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41.27°S 146.92°E 42m AMSL

Launceston Forecast

This morning 4°C
Today 11°C
Possible shower

Now

6.3°C rising
Updated at 03:00 EST

Central North for Thursday Cloudy. Rain, easing and contracting to the coast tonight. Rain falling as snow at times above 400 metres. Winds NW 30 to 40 km/h.
Friday Partly cloudy. The chance of showers until evening, falling as snow above 500 metres. The chance of thunderstorms and hail near the coast early in the morning. Winds NW 25 to 40 km/h tending N/NW 20 to 30 km/h early in the morning then S/SW 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day.

Currently at Launceston

Temperature 6.3°C rising
Dew Point 2.0°C falling
Feels Like 3.7°C
Relative Humidity 74%
Wind icon
NNW 12km/h falling
Wind Gusts 22km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 1.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 2.2mm / 0.0mm

Sun on Friday

Sunrise sunrise
07:20 EST
Sunset sunset
17:16 EST

Nearby Now

Low Head 8.4°C
Devonport Ap 6.0°C
Launceston Ap 3.7°C
Scottsdale 4.8°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

mostly cloudy

6am

Mostly cloudy
4°C
mostly cloudy

9am

Mostly cloudy
5°C
mostly cloudy

12pm

Mostly cloudy
10°C
mostly cloudy

3pm

Mostly cloudy
11°C
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Central North Weather Warnings

Tas - Thu 22:52 EST
Flood Warning - South Esk

Tas - Thu 22:03 EST
Bushwalking Alert for Tasmania. Bushwalkers are advised to take care due to hazardous weather conditions.

Tas - Thu 22:03 EST
Road Weather Alert for TAS for N E, W, Central Plateau, Midlands, E Coast, Upper Derwent Valley & S E Forecast Districts

Tas - Thu 22:00 EST
Coastal Wind Warning for Tasmanian Waters.

Tas - Thu 21:59 EST
Forecast Districts. There Is A High Risk of Losses of Lambs and Sheep Exposed

Tas - Thu 21:20 EST
Severe Weather Warning for TAS. The potential exists for severe weather which may include thunderstorms, damaging winds or heavy rainfall

Tas - Thu 21:07 EST
Flood Warning - North Esk River

Tas - Thu 19:19 EST
Flood Watch for all Northern River Basins

Tas - Thu 16:50 EST
Flood Warning for the Meander River

Tasmania weather update

Tasmania Weather Update

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Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Fri
Aug 1
Sat
Aug 2
Sun
Aug 3
Mon
Aug 4
Tue
Aug 5
Wed
Aug 6
Thu
Aug 7
possible shower
Possible shower
frost then sunny
Frost then sunny
frost then sunny
Frost then sunny
possible shower
Possible shower
mostly sunny
Mostly sunny
mostly sunny
Mostly sunny
possible shower
Possible shower
Maximum 11°C 12°C 12°C 14°C 15°C 15°C 14°C
Minimum 4°C -2°C -2°C 4°C 6°C 4°C 6°C
Chance of Rain 50% 20% 70% 60% 40% 90% 90%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
UV Index Low Low Low Low Low
Frost Risk Slight Severe Severe Slight Nil Slight Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 6
km/h
16
km/h
4
km/h
9
km/h
3
km/h
18
km/h
17
km/h
21
km/h
18
km/h
17
km/h
21
km/h
25
km/h
13
km/h
12
km/h
Wind Direction NW 6km/h
NW
WNW 16km/h
WNW
NW 4km/h
NW
NW 9km/h
NW
N 3km/h
N
NNW 18km/h
NNW
NNW 17km/h
NNW
NW 21km/h
NW
NNW 18km/h
NNW
NW 17km/h
NW
NNW 21km/h
NNW
NW 25km/h
NW
NNW 13km/h
NNW
NNW 12km/h
NNW
Relative Humidity 76% 46% 84% 52% 100% 75% 100% 74% 90% 59% 97% 69% 95% 67%
Dew Point 2°C 0°C 0°C 3°C 3°C 7°C 8°C 9°C 7°C 7°C 7°C 9°C 7°C 8°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next Occurrence
First Light Sunrise Sunset Last Light Moon Phase moon rise moon set first quarter full moon last quarter new moon
first light
06:51 EST
sunrise
07:20 EST
sunset
17:16 EST
last light
17:45 EST
moon
rise
Fri 09:35 EST
set
Fri 22:24 EST
moon
Mon
Aug 4
moon
Mon
Aug 11
moon
Sun
Aug 17
moon
Tue
Aug 26

Launceston Past 5 Days

  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Jul 31
11.5°C 15°C 29.2mm
Wed
Jul 30
9.2°C 13.9°C 7.6mm
Tue
Jul 29
9.8°C 14.7°C 33.8mm
Mon
Jul 28
3.5°C 13.2°C 9.2mm
Sun
Jul 27
2.3°C 12.9°C 0.2mm

Launceston Year To Date

average rainfall to Aug
462.1mm
85.2 day(s)
total for 2014
403.0mm
73 day(s)
total to this day 2013
305.2mm
62 day(s)
wettest day
33.8mm
Jul 29
lowest temperature
-2.0°C
Jul 20
highest temperature
34.6°C
Jan 14

Launceston Almanac

August minimum temperature
lowest this month
lowest on record
-3.5°C
1st 1997
average this month
 
long-term average
3.7°C
August maximum temperature
highest this month
highest on record
20.3°C
26th 2004
average this month
 
long-term average
13.8°C
August rainfall
wettest this month
total this month
0 day(s)
long-term average
90.9mm
16.3 day(s)
wettest on record
233.6mm
2013
driest on record
14.9mm
1982

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