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Launceston Forecast

Today 12°C
Tonight 3°C
rain

Now

10.8°C rising
Updated at 11:20 EST

Central North for Thursday Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of rain, becoming less likely later tonight. Winds N 30 to 45 km/h tending N/NW 20 to 30 km/h in the late afternoon then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 9 and 12.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 10.8°C rising
Dew Point 8.0°C steady
Feels Like 7.6°C
Relative Humidity 83%
Wind icon
N 29km/h rising
Wind Gusts 39km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 2.1
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.4mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
07:39 EST
Sunset sunset
16:52 EST

Nearby Now

Launceston Ap 8.8°C
Cressy 9.3°C
Low Head 12.0°C
Scottsdale 8.6°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

12pm

Heavy rain
10°C

3pm

Heavy rain
12°C

6pm

Shower. Chance storm
11°C

9pm

Chance shower or storm
9°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Thu 10:02 EST
Coastal Wind Warning for Tasmanian Waters.

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Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Jun 30
Fri
Jul 1
Sat
Jul 2
Sun
Jul 3
Mon
Jul 4
Tue
Jul 5
Wed
Jul 6

Rain

Mostly sunny

Mostly cloudy

Possible shower

Possible shower

Cloudy

Mostly sunny
Maximum 12°C 13°C 14°C 14°C 12°C 11°C 12°C
Minimum 7°C 3°C 5°C 6°C 6°C 3°C 2°C
Chance of Rain 90% 30% 70% 90% 80% 50% 40%
Rain Amount 10-20mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 5-10mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Low Low Low Low
Frost Risk Nil Moderate Slight Nil Nil Moderate Moderate
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 23
km/h
22
km/h
2
km/h
11
km/h
9
km/h
18
km/h
19
km/h
24
km/h
5
km/h
8
km/h
5
km/h
8
km/h
6
km/h
9
km/h
Wind Direction N 23km/h
N
N 22km/h
N
WSW 2km/h
WSW
WNW 11km/h
WNW
NW 9km/h
NW
WNW 18km/h
WNW
NW 19km/h
NW
NW 24km/h
NW
WNW 5km/h
WNW
WNW 8km/h
WNW
S 5km/h
S
S 8km/h
S
S 6km/h
S
S 9km/h
S
Relative Humidity 92% 87% 96% 68% 95% 70% 95% 76% 92% 73% 93% 68% 90% 67%
Dew Point 6°C 10°C 5°C 7°C 6°C 9°C 8°C 10°C 6°C 8°C 4°C 6°C 3°C 6°C

Launceston 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
07:07 EST
sunrise
07:39 EST
sunset
16:52 EST
last light
17:23 EST
moon
set
Thu 13:35 EST
rise
Fri 03:33 EST
moon
Mon
Jul 4
moon
Tue
Jul 12
moon
Wed
Jul 20
moon
Wed
Jul 27

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Jun 30
9.1°C - 1.8mm
Wed
Jun 29
7.0°C 15.6°C 0.0mm
Tue
Jun 28
1.3°C 15.3°C 0.2mm
Mon
Jun 27
1.0°C 13.6°C 1.0mm
Sun
Jun 26
0.0°C 11.8°C 0.4mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jun
295.5mm
53.5 Day(s)
Total For 2016
512.3mm
59 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
290.0mm
55 Day(s)
Wettest Day
88.0mm
Jan 29
Lowest Temperature
-2.0°C
Jun 25
Highest Temperature
33.5°C
Jan 1

Launceston Almanac

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June Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-2.0°C
25th
Lowest On Record
-4.9°C
30th 1983
Average This Month
4.6°C
+1.7°C
Long-term Average
2.9°C
June Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
18.2°C
5th
Highest On Record
18.4°C
10th 2005
Average This Month
13.8°C
+0.6°C
Long-term Average
13.2°C
June Rainfall
Wettest This Month
30.8mm
6th
Total This Month
128.0mm
16 Day(s)
Long-term Average
67.5mm
13.2 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
183.0mm
2003
Driest On Record
4.3mm
2007
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