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Launceston Forecast

Today 25°C
Tonight 12°C
late_shower

Now

22.5°C falling
Updated at 12:20 EDT

Central North for Tuesday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely this evening. Winds NW 25 to 35 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to high 20s. High.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 22.5°C falling
Dew Point 13.2°C falling
Feels Like 22.5°C
Relative Humidity 55%
Wind icon
NNW 24km/h falling
Wind Gusts 30km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 7.0
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
05:58 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:45 EDT

Nearby Now

Launceston Ap 22.1°C
Cressy 25.3°C
Scottsdale 22.2°C
Low Head 17.1°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

3pm

Mostly cloudy
25°C

6pm

Intermittent rain
22°C

9pm

Rain
19°C

12am

Slight chance shower
18°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Tue 10:03 EDT
Coastal Wind Warning for Tasmanian Waters.

National Forecast

Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
Jan 17
Wed
Jan 18
Thu
Jan 19
Fri
Jan 20
Sat
Jan 21
Sun
Jan 22
Mon
Jan 23

Late shower

Sunny

Late shower

Rain

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower
Maximum 25°C 23°C 21°C 21°C 24°C 26°C 26°C
Minimum 14°C 12°C 10°C 13°C 11°C 13°C 15°C
Chance of Rain 60% 5% 90% 80% 10% 20% 90%
Rain Amount 1-5mm < 1mm 5-10mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme 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 12
km/h
22
km/h
17
km/h
19
km/h
9
km/h
10
km/h
8
km/h
12
km/h
6
km/h
14
km/h
7
km/h
15
km/h
8
km/h
16
km/h
Wind Direction NNW 12km/h
NNW
NW 22km/h
NW
WSW 17km/h
WSW
SW 19km/h
SW
SSE 9km/h
SSE
N 10km/h
N
SSE 8km/h
SSE
SSW 12km/h
SSW
WSW 6km/h
WSW
WNW 14km/h
WNW
NNW 7km/h
NNW
NNW 15km/h
NNW
NNE 8km/h
NNE
N 16km/h
N
Relative Humidity 69% 51% 57% 32% 57% 41% 89% 73% 72% 44% 72% 46% 75% 61%
Dew Point 14°C 14°C 8°C 6°C 6°C 8°C 13°C 15°C 11°C 11°C 14°C 14°C 16°C 18°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Tuesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
05:25 EDT
sunrise
05:58 EDT
sunset
20:45 EDT
last light
21:17 EDT
moon
rise
Tue 23:37 EDT
set
Wed 11:52 EDT
moon
Fri
Jan 20
moon
Sat
Jan 28
moon
Sat
Feb 4
moon
Sat
Feb 11

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Jan 17
15.0°C - 0.0mm
Mon
Jan 16
10°C 21.1°C 0.0mm
Sun
Jan 15
7.3°C 22°C 0.0mm
Sat
Jan 14
14.3°C 22.1°C 18.0mm
Fri
Jan 13
14.8°C 21.2°C 0.0mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jan
43.0mm
7.1 Day(s)
Total For 2017
18.0mm
1 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
8.4mm
3 Day(s)
Wettest Day
18.0mm
Jan 14
Lowest Temperature
7.3°C
Jan 15
Highest Temperature
29.6°C
Jan 8

Launceston Almanac

full climatology
January Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
7.3°C
15th
Lowest On Record
2.5°C
12th 1983
Average This Month
13.6°C
+1.3°C
Long-term Average
12.3°C
January Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
29.6°C
8th
Highest On Record
39.0°C
30th 2009
Average This Month
24.4°C
+0.0°C
Long-term Average
24.4°C
January Rainfall
Wettest This Month
18.0mm
14th
Total This Month
18.0mm
1 Day(s)
Long-term Average
43.0mm
7.1 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
139.4mm
1996
Driest On Record
7.3mm
2009
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Weather News

Rivers rising and roads cut across northern Western Australia

11:37 EDT

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Heat fuelling southern fire danger today

11:12 EDT

Total fire bans are in place for parts of South Australia and Victoria today as temperatures soar ahead of an approaching cool change.

Plastic hives save hot bees in central Queensland

10:36 EDT

A Queensland beekeeper says special hives are helping to keep his bees cool as temperatures soar across the state.