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41.20°S 147.02°E 84m AMSL

Low Head Forecast

This morning 11°C
Today 15°C
Windy with showers

Now

13.2°C rising
Updated at 06:00 EST

Central North for Thursday Cloudy. Showers, heavy at times, easing to isolated showers in the late afternoon. The chance of thunderstorms tonight near the coast. Winds NW 40 to 60 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures between 11 and 14.

Currently at Low Head

Temperature 13.2°C rising
Dew Point 11.1°C rising
Feels Like 9.5°C
Relative Humidity 87%
Wind icon
NNW 61km/h rising
Wind Gusts 78km/h
Pressure 992.7hPa falling
Fire Danger 4.0
Rain since 9am/last hr 16.4mm / 0.6mm

Sun on Thursday

Sunrise sunrise
07:22 EST
Sunset sunset
17:17 EST

Nearby Now

Launceston 12.7°C
Scottsdale 11.9°C
Launceston Ap 11.1°C
Devonport Ap 12.8°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

windy with rain

9am

Heavy rain. Windy
10°C
windy with rain

12pm

Heavy rain. Windy
13°C
windy with rain

3pm

Heavy rain. Windy
12°C
possible shower

6pm

Chance shower
8°C
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Central North Weather Warnings

Tas - Thu 06:03 EST
Sheep Graziers Warning for King & Furneaux Islands, Nth West Coast, Midlands, Central Nth, Upper Derwent, Sth East, East Coast & Nth East

Tas - Thu 05:51 EST
Bushwalking Alert for Western and Central Plateau due to snow as low as 400 metres by late today and as low as 200 metres late tomorrow

Tas - Thu 05:01 EST
Storm Force Wind Warning South West Coast. Gale Warning remaining waters except Southeast Inshore where a Strong Wind Warning exists

Tas - Thu 04:58 EST
Severe Weather Warning (Damaging Winds) for all districts

Tas - Wed 21:52 EST
Flood Warning for the South Esk River

Tas - Wed 21:44 EST
Flood Warning for the North Esk River

Tas - Wed 17:04 EST
Flood Warning for the Meander River

Tas - Wed 16:16 EST
Flood Watch for all northern river basins

Tasmania weather update

Tasmania Weather Update

This video is updated each morning and afternoon.

Low Head 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Jul 31
Fri
Aug 1
Sat
Aug 2
Sun
Aug 3
Mon
Aug 4
Tue
Aug 5
Wed
Aug 6
windy with showers
Windy with showers
windy with showers
Windy with showers
frost then sunny
Frost then sunny
possible shower
Possible shower
possible shower
Possible shower
mostly sunny
Mostly sunny
possible shower
Possible shower
Maximum 15°C 12°C 12°C 13°C 15°C 15°C 15°C
Minimum 11°C 4°C 1°C 1°C 7°C 8°C 9°C
Chance of Rain 90% 60% 40% 90% 80% 70% 90%
Rain Amount 10-20mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm 1-5mm
UV Index Low Low Low Low Low
Frost Risk Nil Slight High High Nil Nil Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 55
km/h
52
km/h
21
km/h
28
km/h
18
km/h
18
km/h
18
km/h
27
km/h
31
km/h
34
km/h
26
km/h
29
km/h
32
km/h
36
km/h
Wind Direction NW 55km/h
NW
WNW 52km/h
WNW
SW 21km/h
SW
SW 28km/h
SW
WSW 18km/h
WSW
WSW 18km/h
WSW
W 18km/h
W
WNW 27km/h
WNW
WNW 31km/h
WNW
W 34km/h
W
W 26km/h
W
W 29km/h
W
W 32km/h
W
WNW 36km/h
WNW
Relative Humidity 68% 76% 81% 49% 79% 58% 88% 70% 82% 69% 91% 61% 71% 62%
Dew Point 9°C 8°C 3°C 2°C 2°C 4°C 6°C 7°C 9°C 9°C 7°C 7°C 8°C 8°C

Low Head Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next Occurrence
First Light Sunrise Sunset Last Light Moon Phase moon rise moon set first quarter full moon last quarter new moon
first light
06:52 EST
sunrise
07:22 EST
sunset
17:17 EST
last light
17:46 EST
moon
rise
Thu 09:08 EST
set
Thu 21:28 EST
moon
Mon
Aug 4
moon
Mon
Aug 11
moon
Sun
Aug 17
moon
Tue
Aug 26

Low Head Past 5 Days

  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Jul 30
10.5°C 14°C 12.6mm
Tue
Jul 29
10.0°C 14.1°C 18.6mm
Mon
Jul 28
7.1°C 14.0°C 2.6mm
Sun
Jul 27
4.7°C 13.7°C 0.2mm
Sat
Jul 26
8.5°C 14.9°C 1.8mm

Low Head Year To Date

average rainfall to Jul
381.6mm
76.8 day(s)
total for 2014
355.6mm
77 day(s)
total to this day 2013
438.0mm
73 day(s)
wettest day
32.2mm
Apr 23
lowest temperature
3.4°C
Jul 14
highest temperature
25.9°C
Feb 2

Low Head Almanac

July minimum temperature
lowest this month
3.4°C
14th
lowest on record
0.6°C
11th 1998
average this month
7.4°C
+0.5°C
long-term average
6.9°C
July maximum temperature
highest this month
15.0°C
7th
highest on record
15.9°C
19th 2001
average this month
13.4°C
+0.7°C
long-term average
12.7°C
July rainfall
wettest this month
25.0mm
5th
total this month
87.8mm
19 day(s)
long-term average
71.2mm
16.9 day(s)
wettest on record
134.4mm
2000
driest on record
22.2mm
2011

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