WNW
NW 13km/h
NW
NW 19km/h
NW
NNE 20km/h
NNE
NW 30km/h
NW
WSW 22km/h
WSW
WSW 26km/h
WSW
WNW 12km/h
WNW
WNW 20km/h
WNW
W 10km/h
W
WNW 12km/h
WNW
N 10km/h
N
NNW 16km/h
NNW
Relative Humidity 67% 43% 67% 61% 90% 73% 58% 43% 63% 52% 65% 45% 69% 49%
Dew Point 8°C 9°C 11°C 13°C 15°C 15°C 6°C 5°C 8°C 12°C 9°C 11°C 11°C 12°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Tuesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
04:58 EDT
sunrise
05:32 EDT
sunset
20:34 EDT
last light
21:08 EDT
moon
rise
Tue 11:29 EDT
set
Wed 01:10 EDT
moon
Wed
Dec 7
moon
Wed
Dec 14
moon
Wed
Dec 21
moon
Thu
Dec 29

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Mon
Dec 5
14.6°C 23°C 12.2mm
Sun
Dec 4
6.9°C 24.5°C 0.0mm
Sat
Dec 3
7.2°C 18.7°C 0.0mm
Fri
Dec 2
11.6°C 21.1°C 0.0mm
Thu
Dec 1
12.5°C 23.9°C 0.0mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
678.3mm
129.1 Day(s)
Total For 2016
927.4mm
139 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
456.3mm
103 Day(s)
Wettest Day
88.0mm
Jan 29
Lowest Temperature
-2.0°C
Jun 25
Highest Temperature
33.5°C
Jan 1

Launceston Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
6.9°C
4th
Lowest On Record
2.0°C
12th 1995
Average This Month
10.6°C
-0.1°C
Long-term Average
10.7°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
24.5°C
4th
Highest On Record
33.8°C
6th 1994
Average This Month
22.2°C
-0.3°C
Long-term Average
22.5°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
12.2mm
5th
Total This Month
12.2mm
1 Day(s)
Long-term Average
46.5mm
8.7 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
145.1mm
1985
Driest On Record
6.1mm
1983
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17:03 EDT

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