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Launceston Airport Forecast

Today 15°C
Tonight 4°C
possible_shower

Now

12.5°C rising
Updated at 11:10 EST

Central North for Thursday Cloudy. Areas of fog early this morning. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm during this afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming NW 20 to 30 km/h in the morning. Daytime maximum temperatures around 15. Sun protection not recommended, UV Index predicted to reach 1 [Low].

Currently at Launceston Ap

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Temperature 12.5°C rising
Dew Point 9.5°C rising
Feels Like 10.4°C
Relative Humidity 82%
Wind icon
N 22km/h steady
Wind Gusts 26km/h
Pressure 1015.2hPa falling
Fire Danger 1.9
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
07:22 EST
Sunset sunset
16:54 EST

Nearby Now

Launceston 13.5°C
Cressy 11.2°C
Scottsdale 12.2°C
Low Head 13.7°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston Airport

48-hour forecast

12pm

Chance shower
14°C

3pm

Chance shower
15°C

6pm

Intermittent rain
13°C

9pm

Mostly cloudy
11°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Thu 10:00 EST
Strong Wind Warning Far North West, Central North, S East, South West and Central West Coasts & Banks St. Small Craft Alert inland waters

National Forecast

Launceston Airport 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
May 25
Fri
May 26
Sat
May 27
Sun
May 28
Mon
May 29
Tue
May 30
Wed
May 31

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Windy with rain

Rain clearing

Late shower

Showers

Mostly sunny
Maximum 15°C 14°C 15°C 13°C 12°C 12°C 14°C
Minimum 5°C 4°C 4°C 7°C 2°C 3°C 3°C
Chance of Rain 70% 80% 90% 80% 70% 70% 60%
Rain Amount 1-5mm 1-5mm 10-20mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm
UV Index Low Low Low Low Low
Frost Risk Slight Slight Slight Nil Moderate Moderate Moderate
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 14
km/h
28
km/h
9
km/h
16
km/h
23
km/h
32
km/h
20
km/h
23
km/h
14
km/h
20
km/h
22
km/h
28
km/h
19
km/h
24
km/h
Wind Direction NNW 14km/h
NNW
NW 28km/h
NW
NW 9km/h
NW
NW 16km/h
NW
N 23km/h
N
N 32km/h
N
NNW 20km/h
NNW
NW 23km/h
NW
WNW 14km/h
WNW
NW 20km/h
NW
NW 22km/h
NW
NW 28km/h
NW
W 19km/h
W
W 24km/h
W
Relative Humidity 92% 77% 89% 62% 91% 75% 92% 67% 87% 59% 90% 64% 85% 60%
Dew Point 8°C 11°C 6°C 7°C 9°C 11°C 8°C 7°C 4°C 4°C 5°C 5°C 4°C 7°C

Launceston Airport Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:51 EST
sunrise
07:22 EST
sunset
16:54 EST
last light
17:24 EST
moon
set
Thu 16:47 EST
rise
Fri 07:17 EST
moon
Fri
May 26
moon
Thu
Jun 1
moon
Fri
Jun 9
moon
Sat
Jun 17

Launceston Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
May 25
3.0°C - 0.0mm
Wed
May 24
8.0°C 15.0°C 12.2mm
Tue
May 23
7.5°C 15.7°C 0.0mm
Mon
May 22
6.0°C 17.1°C 0.6mm
Sun
May 21
8.2°C 16.4°C 8.4mm

Launceston Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To May
204.6mm
45.6 Day(s)
Total For 2017
146.2mm
36 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
310.4mm
41 Day(s)
Wettest Day
16.4mm
Jan 20
Lowest Temperature
-0.7°C
May 10
Highest Temperature
31.0°C
Jan 8

Launceston Ap Almanac

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May Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-0.7°C
10th
Lowest On Record
-3.8°C
29th 2011
Average This Month
4.8°C
+0.6°C
Long-term Average
4.2°C
May Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
18.1°C
6th
Highest On Record
21.7°C
4th 2005
Average This Month
15.1°C
+0.3°C
Long-term Average
14.8°C
May Rainfall
Wettest This Month
12.2mm
24th
Total This Month
32.4mm
6 Day(s)
Long-term Average
48.8mm
13.5 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
121.4mm
2012
Driest On Record
7.4mm
2005
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