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Launceston Forecast

Today 15°C
Tonight 5°C
sunny

Now

14.4°C falling
Updated at 16:20 EST

Central North for Wednesday Very high (90%) chance of showers, clearing around midday. Areas of morning fog. The chance of a thunderstorm this morning. Sunny afternoon. Winds W/NW 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 14. Sun protection not recommended, UV Index predicted to reach 1 [Low].

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 14.4°C falling
Dew Point 5.4°C rising
Feels Like 14.0°C
Relative Humidity 54%
Wind icon
W 9km/h falling
Wind Gusts 11km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 3.9
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
07:21 EST
Sunset sunset
16:55 EST

Nearby Now

Launceston Ap 12.4°C
Cressy 13.0°C
Low Head 14.1°C
Scottsdale 12.2°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

6pm

Clear
10°C

9pm

Clear
7°C

12am

Mostly clear
5°C

3am

Mostly clear
4°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Wed 16:05 EST
Coastal Wind Warning for Tasmanian Waters.

National Forecast

Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
May 24
Thu
May 25
Fri
May 26
Sat
May 27
Sun
May 28
Mon
May 29
Tue
May 30

Sunny

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Rain

Rain clearing

Late shower

Showers easing
Maximum 15°C 16°C 15°C 16°C 14°C 13°C 14°C
Minimum 9°C 5°C 4°C 6°C 8°C 3°C 5°C
Chance of Rain 80% 90% 90% 90% 80% 60% 60%
Rain Amount < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 10-20mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
UV Index Low Low Low Low Low
Frost Risk Nil Slight Slight Nil Nil Moderate Slight
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 11
km/h
18
km/h
6
km/h
23
km/h
4
km/h
13
km/h
16
km/h
25
km/h
13
km/h
20
km/h
9
km/h
16
km/h
11
km/h
21
km/h
Wind Direction NW 11km/h
NW
WNW 18km/h
WNW
NNW 6km/h
NNW
NW 23km/h
NW
NNW 4km/h
NNW
NW 13km/h
NW
N 16km/h
N
N 25km/h
N
NW 13km/h
NW
NW 20km/h
NW
WNW 9km/h
WNW
WSW 16km/h
WSW
NNW 11km/h
NNW
NW 21km/h
NW
Relative Humidity 95% 55% 95% 78% 90% 62% 93% 78% 95% 68% 89% 58% 91% 68%
Dew Point 10°C 6°C 9°C 12°C 6°C 7°C 10°C 12°C 9°C 9°C 6°C 6°C 7°C 7°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:50 EST
sunrise
07:21 EST
sunset
16:55 EST
last light
17:26 EST
moon
rise
Thu 06:03 EST
set
Thu 16:48 EST
moon
Fri
May 26
moon
Thu
Jun 1
moon
Fri
Jun 9
moon
Sat
Jun 17

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
May 24
8.5°C 16°C 14.2mm
Tue
May 23
7.8°C 16.2°C 0.0mm
Mon
May 22
7.8°C 18.2°C 0.4mm
Sun
May 21
9.6°C 17.4°C 16.4mm
Sat
May 20
9.3°C 13.6°C 1.0mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To May
228.0mm
40.3 Day(s)
Total For 2017
154.0mm
36 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
383.9mm
44 Day(s)
Wettest Day
16.4mm
May 21
Lowest Temperature
-0.8°C
May 3
Highest Temperature
30.9°C
Mar 1

Launceston Almanac

full climatology
May Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-0.8°C
3rd
Lowest On Record
-3.0°C
18th 1981
Average This Month
5.3°C
+0.2°C
Long-term Average
5.1°C
May Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
19.5°C
18th
Highest On Record
23.5°C
3rd 1988
Average This Month
16.4°C
+0.6°C
Long-term Average
15.8°C
May Rainfall
Wettest This Month
16.4mm
21st
Total This Month
46.6mm
10 Day(s)
Long-term Average
62.0mm
11.6 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
152.9mm
2007
Driest On Record
4.0mm
2005
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Weather News

Another foggy start for Brisbane

15:20 EST

Flights were diverted from Brisbane Airport this morning as fog once again shrouded southeast Queensland.

Sydney wakes to rare rumble

13:00 EST

Sydneysiders were woken up this morning by a loud bang that may have been caused by a rare type of lightning.

Fog blankets parts of south-east Queensland

09:37 EST

A number of flights have been delayed at Brisbane airport as fog again covers parts of south-east Queensland.