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Launceston Forecast

Today 24°C
Tonight 10°C
sunny

Now

22.2°C falling
Updated at 16:30 EDT

Central North for Tuesday Clear. Winds N/NW 25 to 35 km/h becoming light in the late evening.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 22.2°C falling
Dew Point 7.9°C falling
Feels Like 22.2°C
Relative Humidity 39%
Wind icon
NW 18km/h rising
Wind Gusts 24km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 10.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
06:42 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:08 EDT

Nearby Now

Low Head 19.5°C
Devonport Ap 19.0°C
Launceston Ap 22.6°C
Scottsdale 20.3°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

6pm

Clear
22°C

9pm

Clear
16°C

12am

Mostly clear
13°C

3am

Mostly clear
11°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Tue 16:05 EDT
Strong Wind Warning for Far North West Coast, East of Flinders Island, Lower East Coast and Central West Coast. Cancellation elsewhere

National Forecast

Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
Feb 21
Wed
Feb 22
Thu
Feb 23
Fri
Feb 24
Sat
Feb 25
Sun
Feb 26
Mon
Feb 27

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Clearing shower

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 24°C 26°C 25°C 23°C 21°C 22°C 25°C
Minimum 8°C 10°C 14°C 12°C 10°C 11°C 11°C
Chance of Rain 5% 20% 60% 50% 30% 10% 5%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Very High Extreme Extreme 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 4
km/h
11
km/h
5
km/h
20
km/h
13
km/h
15
km/h
3
km/h
10
km/h
11
km/h
10
km/h
4
km/h
16
km/h
3
km/h
14
km/h
Wind Direction SSW 4km/h
SSW
NW 11km/h
NW
NNE 5km/h
NNE
N 20km/h
N
NW 13km/h
NW
NW 15km/h
NW
SSE 3km/h
SSE
NW 10km/h
NW
S 11km/h
S
SSW 10km/h
SSW
N 4km/h
N
NNW 16km/h
NNW
NNW 3km/h
NNW
NNW 14km/h
NNW
Relative Humidity 71% 38% 80% 48% 79% 53% 76% 47% 61% 35% 69% 48% 70% 44%
Dew Point 9°C 9°C 12°C 14°C 14°C 14°C 11°C 11°C 6°C 5°C 9°C 11°C 11°C 12°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Tuesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:13 EDT
sunrise
06:42 EDT
sunset
20:08 EDT
last light
20:37 EDT
moon
set
Wed 17:00 EDT
rise
Thu 03:03 EDT
moon
Mon
Feb 27
moon
Sun
Mar 5
moon
Mon
Mar 13
moon
Tue
Mar 21

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Feb 21
7.0°C 24°C 0.0mm
Mon
Feb 20
7.0°C 20.9°C 0.0mm
Sun
Feb 19
8.6°C 18.2°C 8.0mm
Sat
Feb 18
8.0°C 19.1°C 0.0mm
Fri
Feb 17
10.3°C 19.6°C 0.0mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Feb
74.4mm
13.2 Day(s)
Total For 2017
61.6mm
9 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
154.6mm
9 Day(s)
Wettest Day
18.0mm
Jan 14
Lowest Temperature
4.8°C
Feb 14
Highest Temperature
30.4°C
Jan 23

Launceston Almanac

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February Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
4.8°C
14th
Lowest On Record
3.4°C
27th 1982
Average This Month
10.9°C
-1.3°C
Long-term Average
12.2°C
February Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
24.7°C
7th
Highest On Record
34.4°C
7th 1983
Average This Month
21.8°C
-2.8°C
Long-term Average
24.6°C
February Rainfall
Wettest This Month
8.0mm
19th
Total This Month
11.2mm
4 Day(s)
Long-term Average
31.4mm
6.1 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
107.4mm
1999
Driest On Record
0.0mm
2003
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09:58 EDT

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08:36 EDT

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