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Launceston Airport Forecast

This morning 10°C
Today 23°C
late_shower

Now

12.7°C rising
Updated at 06:50 EDT

Central North for Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers during the morning and afternoon. Winds NW 25 to 35 km/h becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 20s.

Currently at Launceston Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 12.7°C rising
Dew Point 10.4°C steady
Feels Like 10.6°C
Relative Humidity 86%
Wind icon
N 22km/h rising
Wind Gusts 26km/h
Pressure 1010.6hPa rising
Fire Danger 1.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Nearby Now

Launceston 13.9°C
Cressy 12.7°C
Scottsdale 13.3°C
Low Head 15.9°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston Airport

48-hour forecast

9am

Slight chance shower
17°C

12pm

Mostly cloudy
20°C

3pm

Mostly cloudy
22°C

6pm

Mostly clear
22°C

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National Forecast

Launceston Airport 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Dec 16
Sun
Dec 17
Mon
Dec 18
Tue
Dec 19
Wed
Dec 20
Thu
Dec 21
Fri
Dec 22

Late shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Windy

Windy with showers

Sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 23°C 24°C 27°C 29°C 21°C 21°C 24°C
Minimum 10°C 8°C 10°C 14°C 13°C 8°C 9°C
Chance of Rain 40% 30% 10% 40% 70% 5% 60%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index
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
27
km/h
16
km/h
14
km/h
11
km/h
17
km/h
14
km/h
34
km/h
32
km/h
38
km/h
20
km/h
31
km/h
22
km/h
31
km/h
Wind Direction NW 24km/h
NW
NW 27km/h
NW
SSE 16km/h
SSE
N 14km/h
N
NNW 11km/h
NNW
NNW 17km/h
NNW
NNE 14km/h
NNE
N 34km/h
N
NW 32km/h
NW
NW 38km/h
NW
NW 20km/h
NW
NW 31km/h
NW
NW 22km/h
NW
NW 31km/h
NW
Relative Humidity 66% 55% 58% 40% 69% 44% 64% 50% 71% 43% 56% 35% 65% 46%
Dew Point 11°C 13°C 7°C 10°C 11°C 14°C 14°C 16°C 12°C 8°C 6°C 5°C 10°C 12°C

Launceston Airport Sun & Moon Times

Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
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sunrise
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sunset
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last light
-
moon
set
Sat 18:37 EDT
rise
Sun 04:56 EDT
moon
Mon
Dec 18
moon
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Dec 26
moon
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Jan 2
moon
Tue
Jan 9

Launceston Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
Dec 15
6.8°C 21°C 0.0mm
Thu
Dec 14
17.5°C 27.2°C 0.0mm
Wed
Dec 13
11.4°C 26.4°C 0.0mm
Tue
Dec 12
10.1°C 26.7°C 0.0mm
Mon
Dec 11
7.9°C 25.2°C 0.0mm

Launceston Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
622.6mm
137.9 Day(s)
Total For 2017
521.2mm
127 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
803.6mm
138 Day(s)
Wettest Day
47.6mm
Dec 3
Lowest Temperature
-5.0°C
Jul 1
Highest Temperature
31.0°C
Jan 8

Launceston Ap Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
5.9°C
3rd
Lowest On Record
0.8°C
4th 2008
Average This Month
9.7°C
+0.7°C
Long-term Average
9.0°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
27.2°C
14th
Highest On Record
33.6°C
20th 2015
Average This Month
21.7°C
-0.8°C
Long-term Average
22.5°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
47.6mm
3rd
Total This Month
77.4mm
4 Day(s)
Long-term Average
49.4mm
11.2 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
87.4mm
2014
Driest On Record
20.0mm
2006
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