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Launceston Forecast

This morning 1°C
Today 13°C
frost_then_sunny

Now

2.1°C falling
Updated at 04:20 EST

Central North for Sunday Mostly clear. Light winds becoming S/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 2.1°C falling
Dew Point 1.8°C falling
Feels Like 2.1°C
Relative Humidity 98%
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Calm steady
Wind Gusts 0km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 0.5
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Mon

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Sunrise sunrise
07:27 EST
Sunset sunset
16:51 EST

Nearby Now

Launceston Ap 3.6°C
Low Head 7.0°C
Cressy 1.2°C
Scottsdale 5.8°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

6am

Mostly clear
2°C

9am

Mostly clear
4°C

12pm

Mostly clear
10°C

3pm

Mostly clear
13°C

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Tas - Sun 21:06 EST
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Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Mon
May 30
Tue
May 31
Wed
Jun 1
Thu
Jun 2
Fri
Jun 3
Sat
Jun 4
Sun
Jun 5

Frost then sunny

Frost then sunny

Frost then sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 13°C 13°C 14°C 14°C 15°C 15°C 15°C
Minimum 1°C 0°C 1°C 2°C 3°C 4°C 9°C
Chance of Rain 5% 20% 5% 30% 50% 70% 90%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 5-10mm 5-10mm
UV Index Low Low Low Low Low
Frost Risk High High High Moderate Moderate Slight Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 3
km/h
3
km/h
1
km/h
4
km/h
1
km/h
3
km/h
0
km/h
2
km/h
0
km/h
3
km/h
2
km/h
7
km/h
4
km/h
12
km/h
Wind Direction SE 3km/h
SE
S 3km/h
S
ESE 1km/h
ESE
NNE 4km/h
NNE
SE 1km/h
SE
NNW 3km/h
NNW
Calm
ESE
NNW 2km/h
NNW
Calm
SE
SE 3km/h
SE
SE 2km/h
SE
ESE 7km/h
ESE
E 4km/h
E
NNW 12km/h
NNW
Relative Humidity 89% 67% 87% 68% 88% 68% 90% 74% 92% 76% 92% 80% 99% 86%
Dew Point 3°C 7°C 2°C 7°C 3°C 8°C 5°C 9°C 6°C 11°C 6°C 12°C 11°C 13°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Monday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:56 EST
sunrise
07:27 EST
sunset
16:51 EST
last light
17:22 EST
moon
set
Mon 13:09 EST
rise
Tue 01:07 EST
moon
Sun
Jun 5
moon
Sun
Jun 12
moon
Mon
Jun 20
moon
Tue
Jun 28

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sun
May 29
1.1°C 14°C 0.0mm
Sat
May 28
1.2°C 14.4°C 0.0mm
Fri
May 27
8.6°C 11.7°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

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
243.8mm
41 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
7.3°C
+2.2°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
15.8°C
+0.0°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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