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Launceston Forecast

This morning 10°C
Today 20°C
mostly_sunny

Now

12.0°C rising
Updated at 01:50 EDT

Central North for Tuesday Mostly clear. Winds W/SW 15 to 25 km/h.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a light shower in the afternoon. Light winds becoming NW 25 to 35 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Low-Moderate.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 12.0°C rising
Dew Point 6.5°C rising
Feels Like 11.5°C
Relative Humidity 69%
Wind icon
NNW 7km/h rising
Wind Gusts 7km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 2.0
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
05:31 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:35 EDT

Nearby Now

Launceston Ap 8.6°C
Cressy 10.3°C
Scottsdale 9.1°C
Low Head 13.9°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

3am

Mostly clear
11°C

6am

Mostly clear
10°C

9am

Mostly clear
16°C

12pm

Mostly clear
19°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Dec 7
Thu
Dec 8
Fri
Dec 9
Sat
Dec 10
Sun
Dec 11
Mon
Dec 12
Tue
Dec 13

Mostly sunny

Windy with rain

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 20°C 20°C 18°C 21°C 23°C 23°C 26°C
Minimum 10°C 12°C 9°C 7°C 9°C 11°C 13°C
Chance of Rain 90% 90% 10% 5% 5% 20% 70%
Rain Amount 1-5mm 5-10mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Very High Very High Very High Very High
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 13
km/h
20
km/h
22
km/h
32
km/h
21
km/h
25
km/h
11
km/h
20
km/h
10
km/h
10
km/h
13
km/h
19
km/h
13
km/h
18
km/h
Wind Direction NW 13km/h
NW
NW 20km/h
NW
NNE 22km/h
NNE
NW 32km/h
NW
WSW 21km/h
WSW
SW 25km/h
SW
WNW 11km/h
WNW
WNW 20km/h
WNW
WNW 10km/h
WNW
NW 10km/h
NW
N 13km/h
N
NNW 19km/h
NNW
NNW 13km/h
NNW
NW 18km/h
NW
Relative Humidity 66% 59% 91% 75% 55% 42% 65% 54% 66% 47% 68% 52% 67% 47%
Dew Point 10°C 12°C 15°C 15°C 4°C 5°C 7°C 11°C 9°C 11°C 11°C 13°C 13°C 14°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
04:58 EDT
sunrise
05:31 EDT
sunset
20:35 EDT
last light
21:09 EDT
moon
rise
Wed 12:33 EDT
set
Thu 01:44 EDT
moon
Wed
Dec 14
moon
Wed
Dec 21
moon
Thu
Dec 29
moon
Fri
Jan 6

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Dec 6
11.3°C 21°C 0.0mm
Mon
Dec 5
14.6°C 23.2°C 12.2mm
Sun
Dec 4
6.9°C 24.5°C 0.0mm
Sat
Dec 3
7.2°C 18.7°C 0.0mm
Fri
Dec 2
11.6°C 21.1°C 0.0mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
678.3mm
129.1 Day(s)
Total For 2016
927.4mm
139 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
457.1mm
104 Day(s)
Wettest Day
88.0mm
Jan 29
Lowest Temperature
-2.0°C
Jun 25
Highest Temperature
33.5°C
Jan 1

Launceston Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
6.9°C
4th
Lowest On Record
2.0°C
12th 1995
Average This Month
10.7°C
+0.0°C
Long-term Average
10.7°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
24.5°C
4th
Highest On Record
33.8°C
6th 1994
Average This Month
22.1°C
-0.4°C
Long-term Average
22.5°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
12.2mm
5th
Total This Month
12.2mm
1 Day(s)
Long-term Average
46.5mm
8.7 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
145.1mm
1985
Driest On Record
6.1mm
1983
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Weather News

Top End residents could be waiting until Christmas for a bit of rain relief

18:43 EDT

Top End residents are unlikely to be relieved of the oppressive hot and humid build up conditions until Christmas, because the rain-bringing La NiƱa weather pattern is unlikely to eventuate in coming months, the Bureau of Meteorology has warned.

One dead after Mt Warning campers struck by lightning, rescue operation underway

15:52 EDT

An international tourist has died and a woman has been injured after being hit by lightning while camping at Mt Warning, on the NSW north coast, police say.

Hot and stormy start to summer in NSW

15:50 EDT

The opening week of summer has been a hot and thundery mix in New South Wales and there is more to come.