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Launceston Forecast

Today 17°C
Tonight 7°C
mostly_sunny

Now

13.7°C steady
Updated at 17:40 EST

Central North for Wednesday Partly cloudy. Winds N/NW 15 to 20 km/h turning E/NE in the evening.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 13.7°C steady
Dew Point 7.0°C falling
Feels Like 12.3°C
Relative Humidity 64%
Wind icon
NNW 16km/h rising
Wind Gusts 20km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 3.2
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
05:50 EST
Sunset sunset
18:15 EST

Nearby Now

Low Head 13.1°C
Devonport Ap 12.0°C
Launceston Ap 11.4°C
Cressy 12.3°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

6pm

Mostly clear
13°C

9pm

Mostly cloudy
8°C

12am

Mostly cloudy
7°C

3am

Cloudy
9°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Wed 16:37 EST
Road Weather Alert for North West Coast, Central North, North East, Central Plateau and East Coast, due to reduced visibility in rain

Tas - Wed 16:32 EST
Severe Weather Warning (Damaging Winds) for King Island, Furneaux Islands, North East, E Coast and NW Coast and Central North

Tas - Wed 16:07 EST
Gale Wind Warning for Banks Strait and Franklin Sound, E of Flinders Island and U E Coast. Strong Wind Warning elsewhere for Thursday

Tas - Wed 16:00 EST
Flood Watch for Tasmania. The potential exists for flooding of rivers and streams.

Tasmania Weather Update

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Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Sep 28
Thu
Sep 29
Fri
Sep 30
Sat
Oct 1
Sun
Oct 2
Mon
Oct 3
Tue
Oct 4

Mostly sunny

Rain

Possible shower

Possible shower

Late shower

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 17°C 17°C 17°C 17°C 18°C 15°C 15°C
Minimum 5°C 7°C 7°C 5°C 7°C 9°C 7°C
Chance of Rain 90% 90% 60% 90% 90% 90% 90%
Rain Amount 1-5mm 20-40mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 10-20mm 10-20mm 5-10mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate
Frost Risk Slight Nil Nil Slight Nil Nil Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 4
km/h
14
km/h
22
km/h
17
km/h
3
km/h
8
km/h
8
km/h
23
km/h
14
km/h
23
km/h
17
km/h
29
km/h
24
km/h
32
km/h
Wind Direction NNW 4km/h
NNW
N 14km/h
N
ENE 22km/h
ENE
NNE 17km/h
NNE
NE 3km/h
NE
NNE 8km/h
NNE
NW 8km/h
NW
WNW 23km/h
WNW
N 14km/h
N
NNW 23km/h
NNW
NNW 17km/h
NNW
NW 29km/h
NW
NW 24km/h
NW
WNW 32km/h
WNW
Relative Humidity 77% 55% 89% 85% 80% 56% 78% 65% 89% 63% 96% 72% 91% 68%
Dew Point 7°C 8°C 12°C 14°C 9°C 8°C 9°C 10°C 9°C 11°C 9°C 10°C 8°C 9°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:21 EST
sunrise
05:48 EST
sunset
18:16 EST
last light
18:43 EST
moon
rise
Thu 04:56 EST
set
Thu 16:30 EST
moon
Sat
Oct 1
moon
Sun
Oct 9
moon
Sun
Oct 16
moon
Sun
Oct 23

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Sep 28
7.8°C 17°C 0.0mm
Tue
Sep 27
4.0°C 17.0°C 0.0mm
Mon
Sep 26
4.2°C 15.5°C 0.0mm
Sun
Sep 25
10.2°C 17.3°C 4.0mm
Sat
Sep 24
6.2°C 18.4°C 0.0mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Sep
528.2mm
99.2 Day(s)
Total For 2016
754.2mm
109 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
405.1mm
86 Day(s)
Wettest Day
88.0mm
Jan 29
Lowest Temperature
-2.0°C
Jun 25
Highest Temperature
33.5°C
Jan 1

Launceston Almanac

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September Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
2.5°C
12th
Lowest On Record
-2.4°C
7th 1994
Average This Month
6.7°C
+1.4°C
Long-term Average
5.3°C
September Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
21.3°C
8th
Highest On Record
24.8°C
27th 1987
Average This Month
16.9°C
+1.2°C
Long-term Average
15.7°C
September Rainfall
Wettest This Month
15.0mm
15th
Total This Month
37.2mm
14 Day(s)
Long-term Average
67.3mm
14.2 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
115.8mm
2002
Driest On Record
8.4mm
1994
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