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Launceston Forecast

Today 16°C
Tonight 5°C
possible_shower

Now

13.3°C rising
Updated at 16:40 EST

Central North for Wednesday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower early this evening. Winds W/NW 15 to 25 km/h.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 13.3°C rising
Dew Point 10.8°C rising
Feels Like 11.8°C
Relative Humidity 85%
Wind icon
NNW 16km/h falling
Wind Gusts 20km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 1.5
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.4mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
06:38 EST
Sunset sunset
17:46 EST

Nearby Now

Launceston Ap 12.6°C
Cressy 13.3°C
Scottsdale 11.4°C
Low Head 13.1°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

6pm

Chance shower
13°C

9pm

Slight chance shower
11°C

12am

Fog
9°C

3am

Fog
7°C

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Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Aug 31
Thu
Sep 1
Fri
Sep 2
Sat
Sep 3
Sun
Sep 4
Mon
Sep 5
Tue
Sep 6

Possible shower

Fog then sunny

Late shower

Clearing shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 16°C 17°C 15°C 16°C 15°C 17°C 17°C
Minimum 9°C 5°C 4°C 3°C 3°C 6°C 6°C
Chance of Rain 90% 50% 50% 50% 10% 50% 60%
Rain Amount 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate
Frost Risk Nil Slight Slight Moderate Moderate Nil Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 3
km/h
14
km/h
3
km/h
12
km/h
1
km/h
6
km/h
3
km/h
12
km/h
10
km/h
21
km/h
9
km/h
17
km/h
4
km/h
10
km/h
Wind Direction NNW 3km/h
NNW
NW 14km/h
NW
NW 3km/h
NW
WNW 12km/h
WNW
SE 1km/h
SE
NNE 6km/h
NNE
SSW 3km/h
SSW
W 12km/h
W
WNW 10km/h
WNW
WNW 21km/h
WNW
NW 9km/h
NW
NW 17km/h
NW
WNW 4km/h
WNW
NW 10km/h
NW
Relative Humidity 100% 83% 94% 58% 87% 62% 94% 62% 84% 63% 90% 67% 90% 64%
Dew Point 12°C 13°C 8°C 8°C 7°C 8°C 7°C 9°C 5°C 8°C 8°C 11°C 7°C 9°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:10 EST
sunrise
06:38 EST
sunset
17:46 EST
last light
18:14 EST
moon
rise
Thu 06:22 EST
set
Thu 17:39 EST
moon
Thu
Sep 1
moon
Fri
Sep 9
moon
Sat
Sep 17
moon
Fri
Sep 23

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Aug 31
6.2°C 17°C 4.4mm
Tue
Aug 30
1.1°C 14.3°C 0.0mm
Mon
Aug 29
-0.3°C 14.8°C 0.0mm
Sun
Aug 28
5.7°C 13.5°C 6.2mm
Sat
Aug 27
2.1°C 14.6°C 0.0mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Aug
460.9mm
85.0 Day(s)
Total For 2016
726.3mm
95 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
382.6mm
82 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
August Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-1.3°C
23rd
Lowest On Record
-3.5°C
1st 1997
Average This Month
3.3°C
-0.4°C
Long-term Average
3.7°C
August Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
17.0°C
31st
Highest On Record
20.3°C
26th 2004
Average This Month
13.9°C
+0.1°C
Long-term Average
13.8°C
August Rainfall
Wettest This Month
14.0mm
10th
Total This Month
62.6mm
14 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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