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Launceston Forecast

Today 13°C
Tonight 0°C
clearing_shower

Now

12.3°C steady
Updated at 11:20 EST

Central North for Tuesday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, becoming less likely in the late morning. Winds NW/SW 15 to 25 km/h tending S/SW in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 10 and 13. Sun protection not recommended, UV Index predicted to reach 1 [Low].

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 12.3°C steady
Dew Point 6.1°C falling
Feels Like 11.5°C
Relative Humidity 66%
Wind icon
SSE 9km/h rising
Wind Gusts 13km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 2.4
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
07:26 EST
Sunset sunset
16:52 EST

Nearby Now

Launceston Ap 10.6°C
Low Head 12.2°C
Cressy 11.3°C
Scottsdale 11.8°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

12pm

Slight chance storm
11°C

3pm

Mostly cloudy
13°C

6pm

Mostly clear
9°C

9pm

Clear
6°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Tue 10:21 EST
Frost Warning for Tasmania North West Coast, Central North, North East, Midlands, East Coast and Upper Derwent Valley

Tas - Tue 10:21 EST
Strong Wind Warning for Far N W Coast, East of Flinders Island, Upper/Lower East Coast and South East Coast. Cancel Central North and Banks

National Forecast

Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

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

Clearing shower

Frost then sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower
Maximum 13°C 14°C 15°C 15°C 16°C 15°C 14°C
Minimum 5°C 0°C 1°C 3°C 3°C 6°C 6°C
Chance of Rain 70% 5% 5% 5% 5% 40% 60%
Rain Amount 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm
UV Index Low Low Low Low Low
Frost Risk Slight High High Moderate Moderate Nil Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 8
km/h
16
km/h
1
km/h
8
km/h
1
km/h
8
km/h
2
km/h
10
km/h
0
km/h
6
km/h
1
km/h
10
km/h
4
km/h
13
km/h
Wind Direction SSW 8km/h
SSW
SSW 16km/h
SSW
SW 1km/h
SW
W 8km/h
W
W 1km/h
W
WNW 8km/h
WNW
NNW 2km/h
NNW
NW 10km/h
NW
Calm
SSE
NW 6km/h
NW
N 1km/h
N
NNW 10km/h
NNW
NNW 4km/h
NNW
NW 13km/h
NW
Relative Humidity 94% 58% 85% 57% 91% 63% 91% 66% 91% 70% 97% 74% 95% 73%
Dew Point 5°C 5°C 2°C 6°C 3°C 8°C 5°C 9°C 6°C 11°C 8°C 11°C 7°C 9°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Tuesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
06:55 EST
sunrise
07:26 EST
sunset
16:52 EST
last light
17:22 EST
moon
set
Tue 21:46 EST
rise
Wed 12:03 EST
moon
Thu
Jun 1
moon
Fri
Jun 9
moon
Sat
Jun 17
moon
Sat
Jun 24

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
May 30
2.0°C - 12.2mm
Mon
May 29
1.4°C 13.8°C 0.2mm
Sun
May 28
9.6°C 14.3°C 23.6mm
Sat
May 27
4.4°C 16.1°C 0.2mm
Fri
May 26
2.6°C 15.3°C 2.4mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To May
228.0mm
40.3 Day(s)
Total For 2017
192.6mm
41 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
389.2mm
47 Day(s)
Wettest Day
23.6mm
May 28
Lowest Temperature
-0.8°C
May 3
Highest Temperature
30.9°C
Mar 1

Launceston Almanac

full climatology
May Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-0.8°C
3rd
Lowest On Record
-3.0°C
18th 1981
Average This Month
5.0°C
-0.1°C
Long-term Average
5.1°C
May Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
19.5°C
18th
Highest On Record
23.5°C
3rd 1988
Average This Month
16.1°C
+0.3°C
Long-term Average
15.8°C
May Rainfall
Wettest This Month
23.6mm
28th
Total This Month
85.2mm
15 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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