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Launceston Forecast

Today 21°C
Tonight 8°C
showers

Now

18.5°C rising
Updated at 16:38 EDT

Central North for Wednesday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers. Winds NW 30 to 45 km/h turning W 20 to 25 km/h in the evening.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 18.5°C rising
Dew Point 14.4°C rising
Feels Like 18.5°C
Relative Humidity 77%
Wind icon
NNW 33km/h rising
Wind Gusts 41km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 3.5
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.6mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
07:23 EDT
Sunset sunset
19:09 EDT

Nearby Now

Launceston Ap 15.6°C
Cressy 18.5°C
Scottsdale 17.7°C
Low Head 19.1°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

6pm

Slight chance shower
18°C

9pm

Rain
16°C

12am

Slight chance shower
13°C

3am

Mostly clear
11°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Wed 16:05 EDT
Strong Wind Warning for all coasts excluding Derwent Estuary, Central Plateau Lakes and Central W Coast. Small Craft Alert for SW Lakes

National Forecast

Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Mar 29
Thu
Mar 30
Fri
Mar 31
Sat
Apr 1
Sun
Apr 2
Mon
Apr 3
Tue
Apr 4

Showers

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Clearing shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 21°C 19°C 19°C 19°C 18°C 19°C 20°C
Minimum 15°C 8°C 6°C 11°C 6°C 7°C 8°C
Chance of Rain 90% 40% 50% 70% 5% 40% 50%
Rain Amount 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index High 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 23
km/h
31
km/h
5
km/h
14
km/h
3
km/h
18
km/h
16
km/h
24
km/h
10
km/h
13
km/h
9
km/h
10
km/h
6
km/h
13
km/h
Wind Direction N 23km/h
N
NNW 31km/h
NNW
WNW 5km/h
WNW
SW 14km/h
SW
WSW 3km/h
WSW
NW 18km/h
NW
WNW 16km/h
WNW
W 24km/h
W
SSW 10km/h
SSW
SSW 13km/h
SSW
SSE 9km/h
SSE
E 10km/h
E
E 6km/h
E
N 13km/h
N
Relative Humidity 80% 67% 73% 38% 68% 39% 72% 40% 60% 36% 64% 43% 69% 48%
Dew Point 14°C 15°C 7°C 5°C 4°C 5°C 9°C 5°C 5°C 3°C 6°C 6°C 9°C 8°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
06:56 EDT
sunrise
07:23 EDT
sunset
19:09 EDT
last light
19:37 EDT
moon
set
Wed 20:03 EDT
rise
Thu 09:27 EDT
moon
Tue
Apr 4
moon
Tue
Apr 11
moon
Wed
Apr 19
moon
Wed
Apr 26

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Mar 29
14.8°C 21°C 0.0mm
Tue
Mar 28
12.7°C 20.3°C 4.6mm
Mon
Mar 27
13.1°C 24.1°C 0.2mm
Sun
Mar 26
10.5°C 26.4°C 0.4mm
Sat
Mar 25
11.6°C 19.8°C 0.0mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Mar
113.0mm
19.5 Day(s)
Total For 2017
74.6mm
17 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
227.9mm
20 Day(s)
Wettest Day
15.0mm
Jan 20
Lowest Temperature
4.8°C
Feb 14
Highest Temperature
30.9°C
Mar 1

Launceston Almanac

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March Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
8.2°C
24th
Lowest On Record
0.5°C
31st 1987
Average This Month
13.5°C
+3.2°C
Long-term Average
10.3°C
March Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
30.9°C
1st
Highest On Record
33.0°C
7th 2013
Average This Month
25.2°C
+2.4°C
Long-term Average
22.8°C
March Rainfall
Wettest This Month
7.8mm
17th
Total This Month
18.8mm
7 Day(s)
Long-term Average
38.6mm
6.3 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
106.2mm
1983
Driest On Record
2.6mm
1992
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Weather News

Cyclone Debbie: Bowen, Airlie Beach and Proserpine cut off; BOM says winds still strong

16:31 EDT

Damage from Cyclone Debbie has cut all roads to the north Queensland towns of Bowen, Airlie Beach and Proserpine, but there have been no reports of injury from the Whitsunday Islands, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has said.

Cyclone Debbie: Farmers can see crop damage but are largely optimistic

16:25 EDT

Damage to crops from is slowly becoming apparent as the worst of the wild weather moves south.

Cyclone Debbie cuts Pacific Highway, swift-water rescue crews respond to submerged cars

16:22 EDT

On the outskirts of Proserpine, the traffic is banking up.