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Launceston Airport Forecast

Tonight -3°C
Tomorrow 10°C
late_shower

Now

4.4°C falling
Updated at 17:50 EST

Central North for Monday Clear. Areas of severe frost later tonight. Winds NW/SW 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the evening.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Areas of severe morning frost. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening, falling as snow above 400 metres. Possible hail in the morning. Winds NW 25 to 40 km/h.

Currently at Launceston Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 4.4°C falling
Dew Point -3.8°C falling
Feels Like 0.4°C
Relative Humidity 55%
Wind icon
SW 18km/h falling
Wind Gusts 20km/h
Pressure 1013.4hPa rising
Fire Danger 3.4
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Nearby Now

Launceston 4.3°C
Cressy 5.7°C
Scottsdale 4.8°C
Low Head 7.2°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston Airport

48-hour forecast

9pm

Clear
0°C

12am

Clear
-2°C

3am

Mostly clear
-3°C

6am

Mostly cloudy
-2°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Mon 16:05 EST
Gale Warning Far NW, CN, Upper E, SE, SW, CW & Lower E coasts, Banks St/F Sound & E of Flinders Is. Strong Wind elsewhere except Derwent

Tas - Mon 15:22 EST
Sheep Graziers Warning for King/Furneaux Islands, North West & East coasts, Midlands, Central North, Upper Derwent, South East & North East

Tas - Mon 15:20 EST
Road Weather Alert for NW Coast, Central Nth, NE, Western, Central Plateau, Midlands, Upper Derwent, SE and East Coast due to ice and snow

Tasmania Weather Update

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Launceston Airport 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Mon
Aug 3
Tue
Aug 4
Wed
Aug 5
Thu
Aug 6
Fri
Aug 7
Sat
Aug 8
Sun
Aug 9

Possible shower

Late shower

Possible shower

Frost then sunny

Frost then sunny

Frost then sunny

Possible shower
Maximum 8°C 10°C 8°C 11°C 12°C 11°C 11°C
Minimum -1°C -3°C -2°C -3°C -3°C -1°C 2°C
Chance of Rain 60% 80% 50% 5% 5% 60% 60%
Rain Amount < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm
UV Index Low Low Low Low Low
Frost Risk Severe Severe Severe Severe Severe Severe Moderate
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 25
km/h
35
km/h
22
km/h
37
km/h
17
km/h
29
km/h
11
km/h
21
km/h
7
km/h
16
km/h
6
km/h
14
km/h
10
km/h
20
km/h
Wind Direction WSW 25km/h
WSW
SW 35km/h
SW
WNW 22km/h
WNW
WNW 37km/h
WNW
W 17km/h
W
WSW 29km/h
WSW
WNW 11km/h
WNW
W 21km/h
W
S 7km/h
S
S 16km/h
S
SE 6km/h
SE
NW 14km/h
NW
ENE 10km/h
ENE
NW 20km/h
NW
Relative Humidity 73% 48% 86% 69% 81% 49% 86% 52% 94% 52% 84% 55% 89% 64%
Dew Point -3°C -3°C 2°C 4°C -1°C -2°C 1°C 1°C 2°C 2°C 2°C 2°C 4°C 4°C

Launceston Airport Sun & Moon Times

Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
-
sunrise
-
sunset
-
last light
-
moon
rise
Mon 20:47 EST
set
Tue 09:19 EST
moon
Fri
Aug 7
moon
Sat
Aug 15
moon
Sun
Aug 23
moon
Sun
Aug 30

Launceston Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Mon
Aug 3
-1.0°C 7°C 5.8mm
Sun
Aug 2
2.2°C 9.6°C 0.2mm
Sat
Aug 1
3.3°C 9.9°C 11.0mm
Fri
Jul 31
-1.1°C 10.5°C 6.0mm
Thu
Jul 30
6.4°C 10.9°C 0.8mm

Launceston Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Aug
406.3mm
89.6 Day(s)
Total For 2015
337.8mm
91 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2014
341.0mm
83 Day(s)
Wettest Day
33.6mm
Jan 14
Lowest Temperature
-5.4°C
Jun 4
Highest Temperature
32.4°C
Feb 22

Launceston Ap Almanac

full climatology
August Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-1.0°C
3rd
Lowest On Record
-3.6°C
12th 2005
Average This Month
1.5°C
-1.7°C
Long-term Average
3.2°C
August Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
9.9°C
1st
Highest On Record
20.0°C
26th 2004
Average This Month
8.8°C
-4.3°C
Long-term Average
13.1°C
August Rainfall
Wettest This Month
11.0mm
1st
Total This Month
17.0mm
3 Day(s)
Long-term Average
88.5mm
16.2 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
212.8mm
2005
Driest On Record
17.4mm
2014
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