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Launceston Forecast

This morning 4°C
Today 16°C
late_shower

Now

9.4°C rising
Updated at 08:40 EST

Central North for Wednesday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers near the coast, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. Winds NW 25 to 35 km/h increasing to 30 to 40 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 13 and 16.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 9.4°C rising
Dew Point 5.4°C rising
Feels Like 8.5°C
Relative Humidity 76%
Wind icon
NW 7km/h falling
Wind Gusts 7km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 1.5
Rain since 9am/last hr 14.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
07:02 EST
Sunset sunset
17:14 EST

Nearby Now

Low Head 11.8°C
Devonport Ap 10.6°C
Launceston Ap 7.5°C
Cressy 7.4°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

9am

Clear
8°C

12pm

Mostly clear
15°C

3pm

Chance shower
15°C

6pm

Slight chance shower
14°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Wed 05:00 EST
Gale Warning for SE, SW & CW coasts. Strong Wind Warning Far NW, CN, Upper E & Lower E coasts, Banks Strait/Franklin Sound & E of Flinders

Tas - Tue 16:27 EST
Final Flood Watch for all northern river basins

Tas - Tue 16:13 EST
Minor Flood Warning for North Esk River

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Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
May 4
Thu
May 5
Fri
May 6
Sat
May 7
Sun
May 8
Mon
May 9
Tue
May 10

Late shower

Showers

Clearing shower

Clearing shower

Late shower

Windy with showers

Showers easing
Maximum 16°C 18°C 17°C 20°C 21°C 18°C 16°C
Minimum 4°C 10°C 11°C 8°C 10°C 10°C 8°C
Chance of Rain 90% 90% 30% 50% 90% 90% 70%
Rain Amount 1-5mm 5-10mm < 1mm 1-5mm 20-40mm 5-10mm 1-5mm
UV Index Low Low Low Low Low
Frost Risk Slight Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 15
km/h
25
km/h
22
km/h
29
km/h
19
km/h
24
km/h
6
km/h
13
km/h
11
km/h
19
km/h
12
km/h
23
km/h
15
km/h
19
km/h
Wind Direction WNW 15km/h
WNW
WNW 25km/h
WNW
NW 22km/h
NW
NW 29km/h
NW
WNW 19km/h
WNW
WNW 24km/h
WNW
NNW 6km/h
NNW
NNW 13km/h
NNW
ESE 11km/h
ESE
NNE 19km/h
NNE
NNE 12km/h
NNE
NW 23km/h
NW
WNW 15km/h
WNW
WNW 19km/h
WNW
Relative Humidity 73% 57% 91% 76% 87% 58% 87% 71% 90% 79% 94% 75% 88% 66%
Dew Point 4°C 7°C 11°C 14°C 10°C 9°C 10°C 14°C 12°C 16°C 11°C 13°C 9°C 9°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:33 EST
sunrise
07:02 EST
sunset
17:14 EST
last light
17:43 EST
moon
set
Wed 15:47 EST
rise
Thu 04:37 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
Tue
May 3
12.1°C 15°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
Sat
Apr 30
12.2°C 19.4°C 19.6mm
Fri
Apr 29
13.1°C 18.3°C 0.4mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To May
228.0mm
40.3 Day(s)
Total For 2016
284.8mm
32 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
166.1mm
31 Day(s)
Wettest Day
88.0mm
Jan 29
Lowest Temperature
1.8°C
Apr 7
Highest Temperature
33.5°C
Jan 1

Launceston Almanac

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May Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
8.2°C
2nd
Lowest On Record
-3.0°C
18th 1981
Average This Month
11.3°C
+6.2°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
16.0°C
+0.2°C
Long-term Average
15.8°C
May Rainfall
Wettest This Month
15.2mm
3rd
Total This Month
27.8mm
3 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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