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Launceston Forecast

Today 15°C
Tonight 4°C
clearing_shower

Now

14.9°C falling
Updated at 12:00 EST

Central North for Wednesday Very high (90%) chance of showers, clearing around midday. Areas of morning fog. The chance of a thunderstorm this morning. Sunny afternoon. Winds W/NW 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 14. Sun protection not recommended, UV Index predicted to reach 1 [Low].

Currently at Launceston

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Temperature 14.9°C falling
Dew Point 7.0°C falling
Feels Like 13.9°C
Relative Humidity 59%
Wind icon
NW 14km/h rising
Wind Gusts 11km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 3.8
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
07:21 EST
Sunset sunset
16:55 EST

Nearby Now

Launceston Ap 13.8°C
Cressy 14.3°C
Scottsdale 13.2°C
Low Head 14.4°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

3pm

Mostly clear
14°C

6pm

Clear
10°C

9pm

Mostly clear
7°C

12am

Clear
5°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Wed 10:48 EST
Strong Wind Warning Far NW Coast, Central North Coast, Banks Strait/Franklin Sound, East of Flinders Island, S E Coast and S W Coast

National Forecast

Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
May 24
Thu
May 25
Fri
May 26
Sat
May 27
Sun
May 28
Mon
May 29
Tue
May 30

Clearing shower

Late shower

Mostly sunny

Rain developing

Rain

Mostly sunny

Showers easing
Maximum 15°C 16°C 15°C 16°C 15°C 14°C 13°C
Minimum 9°C 4°C 5°C 6°C 8°C 5°C 5°C
Chance of Rain 90% 80% 90% 90% 80% 60% 70%
Rain Amount < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 10-20mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 5-10mm
UV Index Low Low Low Low Low
Frost Risk Nil Slight Slight Nil Nil Slight Slight
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 10
km/h
18
km/h
6
km/h
23
km/h
4
km/h
13
km/h
16
km/h
25
km/h
14
km/h
20
km/h
9
km/h
16
km/h
12
km/h
21
km/h
Wind Direction NW 10km/h
NW
WNW 18km/h
WNW
NNW 6km/h
NNW
NW 23km/h
NW
NNW 4km/h
NNW
NW 13km/h
NW
N 16km/h
N
N 25km/h
N
NNW 14km/h
NNW
NW 20km/h
NW
WNW 9km/h
WNW
WSW 16km/h
WSW
NW 12km/h
NW
NW 21km/h
NW
Relative Humidity 95% 55% 95% 78% 90% 62% 94% 77% 95% 69% 89% 58% 91% 67%
Dew Point 11°C 6°C 9°C 12°C 6°C 7°C 10°C 12°C 9°C 9°C 6°C 6°C 6°C 7°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:50 EST
sunrise
07:21 EST
sunset
16:55 EST
last light
17:26 EST
moon
set
Wed 16:05 EST
rise
Thu 06:03 EST
moon
Fri
May 26
moon
Thu
Jun 1
moon
Fri
Jun 9
moon
Sat
Jun 17

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
May 24
8.5°C - 14.2mm
Tue
May 23
7.8°C 16.2°C 0.0mm
Mon
May 22
7.8°C 18.2°C 0.4mm
Sun
May 21
9.6°C 17.4°C 16.4mm
Sat
May 20
9.3°C 13.6°C 1.0mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To May
228.0mm
40.3 Day(s)
Total For 2017
154.0mm
36 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
383.9mm
44 Day(s)
Wettest Day
16.4mm
May 21
Lowest Temperature
-0.8°C
May 3
Highest Temperature
30.9°C
Mar 1

Launceston Almanac

full climatology
May Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-0.8°C
3rd
Lowest On Record
-3.0°C
18th 1981
Average This Month
5.3°C
+0.2°C
Long-term Average
5.1°C
May Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
19.5°C
18th
Highest On Record
23.5°C
3rd 1988
Average This Month
16.4°C
+0.6°C
Long-term Average
15.8°C
May Rainfall
Wettest This Month
16.4mm
21st
Total This Month
46.6mm
10 Day(s)
Long-term Average
62.0mm
11.6 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
152.9mm
2007
Driest On Record
4.0mm
2005
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