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Launceston Forecast

Tonight 3°C
Tomorrow 19°C
sunny

Now

7.9°C rising
Updated at 23:50 EST

Central North for Thursday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning fog. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures around 17.
Friday Areas of morning fog and possible frost. Sunny afternoon. Winds S/SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching around 18.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 7.9°C rising
Dew Point 7.1°C rising
Feels Like 7.9°C
Relative Humidity 95%
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Calm steady
Wind Gusts 0km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 0.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
06:46 EST
Sunset sunset
17:35 EST

Nearby Now

Launceston Ap 5.7°C
Cressy 4.1°C
Scottsdale 10.7°C
Low Head 10.6°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

3am

Mostly clear
7°C

6am

Mostly clear
4°C

9am

Mostly clear
9°C

12pm

Clear
16°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Apr 19
Fri
Apr 20
Sat
Apr 21
Sun
Apr 22
Mon
Apr 23
Tue
Apr 24
Wed
Apr 25

Sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Mostly sunny
Maximum 19°C 19°C 20°C 21°C 22°C 22°C 21°C
Minimum 3°C 3°C 7°C 9°C 10°C 11°C 11°C
Chance of Rain 5% 5% 10% 10% 10% 60% 20%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate
Frost Risk Moderate Moderate Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 2
km/h
5
km/h
3
km/h
4
km/h
2
km/h
12
km/h
1
km/h
11
km/h
3
km/h
9
km/h
6
km/h
15
km/h
5
km/h
12
km/h
Wind Direction SSE 2km/h
SSE
WSW 5km/h
WSW
SE 3km/h
SE
WNW 4km/h
WNW
NNE 2km/h
NNE
NNW 12km/h
NNW
N 1km/h
N
NNW 11km/h
NNW
N 3km/h
N
NNW 9km/h
NNW
N 6km/h
N
N 15km/h
N
NNW 5km/h
NNW
NNW 12km/h
NNW
Relative Humidity 82% 55% 80% 55% 85% 61% 87% 62% 82% 56% 80% 64% 84% 63%
Dew Point 6°C 8°C 6°C 10°C 10°C 12°C 12°C 13°C 11°C 13°C 13°C 15°C 12°C 13°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
06:18 EST
sunrise
06:47 EST
sunset
17:34 EST
last light
18:02 EST
moon
rise
Fri 10:58 EST
set
Fri 20:54 EST
moon
Mon
Apr 23
moon
Mon
Apr 30
moon
Tue
May 8
moon
Tue
May 15

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Apr 19
5.1°C 17°C 0.0mm
Wed
Apr 18
1.8°C 16.5°C 0.0mm
Tue
Apr 17
5.5°C 17.9°C 0.0mm
Mon
Apr 16
9.6°C 17.8°C 0.0mm
Sun
Apr 15
5.6°C 17.3°C 7.2mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Apr
166.6mm
28.6 Day(s)
Total For 2018
175.5mm
21 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
94.7mm
20 Day(s)
Wettest Day
33.0mm
Mar 25
Lowest Temperature
1.8°C
Apr 18
Highest Temperature
34.2°C
Jan 19

Launceston Almanac

full climatology
April Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
1.8°C
18th
Lowest On Record
-1.5°C
26th 1981
Average This Month
8.6°C
+0.9°C
Long-term Average
7.7°C
April Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
22.5°C
11th
Highest On Record
27.7°C
12th 1985
Average This Month
19.5°C
+0.4°C
Long-term Average
19.1°C
April Rainfall
Wettest This Month
9.0mm
14th
Total This Month
23.0mm
3 Day(s)
Long-term Average
51.0mm
9.1 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
124.6mm
1992
Driest On Record
4.3mm
2007
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