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Launceston Forecast

This morning 8°C
Today 19°C
mostly_sunny

Now

7.5°C falling
Updated at 03:10 EST

Central North for Thursday Partly cloudy. Light winds.
Friday Partly cloudy. Winds W/NW 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day then tending N/NW 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Sun protection not recommended, UV Index predicted to reach 2 [Low].

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 7.5°C falling
Dew Point 6.6°C falling
Feels Like 7.5°C
Relative Humidity 94%
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Calm steady
Wind Gusts 0km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 0.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Fri

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Sunrise sunrise
06:55 EST
Sunset sunset
17:23 EST

Nearby Now

Launceston Ap 7.9°C
Cressy 6.5°C
Scottsdale 11.1°C
Low Head 15.0°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

6am

Mostly cloudy
9°C

9am

Mostly cloudy
11°C

12pm

Mostly cloudy
17°C

3pm

Mostly clear
19°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Thu 22:00 EST
Coastal Wind Warning for Tasmanian Waters.

National Forecast

Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Fri
Apr 28
Sat
Apr 29
Sun
Apr 30
Mon
May 1
Tue
May 2
Wed
May 3
Thu
May 4

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Late shower

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 19°C 19°C 17°C 17°C 14°C 14°C 15°C
Minimum 8°C 9°C 6°C 10°C 5°C 2°C 3°C
Chance of Rain 20% 20% 70% 90% 50% 5% 5%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Low Moderate Moderate Moderate Low
Frost Risk Nil Nil Nil Nil Slight Moderate Moderate
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 6
km/h
21
km/h
6
km/h
9
km/h
4
km/h
19
km/h
17
km/h
24
km/h
7
km/h
15
km/h
8
km/h
12
km/h
3
km/h
7
km/h
Wind Direction WNW 6km/h
WNW
WNW 21km/h
WNW
WSW 6km/h
WSW
SSW 9km/h
SSW
NNW 4km/h
NNW
NW 19km/h
NW
NNW 17km/h
NNW
NW 24km/h
NW
WNW 7km/h
WNW
WSW 15km/h
WSW
SSW 8km/h
SSW
SW 12km/h
SW
SSW 3km/h
SSW
W 7km/h
W
Relative Humidity 89% 59% 75% 53% 85% 63% 90% 73% 78% 51% 74% 49% 78% 53%
Dew Point 10°C 11°C 8°C 9°C 9°C 10°C 12°C 12°C 5°C 4°C 2°C 3°C 4°C 5°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
06:26 EST
sunrise
06:55 EST
sunset
17:23 EST
last light
17:51 EST
moon
rise
Fri 08:30 EST
set
Fri 19:00 EST
moon
Wed
May 3
moon
Thu
May 11
moon
Fri
May 19
moon
Fri
May 26

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Apr 27
1.0°C 15°C 0.0mm
Wed
Apr 26
9.3°C 14.0°C 1.0mm
Tue
Apr 25
13.2°C 19.1°C 8.0mm
Mon
Apr 24
12.7°C 18.5°C 2.8mm
Sun
Apr 23
15.5°C 16.1°C 2.0mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Apr
166.0mm
28.7 Day(s)
Total For 2017
107.4mm
26 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
234.3mm
24 Day(s)
Wettest Day
15.0mm
Jan 20
Lowest Temperature
1.0°C
Apr 27
Highest Temperature
30.9°C
Mar 1

Launceston Almanac

full climatology
April Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
1.0°C
27th
Lowest On Record
-1.5°C
26th 1981
Average This Month
8.2°C
+0.5°C
Long-term Average
7.7°C
April Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
26.0°C
21st
Highest On Record
27.7°C
12th 1985
Average This Month
19.8°C
+0.8°C
Long-term Average
19.0°C
April Rainfall
Wettest This Month
11.8mm
10th
Total This Month
32.2mm
8 Day(s)
Long-term Average
53.0mm
9.2 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
124.6mm
1992
Driest On Record
4.3mm
2007
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Weather News

Late-season cyclone potential

16:30 EST

A tropical cyclone may form in Australian waters during the next 24 hours, although the system will have little impact on our mainland.

Wintry chill grips six states and territories

14:58 EST

Parts of eastern and southeast Australia experienced their coldest temperatures in at least six months this morning.

Hobart heritage buildings not built to withstand Tasmania's toughest wind speeds

11:20 EST

Tasmania's heritage buildings are taking a battering from gusty winds they were not designed to withstand.