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Launceston Forecast

This morning 3°C
Today 12°C
mostly_sunny

Now

7.0°C falling
Updated at 06:40 EST

Central North for Friday Partly cloudy. Winds S/SE 25 to 35 km/h tending S/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon then becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 9 and 12.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 7.0°C falling
Dew Point 2.8°C falling
Feels Like 3.7°C
Relative Humidity 74%
Wind icon
SSE 18km/h rising
Wind Gusts 28km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 1.9
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.2mm / -

Sun on Fri

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Sunrise sunrise
06:44 EST
Sunset sunset
17:42 EST

Nearby Now

Launceston Ap 4.7°C
Cressy 5.8°C
Scottsdale 6.7°C
Low Head 7.8°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

9am

Mostly clear
7°C

12pm

Mostly clear
12°C

3pm

Mostly clear
11°C

6pm

Mostly clear
6°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Fri 05:00 EST
Gale Wind Warning for the SE & SW Coasts. Strong Wind Warning for all remaining waters except Derwent Estuary.

Tas - Fri 04:05 EST
Road Weather Alert for Western, Central Plateau, Midlands, East Coast, Upper Derwent Valley and South East

Tas - Fri 04:05 EST
Sheep Graziers Warning for the South East and East Coast

Tas - Fri 04:04 EST
Bushwalking Alert for Western and Central Plateau

Tasmania Weather Update

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Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Fri
Aug 28
Sat
Aug 29
Sun
Aug 30
Mon
Aug 31
Tue
Sep 1
Wed
Sep 2
Thu
Sep 3

Mostly sunny

Showers

Cloudy

Possible shower

Possible shower

Clearing shower

Mostly sunny
Maximum 12°C 11°C 13°C 14°C 14°C 14°C 15°C
Minimum 3°C 0°C 4°C 3°C 1°C 3°C 2°C
Chance of Rain 90% 70% 10% 20% 40% 40% 30%
Rain Amount 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Low Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate
Frost Risk Moderate High Slight Moderate High Moderate Moderate
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 17
km/h
20
km/h
11
km/h
22
km/h
12
km/h
14
km/h
3
km/h
4
km/h
0
km/h
5
km/h
0
km/h
6
km/h
4
km/h
8
km/h
Wind Direction SSW 17km/h
SSW
WSW 20km/h
WSW
S 11km/h
S
WSW 22km/h
WSW
S 12km/h
S
SSW 14km/h
SSW
ENE 3km/h
ENE
WNW 4km/h
WNW
Calm
NE
NNW 5km/h
NNW
Calm
NNE
NNW 6km/h
NNW
E 4km/h
E
SSW 8km/h
SSW
Relative Humidity 74% 42% 97% 70% 83% 55% 82% 55% 86% 57% 85% 57% 88% 57%
Dew Point 2°C -1°C 4°C 6°C 4°C 4°C 4°C 5°C 4°C 6°C 5°C 6°C 5°C 6°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
06:16 EST
sunrise
06:44 EST
sunset
17:42 EST
last light
18:10 EST
moon
rise
Fri 15:59 EST
set
Sat 05:56 EST
moon
Sun
Aug 30
moon
Sat
Sep 5
moon
Sun
Sep 13
moon
Mon
Sep 21

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Aug 27
4.2°C 17°C 0.0mm
Wed
Aug 26
-1.1°C 14.7°C 0.0mm
Tue
Aug 25
-1.5°C 15.4°C 0.2mm
Mon
Aug 24
2.1°C 12.9°C 0.0mm
Sun
Aug 23
6.1°C 14.2°C 0.2mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Aug
460.9mm
85.0 Day(s)
Total For 2015
397.5mm
86 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2014
429.2mm
82 Day(s)
Wettest Day
44.4mm
Jan 14
Lowest Temperature
-3.4°C
Jun 21
Highest Temperature
31.9°C
Jan 3

Launceston Almanac

full climatology
August Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-2.9°C
18th
Lowest On Record
-3.5°C
1st 1997
Average This Month
1.5°C
-2.2°C
Long-term Average
3.7°C
August Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
17.0°C
27th
Highest On Record
20.3°C
26th 2004
Average This Month
12.9°C
-0.9°C
Long-term Average
13.8°C
August Rainfall
Wettest This Month
14.2mm
1st
Total This Month
48.6mm
17 Day(s)
Long-term Average
88.6mm
16.0 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
223.0mm
2013
Driest On Record
14.9mm
1982
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