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Launceston Forecast

Today 16°C
Tonight 4°C
Mostly sunny

Now

16.5°C falling
Updated at 14:00 EST

Central North for Saturday Areas of frost early this morning. Areas of morning fog. Mostly sunny afternoon. Light winds becoming N/NW 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then light in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures around 15.

Currently at Launceston

Temperature 16.5°C falling
Dew Point 8.7°C rising
Feels Like 16.5°C
Relative Humidity 60%
Wind icon
NW 11km/h falling
Wind Gusts 15km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 3.5
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / 0.0mm

Sun on Saturday

Sunrise sunrise
06:41 EST
Sunset sunset
17:44 EST

Nearby Now

Launceston Ap 15.6°C
Cressy 14.3°C
Scottsdale 15.2°C
Low Head 14.1°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

mostly clear

3pm

Mostly clear
16°C
mostly clear

6pm

Mostly clear
12°C
mostly clear

9pm

Mostly clear
8°C
mostly cloudy

12am

Mostly cloudy
6°C
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Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Aug 30
Sun
Aug 31
Mon
Sep 1
Tue
Sep 2
Wed
Sep 3
Thu
Sep 4
Fri
Sep 5
mostly sunny
Mostly sunny
cloudy
Cloudy
showers
Showers
mostly sunny
Mostly sunny
frost then sunny
Frost then sunny
possible shower
Possible shower
frost then sunny
Frost then sunny
Maximum 16°C 17°C 14°C 13°C 15°C 15°C 16°C
Minimum 4°C 4°C 8°C 3°C 1°C 3°C 1°C
Chance of Rain 40% 90% 90% 30% 50% 30% 5%
Rain Amount < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate Low Low Low
Frost Risk Slight Slight Nil Moderate High Moderate High
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 0
km/h
9
km/h
5
km/h
12
km/h
13
km/h
13
km/h
8
km/h
15
km/h
2
km/h
12
km/h
6
km/h
13
km/h
4
km/h
5
km/h
Wind Direction Calm
NNE
N 9km/h
N
N 5km/h
N
NNW 12km/h
NNW
NNE 13km/h
NNE
NW 13km/h
NW
NW 8km/h
NW
WNW 15km/h
WNW
NW 2km/h
NW
NW 12km/h
NW
NW 6km/h
NW
W 13km/h
W
E 4km/h
E
NNW 5km/h
NNW
Relative Humidity 92% 59% 96% 64% 98% 77% 78% 48% 77% 52% 74% 48% 78% 46%
Dew Point 7°C 8°C 9°C 10°C 10°C 10°C 3°C 2°C 3°C 5°C 4°C 4°C 3°C 5°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Saturday Next Occurrence
First Light Sunrise Sunset Last Light Moon Phase moon set moon rise first quarter full moon last quarter new moon
first light
06:13 EST
sunrise
06:41 EST
sunset
17:44 EST
last light
18:12 EST
moon
set
Sat 22:16 EST
rise
Sun 09:14 EST
moon
Tue
Sep 2
moon
Tue
Sep 9
moon
Tue
Sep 16
moon
Wed
Sep 24

Launceston Past 5 Days

  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sat
Aug 30
3.3°C - 0.0mm
Fri
Aug 29
4.0°C 18.1°C 0.0mm
Thu
Aug 28
- 17.4°C -
Wed
Aug 27
5.1°C - 0.0mm
Tue
Aug 26
3.5°C 18.4°C 0.0mm

Launceston Year To Date

average rainfall to Aug
462.1mm
85.2 day(s)
total for 2014
426.5mm
80 day(s)
total to this day 2013
523.8mm
81 day(s)
wettest day
37.0mm
Jul 29
lowest temperature
-2.4°C
Aug 12
highest temperature
34.6°C
Jan 14

Launceston Almanac

August minimum temperature
lowest this month
-2.4°C
12th
lowest on record
-3.5°C
1st 1997
average this month
2.4°C
-1.3°C
long-term average
3.7°C
August maximum temperature
highest this month
18.4°C
26th
highest on record
20.3°C
26th 2004
average this month
14.8°C
+1.0°C
long-term average
13.8°C
August rainfall
wettest this month
8.2mm
24th
total this month
22.2mm
8 day(s)
long-term average
90.9mm
16.3 day(s)
wettest on record
233.6mm
2013
driest on record
14.9mm
1982

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