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Launceston Forecast

This morning 7°C
Today 17°C
showers_increasing

Now

9.0°C rising
Updated at 01:10 EST

Central North for Sunday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower, becoming less likely later this evening. Winds W 35 to 50 km/h decreasing to 25 to 35 km/h in the late evening.
Monday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Winds W/NW 25 to 35 km/h becoming NW 35 to 55 km/h before dawn.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 9.0°C rising
Dew Point 4.8°C rising
Feels Like 7.3°C
Relative Humidity 75%
Wind icon
NNW 11km/h falling
Wind Gusts 15km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 1.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 2.4mm / -

Sun on Mon

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Sunrise sunrise
07:00 EST
Sunset sunset
17:16 EST

Nearby Now

Launceston Ap 7.3°C
Low Head 12.8°C
Cressy 8.0°C
Scottsdale 8.2°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

3am

Mostly clear
9°C

6am

Mostly cloudy
7°C

9am

Slight chance shower
12°C

12pm

Shower
15°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Sun 23:00 EST
Severe Weather Warning for TAS. The potential exists for severe weather which may include thunderstorms, damaging winds or heavy rainfall

Tas - Sun 22:58 EST
to Be Affected Include the South East Forecast District the Districts. There Is A High Risk of Losses of Lambs and Sheep Exposed to These

Tas - Sun 22:00 EST
Coastal Wind Warning for Tasmanian Waters.

Tas - Sun 15:56 EST
Flood watch for all Northern river basins and the Huon catchment

Tasmania Weather Update

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Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Mon
May 2
Tue
May 3
Wed
May 4
Thu
May 5
Fri
May 6
Sat
May 7
Sun
May 8

Showers increasing

Heavy rain

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Showers easing

Mostly sunny

Possible shower
Maximum 17°C 17°C 16°C 18°C 17°C 18°C 21°C
Minimum 7°C 10°C 6°C 10°C 8°C 7°C 11°C
Chance of Rain 90% 90% 90% 80% 50% 90% 80%
Rain Amount 10-20mm 5-10mm 1-5mm 5-10mm 1-5mm 5-10mm 5-10mm
UV Index Low Low Low Low
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 16
km/h
31
km/h
26
km/h
28
km/h
16
km/h
24
km/h
24
km/h
28
km/h
20
km/h
22
km/h
9
km/h
18
km/h
14
km/h
14
km/h
Wind Direction NW 16km/h
NW
NW 31km/h
NW
NW 26km/h
NW
WNW 28km/h
WNW
WNW 16km/h
WNW
NW 24km/h
NW
NW 24km/h
NW
NW 28km/h
NW
WNW 20km/h
WNW
WNW 22km/h
WNW
NNW 9km/h
NNW
NNW 18km/h
NNW
NW 14km/h
NW
WSW 14km/h
WSW
Relative Humidity 79% 77% 95% 79% 73% 55% 90% 74% 83% 56% 87% 66% 94% 74%
Dew Point 8°C 12°C 11°C 12°C 5°C 7°C 11°C 13°C 8°C 8°C 9°C 11°C 14°C 15°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
06:31 EST
sunrise
07:00 EST
sunset
17:16 EST
last light
17:45 EST
moon
set
Mon 14:33 EST
rise
Tue 02:13 EST
moon
Sat
May 7
moon
Sat
May 14
moon
Sun
May 22
moon
Sun
May 29

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sun
May 1
13.7°C 16°C 10.2mm
Sat
Apr 30
12.2°C 19.4°C 19.6mm
Fri
Apr 29
13.1°C 18.3°C 0.4mm
Thu
Apr 28
11.4°C 20.8°C 0.0mm
Wed
Apr 27
8.4°C 23.7°C 0.2mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To May
228.0mm
40.3 Day(s)
Total For 2016
267.2mm
30 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
157.3mm
29 Day(s)
Wettest Day
88.0mm
Jan 29
Lowest Temperature
1.8°C
Apr 7
Highest Temperature
33.5°C
Jan 1

Launceston Almanac

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May Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
13.7°C
1st
Lowest On Record
-3.0°C
18th 1981
Average This Month
13.7°C
+8.6°C
Long-term Average
5.1°C
May Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
16.0°C
1st
Highest On Record
23.5°C
3rd 1988
Average This Month
16.0°C
+0.2°C
Long-term Average
15.8°C
May Rainfall
Wettest This Month
10.2mm
1st
Total This Month
10.2mm
1 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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