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Launceston Forecast

Today 25°C
Tonight 13°C
mostly_sunny

Now

23.8°C rising
Updated at 15:30 EDT

Central North for Sunday Partly cloudy. Winds SE 15 to 25 km/h shifting N/NW 20 to 30 km/h in the late morning and early afternoon then becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 20s.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 23.8°C rising
Dew Point 12.8°C rising
Feels Like 23.8°C
Relative Humidity 50%
Wind icon
NW 20km/h falling
Wind Gusts 31km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 7.9
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Nearby Now

Launceston Ap 23.9°C
Cressy 24.1°C
Scottsdale 21.4°C
Low Head 18.9°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

6pm

Mostly cloudy
24°C

9pm

Mostly clear
18°C

12am

Mostly clear
15°C

3am

Mostly cloudy
13°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sun
Dec 17
Mon
Dec 18
Tue
Dec 19
Wed
Dec 20
Thu
Dec 21
Fri
Dec 22
Sat
Dec 23

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Late shower

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Cloudy

Possible shower
Maximum 25°C 29°C 30°C 23°C 25°C 25°C 24°C
Minimum 11°C 13°C 15°C 15°C 9°C 10°C 12°C
Chance of Rain 5% 20% 70% 60% 5% 50% 70%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm
UV Index Very High Very High Extreme 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 9
km/h
12
km/h
4
km/h
12
km/h
7
km/h
24
km/h
27
km/h
31
km/h
13
km/h
26
km/h
14
km/h
24
km/h
16
km/h
29
km/h
Wind Direction SE 9km/h
SE
N 12km/h
N
NNW 4km/h
NNW
NNW 12km/h
NNW
E 7km/h
E
N 24km/h
N
NW 27km/h
NW
W 31km/h
W
NW 13km/h
NW
NW 26km/h
NW
NW 14km/h
NW
NW 24km/h
NW
NNW 16km/h
NNW
NW 29km/h
NW
Relative Humidity 65% 44% 72% 46% 71% 55% 67% 43% 56% 43% 65% 49% 68% 43%
Dew Point 11°C 12°C 14°C 16°C 16°C 20°C 13°C 10°C 8°C 12°C 11°C 14°C 12°C 11°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
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sunrise
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sunset
-
last light
-
moon
set
Mon 20:27 EDT
rise
Tue 06:20 EDT
moon
Mon
Dec 18
moon
Tue
Dec 26
moon
Tue
Jan 2
moon
Tue
Jan 9

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sun
Dec 17
9.2°C 25°C 0.0mm
Sat
Dec 16
13.4°C 22.5°C 0.0mm
Fri
Dec 15
10.0°C 20.8°C 0.0mm
Thu
Dec 14
18.4°C 26.4°C 0.0mm
Wed
Dec 13
13.9°C 26.4°C 0.0mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
680.5mm
128.9 Day(s)
Total For 2017
585.5mm
112 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
954.5mm
140 Day(s)
Wettest Day
51.8mm
Dec 3
Lowest Temperature
-3.3°C
Jul 3
Highest Temperature
30.9°C
Mar 1

Launceston Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
7.4°C
3rd
Lowest On Record
2.0°C
12th 1995
Average This Month
11.6°C
+0.8°C
Long-term Average
10.8°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
26.4°C
13th
Highest On Record
33.8°C
6th 1994
Average This Month
22.3°C
-0.2°C
Long-term Average
22.5°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
51.8mm
3rd
Total This Month
72.0mm
3 Day(s)
Long-term Average
46.7mm
8.6 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
145.1mm
1985
Driest On Record
6.1mm
1983
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Heat headed for Adelaide

10:48 EDT

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