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Launceston Forecast

Today 11°C
Tonight 3°C
clearing_shower

Now

9.4°C rising
Updated at 09:50 EST

Central North for Saturday Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers this morning. Snow falling above 800 metres this morning. Winds W/NW 25 to 40 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures between 8 and 11.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 9.4°C rising
Dew Point 2.7°C rising
Feels Like 7.2°C
Relative Humidity 63%
Wind icon
WNW 14km/h falling
Wind Gusts 20km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 2.7
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sat

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Sunrise sunrise
07:20 EST
Sunset sunset
17:16 EST

Nearby Now

Launceston Ap 7.8°C
Cressy 8.4°C
Scottsdale 7.7°C
Low Head 9.2°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

12pm

Mostly clear
9°C

3pm

Mostly clear
10°C

6pm

Mostly clear
6°C

9pm

Mostly clear
4°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Sat 10:00 EST
Coastal Wind Warning for Tasmanian Waters.

Tas - Sat 04:04 EST
Sheep Graziers Warning for King Island, NW Coast, Midlands, Central N, Upper Derwent Valley, SE, Furneaux Islands, E Coast and NE

Tasmania Weather Update

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Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Aug 1
Sun
Aug 2
Mon
Aug 3
Tue
Aug 4
Wed
Aug 5
Thu
Aug 6
Fri
Aug 7

Clearing shower

Possible shower

Frost then sunny

Late shower

Frost then sunny

Frost then sunny

Frost then sunny
Maximum 11°C 11°C 9°C 12°C 12°C 12°C 11°C
Minimum 4°C 3°C 1°C -1°C 3°C 0°C 0°C
Chance of Rain 70% 90% 40% 90% 60% 5% 5%
Rain Amount < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Low Low Low Low Low
Frost Risk Slight Moderate High Severe Moderate High High
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 17
km/h
23
km/h
24
km/h
28
km/h
17
km/h
23
km/h
14
km/h
28
km/h
11
km/h
22
km/h
8
km/h
22
km/h
6
km/h
16
km/h
Wind Direction NNW 17km/h
NNW
W 23km/h
W
N 24km/h
N
W 28km/h
W
NW 17km/h
NW
WSW 23km/h
WSW
NNW 14km/h
NNW
WNW 28km/h
WNW
NNW 11km/h
NNW
SW 22km/h
SW
NW 8km/h
NW
SW 22km/h
SW
NNW 6km/h
NNW
SW 16km/h
SW
Relative Humidity 100% 49% 87% 65% 74% 44% 89% 64% 89% 50% 87% 49% 90% 53%
Dew Point 4°C 0°C 6°C 4°C -1°C -3°C 3°C 6°C 3°C 2°C 2°C 1°C 2°C 2°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Saturday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
06:51 EST
sunrise
07:20 EST
sunset
17:16 EST
last light
17:45 EST
moon
rise
Sat 18:23 EST
set
Sun 08:04 EST
moon
Fri
Aug 7
moon
Sat
Aug 15
moon
Sun
Aug 23
moon
Sun
Aug 30

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sat
Aug 1
3°C - 14mm
Fri
Jul 31
0.3°C 11°C 11.6mm
Thu
Jul 30
3.3°C 12.2°C 0.8mm
Wed
Jul 29
0.9°C 12.6°C 0.0mm
Tue
Jul 28
0.8°C 15.2°C 0.0mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Aug
460.9mm
85.0 Day(s)
Total For 2015
377.6mm
76 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2014
411.7mm
74 Day(s)
Wettest Day
44.4mm
Jan 14
Lowest Temperature
-3.4°C
Jun 21
Highest Temperature
31.9°C
Jan 3

Launceston Almanac

full climatology
August Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
3.0°C
1st
Lowest On Record
-3.5°C
1st 1997
Average This Month
3.0°C
-0.7°C
Long-term Average
3.7°C
August Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
Highest On Record
20.3°C
26th 2004
Average This Month
 
Long-term Average
13.8°C
August Rainfall
Wettest This Month
14.0mm
1st
Total This Month
14.0mm
1 Day(s)
Long-term Average
88.6mm
16.0 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
223.0mm
2013
Driest On Record
14.9mm
1982
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