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Launceston Forecast

Today 18°C
Tonight 9°C
showers

Now

14.8°C falling
Updated at 17:40 EST

Central North for Saturday Cloudy. Very high chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm, with gusty winds tonight. Winds NW 20 to 30 km/h increasing to 25 to 35 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 15 and 18.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 14.8°C falling
Dew Point 11.9°C falling
Feels Like 14.8°C
Relative Humidity 83%
Wind icon
SW 7km/h rising
Wind Gusts 7km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 1.4
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sat

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Sunrise sunrise
06:00 EST
Sunset sunset
18:08 EST

Nearby Now

Launceston Ap 12.9°C
Low Head 14.2°C
Cressy 14.1°C
Scottsdale 17.0°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

6pm

Shower
16°C

9pm

Slight chance shower
13°C

12am

Chance shower
11°C

3am

Chance shower or storm
10°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Sat 16:10 EST
Gale Warning Far NW Coast, Central N Coast, Banks St, E of Flinders Is, SE/SW and Central West Coast. Strong Wind Warning elsewhere

National Forecast

Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Sep 23
Sun
Sep 24
Mon
Sep 25
Tue
Sep 26
Wed
Sep 27
Thu
Sep 28
Fri
Sep 29

Showers

Windy with showers

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Clearing shower

Possible shower
Maximum 18°C 14°C 15°C 15°C 14°C 16°C 14°C
Minimum 7°C 9°C 6°C 2°C 2°C 5°C 4°C
Chance of Rain 90% 90% 50% 40% 80% 40% 40%
Rain Amount 1-5mm 5-10mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate
Frost Risk Nil Nil Nil Moderate Moderate Slight Slight
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 4
km/h
7
km/h
24
km/h
26
km/h
14
km/h
17
km/h
2
km/h
10
km/h
4
km/h
7
km/h
9
km/h
19
km/h
18
km/h
26
km/h
Wind Direction E 4km/h
E
NE 7km/h
NE
NW 24km/h
NW
NW 26km/h
NW
WNW 14km/h
WNW
W 17km/h
W
WSW 2km/h
WSW
NW 10km/h
NW
NE 4km/h
NE
N 7km/h
N
WNW 9km/h
WNW
WNW 19km/h
WNW
WNW 18km/h
WNW
WNW 26km/h
WNW
Relative Humidity 89% 67% 85% 78% 73% 51% 65% 49% 74% 62% 76% 58% 69% 56%
Dew Point 10°C 12°C 9°C 10°C 6°C 5°C 3°C 5°C 3°C 7°C 7°C 8°C 4°C 5°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Sunday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:31 EST
sunrise
05:59 EST
sunset
18:09 EST
last light
18:37 EST
moon
set
Sat 21:09 EST
rise
Sun 08:15 EST
moon
Thu
Sep 28
moon
Fri
Oct 6
moon
Thu
Oct 12
moon
Fri
Oct 20

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sat
Sep 23
7.8°C 17°C 0.0mm
Fri
Sep 22
3.6°C 16°C 0.0mm
Thu
Sep 21
5.5°C 17.3°C 0.0mm
Wed
Sep 20
0.6°C 13.1°C 0.0mm
Tue
Sep 19
6.9°C 15.2°C 21.0mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Sep
531.3mm
99.2 Day(s)
Total For 2017
410.0mm
91 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
754.2mm
108 Day(s)
Wettest Day
27.0mm
Jul 14
Lowest Temperature
-3.3°C
Jul 3
Highest Temperature
30.9°C
Mar 1

Launceston Almanac

full climatology
September Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-1.2°C
9th
Lowest On Record
-2.4°C
7th 1994
Average This Month
3.6°C
-1.7°C
Long-term Average
5.3°C
September Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
17.6°C
18th
Highest On Record
24.8°C
27th 1987
Average This Month
14.5°C
-1.2°C
Long-term Average
15.7°C
September Rainfall
Wettest This Month
21.0mm
19th
Total This Month
33.6mm
8 Day(s)
Long-term Average
66.6mm
14.0 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
115.8mm
2002
Driest On Record
8.4mm
1994
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Weather News

Bushfire fears as southern Queensland faces significant fire risk over the weekend

17:13 EST

Southern Queensland is in the grip of hot and dry conditions which prompted major fears for significant bushfires over the weekend.

Sydney sizzles as September heat record broken in NSW

14:14 EST

A new September record for New South Wales has been broken and total fire bans remain in place across half of the state as an unseasonal heatwave takes hold.

Fronts and troughs leading to seesaw temperatures in southeast Australia

14:11 EST

Cloud cover and wind direction changes are conspiring to make for very fast changes in temperature over parts of Victoria and NSW on Saturday.