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Launceston Forecast

Today 13°C
Tonight -3°C
mostly_sunny

Now

7.2°C rising
Updated at 08:50 EST

Central North for Wednesday Partly cloudy. The chance of morning fog. Slight chance of a shower in the late morning. Winds NW/SW 15 to 25 km/h tending S/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late afternoon.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 7.2°C rising
Dew Point 6.7°C steady
Feels Like 4.5°C
Relative Humidity 97%
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SSE 14km/h rising
Wind Gusts 17km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 0.8
Rain since 9am/last hr 3.8mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
07:26 EST
Sunset sunset
17:10 EST

Nearby Now

Launceston Ap 7.6°C
Cressy 8.7°C
Scottsdale 8.6°C
Low Head 10.6°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

12pm

Mostly clear
11°C

3pm

Mostly clear
13°C

6pm

Mostly clear
8°C

9pm

Mostly clear
4°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Wed 05:00 EST
Gale Warning for E of Flinders Is. Strong Wind Warning for Far NW Coast, Central N Coast, Banks Strait and Upper/Lower E Coast

National Forecast

Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Jul 26
Thu
Jul 27
Fri
Jul 28
Sat
Jul 29
Sun
Jul 30
Mon
Jul 31
Tue
Aug 1

Mostly sunny

Rain developing

Clearing shower

Rain

Showers

Clearing shower

Showers
Maximum 13°C 12°C 14°C 14°C 13°C 13°C 13°C
Minimum 3°C -3°C 4°C 1°C 5°C 1°C 0°C
Chance of Rain 10% 90% 60% 80% 60% 5% 60%
Rain Amount < 1mm 10-20mm < 1mm 10-20mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Low Low Low Low Low
Frost Risk Moderate Severe Slight High Slight High High
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 7
km/h
13
km/h
1
km/h
16
km/h
5
km/h
10
km/h
14
km/h
19
km/h
14
km/h
18
km/h
3
km/h
7
km/h
2
km/h
4
km/h
Wind Direction SSW 7km/h
SSW
SW 13km/h
SW
NNE 1km/h
NNE
N 16km/h
N
WNW 5km/h
WNW
WNW 10km/h
WNW
N 14km/h
N
N 19km/h
N
NW 14km/h
NW
NW 18km/h
NW
W 3km/h
W
WSW 7km/h
WSW
S 2km/h
S
WNW 4km/h
WNW
Relative Humidity 94% 50% 89% 73% 98% 60% 96% 75% 99% 69% 95% 60% 92% 61%
Dew Point 5°C 3°C 0°C 8°C 5°C 7°C 6°C 10°C 6°C 8°C 3°C 6°C 2°C 6°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
06:56 EST
sunrise
07:26 EST
sunset
17:10 EST
last light
17:40 EST
moon
rise
Wed 09:10 EST
set
Wed 20:28 EST
moon
Mon
Jul 31
moon
Tue
Aug 8
moon
Tue
Aug 15
moon
Tue
Aug 22

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Jul 25
2.1°C 14°C 4.4mm
Mon
Jul 24
-1.3°C 12°C 0.2mm
Sun
Jul 23
3.3°C 14.2°C 4.6mm
Sat
Jul 22
1.1°C 12.3°C 0.0mm
Fri
Jul 21
0.7°C 12.7°C 0.2mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jul
378.4mm
69.3 Day(s)
Total For 2017
287.0mm
69 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
642.7mm
76 Day(s)
Wettest Day
26.0mm
Jul 14
Lowest Temperature
-3.3°C
Jul 3
Highest Temperature
30.9°C
Mar 1

Launceston Almanac

full climatology
July Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-3.3°C
3rd
Lowest On Record
-5.2°C
23rd 1991
Average This Month
0.6°C
-1.8°C
Long-term Average
2.4°C
July Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
14.8°C
19th
Highest On Record
18.4°C
18th 2013
Average This Month
12.3°C
-0.4°C
Long-term Average
12.7°C
July Rainfall
Wettest This Month
26.0mm
14th
Total This Month
69.4mm
17 Day(s)
Long-term Average
77.9mm
15.4 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
157.7mm
2000
Driest On Record
36.8mm
2001
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