Fairfax Media Network

Robigana Weather


Launceston Forecast

Today 23°C
Tonight 16°C
cloudy

Now

24.0°C falling
Updated at 16:50 EDT

Central North for Sunday Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of rain, most likely later this evening. Winds NW/NE 25 to 35 km/h tending E/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 24.0°C falling
Dew Point 6.3°C rising
Feels Like 24.0°C
Relative Humidity 32%
Wind icon
NNW 22km/h rising
Wind Gusts 26km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 15.5
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sun

more
Sunrise sunrise
05:32 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:32 EDT

Nearby Now

Low Head 17.6°C
Devonport Ap 18.2°C
Launceston Ap 23.6°C
Scottsdale 21.9°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

6pm

Slight chance shower
22°C

9pm

Intermittent rain
19°C

12am

Slight chance shower
18°C

3am

Heavy shower
18°C

Central North Weather Warnings

view all
Tas - Sun 16:05 EDT
Strong Wind Warning Far NW Coast, East of Flinders Island, Lower East Coast, South East Coast, South West Coast and Central West Coast

National Forecast

Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sun
Dec 4
Mon
Dec 5
Tue
Dec 6
Wed
Dec 7
Thu
Dec 8
Fri
Dec 9
Sat
Dec 10

Cloudy

Rain clearing

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Rain

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 23°C 24°C 22°C 21°C 20°C 18°C 22°C
Minimum 9°C 16°C 10°C 10°C 12°C 10°C 8°C
Chance of Rain 90% 10% 20% 90% 90% 20% 5%
Rain Amount 5-10mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 5-10mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Very High Very High 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 9
km/h
18
km/h
23
km/h
20
km/h
10
km/h
22
km/h
14
km/h
21
km/h
17
km/h
27
km/h
19
km/h
24
km/h
14
km/h
20
km/h
Wind Direction N 9km/h
N
N 18km/h
N
WNW 23km/h
WNW
WNW 20km/h
WNW
NW 10km/h
NW
WNW 22km/h
WNW
NW 14km/h
NW
NW 21km/h
NW
N 17km/h
N
NW 27km/h
NW
WSW 19km/h
WSW
WSW 24km/h
WSW
WNW 14km/h
WNW
WNW 20km/h
WNW
Relative Humidity 66% 52% 65% 42% 65% 48% 69% 59% 83% 73% 58% 45% 66% 50%
Dew Point 10°C 13°C 11°C 11°C 8°C 11°C 10°C 13°C 14°C 15°C 6°C 6°C 8°C 11°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Monday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
04:58 EDT
sunrise
05:32 EDT
sunset
20:33 EDT
last light
21:07 EDT
moon
set
Sun 23:56 EDT
rise
Mon 10:28 EDT
moon
Wed
Dec 7
moon
Wed
Dec 14
moon
Wed
Dec 21
moon
Thu
Dec 29

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sun
Dec 4
6.9°C 23°C 0.0mm
Sat
Dec 3
7.2°C 18.7°C 0.0mm
Fri
Dec 2
11.6°C 21.1°C 0.0mm
Thu
Dec 1
12.5°C 23.9°C 0.0mm
Wed
Nov 30
11.4°C 22.6°C 0.0mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
678.3mm
129.1 Day(s)
Total For 2016
915.2mm
138 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
456.3mm
103 Day(s)
Wettest Day
88.0mm
Jan 29
Lowest Temperature
-2.0°C
Jun 25
Highest Temperature
33.5°C
Jan 1

Launceston Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
6.9°C
4th
Lowest On Record
2.0°C
12th 1995
Average This Month
9.6°C
-1.1°C
Long-term Average
10.7°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
23.9°C
1st
Highest On Record
33.8°C
6th 1994
Average This Month
21.7°C
-0.8°C
Long-term Average
22.5°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
0.0mm
1st
Total This Month
0.0mm
0 Day(s)
Long-term Average
46.5mm
8.7 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
145.1mm
1985
Driest On Record
6.1mm
1983
Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

Queensland storms: BOM forecasts more storms for southern Queensland after night of destruction

16:01 EDT

Two homes in south-east Queensland were destroyed by fire during yesterday's super cell storms, which also overturned caravans and saw a teenager struck by lightning.

Mid 40-degree heat scorches northwestern NSW

15:26 EDT

Parts of far northwestern New South Wales have been scorching in temperatures in the mid forties, as much as 10 degrees above average.

Thunderstorm asthma advice issued as storms loom in Victoria

13:53 EDT

Victorians who experience breathing difficulties or asthma have been advised to take extra care this evening, with a cool change and thunderstorms predicted for the state.