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Launceston Forecast

Tonight 11°C
Tomorrow 17°C
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Now

13.9°C rising
Updated at 20:00 EST

Central North for Monday Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of showers. Winds NW 40 to 55 km/h.
Tuesday Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Rain heavy at times in the morning. Winds NW 45 to 60 km/h decreasing to 35 to 50 km/h in the morning.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 13.9°C rising
Dew Point 11.8°C steady
Feels Like 11.4°C
Relative Humidity 87%
Wind icon
NNW 35km/h steady
Wind Gusts 52km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 2.2
Rain since 9am/last hr 6.6mm / -

Sun on Mon

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Sunrise sunrise
07:00 EST
Sunset sunset
17:16 EST

Nearby Now

Launceston Ap 12.1°C
Cressy 12.9°C
Low Head 17.0°C
Scottsdale 14.1°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

9pm

Shower. Windy
16°C

12am

Rain. Windy
16°C

3am

Rain. Windy
14°C

6am

Heavy rain. Windy
11°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Mon 16:16 EST
Storm Force Warning for SW Coast. Gale Warning for Far NW, C N, Banks St, U/L E, SE & CW Coasts. Strong Wind Warning for SE Inshore

Tas - Mon 16:07 EST
Flood Watch for all Northern river basins and the Huon River catchment

Tas - Mon 16:04 EST
Road Weather Alert for N W Coast, Central N, N E, W, Central Plateau, Midlands, Upper Derwent & S E due to reduced visibility in heavy rain

Tas - Mon 16:04 EST
Sheep Graziers Warning for the King Is, Midlands, Central North, Upper Derwent Valley, South East, North West Coast & North East

Tas - Mon 15:35 EST
Severe Weather Warning (Damaging Winds) for all districts

Tasmania Weather Update

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Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Mon
May 2
Tue
May 3
Wed
May 4
Thu
May 5
Fri
May 6
Sat
May 7
Sun
May 8

Windy with showers

Windy with rain

Late shower

Windy with showers

Clearing shower

Possible shower

Showers
Maximum 17°C 17°C 16°C 18°C 17°C 20°C 20°C
Minimum 7°C 11°C 5°C 9°C 10°C 7°C 12°C
Chance of Rain 90% 90% 90% 90% 50% 90% 80%
Rain Amount 10-20mm 5-10mm 1-5mm 5-10mm 1-5mm 5-10mm 10-20mm
UV Index Low Low Low Low Low
Frost Risk Nil Nil Slight Nil Nil Nil Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 16
km/h
31
km/h
30
km/h
28
km/h
15
km/h
24
km/h
22
km/h
26
km/h
19
km/h
22
km/h
8
km/h
17
km/h
11
km/h
15
km/h
Wind Direction NW 16km/h
NW
NW 31km/h
NW
NW 30km/h
NW
WNW 28km/h
WNW
WNW 15km/h
WNW
WNW 24km/h
WNW
NW 22km/h
NW
NNW 26km/h
NNW
WNW 19km/h
WNW
WNW 22km/h
WNW
NNE 8km/h
NNE
N 17km/h
N
N 11km/h
N
NW 15km/h
NW
Relative Humidity 80% 77% 94% 78% 72% 57% 90% 76% 85% 57% 88% 68% 93% 72%
Dew Point 8°C 12°C 14°C 12°C 4°C 7°C 10°C 14°C 9°C 8°C 11°C 14°C 13°C 14°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Tuesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:32 EST
sunrise
07:01 EST
sunset
17:15 EST
last light
17:44 EST
moon
rise
Tue 02:13 EST
set
Tue 15:10 EST
moon
Sat
May 7
moon
Sat
May 14
moon
Sun
May 22
moon
Sun
May 29

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Mon
May 2
8.2°C 15°C 2.4mm
Sun
May 1
13.7°C 16.3°C 10.2mm
Sat
Apr 30
12.2°C 19.4°C 19.6mm
Fri
Apr 29
13.1°C 18.3°C 0.4mm
Thu
Apr 28
11.4°C 20.8°C 0.0mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To May
228.0mm
40.3 Day(s)
Total For 2016
269.6mm
31 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
157.3mm
29 Day(s)
Wettest Day
88.0mm
Jan 29
Lowest Temperature
1.8°C
Apr 7
Highest Temperature
33.5°C
Jan 1

Launceston Almanac

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May Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
8.2°C
2nd
Lowest On Record
-3.0°C
18th 1981
Average This Month
11.0°C
+5.9°C
Long-term Average
5.1°C
May Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
16.3°C
1st
Highest On Record
23.5°C
3rd 1988
Average This Month
15.6°C
-0.2°C
Long-term Average
15.8°C
May Rainfall
Wettest This Month
10.2mm
1st
Total This Month
12.6mm
2 Day(s)
Long-term Average
62.0mm
11.6 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
152.9mm
2007
Driest On Record
4.0mm
2005
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