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Launceston Forecast

Today 13°C
Tonight 0°C
mostly_sunny

Now

8.3°C rising
Updated at 10:20 EST

Central North for Monday Areas of morning frost and fog. Sunny afternoon. Winds S/SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the morning. Daytime maximum temperatures around 12.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 8.3°C rising
Dew Point 6.2°C rising
Feels Like 7.5°C
Relative Humidity 87%
Wind icon
E 5km/h rising
Wind Gusts 7km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 0.9
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Mon

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Sunrise sunrise
07:27 EST
Sunset sunset
16:51 EST

Nearby Now

Low Head 9.8°C
Devonport Ap 10.3°C
Launceston Ap 6.8°C
Scottsdale 11.3°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

12pm

Mostly clear
10°C

3pm

Mostly clear
13°C

6pm

Mostly clear
9°C

9pm

Mostly clear
6°C

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Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Mon
May 30
Tue
May 31
Wed
Jun 1
Thu
Jun 2
Fri
Jun 3
Sat
Jun 4
Sun
Jun 5

Mostly sunny

Frost then sunny

Frost then sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 13°C 13°C 14°C 14°C 15°C 15°C 15°C
Minimum 1°C 0°C 1°C 2°C 3°C 4°C 9°C
Chance of Rain 5% 5% 5% 10% 40% 80% 90%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 10-20mm
UV Index Low Low Low Low Low
Frost Risk High High High Moderate Moderate Slight Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 2
km/h
3
km/h
3
km/h
3
km/h
1
km/h
3
km/h
0
km/h
2
km/h
0
km/h
2
km/h
2
km/h
7
km/h
4
km/h
8
km/h
Wind Direction SE 2km/h
SE
SSE 3km/h
SSE
ESE 3km/h
ESE
N 3km/h
N
ESE 1km/h
ESE
NNW 3km/h
NNW
Calm
ESE
NNW 2km/h
NNW
Calm
SE
SSE 2km/h
SSE
SE 2km/h
SE
ESE 7km/h
ESE
E 4km/h
E
NNW 8km/h
NNW
Relative Humidity 91% 69% 89% 69% 88% 68% 90% 73% 92% 74% 93% 79% 100% 89%
Dew Point 3°C 8°C 2°C 8°C 3°C 8°C 5°C 9°C 6°C 10°C 7°C 11°C 11°C 13°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Monday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:56 EST
sunrise
07:27 EST
sunset
16:51 EST
last light
17:22 EST
moon
set
Mon 13:09 EST
rise
Tue 01:07 EST
moon
Sun
Jun 5
moon
Sun
Jun 12
moon
Mon
Jun 20
moon
Tue
Jun 28

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Mon
May 30
1°C - 0.0mm
Sun
May 29
1.1°C 14°C 0.0mm
Sat
May 28
1.2°C 14.4°C 0.0mm
Fri
May 27
8.6°C 11.7°C 0.8mm
Thu
May 26
1.0°C 12.4°C 0.0mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To May
228.0mm
40.3 Day(s)
Total For 2016
384.1mm
42 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
243.8mm
41 Day(s)
Wettest Day
88.0mm
Jan 29
Lowest Temperature
-0.7°C
May 25
Highest Temperature
33.5°C
Jan 1

Launceston Almanac

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May Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-0.7°C
25th
Lowest On Record
-3.0°C
18th 1981
Average This Month
7.1°C
+2.0°C
Long-term Average
5.1°C
May Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
18.5°C
9th
Highest On Record
23.5°C
3rd 1988
Average This Month
15.8°C
+0.0°C
Long-term Average
15.8°C
May Rainfall
Wettest This Month
29.6mm
10th
Total This Month
128.6mm
16 Day(s)
Long-term Average
62.0mm
11.6 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
152.9mm
2007
Driest On Record
4.0mm
2005
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