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Launceston Forecast

Today 18°C
Tonight 7°C
mostly_sunny

Now

14.6°C falling
Updated at 10:10 EDT

Central North for Friday Partly cloudy. Winds SW 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 15 and 18. Low-Moderate.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 14.6°C falling
Dew Point 1.5°C falling
Feels Like 13.6°C
Relative Humidity 41%
Wind icon
SSW 14km/h falling
Wind Gusts 17km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 7.0
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Fri

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Sunrise sunrise
05:31 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:37 EDT

Nearby Now

Launceston Ap 13.0°C
Cressy 12.9°C
Scottsdale 12.8°C
Low Head 14.2°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

12pm

Mostly clear
15°C

3pm

Mostly clear
17°C

6pm

Mostly clear
17°C

9pm

Mostly clear
13°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Fri 10:14 EDT
Flood Warning for the North Esk River

Tas - Fri 10:11 EDT
Flood Warning for the South Esk River

Tas - Fri 10:00 EDT
Coastal Wind Warning for Tasmanian Waters.

National Forecast

Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Fri
Dec 9
Sat
Dec 10
Sun
Dec 11
Mon
Dec 12
Tue
Dec 13
Wed
Dec 14
Thu
Dec 15

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 18°C 21°C 23°C 22°C 26°C 21°C 22°C
Minimum 8°C 7°C 9°C 11°C 13°C 11°C 8°C
Chance of Rain 5% 5% 5% 10% 60% 70% 20%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 5-10mm 1-5mm < 1mm
UV Index Very High Very High Very 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 25
km/h
24
km/h
15
km/h
23
km/h
7
km/h
12
km/h
13
km/h
17
km/h
12
km/h
23
km/h
24
km/h
30
km/h
19
km/h
19
km/h
Wind Direction SW 25km/h
SW
SW 24km/h
SW
WNW 15km/h
WNW
WNW 23km/h
WNW
WSW 7km/h
WSW
NW 12km/h
NW
NNW 13km/h
NNW
NNW 17km/h
NNW
N 12km/h
N
NNW 23km/h
NNW
NW 24km/h
NW
W 30km/h
W
W 19km/h
W
WNW 19km/h
WNW
Relative Humidity 52% 42% 67% 57% 65% 47% 70% 49% 66% 48% 77% 50% 61% 45%
Dew Point 3°C 5°C 9°C 12°C 9°C 11°C 10°C 11°C 13°C 14°C 11°C 10°C 6°C 9°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
04:58 EDT
sunrise
05:31 EDT
sunset
20:37 EDT
last light
21:11 EDT
moon
rise
Fri 14:47 EDT
set
Sat 02:52 EDT
moon
Wed
Dec 14
moon
Wed
Dec 21
moon
Thu
Dec 29
moon
Fri
Jan 6

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
Dec 9
9°C - -
Thu
Dec 8
11.6°C 17°C 7.4mm
Wed
Dec 7
10.0°C 19.3°C 0.0mm
Tue
Dec 6
11.3°C 23.1°C 0.0mm
Mon
Dec 5
14.6°C 23.2°C 12.2mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
678.3mm
129.1 Day(s)
Total For 2016
934.8mm
140 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
460.4mm
105 Day(s)
Wettest Day
88.0mm
Jan 29
Lowest Temperature
-2.0°C
Jun 25
Highest Temperature
33.5°C
Jan 1

Launceston Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
6.9°C
4th
Lowest On Record
2.0°C
12th 1995
Average This Month
10.5°C
-0.2°C
Long-term Average
10.7°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
24.5°C
4th
Highest On Record
33.8°C
6th 1994
Average This Month
21.4°C
-1.1°C
Long-term Average
22.5°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
12.2mm
5th
Total This Month
19.6mm
2 Day(s)
Long-term Average
46.5mm
8.7 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
145.1mm
1985
Driest On Record
6.1mm
1983
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16:00 EDT

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