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Launceston Forecast

This morning 18°C
Today 25°C
rain

Now

18.3°C steady
Updated at 07:20 EDT

Central North for Saturday Cloudy. Very high chance of rain in the morning and early afternoon. Winds N/NW 20 to 30 km/h turning W/SW 15 to 25 km/h in the afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 20s.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 18.3°C steady
Dew Point 17.8°C steady
Feels Like 18.3°C
Relative Humidity 97%
Wind icon
N 7km/h rising
Wind Gusts 9km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 1.0
Rain since 9am/last hr 16.8mm / -

Sun on Sat

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Sunrise sunrise
06:46 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:04 EDT

Nearby Now

Launceston Ap 17.3°C
Cressy 17.4°C
Scottsdale 17.9°C
Low Head 18.3°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

9am

Shower
23°C

12pm

Mostly clear
25°C

3pm

Mostly clear
24°C

6pm

Mostly clear
24°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Sat 07:31 EDT
Road Weather Alert for Tasmania for North West Coast, Central North, Western and Central Plateau Forecast Districts

Tas - Sat 05:00 EDT
Strong Wind Warning for Frederick Henry, Norfolk & Storm bays, Far NW , Central N, Upper/Lower E, SE & SW coasts & Banks Strait & Franklin

National Forecast

Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Feb 24
Sun
Feb 25
Mon
Feb 26
Tue
Feb 27
Wed
Feb 28
Thu
Mar 1
Fri
Mar 2

Rain

Sunny

Cloudy

Cloudy

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 25°C 22°C 22°C 24°C 24°C 23°C 25°C
Minimum 18°C 10°C 10°C 11°C 16°C 11°C 13°C
Chance of Rain 80% 5% 5% 30% 20% 10% 10%
Rain Amount 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Very High Very High Very High Very High High
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 14
km/h
12
km/h
10
km/h
11
km/h
4
km/h
13
km/h
9
km/h
22
km/h
20
km/h
27
km/h
8
km/h
15
km/h
5
km/h
16
km/h
Wind Direction N 14km/h
N
WNW 12km/h
WNW
S 10km/h
S
SSE 11km/h
SSE
SE 4km/h
SE
NNE 13km/h
NNE
NE 9km/h
NE
N 22km/h
N
NNW 20km/h
NNW
WNW 27km/h
WNW
NW 8km/h
NW
NW 15km/h
NW
NNE 5km/h
NNE
NNW 16km/h
NNW
Relative Humidity 82% 75% 58% 32% 66% 42% 75% 53% 71% 45% 69% 41% 71% 43%
Dew Point 20°C 19°C 6°C 5°C 8°C 9°C 13°C 14°C 14°C 11°C 10°C 9°C 13°C 12°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Saturday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
06:17 EDT
sunrise
06:46 EDT
sunset
20:04 EDT
last light
20:32 EDT
moon
rise
Sat 15:07 EDT
set
Sun 01:10 EDT
moon
Fri
Mar 2
moon
Fri
Mar 9
moon
Sun
Mar 18
moon
Sun
Mar 25

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
Feb 23
13.8°C 20°C 0.0mm
Thu
Feb 22
8.8°C 28.0°C -
Wed
Feb 21
11.2°C 24.1°C -
Tue
Feb 20
7.1°C 24.0°C 0.2mm
Mon
Feb 19
13.0°C 22.4°C 0.2mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Feb
76.7mm
13.0 Day(s)
Total For 2018
39.8mm
10 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
56.6mm
12 Day(s)
Wettest Day
14.6mm
Jan 30
Lowest Temperature
6.5°C
Jan 14
Highest Temperature
34.2°C
Jan 19

Launceston Almanac

full climatology
February Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
6.8°C
1st
Lowest On Record
3.4°C
27th 1982
Average This Month
13.0°C
+0.7°C
Long-term Average
12.3°C
February Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
29.4°C
8th
Highest On Record
34.4°C
7th 1983
Average This Month
24.6°C
+0.0°C
Long-term Average
24.6°C
February Rainfall
Wettest This Month
9.6mm
11th
Total This Month
19.8mm
6 Day(s)
Long-term Average
30.3mm
6.0 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
107.4mm
1999
Driest On Record
0.0mm
2003
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