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Launceston Airport Forecast

Today 10°C
Tonight 3°C
possible_shower

Now

4.3°C rising
Updated at 09:20 EST

Central North for Friday Becoming cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely this evening. Snow possible above 600 metres. Winds N/NW and light becoming NW 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then increasing to 25 to 35 km/h in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures between 8 and 11.

Currently at Launceston Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 4.3°C rising
Dew Point 0.6°C steady
Feels Like 0.6°C
Relative Humidity 77%
Wind icon
NNW 16km/h rising
Wind Gusts 19km/h
Pressure 1015.2hPa falling
Fire Danger 1.5
Rain since 9am/last hr 6.0mm / -

Nearby Now

Launceston 4.8°C
Cressy 5.0°C
Scottsdale 5.3°C
Low Head 8.9°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston Airport

48-hour forecast

12pm

Mostly clear
9°C

3pm

Mostly cloudy
9°C

6pm

Mostly cloudy
6°C

9pm

Intermittent rain
6°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Fri 05:28 EST
Bushwalking Alert for Western and Central Plateau with snow as low as 400 metres expected during Saturday

Tas - Fri 05:27 EST
Cancellation of Sheep Graziers Warning for Central North, King Island, Furneaux Islands, North West Coast and North East

Tas - Fri 05:03 EST
Gale Warning for the SW Coast & CW Coast. Strong Wind Warning for Far NW Coast, CN Coast, E of Flinders Is, U/L East Coast & SE Coast

Tasmania Weather Update

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Launceston Airport 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Fri
Jul 31
Sat
Aug 1
Sun
Aug 2
Mon
Aug 3
Tue
Aug 4
Wed
Aug 5
Thu
Aug 6

Possible shower

Clearing shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Frost then sunny

Frost then sunny
Maximum 10°C 9°C 10°C 7°C 11°C 10°C 10°C
Minimum -1°C 3°C 2°C 0°C -2°C 0°C 0°C
Chance of Rain 90% 70% 90% 40% 50% 30% 40%
Rain Amount 5-10mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Low Low Low Low Low
Frost Risk Severe Moderate Moderate High Severe High High
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 14
km/h
30
km/h
23
km/h
31
km/h
33
km/h
40
km/h
24
km/h
29
km/h
20
km/h
34
km/h
23
km/h
33
km/h
22
km/h
31
km/h
Wind Direction NW 14km/h
NW
NW 30km/h
NW
W 23km/h
W
W 31km/h
W
NW 33km/h
NW
WNW 40km/h
WNW
SW 24km/h
SW
SW 29km/h
SW
WNW 20km/h
WNW
WNW 34km/h
WNW
WNW 23km/h
WNW
WNW 33km/h
WNW
SW 22km/h
SW
SW 31km/h
SW
Relative Humidity 93% 62% 100% 51% 86% 64% 79% 46% 88% 63% 100% 62% 81% 46%
Dew Point 2°C 2°C 4°C -1°C 5°C 3°C -2°C -4°C 2°C 4°C 2°C 3°C 0°C -2°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
Fri 17:12 EST
set
Sat 07:23 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
Thu
Jul 30
6.4°C 11°C 0.8mm
Wed
Jul 29
1.2°C 11.8°C 0.0mm
Tue
Jul 28
1.1°C 13.8°C 0.0mm
Mon
Jul 27
1.7°C 11.6°C 0.0mm
Sun
Jul 26
4.3°C 8.2°C 8.8mm

Launceston Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jul
317.8mm
73.4 Day(s)
Total For 2015
314.8mm
87 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2014
335.0mm
81 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
July Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-4.6°C
18th
Lowest On Record
-4.3°C
9th 2013
Average This Month
1.4°C
-0.9°C
Long-term Average
2.3°C
July Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
15.1°C
4th
Highest On Record
16.8°C
18th 2013
Average This Month
11.1°C
-0.8°C
Long-term Average
11.9°C
July Rainfall
Wettest This Month
9.8mm
6th
Total This Month
58.6mm
18 Day(s)
Long-term Average
58.5mm
14.5 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
105.0mm
2014
Driest On Record
29.4mm
2012
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