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Launceston Forecast

Today 19°C
Tonight 8°C
mostly_sunny

Now

20.5°C rising
Updated at 15:30 EST

Central North for Saturday Partly cloudy. The chance of morning fog. Winds W/NW 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the morning. Daytime maximum temperatures between 16 and 19.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 20.5°C rising
Dew Point 8.2°C rising
Feels Like 20.5°C
Relative Humidity 45%
Wind icon
E 7km/h falling
Wind Gusts 13km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 6.2
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sat

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Sunrise sunrise
06:56 EST
Sunset sunset
17:21 EST

Nearby Now

Launceston Ap 18.6°C
Cressy 19.5°C
Low Head 18.4°C
Scottsdale 18.2°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

6pm

Clear
14°C

9pm

Mostly clear
11°C

12am

Mostly clear
9°C

3am

Mostly cloudy
8°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Sat 10:00 EST
Strong Wind Warning for Lower East & South East coasts. Cancelled for Far NW, Central North & SW coasts & Banks Strait & East of Flinders Is

National Forecast

Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Apr 29
Sun
Apr 30
Mon
May 1
Tue
May 2
Wed
May 3
Thu
May 4
Fri
May 5

Mostly sunny

Cloud increasing

Showers

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Cloudy
Maximum 19°C 17°C 18°C 15°C 15°C 16°C 16°C
Minimum 9°C 8°C 11°C 5°C 2°C 2°C 3°C
Chance of Rain 40% 90% 90% 10% 5% 40% 90%
Rain Amount < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm
UV Index Moderate Low Moderate Low Low
Frost Risk Nil Nil Nil Slight Moderate Moderate Moderate
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 5
km/h
7
km/h
8
km/h
18
km/h
22
km/h
24
km/h
12
km/h
18
km/h
4
km/h
6
km/h
1
km/h
7
km/h
2
km/h
11
km/h
Wind Direction SSW 5km/h
SSW
S 7km/h
S
NNW 8km/h
NNW
NNW 18km/h
NNW
NNW 22km/h
NNW
NW 24km/h
NW
WNW 12km/h
WNW
W 18km/h
W
S 4km/h
S
SW 6km/h
SW
SSE 1km/h
SSE
NW 7km/h
NW
NNW 2km/h
NNW
NNW 11km/h
NNW
Relative Humidity 81% 52% 87% 68% 93% 78% 77% 49% 76% 48% 78% 53% 86% 67%
Dew Point 10°C 9°C 11°C 11°C 14°C 14°C 5°C 4°C 3°C 4°C 4°C 6°C 6°C 10°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Saturday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
06:27 EST
sunrise
06:56 EST
sunset
17:21 EST
last light
17:50 EST
moon
set
Sat 19:52 EST
rise
Sun 10:47 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
Sat
Apr 29
7.0°C 21°C 0.0mm
Fri
Apr 28
5.7°C 18.4°C 0.0mm
Thu
Apr 27
1.0°C 14.6°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

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
235.5mm
25 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
8.0°C
+0.3°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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11:51 EST

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18:26 EST

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