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Launceston Forecast

This morning -1°C
Today 14°C
possible_shower

Now

0.9°C rising
Updated at 07:40 EST

Central North for Wednesday Partly cloudy. Patches of morning frost. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the late morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the south late this afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming W/NW 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 11 and 14. Sun protection not recommended, UV Index predicted to reach 2 [Low].

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 0.9°C rising
Dew Point 0.6°C rising
Feels Like 0.9°C
Relative Humidity 98%
Wind icon
ENE 3km/h steady
Wind Gusts 6km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 0.5
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
06:49 EST
Sunset sunset
17:39 EST

Nearby Now

Launceston Ap 1.1°C
Cressy -0.6°C
Scottsdale 2.9°C
Low Head 3.6°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

9am

Mostly clear
5°C

12pm

Mostly clear
12°C

3pm

Slight chance storm
14°C

6pm

Mostly clear
10°C

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Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

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

Possible shower

Frost then sunny

Frost then sunny

Possible shower

Clearing shower

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 14°C 14°C 14°C 14°C 14°C 15°C 13°C
Minimum -1°C 0°C -1°C 0°C 5°C 6°C 7°C
Chance of Rain 50% 40% 30% 70% 50% 40% 80%
Rain Amount 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm
UV Index Low Low Low Low Moderate
Frost Risk Severe High Severe High Slight Nil Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 0
km/h
10
km/h
3
km/h
7
km/h
2
km/h
16
km/h
12
km/h
22
km/h
8
km/h
14
km/h
4
km/h
10
km/h
0
km/h
8
km/h
Wind Direction Calm
W
WNW 10km/h
WNW
S 3km/h
S
SW 7km/h
SW
WNW 2km/h
WNW
WNW 16km/h
WNW
NW 12km/h
NW
NW 22km/h
NW
NW 8km/h
NW
NW 14km/h
NW
NW 4km/h
NW
WNW 10km/h
WNW
Calm
E
N 8km/h
N
Relative Humidity 81% 58% 83% 52% 81% 62% 88% 68% 90% 66% 78% 54% 86% 66%
Dew Point 2°C 6°C 3°C 5°C 2°C 7°C 5°C 8°C 7°C 8°C 7°C 6°C 7°C 7°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
06:21 EST
sunrise
06:49 EST
sunset
17:39 EST
last light
18:08 EST
moon
set
Wed 10:16 EST
rise
Thu 00:23 EST
moon
Thu
Aug 25
moon
Thu
Sep 1
moon
Fri
Sep 9
moon
Sat
Sep 17

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Aug 23
-1.3°C 14°C 0.0mm
Mon
Aug 22
1.2°C 13.2°C 0.0mm
Sun
Aug 21
3.6°C 13.3°C 0.0mm
Sat
Aug 20
4.0°C 12.5°C 9.2mm
Fri
Aug 19
6.9°C 16.4°C 0.0mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Aug
460.9mm
85.0 Day(s)
Total For 2016
714.5mm
91 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
380.8mm
81 Day(s)
Wettest Day
88.0mm
Jan 29
Lowest Temperature
-2.0°C
Jun 25
Highest Temperature
33.5°C
Jan 1

Launceston Almanac

full climatology
August Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-1.3°C
23rd
Lowest On Record
-3.5°C
1st 1997
Average This Month
3.8°C
+0.1°C
Long-term Average
3.7°C
August Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
16.4°C
19th
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
14.0mm
10th
Total This Month
50.8mm
10 Day(s)
Long-term Average
88.6mm
16.0 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
223.0mm
2013
Driest On Record
14.9mm
1982
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