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Launceston Forecast

Today 19°C
Tonight 9°C
mostly_sunny

Now

17.6°C falling
Updated at 16:40 EDT

Central North for Friday Partly cloudy. Winds S/SE 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the late evening.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 17.6°C falling
Dew Point 10.4°C falling
Feels Like 17.6°C
Relative Humidity 62%
Wind icon
SSE 22km/h falling
Wind Gusts 28km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 4.4
Rain since 9am/last hr 9.0mm / -

Sun on Fri

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Sunrise sunrise
06:01 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:43 EDT

Nearby Now

Launceston Ap 16.1°C
Low Head 18.3°C
Cressy 15.8°C
Scottsdale 17.8°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

6pm

Mostly clear
19°C

9pm

Mostly clear
17°C

12am

Mostly clear
15°C

3am

Mostly clear
13°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Fri 16:05 EDT
Storm Wind Warning: E of Flinders Is. Gale Warning: Banks Str & Frank Sd & Up E Coast. Strong Wind Warning for Far NW, Cent N & Lo E Coasts

Tas - Fri 16:01 EDT
Flood Warning for the South Esk River

Tas - Fri 15:49 EDT
Severe Weather Warning (Damaging Wind & Heavy Rain) for Furneaux Islands, North East, East Coast and Central North

Tas - Fri 15:24 EDT
Cancellation of Road Weather Alert for Tasmania NW Coast, Central N, NE, Midlands and E Coast

National Forecast

Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Fri
Jan 20
Sat
Jan 21
Sun
Jan 22
Mon
Jan 23
Tue
Jan 24
Wed
Jan 25
Thu
Jan 26

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Late shower

Windy with showers

Sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 19°C 23°C 26°C 27°C 22°C 24°C 25°C
Minimum 13°C 9°C 12°C 13°C 17°C 11°C 12°C
Chance of Rain 90% 5% 20% 70% 40% 5% 10%
Rain Amount 10-20mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
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 15
km/h
26
km/h
7
km/h
16
km/h
7
km/h
15
km/h
4
km/h
17
km/h
25
km/h
30
km/h
12
km/h
15
km/h
10
km/h
19
km/h
Wind Direction SSE 15km/h
SSE
S 26km/h
S
W 7km/h
W
WNW 16km/h
WNW
NNW 7km/h
NNW
NNW 15km/h
NNW
E 4km/h
E
N 17km/h
N
WNW 25km/h
WNW
W 30km/h
W
WNW 12km/h
WNW
W 15km/h
W
NW 10km/h
NW
NW 19km/h
NW
Relative Humidity 92% 79% 66% 47% 69% 46% 68% 50% 74% 40% 65% 40% 67% 46%
Dew Point 14°C 13°C 11°C 12°C 12°C 14°C 13°C 16°C 14°C 8°C 9°C 9°C 11°C 13°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:29 EDT
sunrise
06:01 EDT
sunset
20:43 EDT
last light
21:15 EDT
moon
rise
Sat 01:05 EDT
set
Sat 14:44 EDT
moon
Sat
Jan 28
moon
Sat
Feb 4
moon
Sat
Feb 11
moon
Sun
Feb 19

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
Jan 20
12.2°C 17°C 16.0mm
Thu
Jan 19
6.3°C 22.6°C 0.0mm
Wed
Jan 18
11.3°C 22.4°C 0.0mm
Tue
Jan 17
15.0°C 24.7°C 0.0mm
Mon
Jan 16
10.0°C 21.1°C 0.0mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jan
43.0mm
7.1 Day(s)
Total For 2017
34.0mm
2 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
8.4mm
3 Day(s)
Wettest Day
18.0mm
Jan 14
Lowest Temperature
6.3°C
Jan 19
Highest Temperature
29.6°C
Jan 8

Launceston Almanac

full climatology
January Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
6.3°C
19th
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
29.6°C
8th
Highest On Record
39.0°C
30th 2009
Average This Month
23.9°C
-0.5°C
Long-term Average
24.4°C
January Rainfall
Wettest This Month
18.0mm
14th
Total This Month
34.0mm
2 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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