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Launceston Forecast

This morning 3°C
Today 13°C
late_shower

Now

4.3°C rising
Updated at 00:00 EST

Central North for Tuesday Mostly clear. Winds W/NW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the late evening.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. The chance of morning fog. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming NW 15 to 25 km/h in the morning.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 4.3°C rising
Dew Point 3.9°C rising
Feels Like 4.3°C
Relative Humidity 97%
Wind icon
WSW 3km/h rising
Wind Gusts 6km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 0.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
07:23 EST
Sunset sunset
17:13 EST

Nearby Now

Launceston Ap 4.2°C
Cressy 4.5°C
Scottsdale 5.3°C
Low Head 10.6°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

3am

Fog
5°C

6am

Fog
4°C

9am

Mostly cloudy
6°C

12pm

Chance shower
11°C

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Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Jul 29
Thu
Jul 30
Fri
Jul 31
Sat
Aug 1
Sun
Aug 2
Mon
Aug 3
Tue
Aug 4

Late shower

Rain

Showers increasing

Possible shower

Windy with showers

Showers easing

Possible shower
Maximum 13°C 12°C 11°C 11°C 11°C 9°C 12°C
Minimum 3°C 6°C 0°C 3°C 1°C 0°C 0°C
Chance of Rain 90% 90% 90% 50% 90% 50% 70%
Rain Amount 1-5mm 5-10mm 5-10mm 1-5mm 5-10mm < 1mm 1-5mm
UV Index Low Low Low Low
Frost Risk Moderate Nil High Moderate High High High
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 4
km/h
18
km/h
19
km/h
31
km/h
7
km/h
23
km/h
16
km/h
25
km/h
22
km/h
36
km/h
18
km/h
29
km/h
16
km/h
29
km/h
Wind Direction N 4km/h
N
NW 18km/h
NW
N 19km/h
N
NW 31km/h
NW
NW 7km/h
NW
WNW 23km/h
WNW
NNW 16km/h
NNW
W 25km/h
W
N 22km/h
N
NW 36km/h
NW
NNW 18km/h
NNW
W 29km/h
W
NNW 16km/h
NNW
W 29km/h
W
Relative Humidity 100% 72% 98% 75% 100% 59% 91% 52% 95% 72% 94% 50% 80% 51%
Dew Point 6°C 8°C 7°C 7°C 3°C 3°C 3°C 1°C 5°C 6°C 1°C -1°C 1°C 2°C

Launceston 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
06:54 EST
sunrise
07:23 EST
sunset
17:13 EST
last light
17:43 EST
moon
set
Wed 04:54 EST
rise
Wed 15:03 EST
moon
Fri
Jul 31
moon
Fri
Aug 7
moon
Sat
Aug 15
moon
Sun
Aug 23

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Jul 28
0.8°C 15°C 0.0mm
Mon
Jul 27
1.4°C 12.8°C 0.2mm
Sun
Jul 26
6.0°C 9.5°C 8.8mm
Sat
Jul 25
4.8°C 12.5°C 11.6mm
Fri
Jul 24
2.8°C 13.7°C 1.0mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jul
372.3mm
69.0 Day(s)
Total For 2015
351.2mm
73 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2014
370.5mm
71 Day(s)
Wettest Day
44.4mm
Jan 14
Lowest Temperature
-3.4°C
Jun 21
Highest Temperature
31.9°C
Jan 3

Launceston Almanac

full climatology
July Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-3.3°C
19th
Lowest On Record
-5.2°C
23rd 1991
Average This Month
1.8°C
-0.6°C
Long-term Average
2.4°C
July Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
16.1°C
4th
Highest On Record
18.4°C
18th 2013
Average This Month
12.4°C
-0.3°C
Long-term Average
12.7°C
July Rainfall
Wettest This Month
11.8mm
22nd
Total This Month
61.2mm
18 Day(s)
Long-term Average
76.8mm
15.5 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
157.7mm
2000
Driest On Record
36.8mm
2001
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