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Low Head Forecast

Today 18°C
Tonight 9°C
mostly_sunny

Now

12.4°C rising
Updated at 09:00 EDT

Central North for Friday Partly cloudy. Winds SW 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 15 and 18. Low-Moderate.

Currently at Low Head

24-hour graph
Temperature 12.4°C rising
Dew Point 4.9°C steady
Feels Like 9.4°C
Relative Humidity 60%
Wind icon
W 35km/h rising
Wind Gusts 41km/h
Pressure 1006.9hPa rising
Fire Danger 5.4
Rain since 9am/last hr 8.6mm / -

Sun on Fri

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Sunrise sunrise
05:34 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:37 EDT

Nearby Now

Launceston 12.6°C
Devonport Ap 13.4°C
Scottsdale 12.0°C
Launceston Ap 12.3°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

12pm

Mostly clear
15°C

3pm

Mostly clear
17°C

6pm

Mostly clear
18°C

9pm

Mostly clear
13°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Fri 05:00 EDT
Gale Warning Frederick Henry/Norfolk/Storm Bays, Channel, Far NW, Central N, Upper E, Lower E, SE & SW Coasts. Strong Wind Warning elsewhere

Tas - Thu 16:29 EDT
Initial Minor Flood Warning for the South Esk River

Tas - Thu 16:25 EDT
Initial Minor Flood Warning for the North Esk River

National Forecast

Low Head 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Fri
Dec 9
Sat
Dec 10
Sun
Dec 11
Mon
Dec 12
Tue
Dec 13
Wed
Dec 14
Thu
Dec 15

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Cloudy

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 18°C 19°C 21°C 20°C 23°C 20°C 20°C
Minimum 10°C 9°C 11°C 12°C 14°C 13°C 9°C
Chance of Rain 5% 5% 5% 10% 60% 60% 30%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 10-20mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
UV Index Very High Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme
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 32
km/h
32
km/h
25
km/h
32
km/h
14
km/h
19
km/h
13
km/h
16
km/h
10
km/h
20
km/h
36
km/h
42
km/h
31
km/h
30
km/h
Wind Direction WSW 32km/h
WSW
WSW 32km/h
WSW
WNW 25km/h
WNW
WNW 32km/h
WNW
W 14km/h
W
NW 19km/h
NW
N 13km/h
N
NNW 16km/h
NNW
NNE 10km/h
NNE
NNW 20km/h
NNW
WNW 36km/h
WNW
WNW 42km/h
WNW
W 31km/h
W
WNW 30km/h
WNW
Relative Humidity 58% 50% 70% 69% 70% 66% 72% 68% 75% 68% 70% 61% 60% 56%
Dew Point 5°C 7°C 8°C 13°C 11°C 15°C 11°C 14°C 15°C 17°C 12°C 11°C 6°C 10°C

Low Head Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
05:01 EDT
sunrise
05:34 EDT
sunset
20:37 EDT
last light
21:10 EDT
moon
rise
Fri 14:48 EDT
set
Sat 02:54 EDT
moon
Wed
Dec 14
moon
Wed
Dec 21
moon
Thu
Dec 29
moon
Fri
Jan 6

Low Head Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Dec 8
12.3°C 17°C 8.6mm
Wed
Dec 7
12.9°C 18.5°C 0.0mm
Tue
Dec 6
12.0°C 17.9°C 0.0mm
Mon
Dec 5
14.6°C 18.3°C 2.2mm
Sun
Dec 4
10.1°C 18.8°C 0.0mm

Low Head Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
674.7mm
139.8 Day(s)
Total For 2016
1064.8mm
137 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
531.6mm
128 Day(s)
Wettest Day
97.8mm
Jun 6
Lowest Temperature
2.8°C
Aug 24
Highest Temperature
27.3°C
Feb 3

Low Head Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
10.1°C
4th
Lowest On Record
6.5°C
28th 2010
Average This Month
12.6°C
-0.2°C
Long-term Average
12.8°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
19.4°C
1st
Highest On Record
25.7°C
8th 2004
Average This Month
18.2°C
-0.6°C
Long-term Average
18.8°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
8.6mm
8th
Total This Month
12.0mm
4 Day(s)
Long-term Average
43.0mm
9.1 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
76.6mm
2005
Driest On Record
12.2mm
2000
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