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Launceston Forecast

Today 23°C
Tonight 13°C
late_shower

Now

16.1°C steady
Updated at 10:30 EDT

Central North for Wednesday Cloudy. Medium chance of showers late this afternoon and evening. Winds SE 15 to 20 km/h tending NE/SE in the morning then tending NW/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low 20s.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 16.1°C steady
Dew Point 11.5°C steady
Feels Like 15.1°C
Relative Humidity 74%
Wind icon
N 7km/h rising
Wind Gusts 9km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 2.0
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
05:33 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:44 EDT

Nearby Now

Launceston Ap 15.8°C
Cressy 17.5°C
Low Head 17.6°C
Devonport Ap 16.9°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

12pm

Mostly cloudy
19°C

3pm

Mostly cloudy
22°C

6pm

Mostly clear
21°C

9pm

Mostly cloudy
17°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Tue 10:10 EDT
Final Flood Warning for the South Esk River

Weatherpulse

Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

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

Late shower

Showers

Showers increasing

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 23°C 23°C 22°C 22°C 24°C 27°C 29°C
Minimum 12°C 13°C 11°C 11°C 11°C 13°C 14°C
Chance of Rain 40% 60% 80% 70% 10% 10% 30%
Rain Amount 1-5mm 1-5mm 10-20mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Extreme 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 6
km/h
11
km/h
6
km/h
12
km/h
10
km/h
8
km/h
8
km/h
10
km/h
14
km/h
26
km/h
17
km/h
26
km/h
13
km/h
20
km/h
Wind Direction SSE 6km/h
SSE
NNE 11km/h
NNE
SSE 6km/h
SSE
S 12km/h
S
SSE 10km/h
SSE
WNW 8km/h
WNW
SSE 8km/h
SSE
NNW 10km/h
NNW
NNW 14km/h
NNW
NW 26km/h
NW
NNW 17km/h
NNW
NNW 26km/h
NNW
NNW 13km/h
NNW
NW 20km/h
NW
Relative Humidity 71% 49% 78% 62% 63% 51% 76% 56% 69% 50% 72% 45% 65% 37%
Dew Point 10°C 11°C 12°C 15°C 9°C 11°C 10°C 13°C 10°C 13°C 13°C 14°C 13°C 13°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
04:59 EDT
sunrise
05:33 EDT
sunset
20:44 EDT
last light
21:17 EDT
moon
rise
Wed 16:39 EDT
set
Thu 03:39 EDT
moon
Sun
Dec 23
moon
Sat
Dec 29
moon
Sun
Jan 6
moon
Mon
Jan 14

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Dec 19
13.9°C - 0.2mm
Tue
Dec 18
15.5°C 22.4°C 0.2mm
Mon
Dec 17
16.0°C 28.1°C 3.2mm
Sun
Dec 16
16.2°C 25.0°C 12.8mm
Sat
Dec 15
15.9°C 26.2°C 4.0mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
680.5mm
128.9 Day(s)
Total For 2018
607.4mm
138 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
600.4mm
112 Day(s)
Wettest Day
33.0mm
Mar 25
Lowest Temperature
-2.6°C
Jul 10
Highest Temperature
34.2°C
Jan 19

Launceston Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
4.7°C
4th
Lowest On Record
2.0°C
12th 1995
Average This Month
13.2°C
+2.4°C
Long-term Average
10.8°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
31.0°C
7th
Highest On Record
33.8°C
6th 1994
Average This Month
25.0°C
+2.5°C
Long-term Average
22.5°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
12.8mm
16th
Total This Month
28.4mm
8 Day(s)
Long-term Average
46.7mm
8.6 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
145.1mm
1985
Driest On Record
6.1mm
1983
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