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Launceston Forecast

This morning 8°C
Today 14°C
Windy with showers

Now

10.5°C steady
Updated at 00:30 EST

Central North for Monday Cloudy. Showers and the chance of thunderstorms. Winds NW 30 to 45 km/h.
Tuesday Cloudy. Showers, becoming less widespread for a period from late morning until late afternoon. The chance of thunderstorms in the morning. Winds NW 35 to 55 km/h.

Currently at Launceston

Temperature 10.5°C steady
Dew Point 9.4°C falling
Feels Like 8.0°C
Relative Humidity 93%
Wind icon
N 20km/h rising
Wind Gusts 30km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 1.1
Rain since 9am/last hr 11.8mm / 1.0mm

Sun on Tuesday

Sunrise sunrise
07:23 EST
Sunset sunset
17:13 EST

Nearby Now

Launceston Ap 8.9°C
Cressy 8.9°C
Scottsdale 9.9°C
Low Head 11.0°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

thunderstorm

3am

Shower. Chance storm
9°C
thunderstorm

6am

Shower. Chance storm. Windy
9°C
heavy rain

9am

Heavy rain
9°C
possible shower

12pm

Slight chance shower. Windy
12°C
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Central North Weather Warnings

Tas - Mon 22:11 EST
Severe Weather Warning Damaging Winds for King Is, Furneaux Islands, N W Coast, Central N, N E, W & Central Plateau Forecast Districts

Tas - Mon 22:00 EST
Coastal Wind Warning for Tasmanian Waters.

Tas - Mon 14:56 EST
Flood Watch for all northern river basins

Tasmania weather update

Tasmania Weather Update

This video is updated each morning and afternoon.

Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
Jul 29
Wed
Jul 30
Thu
Jul 31
Fri
Aug 1
Sat
Aug 2
Sun
Aug 3
Mon
Aug 4
windy with showers
Windy with showers
windy with showers
Windy with showers
wind and showers easing
Wind and showers easing
possible shower
Possible shower
frost then sunny
Frost then sunny
possible shower
Possible shower
possible shower
Possible shower
Maximum 14°C 15°C 13°C 11°C 12°C 13°C 15°C
Minimum 8°C 6°C 6°C 1°C -1°C 0°C 4°C
Chance of Rain 90% 90% 90% 30% 40% 80% 50%
Rain Amount 5-10mm 10-20mm 5-10mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm
UV Index Low Low Low Low
Frost Risk Nil Nil Nil High Severe High Slight
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 29
km/h
31
km/h
24
km/h
28
km/h
30
km/h
27
km/h
11
km/h
19
km/h
5
km/h
8
km/h
7
km/h
16
km/h
16
km/h
20
km/h
Wind Direction NNW 29km/h
NNW
NNW 31km/h
NNW
NNW 24km/h
NNW
NW 28km/h
NW
NNW 30km/h
NNW
NW 27km/h
NW
NNW 11km/h
NNW
WNW 19km/h
WNW
NW 5km/h
NW
NW 8km/h
NW
NNW 7km/h
NNW
NNW 16km/h
NNW
NNW 16km/h
NNW
NW 20km/h
NW
Relative Humidity 100% 71% 94% 69% 100% 66% 90% 51% 89% 52% 99% 71% 95% 66%
Dew Point 9°C 9°C 7°C 9°C 7°C 6°C 2°C 1°C 1°C 3°C 4°C 8°C 6°C 9°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Tuesday Next Occurrence
First Light Sunrise Sunset Last Light Moon Phase moon rise moon set first quarter full moon last quarter new moon
first light
06:54 EST
sunrise
07:23 EST
sunset
17:13 EST
last light
17:43 EST
moon
rise
Tue 08:09 EST
set
Tue 19:33 EST
moon
Mon
Aug 4
moon
Mon
Aug 11
moon
Sun
Aug 17
moon
Tue
Aug 26

Launceston Past 5 Days

  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Mon
Jul 28
3.5°C 13°C 9.2mm
Sun
Jul 27
2.3°C 12.9°C 0.2mm
Sat
Jul 26
4.5°C 16.4°C 0.0mm
Fri
Jul 25
3.1°C 14.3°C 0.0mm
Thu
Jul 24
0.1°C 13.2°C 0.0mm

Launceston Year To Date

average rainfall to Jul
371.2mm
68.9 day(s)
total for 2014
332.4mm
70 day(s)
total to this day 2013
301.2mm
59 day(s)
wettest day
30.4mm
Apr 30
lowest temperature
-2.0°C
Jul 20
highest temperature
34.6°C
Jan 14

Launceston Almanac

July minimum temperature
lowest this month
-2.0°C
20th
lowest on record
-5.2°C
23rd 1991
average this month
2.1°C
-0.3°C
long-term average
2.4°C
July maximum temperature
highest this month
16.4°C
26th
highest on record
18.4°C
18th 2013
average this month
13.2°C
+0.6°C
long-term average
12.6°C
July rainfall
wettest this month
14.0mm
17th
total this month
59.4mm
17 day(s)
long-term average
75.2mm
15.4 day(s)
wettest on record
157.7mm
2000
driest on record
36.8mm
2001

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