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Launceston Forecast

Today 20°C
Tonight 18°C
rain

Now

19.5°C rising
Updated at 17:50 EDT

Central North for Friday Cloudy. Very high chance of rain. Light winds becoming NW/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 20.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 19.5°C rising
Dew Point 18.5°C rising
Feels Like 19.5°C
Relative Humidity 94%
Wind icon
NW 11km/h falling
Wind Gusts 17km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 1.2
Rain since 9am/last hr 3.4mm / -

Sun on Fri

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Sunrise sunrise
06:44 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:05 EDT

Nearby Now

Launceston Ap 18.2°C
Cressy 18.1°C
Scottsdale 18.0°C
Low Head 18.5°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

9pm

Intermittent rain
19°C

12am

Chance shower
19°C

3am

Chance shower
18°C

6am

Chance shower
18°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Fri 16:05 EDT
Strong Wind Warning for Far North West Coast, Central North Coast, Lower East Coast, South East Coast and South West Coast

National Forecast

Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Fri
Feb 23
Sat
Feb 24
Sun
Feb 25
Mon
Feb 26
Tue
Feb 27
Wed
Feb 28
Thu
Mar 1

Rain

Rain

Sunny

Cloudy

Cloudy

Possible shower

Mostly sunny
Maximum 20°C 25°C 22°C 22°C 24°C 24°C 23°C
Minimum 15°C 18°C 10°C 10°C 11°C 16°C 11°C
Chance of Rain 90% 60% 5% 5% 30% 30% 5%
Rain Amount 10-20mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm
UV Index Very High Very High High Very High 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 6
km/h
11
km/h
16
km/h
16
km/h
11
km/h
14
km/h
6
km/h
12
km/h
8
km/h
21
km/h
19
km/h
26
km/h
7
km/h
16
km/h
Wind Direction ESE 6km/h
ESE
N 11km/h
N
N 16km/h
N
WNW 16km/h
WNW
SSW 11km/h
SSW
S 14km/h
S
ESE 6km/h
ESE
NNE 12km/h
NNE
NE 8km/h
NE
NNE 21km/h
NNE
NNW 19km/h
NNW
NW 26km/h
NW
NW 7km/h
NW
NW 16km/h
NW
Relative Humidity 83% 85% 83% 72% 59% 35% 66% 43% 75% 52% 77% 46% 69% 38%
Dew Point 16°C 17°C 19°C 19°C 6°C 6°C 8°C 9°C 12°C 14°C 15°C 12°C 10°C 8°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Saturday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
06:17 EDT
sunrise
06:46 EDT
sunset
20:04 EDT
last light
20:32 EDT
moon
set
Sat 00:23 EDT
rise
Sat 15:07 EDT
moon
Fri
Mar 2
moon
Fri
Mar 9
moon
Sun
Mar 18
moon
Sun
Mar 25

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
Feb 23
13.8°C 20°C 0.0mm
Thu
Feb 22
8.8°C 28.0°C -
Wed
Feb 21
11.2°C 24.1°C -
Tue
Feb 20
7.1°C 24.0°C 0.2mm
Mon
Feb 19
13.0°C 22.4°C 0.2mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Feb
76.7mm
13.0 Day(s)
Total For 2018
39.8mm
10 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
56.6mm
12 Day(s)
Wettest Day
14.6mm
Jan 30
Lowest Temperature
6.5°C
Jan 14
Highest Temperature
34.2°C
Jan 19

Launceston Almanac

full climatology
February Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
6.8°C
1st
Lowest On Record
3.4°C
27th 1982
Average This Month
13.0°C
+0.7°C
Long-term Average
12.3°C
February Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
29.4°C
8th
Highest On Record
34.4°C
7th 1983
Average This Month
24.6°C
+0.0°C
Long-term Average
24.6°C
February Rainfall
Wettest This Month
9.6mm
11th
Total This Month
19.8mm
6 Day(s)
Long-term Average
30.3mm
6.0 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
107.4mm
1999
Driest On Record
0.0mm
2003
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