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41.40°S 147.13°E 9m AMSL

Launceston Forecast

Today 25°C
Tonight 12°C
Showers

Now

21.8°C falling
Updated at 15:30 EDT

Central North for Tuesday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely during the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm early this morning. Light winds becoming N 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then turning W/NW 25 to 40 km/h in the late morning. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 20s. Low-Moderate.

Currently at Launceston

Temperature 21.8°C falling
Dew Point 17.4°C rising
Feels Like 21.8°C
Relative Humidity 76%
Wind icon
NW 20km/h rising
Wind Gusts 30km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 3.0
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / 0.0mm

Sun on Tuesday

Sunrise sunrise
05:35 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:46 EDT

Nearby Now

Launceston Ap 21.4°C
Cressy 22.2°C
Low Head 18.8°C
Scottsdale 19.2°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

shower

6pm

Shower
24°C
possible shower

9pm

Slight chance shower
20°C
mostly clear

12am

Mostly clear
16°C
mostly clear

3am

Mostly clear
14°C
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Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
Dec 23
Wed
Dec 24
Thu
Dec 25
Fri
Dec 26
Sat
Dec 27
Sun
Dec 28
Mon
Dec 29
showers
Showers
possible shower
Possible shower
clearing shower
Clearing shower
mostly sunny
Mostly sunny
mostly sunny
Mostly sunny
mostly sunny
Mostly sunny
mostly sunny
Mostly sunny
Maximum 25°C 22°C 22°C 21°C 23°C 24°C 25°C
Minimum 17°C 12°C 13°C 10°C 8°C 9°C 14°C
Chance of Rain 80% 70% 60% 30% 50% 5% 40%
Rain Amount 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Very High Very High 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 7
km/h
19
km/h
4
km/h
17
km/h
8
km/h
22
km/h
11
km/h
21
km/h
17
km/h
26
km/h
10
km/h
22
km/h
16
km/h
29
km/h
Wind Direction NNE 7km/h
NNE
NNW 19km/h
NNW
ENE 4km/h
ENE
NNW 17km/h
NNW
NW 8km/h
NW
NNW 22km/h
NNW
SW 11km/h
SW
WNW 21km/h
WNW
WNW 17km/h
WNW
NW 26km/h
NW
NNW 10km/h
NNW
NNW 22km/h
NNW
NW 16km/h
NW
NNW 29km/h
NNW
Relative Humidity 78% 65% 66% 48% 72% 40% 60% 36% 58% 45% 68% 46% 69% 47%
Dew Point 17°C 18°C 10°C 11°C 12°C 9°C 8°C 5°C 8°C 10°C 10°C 11°C 12°C 13°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Tuesday Next Occurrence
First Light Sunrise Sunset Last Light Moon Phase moon set moon rise first quarter full moon last quarter new moon
first light
05:01 EDT
sunrise
05:35 EDT
sunset
20:46 EDT
last light
21:20 EDT
moon
set
Tue 21:28 EDT
rise
Wed 07:54 EDT
moon
Mon
Dec 29
moon
Mon
Jan 5
moon
Tue
Jan 13
moon
Wed
Jan 21

Launceston Past 5 Days

  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Dec 23
16.8°C 23°C 0.0mm
Mon
Dec 22
12.7°C 24.0°C 0.0mm
Sun
Dec 21
10.9°C 22.6°C 0.0mm
Sat
Dec 20
12.1°C 26.4°C 0.2mm
Fri
Dec 19
5.3°C 20.8°C 0.6mm

Launceston Year To Date

average rainfall to Dec
681.9mm
129.6 day(s)
total for 2014
581.1mm
120 day(s)
total to this day 2013
871.3mm
128 day(s)
wettest day
37.0mm
Jul 29
lowest temperature
-2.4°C
Aug 12
highest temperature
34.6°C
Jan 14

Launceston Almanac

December minimum temperature
lowest this month
5.3°C
19th
lowest on record
2.0°C
12th 1995
average this month
12.3°C
+1.6°C
long-term average
10.7°C
December maximum temperature
highest this month
27.2°C
14th
highest on record
33.8°C
6th 1994
average this month
22.8°C
+0.4°C
long-term average
22.4°C
December rainfall
wettest this month
20.6mm
11th
total this month
63.6mm
14 day(s)
long-term average
46.6mm
8.6 day(s)
wettest on record
145.1mm
1985
driest on record
6.1mm
1983

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