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Launceston Forecast

Today 13°C
Tonight -3°C
mostly_sunny

Now

8.6°C falling
Updated at 17:10 EST

Central North for Friday Partly cloudy. Morning frost. Slight chance of a shower in the late morning and afternoon. Snow possible above 600 metres. Possible hail during the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming S 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 8.6°C falling
Dew Point 1.9°C falling
Feels Like 5.9°C
Relative Humidity 63%
Wind icon
SSE 16km/h falling
Wind Gusts 20km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 2.8
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Fri

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Sunrise sunrise
06:59 EST
Sunset sunset
17:32 EST

Nearby Now

Launceston Ap 5.8°C
Cressy 6.5°C
Scottsdale 7.1°C
Low Head 10.1°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

6pm

Mostly clear
8°C

9pm

Mostly clear
4°C

12am

Mostly clear
3°C

3am

Clear
0°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Fri 16:05 EST
Strong Wind Warning Derwent Estuary, Frederick Henry/Norfolk/Storm Bay, Channel & Far NW, Upper/Lower East & SE coasts & East of Flinders Is

Tas - Fri 15:06 EST
Road Weather Alert (snow down to 400m) for NW Coast, Central Nth, NE, Western, Central Plateau, Midlands, East Coast, Upper Derwent & SE

National Forecast

Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Fri
Aug 18
Sat
Aug 19
Sun
Aug 20
Mon
Aug 21
Tue
Aug 22
Wed
Aug 23
Thu
Aug 24

Mostly sunny

Frost then sunny

Frost then sunny

Showers

Possible shower

Showers easing

Frost then sunny
Maximum 13°C 12°C 13°C 11°C 14°C 13°C 15°C
Minimum 0°C -3°C -3°C 2°C 2°C 1°C 0°C
Chance of Rain 70% 5% 70% 80% 60% 20% 50%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Low Low Low Low Low
Frost Risk High Severe Severe Moderate Moderate High High
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 2
km/h
17
km/h
1
km/h
9
km/h
0
km/h
8
km/h
4
km/h
10
km/h
11
km/h
17
km/h
6
km/h
17
km/h
7
km/h
13
km/h
Wind Direction S 2km/h
S
SSW 17km/h
SSW
SSW 1km/h
SSW
SW 9km/h
SW
Calm
NW
NW 8km/h
NW
NNE 4km/h
NNE
N 10km/h
N
NNW 11km/h
NNW
NW 17km/h
NW
WNW 6km/h
WNW
WNW 17km/h
WNW
WNW 7km/h
WNW
WNW 13km/h
WNW
Relative Humidity 90% 51% 79% 45% 81% 59% 98% 76% 98% 66% 84% 54% 87% 57%
Dew Point 3°C 3°C -1°C 1°C -1°C 5°C 4°C 7°C 7°C 8°C 3°C 4°C 3°C 7°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Saturday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:29 EST
sunrise
06:58 EST
sunset
17:33 EST
last light
18:02 EST
moon
rise
Sat 04:42 EST
set
Sat 14:43 EST
moon
Tue
Aug 22
moon
Tue
Aug 29
moon
Wed
Sep 6
moon
Wed
Sep 13

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
Aug 18
0.3°C 13°C 0.2mm
Thu
Aug 17
6.5°C 13°C 2.0mm
Wed
Aug 16
4.1°C 13.1°C 16.8mm
Tue
Aug 15
0.8°C 13.1°C 0.0mm
Mon
Aug 14
2.6°C 17.4°C 0.0mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Aug
464.7mm
85.2 Day(s)
Total For 2017
370.9mm
81 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
701.8mm
89 Day(s)
Wettest Day
27.0mm
Jul 14
Lowest Temperature
-3.3°C
Jul 3
Highest Temperature
30.9°C
Mar 1

Launceston Almanac

full climatology
August Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-2.0°C
1st
Lowest On Record
-3.5°C
1st 1997
Average This Month
2.6°C
-1.0°C
Long-term Average
3.6°C
August Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
17.4°C
14th
Highest On Record
20.3°C
26th 2004
Average This Month
13.7°C
-0.1°C
Long-term Average
13.8°C
August Rainfall
Wettest This Month
18.8mm
12th
Total This Month
63.8mm
12 Day(s)
Long-term Average
86.3mm
15.9 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
223.0mm
2013
Driest On Record
14.9mm
1982
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08:12 EST

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