Fairfax Media Network

Paper Beach Weather


George Town Forecast

Today 21°C
Tonight 9°C
possible_shower

Now

19.0°C steady
Updated at 10:20 EDT

Central North for Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers during the morning and afternoon. Winds NW 25 to 35 km/h becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 20s.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 19.0°C steady
Dew Point 11.3°C falling
Feels Like 19.0°C
Relative Humidity 61%
Wind icon
NNW 24km/h rising
Wind Gusts 28km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 5.0
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Nearby Now

Low Head 17.7°C
Devonport Ap 17.8°C
Launceston Ap 19.4°C
Scottsdale 17.6°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

12pm

Slight chance shower
21°C

3pm

Mostly cloudy
23°C

6pm

Mostly clear
24°C

9pm

Mostly clear
19°C

Central North Weather Warnings

view all
Tas - Sat 10:22 EDT
Coastal Wind Warning for Tasmanian Waters.

National Forecast

George Town 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Dec 16
Sun
Dec 17
Mon
Dec 18
Tue
Dec 19
Wed
Dec 20
Thu
Dec 21
Fri
Dec 22

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Cloudy

Windy with showers

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 21°C 22°C 23°C 26°C 20°C 21°C 22°C
Minimum 13°C 9°C 14°C 18°C 17°C 12°C 12°C
Chance of Rain 20% 20% 20% 70% 70% 20% 40%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index
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 21
km/h
26
km/h
10
km/h
17
km/h
10
km/h
12
km/h
21
km/h
17
km/h
32
km/h
36
km/h
22
km/h
28
km/h
16
km/h
22
km/h
Wind Direction NW 21km/h
NW
NW 26km/h
NW
ESE 10km/h
ESE
NE 17km/h
NE
E 10km/h
E
NNE 12km/h
NNE
ENE 21km/h
ENE
NNE 17km/h
NNE
NW 32km/h
NW
WNW 36km/h
WNW
W 22km/h
W
WNW 28km/h
WNW
NW 16km/h
NW
NW 22km/h
NW
Relative Humidity 74% 71% 69% 62% 79% 72% 79% 76% 79% 61% 64% 63% 74% 71%
Dew Point 13°C 15°C 11°C 15°C 15°C 18°C 20°C 20°C 15°C 12°C 9°C 13°C 12°C 16°C

George Town Sun & Moon Times

Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase     New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
-
sunrise
-
sunset
-
last light
-
moon


moon
Mon
Dec 18
moon
Tue
Dec 26
moon
Tue
Jan 2
moon
Tue
Jan 9

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sat
Dec 16
13°C - 0.0mm
Fri
Dec 15
10.0°C 20.8°C 0.0mm
Thu
Dec 14
18.4°C 26.4°C 0.0mm
Wed
Dec 13
13.9°C 26.4°C 0.0mm
Tue
Dec 12
11.1°C 25.4°C 0.0mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
680.5mm
128.9 Day(s)
Total For 2017
585.5mm
112 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
954.5mm
140 Day(s)
Wettest Day
51.8mm
Dec 3
Lowest Temperature
-3.3°C
Jul 3
Highest Temperature
30.9°C
Mar 1

Launceston Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
7.4°C
3rd
Lowest On Record
2.0°C
12th 1995
Average This Month
11.7°C
+0.9°C
Long-term Average
10.8°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
26.4°C
13th
Highest On Record
33.8°C
6th 1994
Average This Month
22.1°C
-0.4°C
Long-term Average
22.5°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
51.8mm
3rd
Total This Month
72.0mm
3 Day(s)
Long-term Average
46.7mm
8.6 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
145.1mm
1985
Driest On Record
6.1mm
1983
Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

'Simple' calculations predicted floodwaters in 2011, residents near Wivenhoe Dam say

09:20 EDT

Two days before floodwaters threatened the Ipswich region, west of Brisbane, in January 2011, Darren and Brad Zanow knew they had to move their belongings to higher ground.

Second surge of heat could challenge records

10:33 EDT

Another round of intense heat is about to sweep across southern and eastern Australia, challenging December heat records for the second time in a week.

Sydney weather: Temperatures hit 40C in western Sydney ahead of late cool change

18:43 EDT

Demand for ambulances has risen by 40 per cent across the Sydney metro area today, with temperatures in the western suburbs hitting 40 degrees Celsius.