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Launceston Airport Forecast

Today 23°C
Tonight 9°C
mostly_sunny

Now

17.3°C rising
Updated at 09:30 EDT

Central North for Sunday Mostly sunny. Areas of haze during the morning and afternoon. Winds NW 25 to 35 km/h tending W 30 to 45 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low 20s. High.

Currently at Launceston Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 17.3°C rising
Dew Point 9.5°C rising
Feels Like 17.3°C
Relative Humidity 60%
Wind icon
NNW 25km/h falling
Wind Gusts 35km/h
Pressure 1005.0hPa falling
Fire Danger 5.1
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Nearby Now

Launceston 18.0°C
Cressy 17.2°C
Scottsdale 16.0°C
Low Head 18.2°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston Airport

48-hour forecast

12pm

Mostly clear. Windy
22°C

3pm

Mostly clear. Windy
23°C

6pm

Mostly clear. Windy
21°C

9pm

Mostly clear
16°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Sun 05:00 EDT
Gale Warning for the South East Coast and South West Coast. Strong Wind Warning for remaining waters

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Launceston Airport 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sun
Feb 14
Mon
Feb 15
Tue
Feb 16
Wed
Feb 17
Thu
Feb 18
Fri
Feb 19
Sat
Feb 20

Mostly sunny

Late shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 23°C 21°C 20°C 23°C 26°C 24°C 25°C
Minimum 12°C 9°C 8°C 8°C 10°C 12°C 11°C
Chance of Rain 50% 90% 40% 40% 50% 50% 40%
Rain Amount < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm
UV Index Very High High High 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 27
km/h
36
km/h
23
km/h
40
km/h
23
km/h
32
km/h
18
km/h
28
km/h
14
km/h
18
km/h
13
km/h
16
km/h
13
km/h
17
km/h
Wind Direction WNW 27km/h
WNW
W 36km/h
W
NW 23km/h
NW
WNW 40km/h
WNW
SW 23km/h
SW
SW 32km/h
SW
N 18km/h
N
SSW 28km/h
SSW
WSW 14km/h
WSW
W 18km/h
W
S 13km/h
S
NW 16km/h
NW
SE 13km/h
SE
NNW 17km/h
NNW
Relative Humidity 56% 30% 55% 44% 47% 23% 56% 31% 62% 30% 63% 30% 65% 32%
Dew Point 9°C 5°C 6°C 8°C 1°C -1°C 5°C 5°C 9°C 8°C 10°C 6°C 8°C 8°C

Launceston Airport Sun & Moon Times

Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
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sunrise
-
sunset
-
last light
-
moon
rise
Sun 12:45 EDT
set
Sun 23:44 EDT
moon
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moon
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Feb 23
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Mar 9

Launceston Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sat
Feb 13
15.0°C 27°C 0.0mm
Fri
Feb 12
12.4°C 26.9°C 0.0mm
Thu
Feb 11
12.5°C 26.6°C 0.0mm
Wed
Feb 10
12.0°C 26.8°C 0.0mm
Tue
Feb 9
15.9°C 27.1°C 0.0mm

Launceston Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Feb
54.6mm
13.8 Day(s)
Total For 2016
109.8mm
7 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
57.2mm
10 Day(s)
Wettest Day
71.0mm
Jan 29
Lowest Temperature
5.0°C
Jan 15
Highest Temperature
32.5°C
Jan 9

Launceston Ap Almanac

full climatology
February Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
9.3°C
4th
Lowest On Record
2.9°C
7th 2006
Average This Month
14.5°C
+3.4°C
Long-term Average
11.1°C
February Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
30.5°C
2nd
Highest On Record
34.7°C
2nd 2014
Average This Month
27.3°C
+2.5°C
Long-term Average
24.8°C
February Rainfall
Wettest This Month
0.4mm
3rd
Total This Month
0.4mm
1 Day(s)
Long-term Average
29.9mm
7.9 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
58.6mm
2010
Driest On Record
2.8mm
2014
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