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Launceston Forecast

This morning 9°C
Today 23°C
late_shower

Now

12.2°C rising
Updated at 07:40 EDT

Central North for Sunday Mostly sunny day. High (70%) chance of rain this evening. Light winds becoming N/NW 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low 20s. Low-Moderate.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 12.2°C rising
Dew Point 8.6°C rising
Feels Like 12.2°C
Relative Humidity 78%
Wind icon
ENE 1km/h falling
Wind Gusts 4km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 1.3
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sun

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Sunrise sunrise
05:32 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:32 EDT

Nearby Now

Launceston Ap 10.6°C
Cressy 8.6°C
Scottsdale 12.0°C
Low Head 13.1°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

9am

Mostly clear
16°C

12pm

Mostly cloudy
21°C

3pm

Mostly cloudy
23°C

6pm

Intermittent rain
22°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Sun 05:00 EDT
Strong Wind Warning for Storm Bay, Far North West, Upper East, Lower East, South East, South West & Central West coasts & East of Flinders

National Forecast

Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sun
Dec 4
Mon
Dec 5
Tue
Dec 6
Wed
Dec 7
Thu
Dec 8
Fri
Dec 9
Sat
Dec 10

Late shower

Rain clearing

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Showers

Possible shower

Mostly sunny
Maximum 23°C 23°C 20°C 22°C 21°C 18°C 22°C
Minimum 9°C 15°C 10°C 9°C 13°C 10°C 8°C
Chance of Rain 90% 10% 20% 90% 90% 30% 10%
Rain Amount 5-10mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 5-10mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Very High 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 9
km/h
18
km/h
25
km/h
21
km/h
11
km/h
23
km/h
15
km/h
21
km/h
19
km/h
27
km/h
19
km/h
24
km/h
14
km/h
20
km/h
Wind Direction N 9km/h
N
N 18km/h
N
WNW 25km/h
WNW
WNW 21km/h
WNW
NW 11km/h
NW
WNW 23km/h
WNW
NW 15km/h
NW
NW 21km/h
NW
N 19km/h
N
NW 27km/h
NW
WSW 19km/h
WSW
WSW 24km/h
WSW
WNW 14km/h
WNW
WNW 20km/h
WNW
Relative Humidity 66% 52% 67% 42% 65% 50% 70% 62% 84% 65% 59% 45% 65% 51%
Dew Point 10°C 13°C 11°C 10°C 8°C 9°C 10°C 15°C 14°C 14°C 6°C 6°C 8°C 11°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Sunday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
04:59 EDT
sunrise
05:32 EDT
sunset
20:32 EDT
last light
21:06 EDT
moon
rise
Sun 09:30 EDT
set
Sun 23:56 EDT
moon
Wed
Dec 7
moon
Wed
Dec 14
moon
Wed
Dec 21
moon
Thu
Dec 29

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sat
Dec 3
7.2°C 19°C 0.0mm
Fri
Dec 2
11.6°C 21.1°C 0.0mm
Thu
Dec 1
12.5°C 23.9°C 0.0mm
Wed
Nov 30
11.4°C 22.6°C 0.0mm
Tue
Nov 29
13.1°C 19.7°C 0.0mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
678.3mm
129.1 Day(s)
Total For 2016
915.2mm
138 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
456.3mm
103 Day(s)
Wettest Day
88.0mm
Jan 29
Lowest Temperature
-2.0°C
Jun 25
Highest Temperature
33.5°C
Jan 1

Launceston Almanac

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December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
7.2°C
3rd
Lowest On Record
2.0°C
12th 1995
Average This Month
10.4°C
-0.3°C
Long-term Average
10.7°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
23.9°C
1st
Highest On Record
33.8°C
6th 1994
Average This Month
21.3°C
-1.2°C
Long-term Average
22.5°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
0.0mm
1st
Total This Month
0.0mm
0 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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