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Launceston Forecast

Today 11°C
Tonight -1°C
clearing_shower

Now

7.9°C rising
Updated at 15:30 EST

Central North for Sunday Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers, most likely this morning with possible hail. Snow possible above 500 metres. Winds SE/SW 25 to 40 km/h becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 8 and 12.

Currently at Launceston Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 7.9°C rising
Dew Point -1.6°C falling
Feels Like -1.5°C
Relative Humidity 51%
Wind icon
S 37km/h falling
Wind Gusts 54km/h
Pressure 1015.9hPa steady
Fire Danger 6.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.2mm / -

Sun on Sun

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Sunrise sunrise
06:58 EST
Sunset sunset
17:33 EST

Nearby Now

Cressy 8.4°C
Scottsdale 8.0°C
Low Head 11.0°C
Devonport Ap 10.9°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

6pm

Clear
7°C

9pm

Clear
4°C

12am

Clear
2°C

3am

Mostly clear
0°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Sun 15:03 EST
Road Weather Alert for for N W Coast, Central N, N E, W, Central Plateau, Midlands, E Coast, Upper Derwent Valley & S E Forecast Districts

Tas - Sun 15:02 EST
Include the E Coast Forecast District the Midlands & S E Forecast Districts. There Is A Risk of Losses of Lambs & Sheep Exposed

Tas - Sun 10:40 EST
Cancellation of Severe Weather Warning (Damaging Winds) for North West Coast, Western, Central North, Central Plateau and Midlands

Tas - Sun 10:24 EST
Gale Warning for coastal waters between Far NW Coast, E of Flinders E and SE Coast, including Derwent Est. Strong Wind Warning elsewhere

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Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

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

Clearing shower

Late shower

Possible shower

Frost then sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 11°C 11°C 13°C 14°C 16°C 17°C 16°C
Minimum 3°C -1°C 5°C 1°C 2°C 4°C 6°C
Chance of Rain 20% 60% 30% 5% 5% 10% 50%
Rain Amount < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Low Low Low Low Low
Frost Risk Moderate Severe Slight High Moderate Slight Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 19
km/h
25
km/h
3
km/h
17
km/h
9
km/h
16
km/h
1
km/h
8
km/h
0
km/h
8
km/h
0
km/h
9
km/h
2
km/h
11
km/h
Wind Direction S 19km/h
S
SSW 25km/h
SSW
N 3km/h
N
NNW 17km/h
NNW
W 9km/h
W
SSW 16km/h
SSW
S 1km/h
S
NNW 8km/h
NNW
Calm
NW
NW 8km/h
NW
Calm
NNE
NNW 9km/h
NNW
NNW 2km/h
NNW
NNW 11km/h
NNW
Relative Humidity 70% 39% 72% 71% 74% 47% 71% 46% 77% 50% 78% 45% 79% 51%
Dew Point 2°C -3°C -1°C 6°C 4°C 2°C 2°C 3°C 4°C 5°C 5°C 5°C 6°C 6°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Sunday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
06:29 EST
sunrise
06:58 EST
sunset
17:33 EST
last light
18:02 EST
moon
set
Mon 02:11 EST
rise
Mon 12:15 EST
moon
Sun
Aug 26
moon
Mon
Sep 3
moon
Mon
Sep 10
moon
Mon
Sep 17

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sun
Aug 19
-0.3°C 12°C 1.0mm
Sat
Aug 18
6.8°C 12.0°C 5.4mm
Fri
Aug 17
3.5°C 12.7°C 0.0mm
Thu
Aug 16
5.5°C 14.4°C 1.6mm
Wed
Aug 15
10.1°C 13.4°C 2.8mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Aug
464.7mm
85.2 Day(s)
Total For 2018
449.2mm
88 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
366.4mm
77 Day(s)
Wettest Day
33.0mm
Mar 25
Lowest Temperature
-2.6°C
Jul 10
Highest Temperature
34.2°C
Jan 19

Launceston Almanac

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August Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-0.3°C
19th
Lowest On Record
-3.5°C
1st 1997
Average This Month
4.7°C
+1.1°C
Long-term Average
3.6°C
August Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
16.3°C
5th
Highest On Record
20.3°C
26th 2004
Average This Month
13.7°C
-0.1°C
Long-term Average
13.8°C
August Rainfall
Wettest This Month
8.0mm
1st
Total This Month
39.0mm
13 Day(s)
Long-term Average
86.3mm
15.9 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
223.0mm
2013
Driest On Record
14.9mm
1982
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Weather News

More snow on the way

15:30 EST

Snowfall over the past weekend is likely going to be topped up over the next few days as a weak cold front crosses the southeast.

Canberra man and his dog saved in overnight blizzarding mountain rescue

15:29 EST

A man and his dog, who were rescued in the midst of a blizzard in the Brindabella Ranges last night, were saved thanks to an emergency app and a game of Marco Polo.

Drought assistance to be dramatically ramped up by Turnbull Government

15:16 EST

In an admission of the size and scope of the current drought crisis gripping parts of the nation, the Federal Government has announced a significant increase in the funding available for struggling communities.