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Launceston Airport Forecast

Tonight 7°C
Tomorrow 21°C
mostly_sunny

Now

16.5°C falling
Updated at 20:10 EDT

Central North for Tuesday Mostly clear. Winds W/SW 15 to 25 km/h.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a light shower in the afternoon. Light winds becoming NW 25 to 35 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Low-Moderate.

Currently at Launceston Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 16.5°C falling
Dew Point 2.2°C rising
Feels Like 16.5°C
Relative Humidity 38%
Wind icon
SW 16km/h falling
Wind Gusts 17km/h
Pressure 1009.7hPa rising
Fire Danger 8.7
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
05:31 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:34 EDT

Nearby Now

Launceston 17.9°C
Cressy 15.8°C
Scottsdale 14.9°C
Low Head 16.8°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston Airport

48-hour forecast

9pm

Mostly clear
15°C

12am

Mostly clear
11°C

3am

Mostly clear
8°C

6am

Mostly clear
8°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Tue 16:05 EDT
Strong Wind Warning for Central North Coast, Banks Strait and Franklin Sound and East of Flinders Island

National Forecast

Launceston Airport 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
Dec 6
Wed
Dec 7
Thu
Dec 8
Fri
Dec 9
Sat
Dec 10
Sun
Dec 11
Mon
Dec 12

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Windy with rain

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Sunny
Maximum 21°C 21°C 19°C 16°C 21°C 23°C 23°C
Minimum 8°C 7°C 9°C 6°C 5°C 6°C 9°C
Chance of Rain 10% 90% 90% 20% 30% 10% 30%
Rain Amount < 1mm 1-5mm 5-10mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Very High Very High Very High Very High Very High
Frost Risk Nil Nil Nil Nil Slight Nil Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 13
km/h
19
km/h
18
km/h
25
km/h
22
km/h
36
km/h
24
km/h
31
km/h
16
km/h
23
km/h
14
km/h
15
km/h
16
km/h
24
km/h
Wind Direction WNW 13km/h
WNW
WNW 19km/h
WNW
NW 18km/h
NW
NW 25km/h
NW
NNE 22km/h
NNE
NW 36km/h
NW
SW 24km/h
SW
SW 31km/h
SW
WNW 16km/h
WNW
WNW 23km/h
WNW
WNW 14km/h
WNW
WNW 15km/h
WNW
NNW 16km/h
NNW
NNW 24km/h
NNW
Relative Humidity 70% 40% 65% 54% 88% 69% 57% 40% 63% 48% 63% 40% 66% 45%
Dew Point 8°C 6°C 9°C 11°C 14°C 13°C 3°C 3°C 6°C 10°C 7°C 9°C 10°C 11°C

Launceston Airport Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
04:57 EDT
sunrise
05:31 EDT
sunset
20:35 EDT
last light
21:09 EDT
moon
set
Wed 01:10 EDT
rise
Wed 12:32 EDT
moon
Wed
Dec 14
moon
Wed
Dec 21
moon
Thu
Dec 29
moon
Fri
Jan 6

Launceston Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Dec 6
9.0°C 20°C 0.0mm
Mon
Dec 5
13.7°C 23.3°C 7.0mm
Sun
Dec 4
4.7°C 23.8°C 0.0mm
Sat
Dec 3
3.1°C 19.5°C 0.0mm
Fri
Dec 2
9.4°C 21.2°C 0.0mm

Launceston Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
615.2mm
137.9 Day(s)
Total For 2016
786.6mm
135 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
457.4mm
130 Day(s)
Wettest Day
71.0mm
Jan 29
Lowest Temperature
-2.8°C
Jun 25
Highest Temperature
32.5°C
Jan 9

Launceston Ap Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
3.1°C
3rd
Lowest On Record
0.8°C
4th 2008
Average This Month
8.2°C
-0.7°C
Long-term Average
8.9°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
23.8°C
4th
Highest On Record
33.0°C
10th 2006
Average This Month
21.8°C
-0.5°C
Long-term Average
22.3°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
7.0mm
5th
Total This Month
7.0mm
1 Day(s)
Long-term Average
49.5mm
11.6 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
87.4mm
2014
Driest On Record
20.0mm
2006
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