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Launceston Forecast

Today 26°C
Tonight 13°C
mostly_sunny

Now

22.2°C rising
Updated at 12:20 EDT

Central North for Wednesday Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming NW 15 to 20 km/h in the late morning then light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 22 to 27.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 22.2°C rising
Dew Point 13.8°C rising
Feels Like 22.2°C
Relative Humidity 59%
Wind icon
NW 5km/h falling
Wind Gusts 7km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 3.9
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
05:58 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:45 EDT

Nearby Now

Low Head 20.1°C
Launceston Ap 20.6°C
Devonport Ap 19.7°C
Scottsdale 20.8°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

3pm

Mostly clear
26°C

6pm

Mostly clear
24°C

9pm

Mostly clear
19°C

12am

Mostly clear
16°C

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National Forecast

Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

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

Mostly sunny

Increasing sunshine

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Cloudy

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 26°C 29°C 33°C 27°C 25°C 26°C 26°C
Minimum 13°C 13°C 15°C 17°C 16°C 15°C 12°C
Chance of Rain 5% 5% 30% 10% 30% 20% 20%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme 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 6
km/h
15
km/h
7
km/h
20
km/h
10
km/h
21
km/h
9
km/h
12
km/h
5
km/h
12
km/h
6
km/h
18
km/h
5
km/h
14
km/h
Wind Direction NNW 6km/h
NNW
NNW 15km/h
NNW
N 7km/h
N
NNW 20km/h
NNW
NNW 10km/h
NNW
NW 21km/h
NW
SSE 9km/h
SSE
NW 12km/h
NW
SE 5km/h
SE
N 12km/h
N
NNW 6km/h
NNW
NW 18km/h
NW
W 5km/h
W
NNW 14km/h
NNW
Relative Humidity 74% 46% 70% 32% 52% 32% 71% 44% 68% 49% 73% 40% 64% 39%
Dew Point 13°C 14°C 13°C 11°C 14°C 14°C 15°C 14°C 13°C 14°C 15°C 12°C 11°C 11°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:25 EDT
sunrise
05:58 EDT
sunset
20:45 EDT
last light
21:17 EDT
moon
set
Wed 20:43 EDT
rise
Thu 06:48 EDT
moon
Thu
Jan 25
moon
Thu
Feb 1
moon
Thu
Feb 8
moon
Fri
Feb 16

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Jan 17
14.5°C - 0.0mm
Tue
Jan 16
12.0°C 27.2°C 0.0mm
Mon
Jan 15
11.2°C 28.0°C 0.0mm
Sun
Jan 14
6.5°C 22.0°C 0.0mm
Sat
Jan 13
13.0°C 21.2°C 4.0mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jan
46.4mm
7.0 Day(s)
Total For 2018
5.2mm
2 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
14.2mm
1 Day(s)
Wettest Day
4.0mm
Jan 13
Lowest Temperature
6.5°C
Jan 14
Highest Temperature
30.0°C
Jan 6

Launceston Almanac

full climatology
January Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
6.5°C
14th
Lowest On Record
2.5°C
12th 1983
Average This Month
11.9°C
-0.4°C
Long-term Average
12.3°C
January Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
30.0°C
6th
Highest On Record
39.0°C
30th 2009
Average This Month
25.2°C
+0.7°C
Long-term Average
24.5°C
January Rainfall
Wettest This Month
4.0mm
13th
Total This Month
5.2mm
2 Day(s)
Long-term Average
46.4mm
7.0 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
153.8mm
2016
Driest On Record
7.3mm
2009
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