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Launceston Forecast

Today 13°C
Tonight 1°C
mostly_sunny

Now

11.0°C falling
Updated at 16:00 EST

Central North for Sunday Partly cloudy. Areas of fog early this morning. Areas of morning frost. Medium chance of light showers near the coast later tonight. Light winds.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 11.0°C falling
Dew Point 5.3°C falling
Feels Like 9.1°C
Relative Humidity 68%
Wind icon
NNW 14km/h steady
Wind Gusts 20km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 2.4
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sun

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Sunrise sunrise
06:56 EST
Sunset sunset
17:34 EST

Nearby Now

Launceston Ap 9.3°C
Cressy 10.7°C
Scottsdale 10.2°C
Low Head 11.9°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

6pm

Mostly clear
9°C

9pm

Mostly clear
6°C

12am

Mostly cloudy
3°C

3am

Mostly cloudy
2°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Sun 09:51 EST
Cancellation of Road Weather Alert for Tasmania

National Forecast

Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sun
Aug 20
Mon
Aug 21
Tue
Aug 22
Wed
Aug 23
Thu
Aug 24
Fri
Aug 25
Sat
Aug 26

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Showers

Possible shower

Frost then sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 13°C 11°C 14°C 13°C 15°C 15°C 13°C
Minimum -2°C 1°C 2°C 1°C 0°C 2°C 4°C
Chance of Rain 30% 70% 80% 50% 30% 40% 50%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Low Low Low Low Low
Frost Risk Severe High Moderate High High Moderate Slight
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 1
km/h
7
km/h
1
km/h
9
km/h
5
km/h
16
km/h
4
km/h
10
km/h
1
km/h
11
km/h
7
km/h
17
km/h
5
km/h
9
km/h
Wind Direction NNW 1km/h
NNW
NW 7km/h
NW
NE 1km/h
NE
NNW 9km/h
NNW
NNW 5km/h
NNW
NW 16km/h
NW
WNW 4km/h
WNW
W 10km/h
W
NNW 1km/h
NNW
NW 11km/h
NW
NNW 7km/h
NNW
NW 17km/h
NW
SW 5km/h
SW
WSW 9km/h
WSW
Relative Humidity 82% 59% 93% 76% 97% 76% 92% 60% 88% 57% 92% 71% 86% 52%
Dew Point 0°C 5°C 4°C 7°C 5°C 10°C 4°C 5°C 3°C 7°C 6°C 10°C 5°C 4°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Sunday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:28 EST
sunrise
06:56 EST
sunset
17:34 EST
last light
18:03 EST
moon
rise
Mon 06:23 EST
set
Mon 16:58 EST
moon
Tue
Aug 22
moon
Tue
Aug 29
moon
Wed
Sep 6
moon
Wed
Sep 13

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sun
Aug 20
-2.0°C 13°C 0.0mm
Sat
Aug 19
-1.6°C 13°C 0.2mm
Fri
Aug 18
0.3°C 12.9°C 0.2mm
Thu
Aug 17
6.5°C 12.7°C 2.0mm
Wed
Aug 16
4.1°C 13.1°C 16.8mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Aug
464.7mm
85.2 Day(s)
Total For 2017
371.1mm
82 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
710.8mm
91 Day(s)
Wettest Day
27.0mm
Jul 14
Lowest Temperature
-3.3°C
Jul 3
Highest Temperature
30.9°C
Mar 1

Launceston Almanac

full climatology
August Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-2.0°C
1st
Lowest On Record
-3.5°C
1st 1997
Average This Month
2.1°C
-1.5°C
Long-term Average
3.6°C
August Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
17.4°C
14th
Highest On Record
20.3°C
26th 2004
Average This Month
13.6°C
-0.2°C
Long-term Average
13.8°C
August Rainfall
Wettest This Month
18.8mm
12th
Total This Month
64.0mm
13 Day(s)
Long-term Average
86.3mm
15.9 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
223.0mm
2013
Driest On Record
14.9mm
1982
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Weather News

Low thundering across South Australia

13:54 EST

A powerful low pressure system is slowly tracking east across the Bight, helping produce rain and storms across SA.

Frosty Morning for Eastern Australia

11:03 EST

Widespread frost and record breaking cold has impacted much of the east.

Coalcliff: Teenagers snapchat video of fire while searching burning home for survivors

15:14 EST

Three houses have burnt down after a house fire spread to two neighbouring homes, fanned by strong winds on Lawrence Hargrave Drive in Coalcliff, 25 kilometres north of Wollongong, last night.