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Launceston Forecast

This morning 15°C
Today 29°C
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Now

18.2°C rising
Updated at 00:00 EDT

Central North for Tuesday Cloudy. High chance of showers in the late afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late afternoon and evening. Winds NE/SE 20 to 30 km/h tending N/NE 25 to 40 km/h in the middle of the day then turning NW 30 to 45 km/h in the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 29.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers in the morning and early afternoon. Winds NW 30 to 45 km/h turning W 25 to 40 km/h in the early afternoon then tending W/NW 20 to 30 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 22.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 18.2°C rising
Dew Point 16.5°C rising
Feels Like 18.2°C
Relative Humidity 90%
Wind icon
N 1km/h steady
Wind Gusts 4km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 1.1
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Nearby Now

Launceston Ap 16.3°C
Cressy 16.6°C
Low Head 17.4°C
Scottsdale 16.3°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

3am

Mostly cloudy
16°C

6am

Mostly cloudy
15°C

9am

Mostly cloudy
20°C

12pm

Mostly cloudy
25°C

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National Forecast

Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
Dec 19
Wed
Dec 20
Thu
Dec 21
Fri
Dec 22
Sat
Dec 23
Sun
Dec 24
Mon
Dec 25

Windy with showers

Windy with showers

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower

Mostly sunny
Maximum 29°C 23°C 25°C 23°C 24°C 22°C 25°C
Minimum 15°C 15°C 9°C 11°C 13°C 11°C 8°C
Chance of Rain 70% 70% 10% 50% 50% 30% 20%
Rain Amount 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Extreme Very High Very 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 6
km/h
24
km/h
29
km/h
33
km/h
16
km/h
26
km/h
16
km/h
25
km/h
17
km/h
28
km/h
14
km/h
21
km/h
8
km/h
14
km/h
Wind Direction ENE 6km/h
ENE
NNE 24km/h
NNE
NW 29km/h
NW
W 33km/h
W
NW 16km/h
NW
NW 26km/h
NW
NW 16km/h
NW
NW 25km/h
NW
NW 17km/h
NW
NW 28km/h
NW
WNW 14km/h
WNW
WNW 21km/h
WNW
SSW 8km/h
SSW
W 14km/h
W
Relative Humidity 76% 58% 71% 44% 57% 47% 67% 54% 71% 50% 63% 36% 55% 32%
Dew Point 16°C 20°C 14°C 10°C 8°C 13°C 11°C 14°C 13°C 13°C 7°C 6°C 7°C 8°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

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First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
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sunrise
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sunset
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last light
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moon
rise
Tue 06:20 EDT
set
Tue 21:17 EDT
moon
Tue
Dec 26
moon
Tue
Jan 2
moon
Tue
Jan 9
moon
Wed
Jan 17

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Mon
Dec 18
14.6°C 26°C 0.0mm
Sun
Dec 17
9.2°C 24.6°C 0.0mm
Sat
Dec 16
13.4°C 22.5°C 0.0mm
Fri
Dec 15
10.0°C 20.8°C 0.0mm
Thu
Dec 14
18.4°C 26.4°C 0.0mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
680.5mm
128.9 Day(s)
Total For 2017
585.5mm
112 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
954.5mm
140 Day(s)
Wettest Day
51.8mm
Dec 3
Lowest Temperature
-3.3°C
Jul 3
Highest Temperature
30.9°C
Mar 1

Launceston Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
7.4°C
3rd
Lowest On Record
2.0°C
12th 1995
Average This Month
11.7°C
+0.9°C
Long-term Average
10.8°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
26.4°C
13th
Highest On Record
33.8°C
6th 1994
Average This Month
22.5°C
+0.0°C
Long-term Average
22.5°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
51.8mm
3rd
Total This Month
72.0mm
3 Day(s)
Long-term Average
46.7mm
8.6 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
145.1mm
1985
Driest On Record
6.1mm
1983
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