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Launceston Forecast

Tonight 11°C
Tomorrow 17°C
clearing_shower

Now

12.4°C steady
Updated at 20:50 EST

Central North for Sunday Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely later tonight. Winds NW 20 to 30 km/h.
Monday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers in the morning and afternoon. Winds NW 35 to 50 km/h.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 12.4°C steady
Dew Point 11.7°C steady
Feels Like 12.2°C
Relative Humidity 95%
Wind icon
WNW 5km/h falling
Wind Gusts 7km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 0.8
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.2mm / -

Sun on Sun

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Sunrise sunrise
06:57 EST
Sunset sunset
17:20 EST

Nearby Now

Launceston Ap 11.0°C
Cressy 11.9°C
Scottsdale 11.3°C
Low Head 15.6°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

12am

Slight chance shower
11°C

3am

Rain
12°C

6am

Shower
13°C

9am

Shower
15°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Sun 16:05 EST
Gale Warning SW and Cen W Coasts. Strong Wind Warning Banks St/Franklin S, E of Flinders Is & Far NW, Cen N, U/L E and SE Coasts

National Forecast

Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sun
Apr 30
Mon
May 1
Tue
May 2
Wed
May 3
Thu
May 4
Fri
May 5
Sat
May 6

Late shower

Clearing shower

Clearing shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Late shower

Possible shower
Maximum 17°C 17°C 14°C 15°C 17°C 16°C 18°C
Minimum 8°C 11°C 6°C 3°C 4°C 6°C 9°C
Chance of Rain 90% 90% 20% 5% 20% 60% 50%
Rain Amount 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate Low Low Low
Frost Risk Nil Nil Nil Moderate Slight Nil Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 9
km/h
18
km/h
24
km/h
25
km/h
16
km/h
19
km/h
2
km/h
7
km/h
1
km/h
10
km/h
3
km/h
14
km/h
14
km/h
18
km/h
Wind Direction NNW 9km/h
NNW
NNW 18km/h
NNW
NNW 24km/h
NNW
NW 25km/h
NW
WNW 16km/h
WNW
WSW 19km/h
WSW
SW 2km/h
SW
W 7km/h
W
ENE 1km/h
ENE
NW 10km/h
NW
NNW 3km/h
NNW
NNW 14km/h
NNW
NW 14km/h
NW
WNW 18km/h
WNW
Relative Humidity 88% 69% 94% 80% 76% 42% 77% 50% 79% 54% 88% 68% 91% 60%
Dew Point 11°C 11°C 14°C 13°C 5°C 1°C 4°C 5°C 6°C 8°C 8°C 10°C 10°C 10°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Monday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
06:29 EST
sunrise
06:58 EST
sunset
17:19 EST
last light
17:47 EST
moon
rise
Mon 11:47 EST
set
Mon 21:50 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
Sun
Apr 30
6.2°C 16°C 0.0mm
Sat
Apr 29
7.0°C 20.9°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

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
255.5mm
26 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
19.7°C
+0.7°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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Weather News

Colder showery change moving through southern states

16:08 EST

A front is bringing a colder showery change to southern Australia, dropping temperatures by five-to-10 degrees.

North Queensland chills

09:54 EST

Some inland areas of Northern Queensland have had their coldest April morning in at least 60 years.

Fog and low cloud glooming southern Australia

14:41 EST

Large areas of southern Australia can expect a foggy start to the next few mornings, reducing visibility for the first few hours, even in the southeastern capitals.