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Launceston Forecast

Today 21°C
Tonight 9°C
sunny

Now

17.1°C steady
Updated at 09:10 EDT

Central North for Wednesday Sunny. Winds NW/SW 25 to 35 km/h tending S/SW 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then tending S/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 19 and 22. High.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 17.1°C steady
Dew Point 3.0°C steady
Feels Like 17.1°C
Relative Humidity 39%
Wind icon
SSW 5km/h falling
Wind Gusts 9km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 6.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
05:59 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:44 EDT

Nearby Now

Launceston Ap 15.6°C
Cressy 15.4°C
Scottsdale 15.5°C
Low Head 15.9°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

12pm

Clear
19°C

3pm

Clear
21°C

6pm

Clear
20°C

9pm

Clear
16°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Wed 05:00 EDT
Gale Warning for the Lower East Coast, South East Coast and South West Coast. Strong Wind Warning for remaining waters

National Forecast

Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Jan 18
Thu
Jan 19
Fri
Jan 20
Sat
Jan 21
Sun
Jan 22
Mon
Jan 23
Tue
Jan 24

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Rain

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Late shower

Possible shower
Maximum 21°C 21°C 20°C 24°C 26°C 26°C 24°C
Minimum 12°C 9°C 13°C 11°C 12°C 14°C 17°C
Chance of Rain 5% 90% 90% 5% 40% 90% 50%
Rain Amount < 1mm 5-10mm 5-10mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme
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 16
km/h
20
km/h
10
km/h
13
km/h
13
km/h
21
km/h
7
km/h
12
km/h
5
km/h
15
km/h
6
km/h
17
km/h
25
km/h
30
km/h
Wind Direction WSW 16km/h
WSW
SW 20km/h
SW
SE 10km/h
SE
N 13km/h
N
SSE 13km/h
SSE
S 21km/h
S
WSW 7km/h
WSW
WNW 12km/h
WNW
N 5km/h
N
NNW 15km/h
NNW
NNE 6km/h
NNE
NNW 17km/h
NNW
WNW 25km/h
WNW
W 30km/h
W
Relative Humidity 57% 32% 56% 41% 94% 74% 70% 45% 70% 46% 74% 56% 71% 44%
Dew Point 7°C 4°C 6°C 8°C 14°C 14°C 11°C 11°C 13°C 14°C 15°C 17°C 14°C 11°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
05:26 EDT
sunrise
05:59 EDT
sunset
20:44 EDT
last light
21:17 EDT
moon
set
Wed 11:52 EDT
rise
Thu 00:06 EDT
moon
Fri
Jan 20
moon
Sat
Jan 28
moon
Sat
Feb 4
moon
Sat
Feb 11

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Jan 18
11°C - 0.0mm
Tue
Jan 17
15.0°C 25°C 0.0mm
Mon
Jan 16
10.0°C 21.1°C 0.0mm
Sun
Jan 15
7.3°C 22.4°C 0.0mm
Sat
Jan 14
14.3°C 22.1°C 18.0mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jan
43.0mm
7.1 Day(s)
Total For 2017
18.0mm
1 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
8.4mm
3 Day(s)
Wettest Day
18.0mm
Jan 14
Lowest Temperature
7.3°C
Jan 15
Highest Temperature
29.6°C
Jan 8

Launceston Almanac

full climatology
January Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
7.3°C
15th
Lowest On Record
2.5°C
12th 1983
Average This Month
13.4°C
+1.1°C
Long-term Average
12.3°C
January Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
29.6°C
8th
Highest On Record
39.0°C
30th 2009
Average This Month
24.5°C
+0.1°C
Long-term Average
24.4°C
January Rainfall
Wettest This Month
18.0mm
14th
Total This Month
18.0mm
1 Day(s)
Long-term Average
43.0mm
7.1 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
139.4mm
1996
Driest On Record
7.3mm
2009
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Weather News

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08:26 EDT

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16:34 EDT

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Queensland weather: Heatwave conditions to return on Wednesday

16:09 EDT

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