Launceston Weather


Launceston Forecast

Tonight 17°C
Tomorrow 30°C
clearing_shower

Now

19.5°C steady
Updated at 22:50 EDT

Central North for Wednesday Hot. Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm with little or no rainfall in the late afternoon and evening. Winds N/NW 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 24 to 31.
Thursday Hot. Partly cloudy. High chance of showers in the morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning. Light winds becoming NW 25 to 40 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 15 with daytime temperatures reaching 25 to 31.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 19.5°C steady
Dew Point 15.9°C steady
Feels Like 20.0°C
Relative Humidity 80%
Wind icon
WNW 7km/h steady
Wind Gusts 9km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 1.8
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
05:57 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:45 EDT

Nearby Now

Launceston Ap 17.9°C
Cressy 17.7°C
Scottsdale 16.7°C
Low Head 18.1°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

12am

Mostly cloudy
19°C

3am

Mostly cloudy
18°C

6am

Mostly cloudy
17°C

9am

Intermittent rain
21°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Jan 16
Thu
Jan 17
Fri
Jan 18
Sat
Jan 19
Sun
Jan 20
Mon
Jan 21
Tue
Jan 22

Possible thunderstorm

Clearing shower

Clearing shower

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny
Maximum 31°C 30°C 27°C 26°C 31°C 32°C 32°C
Minimum 16°C 17°C 18°C 12°C 12°C 14°C 14°C
Chance of Rain 70% 60% 40% 5% 5% 5% 5%
Rain Amount < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme
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 4
km/h
22
km/h
6
km/h
18
km/h
12
km/h
23
km/h
12
km/h
19
km/h
7
km/h
16
km/h
6
km/h
18
km/h
9
km/h
22
km/h
Wind Direction E 4km/h
E
N 22km/h
N
NE 6km/h
NE
NNW 18km/h
NNW
NNW 12km/h
NNW
NNW 23km/h
NNW
WNW 12km/h
WNW
WNW 19km/h
WNW
NNW 7km/h
NNW
NNW 16km/h
NNW
N 6km/h
N
NNW 18km/h
NNW
NNW 9km/h
NNW
NW 22km/h
NW
Relative Humidity 74% 43% 73% 45% 75% 50% 56% 36% 62% 37% 63% 38% 58% 34%
Dew Point 17°C 14°C 16°C 17°C 17°C 16°C 8°C 10°C 12°C 15°C 14°C 16°C 12°C 15°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
05:25 EDT
sunrise
05:58 EDT
sunset
20:45 EDT
last light
21:17 EDT
moon
set
Thu 02:09 EDT
rise
Thu 16:33 EDT
moon
Mon
Jan 21
moon
Mon
Jan 28
moon
Tue
Feb 5
moon
Wed
Feb 13

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Jan 16
18.0°C 28°C 0.0mm
Tue
Jan 15
17.1°C 31.1°C 0.0mm
Mon
Jan 14
10.2°C 27.8°C 0.0mm
Sun
Jan 13
13.6°C 26.8°C 0.0mm
Sat
Jan 12
16.7°C 30.3°C 0.0mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jan
46.4mm
7.0 Day(s)
Total For 2019
0.0mm
0 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2018
6.4mm
3 Day(s)
Wettest Day
0.0mm
Jan 1
Lowest Temperature
9.7°C
Jan 6
Highest Temperature
31.1°C
Jan 15

Launceston Almanac

full climatology
January Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
9.7°C
6th
Lowest On Record
2.5°C
12th 1983
Average This Month
13.0°C
+0.7°C
Long-term Average
12.3°C
January Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
31.1°C
15th
Highest On Record
39.0°C
30th 2009
Average This Month
26.8°C
+2.3°C
Long-term Average
24.5°C
January Rainfall
Wettest This Month
0.0mm
1st
Total This Month
0.0mm
0 Day(s)
Long-term Average
46.4mm
7.0 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
153.8mm
2016
Driest On Record
7.3mm
2009
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