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Launceston Forecast

This morning 11°C
Today 19°C
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Now

12.4°C steady
Updated at 07:20 EDT

Central North for Thursday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of rain, becoming less likely late this afternoon and evening, possibly heavy at times this morning. The chance of a thunderstorm this morning. Winds NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h tending N 30 to 45 km/h in the morning then turning W/NW 35 to 50 km/h in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures around 18. Low-Moderate.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 12.4°C steady
Dew Point 10.9°C steady
Feels Like 12.2°C
Relative Humidity 90%
Wind icon
SSE 5km/h falling
Wind Gusts 6km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 1.0
Rain since 9am/last hr 1.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
05:31 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:36 EDT

Nearby Now

Low Head 14.0°C
Devonport Ap 13.5°C
Launceston Ap 10.7°C
Cressy 11.3°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

9am

Heavy rain
17°C

12pm

Heavy rain. Windy
18°C

3pm

Shower. Windy
18°C

6pm

Shower. Windy
17°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Thu 05:32 EDT
Gale Warning for all coastal waters and Southeast Inshore Bays and Channel. Strong Wind Warning for Derwent Estuary

National Forecast

Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Dec 8
Fri
Dec 9
Sat
Dec 10
Sun
Dec 11
Mon
Dec 12
Tue
Dec 13
Wed
Dec 14

Windy with rain

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Late shower

Possible shower

Mostly sunny
Maximum 19°C 18°C 21°C 23°C 22°C 24°C 21°C
Minimum 11°C 9°C 7°C 9°C 10°C 13°C 11°C
Chance of Rain 90% 5% 5% 5% 40% 70% 60%
Rain Amount 10-20mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
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 24
km/h
35
km/h
23
km/h
26
km/h
14
km/h
22
km/h
7
km/h
10
km/h
15
km/h
18
km/h
15
km/h
23
km/h
27
km/h
29
km/h
Wind Direction NNE 24km/h
NNE
NNW 35km/h
NNW
SW 23km/h
SW
SW 26km/h
SW
WNW 14km/h
WNW
WNW 22km/h
WNW
W 7km/h
W
NW 10km/h
NW
N 15km/h
N
NNW 18km/h
NNW
N 15km/h
N
NW 23km/h
NW
WNW 27km/h
WNW
WNW 29km/h
WNW
Relative Humidity 90% 78% 55% 42% 66% 56% 65% 48% 69% 52% 68% 50% 67% 55%
Dew Point 15°C 15°C 4°C 5°C 8°C 12°C 9°C 11°C 10°C 11°C 12°C 13°C 10°C 12°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
04:58 EDT
sunrise
05:31 EDT
sunset
20:36 EDT
last light
21:10 EDT
moon
rise
Thu 13:39 EDT
set
Fri 02:18 EDT
moon
Wed
Dec 14
moon
Wed
Dec 21
moon
Thu
Dec 29
moon
Fri
Jan 6

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Dec 7
10.0°C - 0.0mm
Tue
Dec 6
11.3°C 23.1°C 0.0mm
Mon
Dec 5
14.6°C 23.2°C 12.2mm
Sun
Dec 4
6.9°C 24.5°C 0.0mm
Sat
Dec 3
7.2°C 18.7°C 0.0mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
678.3mm
129.1 Day(s)
Total For 2016
927.4mm
139 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
460.4mm
105 Day(s)
Wettest Day
88.0mm
Jan 29
Lowest Temperature
-2.0°C
Jun 25
Highest Temperature
33.5°C
Jan 1

Launceston Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
6.9°C
4th
Lowest On Record
2.0°C
12th 1995
Average This Month
10.6°C
-0.1°C
Long-term Average
10.7°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
24.5°C
4th
Highest On Record
33.8°C
6th 1994
Average This Month
22.4°C
-0.1°C
Long-term Average
22.5°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
12.2mm
5th
Total This Month
12.2mm
1 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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