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Launceston Forecast

This morning 11°C
Today 18°C
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Now

17.9°C rising
Updated at 02:50 EST

Central North for Thursday Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds NW 35 to 45 km/h.
Friday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers in the early morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the early morning with gusty winds. Winds NW 30 to 45 km/h becoming light in the late evening.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 17.9°C rising
Dew Point 12.5°C steady
Feels Like 17.9°C
Relative Humidity 70%
Wind icon
NNW 31km/h rising
Wind Gusts 43km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 4.3
Rain since 9am/last hr 1.0mm / -

Sun on Fri

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Sunrise sunrise
07:04 EST
Sunset sunset
17:11 EST

Nearby Now

Launceston Ap 15.2°C
Cressy 15.9°C
Scottsdale 16.4°C
Low Head 17.6°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

6am

Heavy shower
12°C

9am

Mostly cloudy
13°C

12pm

Mostly clear
17°C

3pm

Mostly cloudy
17°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Coastal Wind Warning for Tasmanian Waters.

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Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Fri
May 6
Sat
May 7
Sun
May 8
Mon
May 9
Tue
May 10
Wed
May 11
Thu
May 12

Windy with showers

Late shower

Late shower

Showers

Possible shower

Windy with showers

Mostly sunny
Maximum 18°C 18°C 20°C 20°C 18°C 17°C 16°C
Minimum 11°C 8°C 10°C 12°C 10°C 6°C 8°C
Chance of Rain 20% 50% 90% 90% 70% 60% 90%
Rain Amount < 1mm 1-5mm 5-10mm 10-20mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
UV Index Low Low Low Low Low
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 16
km/h
22
km/h
3
km/h
8
km/h
2
km/h
9
km/h
6
km/h
14
km/h
18
km/h
24
km/h
18
km/h
25
km/h
19
km/h
25
km/h
Wind Direction WNW 16km/h
WNW
WNW 22km/h
WNW
NNW 3km/h
NNW
NNW 8km/h
NNW
ESE 2km/h
ESE
NNW 9km/h
NNW
NNE 6km/h
NNE
NW 14km/h
NW
W 18km/h
W
WSW 24km/h
WSW
WNW 18km/h
WNW
W 25km/h
W
WNW 19km/h
WNW
WNW 25km/h
WNW
Relative Humidity 89% 56% 89% 74% 93% 80% 100% 82% 85% 61% 84% 64% 86% 71%
Dew Point 11°C 9°C 10°C 14°C 13°C 16°C 15°C 16°C 10°C 10°C 8°C 10°C 9°C 11°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:35 EST
sunrise
07:04 EST
sunset
17:11 EST
last light
17:40 EST
moon
rise
Fri 05:51 EST
set
Fri 17:05 EST
moon
Sat
May 7
moon
Sat
May 14
moon
Sun
May 22
moon
Sun
May 29

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
May 5
10.0°C 16°C 3.6mm
Wed
May 4
4.8°C 15.1°C 14.0mm
Tue
May 3
12.1°C 14.5°C 15.2mm
Mon
May 2
8.2°C 16.6°C 2.4mm
Sun
May 1
13.7°C 16.3°C 10.2mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To May
228.0mm
40.3 Day(s)
Total For 2016
302.4mm
34 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
198.1mm
33 Day(s)
Wettest Day
88.0mm
Jan 29
Lowest Temperature
1.8°C
Apr 7
Highest Temperature
33.5°C
Jan 1

Launceston Almanac

full climatology
May Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
4.8°C
4th
Lowest On Record
-3.0°C
18th 1981
Average This Month
9.8°C
+4.7°C
Long-term Average
5.1°C
May Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
16.6°C
2nd
Highest On Record
23.5°C
3rd 1988
Average This Month
15.7°C
-0.1°C
Long-term Average
15.8°C
May Rainfall
Wettest This Month
15.2mm
3rd
Total This Month
45.4mm
5 Day(s)
Long-term Average
62.0mm
11.6 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
152.9mm
2007
Driest On Record
4.0mm
2005
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