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Launceston Airport Forecast

Today 8°C
Tonight -2°C
possible_shower

Now

6.7°C rising
Updated at 10:50 EST

Central North for Wednesday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the late morning and afternoon. Snow possible above 300 metres, lifting in the afternoon. Possible hail during the morning and afternoon. Winds W/NW 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 6 and 9.

Currently at Launceston Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 6.7°C rising
Dew Point -2.7°C rising
Feels Like 3.0°C
Relative Humidity 51%
Wind icon
NNW 22km/h rising
Wind Gusts 28km/h
Pressure 1004.9hPa rising
Fire Danger 4.5
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Nearby Now

Launceston 7.7°C
Cressy 7.1°C
Scottsdale 5.9°C
Low Head 7.6°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston Airport

48-hour forecast

12pm

Mostly clear
7°C

3pm

Slight chance shower
8°C

6pm

Mostly clear
4°C

9pm

Mostly clear
1°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Wed 10:06 EST
Coastal Wind Warning for Tasmanian Waters.

Tas - Wed 10:00 EST
Road Weather Alert for for N W Coast, Central N, N E, W, Central Plateau, Midlands, E Coast, Upper Derwent Valley & S E Forecast Districts

Tas - Wed 09:58 EST
Derwent Valley, S E & E Coast Forecast Districts the Midlands, Furneaux Islands & N W Coast Forecast Districts. There Is A

Tas - Wed 09:57 EST
Bushwalking Alert for Tasmania. Bushwalkers are advised to take care due to hazardous weather conditions.

Tasmania Weather Update

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Launceston Airport 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Aug 5
Thu
Aug 6
Fri
Aug 7
Sat
Aug 8
Sun
Aug 9
Mon
Aug 10
Tue
Aug 11

Possible shower

Frost then sunny

Frost then sunny

Frost then sunny

Possible shower

Showers

Mostly sunny
Maximum 8°C 10°C 12°C 11°C 11°C 11°C 11°C
Minimum -2°C -2°C -2°C -1°C 1°C 4°C 3°C
Chance of Rain 60% 5% 5% 50% 90% 80% 70%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 5-10mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
UV Index Low Low Low Low Low
Frost Risk Severe Severe Severe Severe High Slight Moderate
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 18
km/h
27
km/h
9
km/h
17
km/h
8
km/h
14
km/h
5
km/h
12
km/h
10
km/h
23
km/h
22
km/h
28
km/h
20
km/h
28
km/h
Wind Direction W 18km/h
W
WSW 27km/h
WSW
SSW 9km/h
SSW
SSW 17km/h
SSW
SSE 8km/h
SSE
SW 14km/h
SW
ESE 5km/h
ESE
NW 12km/h
NW
NW 10km/h
NW
NW 23km/h
NW
NW 22km/h
NW
NW 28km/h
NW
NNW 20km/h
NNW
WNW 28km/h
WNW
Relative Humidity 81% 52% 85% 56% 98% 52% 83% 57% 90% 66% 97% 59% 91% 62%
Dew Point -1°C -1°C 0°C 2°C 2°C 2°C 1°C 3°C 4°C 5°C 6°C 3°C 5°C 4°C

Launceston Airport Sun & Moon Times

Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
-
sunrise
-
sunset
-
last light
-
moon
rise
Wed 23:09 EST
set
Thu 10:33 EST
moon
Fri
Aug 7
moon
Sat
Aug 15
moon
Sun
Aug 23
moon
Sun
Aug 30

Launceston Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Aug 5
1.2°C - 0.2mm
Tue
Aug 4
-3.3°C 10.4°C 0.0mm
Mon
Aug 3
-1.0°C 6.7°C 5.8mm
Sun
Aug 2
2.2°C 9.6°C 0.2mm
Sat
Aug 1
3.3°C 9.9°C 11.0mm

Launceston Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Aug
406.3mm
89.6 Day(s)
Total For 2015
338.0mm
92 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2014
340.8mm
82 Day(s)
Wettest Day
33.6mm
Jan 14
Lowest Temperature
-5.4°C
Jun 4
Highest Temperature
32.4°C
Feb 22

Launceston Ap Almanac

full climatology
August Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-3.3°C
4th
Lowest On Record
-3.6°C
12th 2005
Average This Month
0.5°C
-2.7°C
Long-term Average
3.2°C
August Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
10.4°C
4th
Highest On Record
20.0°C
26th 2004
Average This Month
9.2°C
-3.9°C
Long-term Average
13.1°C
August Rainfall
Wettest This Month
11.0mm
1st
Total This Month
17.2mm
4 Day(s)
Long-term Average
88.5mm
16.2 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
212.8mm
2005
Driest On Record
17.4mm
2014
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