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Launceston Forecast

Tonight 0°C
Tomorrow 15°C

Now

8.7°C falling
Updated at 20:30 EST

Central North for Tuesday Mostly clear. Light winds.
Wednesday Areas of frost early in the morning and the chance of fog patches. Sunny day. Light winds.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 8.7°C falling
Dew Point 2.5°C falling
Feels Like 7.6°C
Relative Humidity 65%
Wind icon
SSE 7km/h steady
Wind Gusts 13km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 2.1
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.2mm / 0.0mm

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
06:36 EST
Sunset sunset
17:47 EST

Nearby Now

Launceston Ap 5.9°C
Low Head 9.3°C
Cressy 5.6°C
Scottsdale 7.3°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

9pm

Clear
6°C

12am

Clear
3°C

3am

Clear
1°C

6am

Mostly clear
0°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Tue 17:19 EST
Road Weather Alert for NW Coast, Central N, North East, Central Plateau, Midlands, E Coast, Upper Derwent Valley and S East due to icy roads

Tas - Tue 11:59 EST
Frost Warning for North West Coast, Central North, North East, Midlands, East Coast and Upper Derwent Valley

Tasmania Weather Update

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Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
Sep 2
Wed
Sep 3
Thu
Sep 4
Fri
Sep 5
Sat
Sep 6
Sun
Sep 7
Mon
Sep 8

Mostly sunny

Frost then sunny

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Frost then sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 15°C 15°C 16°C 17°C 18°C 18°C 17°C
Minimum 2°C 0°C 2°C 2°C 1°C 2°C 4°C
Chance of Rain 60% 30% 40% 10% 30% 60% 90%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm
UV Index Low Low Moderate Moderate Moderate
Frost Risk Moderate High Moderate Moderate High Moderate Slight
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 9
km/h
12
km/h
3
km/h
7
km/h
2
km/h
7
km/h
2
km/h
8
km/h
1
km/h
10
km/h
4
km/h
12
km/h
6
km/h
16
km/h
Wind Direction ESE 9km/h
ESE
WNW 12km/h
WNW
WNW 3km/h
WNW
WNW 7km/h
WNW
NNW 2km/h
NNW
NNW 7km/h
NNW
NW 2km/h
NW
NNW 8km/h
NNW
NNW 1km/h
NNW
NNW 10km/h
NNW
N 4km/h
N
NNW 12km/h
NNW
NNE 6km/h
NNE
NNW 16km/h
NNW
Relative Humidity 81% 38% 84% 52% 83% 50% 80% 49% 82% 47% 84% 50% 90% 59%
Dew Point 4°C 1°C 3°C 5°C 5°C 6°C 5°C 6°C 5°C 6°C 6°C 8°C 8°C 9°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moonset moonrise Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
06:07 EST
sunrise
06:34 EST
sunset
17:48 EST
last light
18:16 EST
moon
set
Wed 01:16 EST
rise
Wed 11:25 EST
moon
Tue
Sep 9
moon
Tue
Sep 16
moon
Wed
Sep 24
moon
Thu
Oct 2

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Sep 2
5.7°C 14°C 11.6mm
Mon
Sep 1
8.3°C 13.8°C 0.2mm
Sun
Aug 31
3.4°C 16.3°C 0.0mm
Sat
Aug 30
3.3°C 17.4°C 0.0mm
Fri
Aug 29
4.0°C 18.1°C 0.0mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Sep
529.6mm
99.6 Day(s)
Total For 2014
438.3mm
82 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2013
527.6mm
82 Day(s)
Wettest Day
37.0mm
Jul 29
Lowest Temperature
-2.4°C
Aug 12
Highest Temperature
34.6°C
Jan 14

Launceston Almanac

full climatology
September Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
5.7°C
2nd
Lowest On Record
-2.4°C
7th 1994
Average This Month
7.0°C
+1.7°C
Long-term Average
5.3°C
September Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
14.0°C
2nd
Highest On Record
24.8°C
27th 1987
Average This Month
13.9°C
-1.7°C
Long-term Average
15.6°C
September Rainfall
Wettest This Month
11.6mm
2nd
Total This Month
11.8mm
2 Day(s)
Long-term Average
67.5mm
14.4 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
115.8mm
2002
Driest On Record
8.4mm
1994
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Weather News

Spring starting damp in WA

18:11 EST

The Southwest Land Division is starting spring as winter ended, wet, helping grain crops recover after a drier-than-normal winter The Southwest Land Division dried out during August then picked up reasonable rain at the end of the month and is about to get spring off to a wet start, giving grain farmers some hope.

Rains fall across Mallee over weekend but farmers want more

16:36 EST

Broadacre crop growers in the Mallee region of South Australia and Victoria could be able to minimise losses from severe frost if they get more decent rain.

South Australia warned of another severe bushfire season

15:08 EST

The latest bushfire outlook has warned of a heightened risk of fires across South Australia this summer.