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Launceston Forecast

Today 10°C
Tonight -3°C
sunny

Now

7.5°C falling
Updated at 17:00 EST

Central North for Tuesday Clear. Light winds.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 7.5°C falling
Dew Point 2.0°C rising
Feels Like 6.3°C
Relative Humidity 68%
Wind icon
SSE 7km/h steady
Wind Gusts 11km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 1.8
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
07:38 EST
Sunset sunset
16:55 EST

Nearby Now

Launceston Ap 4.7°C
Scottsdale 5.4°C
Low Head 7.3°C
Cressy 4.6°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

6pm

Mostly clear
5°C

9pm

Mostly clear
1°C

12am

Mostly clear
-1°C

3am

Mostly clear
-3°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Tue 16:46 EST
Road Weather Alert for Tasmania. Motorists are advised to take care due to hazardous weather conditions.

Tasmania Weather Update

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Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
Jul 7
Wed
Jul 8
Thu
Jul 9
Fri
Jul 10
Sat
Jul 11
Sun
Jul 12
Mon
Jul 13

Sunny

Frost then sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower

Showers

Frost then sunny

Frost then sunny
Maximum 10°C 11°C 13°C 12°C 11°C 11°C 11°C
Minimum -2°C -3°C 1°C 3°C 3°C 0°C 0°C
Chance of Rain 5% 30% 90% 90% 80% 50% 60%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 5-10mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm
UV Index Low Low Low Low Low
Frost Risk Severe Severe High Moderate Moderate High High
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 4
km/h
8
km/h
1
km/h
5
km/h
2
km/h
10
km/h
6
km/h
15
km/h
11
km/h
13
km/h
5
km/h
17
km/h
11
km/h
18
km/h
Wind Direction SE 4km/h
SE
SE 8km/h
SE
E 1km/h
E
NNW 5km/h
NNW
NNE 2km/h
NNE
NNW 10km/h
NNW
NNE 6km/h
NNE
NNW 15km/h
NNW
N 11km/h
N
N 13km/h
N
E 5km/h
E
S 17km/h
S
SE 11km/h
SE
SSE 18km/h
SSE
Relative Humidity 98% 59% 100% 71% 100% 70% 100% 77% 100% 72% 100% 67% 100% 72%
Dew Point 0°C 3°C 1°C 6°C 3°C 8°C 5°C 8°C 4°C 6°C 2°C 5°C 3°C 6°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
07:06 EST
sunrise
07:37 EST
sunset
16:56 EST
last light
17:27 EST
moon
rise
Tue 23:02 EST
set
Wed 11:19 EST
moon
Thu
Jul 9
moon
Thu
Jul 16
moon
Fri
Jul 24
moon
Fri
Jul 31

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Jul 7
-1.4°C 10°C 0.0mm
Mon
Jul 6
6.7°C 9.9°C 10.6mm
Sun
Jul 5
5.6°C 10.2°C 1.2mm
Sat
Jul 4
-0.5°C 16.1°C 0.2mm
Fri
Jul 3
-2.8°C 11.4°C 0.0mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jul
372.3mm
69.0 Day(s)
Total For 2015
308.6mm
65 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2014
294.2mm
60 Day(s)
Wettest Day
44.4mm
Jan 14
Lowest Temperature
-3.4°C
Jun 21
Highest Temperature
31.9°C
Jan 3

Launceston Almanac

full climatology
July Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-2.8°C
3rd
Lowest On Record
-5.2°C
23rd 1991
Average This Month
1.5°C
-0.9°C
Long-term Average
2.4°C
July Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
16.1°C
4th
Highest On Record
18.4°C
18th 2013
Average This Month
12.0°C
-0.7°C
Long-term Average
12.7°C
July Rainfall
Wettest This Month
10.6mm
6th
Total This Month
14.8mm
5 Day(s)
Long-term Average
76.8mm
15.5 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
157.7mm
2000
Driest On Record
36.8mm
2001
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Weather News

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15:29 EST

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Farmers want more Federal Government enticements to insure crops against natural disasters

12:17 EST

Federal Government efforts to entice grain growers into insuring against disasters have failed to impress farmers.