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Launceston Forecast

Today 19°C
Tonight 7°C
showers

Now

16.7°C falling
Updated at 16:30 EDT

Central North for Thursday Cloudy. Areas of fog this morning. Very high chance of showers in the morning and early afternoon. Winds W/NW 15 to 20 km/h tending N/NW 25 to 35 km/h in the morning then tending W/NW 20 to 25 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 19.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 16.7°C falling
Dew Point 15.9°C falling
Feels Like 16.7°C
Relative Humidity 95%
Wind icon
NNW 22km/h steady
Wind Gusts 37km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 1.4
Rain since 9am/last hr 5.4mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
06:17 EDT
Sunset sunset
19:37 EDT

Nearby Now

Launceston Ap 16.3°C
Cressy 17.0°C
Scottsdale 15.1°C
Low Head 14.8°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

6pm

Mostly cloudy
18°C

9pm

Mostly clear
14°C

12am

Clear
10°C

3am

Mostly clear
8°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Thu 16:05 EDT
Coastal Wind Warning for Tasmanian Waters.

National Forecast

Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Oct 19
Fri
Oct 20
Sat
Oct 21
Sun
Oct 22
Mon
Oct 23
Tue
Oct 24
Wed
Oct 25

Showers

Mostly sunny

Cloud increasing

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 19°C 20°C 20°C 21°C 22°C 19°C 20°C
Minimum 13°C 7°C 5°C 8°C 7°C 10°C 9°C
Chance of Rain 70% 10% 5% 5% 30% 40% 70%
Rain Amount 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm
UV Index High High High High High
Frost Risk Nil Nil Slight Nil Nil Nil Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 14
km/h
20
km/h
12
km/h
16
km/h
6
km/h
19
km/h
9
km/h
14
km/h
3
km/h
13
km/h
4
km/h
14
km/h
4
km/h
13
km/h
Wind Direction N 14km/h
N
NNW 20km/h
NNW
W 12km/h
W
WSW 16km/h
WSW
WNW 6km/h
WNW
W 19km/h
W
W 9km/h
W
SW 14km/h
SW
NW 3km/h
NW
NW 13km/h
NW
NW 4km/h
NW
NW 14km/h
NW
N 4km/h
N
N 13km/h
N
Relative Humidity 81% 85% 66% 39% 69% 49% 73% 45% 76% 55% 83% 60% 83% 64%
Dew Point 14°C 16°C 5°C 5°C 6°C 9°C 8°C 8°C 10°C 13°C 11°C 11°C 11°C 13°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:49 EDT
sunrise
06:17 EDT
sunset
19:37 EDT
last light
20:05 EDT
moon
set
Thu 18:56 EDT
rise
Fri 06:43 EDT
moon
Fri
Oct 20
moon
Sat
Oct 28
moon
Sat
Nov 4
moon
Sat
Nov 11

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Oct 19
11.2°C 17°C 0.0mm
Wed
Oct 18
7.5°C 28.7°C 0.0mm
Tue
Oct 17
8.5°C 26.9°C 0.0mm
Mon
Oct 16
10.4°C 22.8°C 0.0mm
Sun
Oct 15
4.9°C 22.9°C 0.0mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Oct
581.3mm
110.5 Day(s)
Total For 2017
472.2mm
103 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
854.6mm
124 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
October Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
2.0°C
14th
Lowest On Record
-1.4°C
21st 2006
Average This Month
7.4°C
+0.5°C
Long-term Average
6.9°C
October Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
28.7°C
18th
Highest On Record
28.7°C
31st 1987
Average This Month
19.9°C
+1.9°C
Long-term Average
18.0°C
October Rainfall
Wettest This Month
22.8mm
12th
Total This Month
30.2mm
7 Day(s)
Long-term Average
50.0mm
11.3 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
121.4mm
2000
Driest On Record
1.4mm
2015
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