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Launceston Forecast

This morning 13°C
Today 24°C
hazy

Now

17.1°C falling
Updated at 00:30 EDT

Central North for Saturday Mostly clear. Areas of haze. Winds NW 20 to 30 km/h.
Sunday Mostly sunny. Areas of haze. Winds W/NW 30 to 45 km/h becoming light in the late evening. High.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 17.1°C falling
Dew Point 6.0°C falling
Feels Like 17.1°C
Relative Humidity 48%
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NW 16km/h rising
Wind Gusts 28km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 6.3
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sun

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Sunrise sunrise
06:33 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:18 EDT

Nearby Now

Launceston Ap 15.6°C
Cressy 14.7°C
Low Head 18.0°C
Scottsdale 16.3°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

3am

Clear
16°C

6am

Mostly clear
13°C

9am

Mostly clear
18°C

12pm

Mostly clear
22°C

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Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sun
Feb 14
Mon
Feb 15
Tue
Feb 16
Wed
Feb 17
Thu
Feb 18
Fri
Feb 19
Sat
Feb 20

Hazy

Late shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 24°C 21°C 21°C 24°C 26°C 24°C 26°C
Minimum 13°C 11°C 10°C 9°C 12°C 14°C 13°C
Chance of Rain 70% 90% 20% 10% 50% 50% 60%
Rain Amount < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm
UV Index Very High High 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 21
km/h
32
km/h
16
km/h
33
km/h
18
km/h
28
km/h
12
km/h
23
km/h
7
km/h
14
km/h
9
km/h
12
km/h
9
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Wind Direction WNW 21km/h
WNW
W 32km/h
W
NW 16km/h
NW
WNW 33km/h
WNW
SW 18km/h
SW
SW 28km/h
SW
SW 12km/h
SW
SSW 23km/h
SSW
WSW 7km/h
WSW
WNW 14km/h
WNW
S 9km/h
S
SSE 12km/h
SSE
SE 9km/h
SE
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Relative Humidity 59% 32% 58% 50% 47% 25% 53% 32% 62% 35% 62% 37% 61%
Dew Point 10°C 7°C 8°C 10°C 3°C 1°C 6°C 7°C 10°C 10°C 11°C 9°C 10°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Sunday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
06:04 EDT
sunrise
06:33 EDT
sunset
20:18 EDT
last light
20:47 EDT
moon
rise
Sun 12:45 EDT
set
Sun 23:45 EDT
moon
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Feb 15
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Tue
Feb 23
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Mar 9

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sat
Feb 13
16.8°C 26°C 0.0mm
Fri
Feb 12
13.7°C 26.5°C 0.0mm
Thu
Feb 11
14.3°C 25.7°C 0.0mm
Wed
Feb 10
14.8°C 26.1°C 0.0mm
Tue
Feb 9
17.1°C 26.8°C 0.0mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Feb
74.4mm
13.2 Day(s)
Total For 2016
99.6mm
7 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
63.6mm
5 Day(s)
Wettest Day
88.0mm
Jan 29
Lowest Temperature
6.9°C
Jan 15
Highest Temperature
33.5°C
Jan 1

Launceston Almanac

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February Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
10.3°C
4th
Lowest On Record
3.4°C
27th 1982
Average This Month
16.1°C
+3.9°C
Long-term Average
12.2°C
February Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
30.6°C
2nd
Highest On Record
34.4°C
7th 1983
Average This Month
27.5°C
+2.9°C
Long-term Average
24.6°C
February Rainfall
Wettest This Month
0.4mm
3rd
Total This Month
0.4mm
1 Day(s)
Long-term Average
31.4mm
6.1 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
107.4mm
1999
Driest On Record
0.0mm
2003
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Weather News

Heat put on hold in the southeast

14:24 EDT

Temperatures will cool down for much of the week for South Australia, Victoria and New South Wales.

Brief monsoonal activity for QLD and the NT

12:58 EDT

The monsoon trough has made a glancing blow of Queensland's Cape York Peninsula and the Top End.

Rain welcome but many in western Queensland 'still doing it tough'

21:28 EDT

Rain in parts of western Queensland in the past week has raised hope that the drought may finally be over, but the long, dry years have already devastated pastures and wiped out incomes for many farming families.