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George Town Forecast

Tonight 8°C
Tomorrow 15°C
windy

Now

12.4°C falling
Updated at 22:00 EST

Central North for Sunday Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. Winds W/NW 20 to 30 km/h tending N/NW 15 to 25 km/h in the evening then W/NW in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 14.
Monday Partly cloudy. Winds W/NW 30 to 45 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching around 14.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 12.4°C falling
Dew Point 9.2°C steady
Feels Like 11.0°C
Relative Humidity 81%
Wind icon
NW 12km/h falling
Wind Gusts 20km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 1.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sun

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Sunrise sunrise
07:18 EST
Sunset sunset
17:00 EST

Nearby Now

Low Head 13.9°C
Devonport Ap 12.6°C
Launceston Ap 10.5°C
Scottsdale 10.7°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

12am

Clear
10°C

3am

Mostly clear
7°C

6am

Mostly clear
6°C

9am

Mostly cloudy
8°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Sun 22:01 EST
Coastal Wind Warning for Tasmanian Waters.

National Forecast

George Town 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sun
May 20
Mon
May 21
Tue
May 22
Wed
May 23
Thu
May 24
Fri
May 25
Sat
May 26

Sunny

Windy

Windy

Windy

Mostly sunny

Windy

Sunny
Maximum 15°C 15°C 17°C 17°C 15°C 15°C 13°C
Minimum 11°C 8°C 10°C 9°C 6°C 8°C 5°C
Chance of Rain 30% 20% 5% 5% 10% 10% 30%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Low Low Low Low Low
Frost Risk Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Slight
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 38
km/h
38
km/h
38
km/h
44
km/h
37
km/h
35
km/h
38
km/h
40
km/h
22
km/h
30
km/h
37
km/h
43
km/h
19
km/h
20
km/h
Wind Direction WNW 38km/h
WNW
WNW 38km/h
WNW
W 38km/h
W
W 44km/h
W
W 37km/h
W
W 35km/h
W
W 38km/h
W
W 40km/h
W
W 22km/h
W
W 30km/h
W
W 37km/h
W
W 43km/h
W
SW 19km/h
SW
W 20km/h
W
Relative Humidity 78% 73% 77% 73% 77% 68% 84% 71% 81% 69% 84% 71% 77% 66%
Dew Point 8°C 11°C 5°C 8°C 8°C 11°C 8°C 11°C 5°C 9°C 6°C 10°C 4°C 7°C

George Town Sun & Moon Times

Monday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase     First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
06:49 EST
sunrise
07:19 EST
sunset
16:59 EST
last light
17:30 EST
moon


moon
Tue
May 22
moon
Wed
May 30
moon
Thu
Jun 7
moon
Thu
Jun 14

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sun
May 20
2.3°C 18°C 0.0mm
Sat
May 19
0.5°C 15.6°C 0.2mm
Fri
May 18
5.0°C 17.3°C 0.6mm
Thu
May 17
2.5°C 15.8°C 0.0mm
Wed
May 16
-1.1°C 12.4°C 0.0mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To May
231.8mm
40.6 Day(s)
Total For 2018
214.7mm
34 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
123.4mm
30 Day(s)
Wettest Day
33.0mm
Mar 25
Lowest Temperature
-1.1°C
May 16
Highest Temperature
34.2°C
Jan 19

Launceston Almanac

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May Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-1.1°C
16th
Lowest On Record
-3.0°C
18th 1981
Average This Month
5.4°C
+0.2°C
Long-term Average
5.2°C
May Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
22.9°C
3rd
Highest On Record
23.5°C
3rd 1988
Average This Month
16.7°C
+0.9°C
Long-term Average
15.8°C
May Rainfall
Wettest This Month
16.2mm
4th
Total This Month
38.2mm
10 Day(s)
Long-term Average
65.2mm
12.0 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
152.9mm
2007
Driest On Record
4.0mm
2005
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