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Launceston Forecast

Today 12°C
Tonight 0°C
showers

Now

8.4°C rising
Updated at 10:20 EST

Central North for Sunday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. Snow falling above 400 metres in the late evening. Possible hail late this afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm this afternoon. Winds NW 35 to 50 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures between 9 and 12.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 8.4°C rising
Dew Point 5.8°C falling
Feels Like 5.5°C
Relative Humidity 84%
Wind icon
NNW 18km/h falling
Wind Gusts 22km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 1.4
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.4mm / -

Sun on Sun

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Sunrise sunrise
07:19 EST
Sunset sunset
17:17 EST

Nearby Now

Launceston Ap 7.8°C
Cressy 8.5°C
Sheffield 7.3°C
Low Head 11.1°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

12pm

Shower. Chance storm. Windy
12°C

3pm

Chance shower
10°C

6pm

Mostly clear
7°C

9pm

Mostly cloudy
5°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Sun 10:00 EST
Gale Warning for all coasts except Strong Wind Warning Lower East, Derwent Estuary, Channel & Frederick Henry, Norfolk Bay & Storm bays

Tas - Sun 09:55 EST
Road Weather Alert for NW & East coasts, Central Nth, Nth East, Western, Central Plateau, Midlands, Upper Derwent & Sth East due to snow

Tas - Sun 09:54 EST
Sheep Graziers Warning for King & Furneaux Islands, NW Coast, Midlands, Central Nth, Upper Derwent, South East, East Coast & North East

Tas - Sun 09:51 EST
Bushwalking Alert for Western and Central Plateau due to snow as low as 200 metres

Tasmania Weather Update

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Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sun
Aug 2
Mon
Aug 3
Tue
Aug 4
Wed
Aug 5
Thu
Aug 6
Fri
Aug 7
Sat
Aug 8

Showers

Clearing shower

Possible shower

Clearing shower

Frost then sunny

Frost then sunny

Frost then sunny
Maximum 12°C 9°C 12°C 9°C 11°C 12°C 12°C
Minimum 3°C 0°C -1°C 3°C 0°C 0°C -1°C
Chance of Rain 90% 40% 80% 60% 10% 5% 50%
Rain Amount 5-10mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Low Low Low Low Low
Frost Risk Moderate High Severe Moderate High High Severe
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 22
km/h
25
km/h
19
km/h
26
km/h
15
km/h
27
km/h
10
km/h
22
km/h
5
km/h
18
km/h
2
km/h
12
km/h
0
km/h
8
km/h
Wind Direction NNW 22km/h
NNW
WNW 25km/h
WNW
NW 19km/h
NW
SW 26km/h
SW
NNW 15km/h
NNW
WNW 27km/h
WNW
NW 10km/h
NW
WSW 22km/h
WSW
N 5km/h
N
W 18km/h
W
WNW 2km/h
WNW
SSW 12km/h
SSW
Calm
E
S 8km/h
S
Relative Humidity 84% 69% 76% 45% 89% 68% 81% 54% 87% 57% 86% 54% 91% 54%
Dew Point 6°C 5°C -2°C -2°C 4°C 6°C 2°C 0°C 2°C 3°C 2°C 3°C 2°C 3°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Sunday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
06:50 EST
sunrise
07:19 EST
sunset
17:17 EST
last light
17:46 EST
moon
rise
Sun 19:35 EST
set
Mon 08:43 EST
moon
Fri
Aug 7
moon
Sat
Aug 15
moon
Sun
Aug 23
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Sun
Aug 30

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sun
Aug 2
3°C - 0.2mm
Sat
Aug 1
2.8°C 11°C 14.2mm
Fri
Jul 31
0.3°C 10.8°C 11.6mm
Thu
Jul 30
3.3°C 12.2°C 0.8mm
Wed
Jul 29
0.9°C 12.6°C 0.0mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Aug
460.9mm
85.0 Day(s)
Total For 2015
378.0mm
77 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2014
413.1mm
75 Day(s)
Wettest Day
44.4mm
Jan 14
Lowest Temperature
-3.4°C
Jun 21
Highest Temperature
31.9°C
Jan 3

Launceston Almanac

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August Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
2.8°C
1st
Lowest On Record
-3.5°C
1st 1997
Average This Month
2.9°C
-0.8°C
Long-term Average
3.7°C
August Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
11.0°C
1st
Highest On Record
20.3°C
26th 2004
Average This Month
11.0°C
-2.8°C
Long-term Average
13.8°C
August Rainfall
Wettest This Month
14.2mm
1st
Total This Month
14.4mm
2 Day(s)
Long-term Average
88.6mm
16.0 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
223.0mm
2013
Driest On Record
14.9mm
1982
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