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Launceston Forecast

This morning 7°C
Today 14°C
possible_thunderstorm

Now

10.6°C rising
Updated at 02:50 EST

Central North for Sunday Partly cloudy. Very high chance of rain, most likely in the morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the early morning with gusty winds. Winds NW 25 to 40 km/h tending W 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching around 12.
Monday Partly cloudy. Areas of frost and the chance of fog in the morning. Winds W/NW 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 4 and 1 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching around 11.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 10.6°C rising
Dew Point 9.2°C rising
Feels Like 7.8°C
Relative Humidity 91%
Wind icon
NNW 24km/h rising
Wind Gusts 31km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 1.3
Rain since 9am/last hr 1.6mm / -

Sun on Sun

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Sunrise sunrise
07:29 EST
Sunset sunset
17:08 EST

Nearby Now

Launceston Ap 9.1°C
Cressy 8.9°C
Scottsdale 9.8°C
Low Head 12.4°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

6am

Chance shower or storm
8°C

9am

Slight chance storm
8°C

12pm

Slight chance shower
12°C

3pm

Mostly clear
14°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Sat 22:44 EST
Coastal Wind Warning for Tasmanian Waters.

National Forecast

Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sun
Jul 23
Mon
Jul 24
Tue
Jul 25
Wed
Jul 26
Thu
Jul 27
Fri
Jul 28
Sat
Jul 29

Possible thunderstorm

Frost then sunny

Showers

Possible shower

Frost then sunny

Possible shower

Showers increasing
Maximum 14°C 12°C 13°C 12°C 12°C 13°C 13°C
Minimum 7°C -2°C 1°C 2°C -2°C 2°C 1°C
Chance of Rain 70% 90% 90% 20% 80% 80% 90%
Rain Amount < 1mm 1-5mm 5-10mm < 1mm 5-10mm 1-5mm 10-20mm
UV Index Low Low Low Low Low
Frost Risk Nil Severe High Moderate Severe Moderate High
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 18
km/h
16
km/h
7
km/h
18
km/h
10
km/h
19
km/h
5
km/h
14
km/h
0
km/h
11
km/h
8
km/h
12
km/h
13
km/h
19
km/h
Wind Direction NW 18km/h
NW
WNW 16km/h
WNW
NW 7km/h
NW
WNW 18km/h
WNW
N 10km/h
N
NW 19km/h
NW
W 5km/h
W
SSW 14km/h
SSW
Calm
NE
N 11km/h
N
NNW 8km/h
NNW
WNW 12km/h
WNW
N 13km/h
N
N 19km/h
N
Relative Humidity 96% 67% 89% 53% 100% 83% 99% 62% 86% 61% 99% 71% 97% 73%
Dew Point 7°C 8°C 0°C 3°C 4°C 10°C 3°C 5°C -1°C 5°C 2°C 8°C 3°C 8°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Sunday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
06:59 EST
sunrise
07:29 EST
sunset
17:08 EST
last light
17:38 EST
moon
rise
Sun 06:55 EST
set
Sun 17:01 EST
moon
Mon
Jul 31
moon
Tue
Aug 8
moon
Tue
Aug 15
moon
Tue
Aug 22

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sat
Jul 22
1.1°C 12°C 0.0mm
Fri
Jul 21
1°C 13°C 0.2mm
Thu
Jul 20
0°C 12°C 0.0mm
Wed
Jul 19
- 15°C 10.0mm
Tue
Jul 18
- 13°C 11.0mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jul
378.4mm
69.3 Day(s)
Total For 2017
277.8mm
66 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
633.1mm
74 Day(s)
Wettest Day
26.0mm
Jul 14
Lowest Temperature
-3.3°C
Jul 3
Highest Temperature
30.9°C
Mar 1

Launceston Almanac

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July Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-3.3°C
3rd
Lowest On Record
-5.2°C
23rd 1991
Average This Month
-0.0°C
-2.4°C
Long-term Average
2.4°C
July Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
15.0°C
19th
Highest On Record
18.4°C
18th 2013
Average This Month
12.2°C
-0.5°C
Long-term Average
12.7°C
July Rainfall
Wettest This Month
26.0mm
14th
Total This Month
60.2mm
14 Day(s)
Long-term Average
77.9mm
15.4 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
157.7mm
2000
Driest On Record
36.8mm
2001
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Weather News

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12:43 EST

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14:47 EST

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Late-week frost covers eastern Australia

13:49 EST

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