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Launceston Forecast

Today 16°C
Tonight 7°C
rain_clearing

Now

13.3°C falling
Updated at 12:10 EST

Central North for Saturday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain during the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming N/NW 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then tending W/NW 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures between 13 and 16. Low-Moderate.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 13.3°C falling
Dew Point 10.1°C falling
Feels Like 11.1°C
Relative Humidity 81%
Wind icon
NNW 25km/h rising
Wind Gusts 33km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 2.2
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.6mm / -

Sun on Sat

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Sunrise sunrise
05:45 EST
Sunset sunset
18:18 EST

Nearby Now

Launceston Ap 12.5°C
Cressy 12.6°C
Scottsdale 12.0°C
Low Head 13.3°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

3pm

Shower
16°C

6pm

Mostly clear
15°C

9pm

Mostly clear
12°C

12am

Mostly clear
10°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Sat 11:16 EST
Moderate Flood Warning for the South Esk River

Tas - Sat 10:08 EST
Strong Wind Warning for Far NW Coast, Central N Coast, Banks Strait and Franklin Sound, E of Flinders Island and Central W Coast

Tas - Sat 10:07 EST
Moderate Flood Warning for the Macquarie River

Tas - Sat 10:07 EST
Minor Flood Warning for the Meander River

Tas - Sat 07:39 EST
Final Flood Warning for the North Esk River

Tas - Fri 16:42 EST
Final Flood Warning for all river basins

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Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Oct 1
Sun
Oct 2
Mon
Oct 3
Tue
Oct 4
Wed
Oct 5
Thu
Oct 6
Fri
Oct 7

Rain clearing

Late shower

Showers

Showers

Showers increasing

Mostly sunny

Late shower
Maximum 16°C 18°C 16°C 15°C 16°C 20°C 23°C
Minimum 6°C 7°C 9°C 7°C 6°C 8°C 10°C
Chance of Rain 90% 90% 90% 90% 80% 30% 60%
Rain Amount 1-5mm 10-20mm 10-20mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm 1-5mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate
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
24
km/h
7
km/h
20
km/h
18
km/h
34
km/h
24
km/h
32
km/h
20
km/h
31
km/h
18
km/h
25
km/h
15
km/h
23
km/h
Wind Direction N 14km/h
N
NW 24km/h
NW
N 7km/h
N
N 20km/h
N
NW 18km/h
NW
NW 34km/h
NW
NW 24km/h
NW
WNW 32km/h
WNW
WNW 20km/h
WNW
WNW 31km/h
WNW
WNW 18km/h
WNW
WNW 25km/h
WNW
NW 15km/h
NW
NW 23km/h
NW
Relative Humidity 93% 77% 85% 66% 90% 76% 88% 59% 81% 61% 77% 57% 83% 55%
Dew Point 10°C 12°C 8°C 11°C 9°C 11°C 8°C 7°C 6°C 9°C 8°C 11°C 12°C 14°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

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First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:17 EST
sunrise
05:45 EST
sunset
18:18 EST
last light
18:46 EST
moon
set
Sat 18:27 EST
rise
Sun 05:25 EDT
moon
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Oct 9
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Oct 16
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Oct 31

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sat
Oct 1
7.8°C - 1.0mm
Fri
Sep 30
8.1°C 12.8°C 27.0mm
Thu
Sep 29
8.8°C 16.5°C 0.2mm
Wed
Sep 28
7.8°C 16.6°C 0.0mm
Tue
Sep 27
4.0°C 17.0°C 0.0mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Oct
578.9mm
110.5 Day(s)
Total For 2016
782.4mm
112 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
410.9mm
87 Day(s)
Wettest Day
88.0mm
Jan 29
Lowest Temperature
-2.0°C
Jun 25
Highest Temperature
33.5°C
Jan 1

Launceston Almanac

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October Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
7.8°C
1st
Lowest On Record
-1.4°C
21st 2006
Average This Month
7.8°C
+0.9°C
Long-term Average
6.9°C
October Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
Highest On Record
28.7°C
31st 1987
Average This Month
 
Long-term Average
17.9°C
October Rainfall
Wettest This Month
Total This Month
1.0mm
1 Day(s)
Long-term Average
50.7mm
11.3 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
121.4mm
2000
Driest On Record
9.9mm
2008
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11:38 EST

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Damaging winds pound southwest WA

11:38 EST

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