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Launceston Forecast

Today 19°C
Tonight 8°C
possible_shower

Now

15.3°C rising
Updated at 17:10 EDT

Central North for Thursday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower, becoming less likely later this evening. Winds NW 40 to 60 km/h turning W 20 to 30 km/h in the evening.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 15.3°C rising
Dew Point 11.8°C rising
Feels Like 15.3°C
Relative Humidity 79%
Wind icon
NNW 37km/h steady
Wind Gusts 52km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 3.2
Rain since 9am/last hr 10.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
05:31 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:36 EDT

Nearby Now

Launceston Ap 12.7°C
Cressy 13.4°C
Scottsdale 13.4°C
Low Head 15.6°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

6pm

Shower. Windy
17°C

9pm

Mostly cloudy
15°C

12am

Mostly clear
12°C

3am

Mostly clear
10°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Thu 16:29 EDT
Initial Minor Flood Warning for the South Esk River

Tas - Thu 16:25 EDT
Initial Minor Flood Warning for the North Esk River

Tas - Thu 16:05 EDT
Gale Warning for all coastal waters & Southeast Inshore bays. Strong Wind Warning for Derwent Estuary, Central N and Upper E Coasts

National Forecast

Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Dec 8
Fri
Dec 9
Sat
Dec 10
Sun
Dec 11
Mon
Dec 12
Tue
Dec 13
Wed
Dec 14

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 19°C 18°C 21°C 23°C 22°C 26°C 21°C
Minimum 11°C 8°C 7°C 9°C 11°C 13°C 11°C
Chance of Rain 90% 5% 5% 5% 30% 60% 60%
Rain Amount 10-20mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
UV Index Very High Very High Very High Very High Very 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 23
km/h
35
km/h
24
km/h
25
km/h
14
km/h
21
km/h
8
km/h
10
km/h
13
km/h
18
km/h
15
km/h
23
km/h
27
km/h
30
km/h
Wind Direction NNE 23km/h
NNE
NNW 35km/h
NNW
SW 24km/h
SW
SW 25km/h
SW
WNW 14km/h
WNW
WNW 21km/h
WNW
SW 8km/h
SW
NW 10km/h
NW
N 13km/h
N
NNW 18km/h
NNW
NNW 15km/h
NNW
NW 23km/h
NW
WNW 27km/h
WNW
WNW 30km/h
WNW
Relative Humidity 90% 75% 54% 41% 65% 54% 64% 48% 70% 51% 68% 49% 65% 51%
Dew Point 15°C 14°C 3°C 4°C 8°C 11°C 9°C 11°C 11°C 12°C 13°C 14°C 9°C 10°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
04:58 EDT
sunrise
05:31 EDT
sunset
20:37 EDT
last light
21:11 EDT
moon
set
Fri 02:18 EDT
rise
Fri 14:47 EDT
moon
Wed
Dec 14
moon
Wed
Dec 21
moon
Thu
Dec 29
moon
Fri
Jan 6

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Dec 8
11.6°C 17°C 7.4mm
Wed
Dec 7
10.0°C 19.3°C 0.0mm
Tue
Dec 6
11.3°C 23.1°C 0.0mm
Mon
Dec 5
14.6°C 23.2°C 12.2mm
Sun
Dec 4
6.9°C 24.5°C 0.0mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
678.3mm
129.1 Day(s)
Total For 2016
934.8mm
140 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
460.4mm
105 Day(s)
Wettest Day
88.0mm
Jan 29
Lowest Temperature
-2.0°C
Jun 25
Highest Temperature
33.5°C
Jan 1

Launceston Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
6.9°C
4th
Lowest On Record
2.0°C
12th 1995
Average This Month
10.7°C
+0.0°C
Long-term Average
10.7°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
24.5°C
4th
Highest On Record
33.8°C
6th 1994
Average This Month
21.4°C
-1.1°C
Long-term Average
22.5°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
12.2mm
5th
Total This Month
19.6mm
2 Day(s)
Long-term Average
46.5mm
8.7 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
145.1mm
1985
Driest On Record
6.1mm
1983
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