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Launceston Forecast

This morning 13°C
Today 27°C
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Now

12.4°C falling
Updated at 05:50 EDT

Central North for Monday Partly cloudy. Areas of fog early this morning. Slight (20%) chance of a shower this evening. Light winds becoming N/NW 25 to 35 km/h in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to high 20s. Low-Moderate.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 12.4°C falling
Dew Point 11.6°C falling
Feels Like 12.4°C
Relative Humidity 95%
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Calm steady
Wind Gusts 0km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 0.7
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Mon

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Sunrise sunrise
06:05 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:41 EDT

Nearby Now

Launceston Ap 10.2°C
Cressy 12.6°C
Scottsdale 11.5°C
Low Head 14.5°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

9am

Mostly clear
19°C

12pm

Mostly clear
24°C

3pm

Mostly cloudy
27°C

6pm

Mostly cloudy
24°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Mon 05:01 EDT
Coastal Wind Warning for Tasmanian Waters.

National Forecast

Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Mon
Jan 23
Tue
Jan 24
Wed
Jan 25
Thu
Jan 26
Fri
Jan 27
Sat
Jan 28
Sun
Jan 29

Fog then sunny

Clearing shower

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 27°C 22°C 24°C 27°C 26°C 25°C 25°C
Minimum 13°C 17°C 9°C 12°C 13°C 14°C 12°C
Chance of Rain 70% 5% 5% 5% 50% 40% 10%
Rain Amount 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme 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 4
km/h
17
km/h
26
km/h
28
km/h
9
km/h
21
km/h
13
km/h
21
km/h
8
km/h
21
km/h
15
km/h
25
km/h
12
km/h
18
km/h
Wind Direction E 4km/h
E
N 17km/h
N
W 26km/h
W
WSW 28km/h
WSW
WNW 9km/h
WNW
NW 21km/h
NW
NW 13km/h
NW
WNW 21km/h
WNW
NNW 8km/h
NNW
NNW 21km/h
NNW
NW 15km/h
NW
WNW 25km/h
WNW
W 12km/h
W
NW 18km/h
NW
Relative Humidity 71% 52% 61% 36% 62% 46% 69% 44% 70% 46% 74% 44% 66% 45%
Dew Point 13°C 17°C 11°C 7°C 8°C 12°C 12°C 14°C 13°C 14°C 14°C 12°C 11°C 13°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Monday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:33 EDT
sunrise
06:05 EDT
sunset
20:41 EDT
last light
21:13 EDT
moon
set
Mon 16:35 EDT
rise
Tue 02:50 EDT
moon
Sat
Jan 28
moon
Sat
Feb 4
moon
Sat
Feb 11
moon
Sun
Feb 19

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sun
Jan 22
9.7°C 25°C 0.0mm
Sat
Jan 21
7.5°C 23.6°C 9.0mm
Fri
Jan 20
12.2°C 18.9°C 16.0mm
Thu
Jan 19
6.3°C 22.6°C 0.0mm
Wed
Jan 18
11.3°C 22.4°C 0.0mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jan
43.0mm
7.1 Day(s)
Total For 2017
43.0mm
3 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
8.4mm
3 Day(s)
Wettest Day
18.0mm
Jan 14
Lowest Temperature
6.3°C
Jan 19
Highest Temperature
29.6°C
Jan 8

Launceston Almanac

full climatology
January Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
6.3°C
19th
Lowest On Record
2.5°C
12th 1983
Average This Month
12.6°C
+0.3°C
Long-term Average
12.3°C
January Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
29.6°C
8th
Highest On Record
39.0°C
30th 2009
Average This Month
24.0°C
-0.4°C
Long-term Average
24.4°C
January Rainfall
Wettest This Month
18.0mm
14th
Total This Month
43.0mm
3 Day(s)
Long-term Average
43.0mm
7.1 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
139.4mm
1996
Driest On Record
7.3mm
2009
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11:19 EDT

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Darwin not quite that wet (yet)

11:13 EDT

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Steamy night in Brisbane

14:29 EDT

In the early hours of the morning, Brisbane had its warmest minimum temperature since at least 1999, when the mercury halted its descent at 28 degrees just after 3am.