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Launceston Forecast

Tonight 12°C
Tomorrow 21°C
cloud_increasing

Now

15.9°C rising
Updated at 17:50 EDT

Central North for Monday Mostly clear. Slight (30%) chance of a shower early this evening. Winds W/NW 25 to 35 km/h decreasing to 15 to 25 km/h in the late evening.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower near the coast, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds NW 20 to 30 km/h. Low-Moderate.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 15.9°C rising
Dew Point 12.8°C falling
Feels Like 15.9°C
Relative Humidity 82%
Wind icon
N 22km/h falling
Wind Gusts 28km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 2.1
Rain since 9am/last hr 4.6mm / -

Sun on Mon

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Sunrise sunrise
07:21 EDT
Sunset sunset
19:13 EDT

Nearby Now

Scottsdale 13.1°C
Launceston Ap 13.9°C
Cressy 16.2°C
Low Head 17.4°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

9pm

Mostly clear
17°C

12am

Clear
15°C

3am

Mostly clear
13°C

6am

Mostly clear
12°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Mon 16:05 EDT
Gale Warning for South East Coast and South West Coast. Strong Wind Warning Elsewhere except cancel Derwent Estuary.

National Forecast

Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Mon
Mar 27
Tue
Mar 28
Wed
Mar 29
Thu
Mar 30
Fri
Mar 31
Sat
Apr 1
Sun
Apr 2

Possible shower

Cloud increasing

Showers increasing

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Clearing shower

Mostly sunny
Maximum 27°C 21°C 21°C 20°C 18°C 20°C 19°C
Minimum 15°C 12°C 15°C 10°C 8°C 9°C 7°C
Chance of Rain 90% 70% 80% 40% 30% 40% 40%
Rain Amount 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index High High High Moderate Moderate
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 10
km/h
29
km/h
18
km/h
27
km/h
22
km/h
28
km/h
7
km/h
17
km/h
5
km/h
18
km/h
12
km/h
16
km/h
10
km/h
9
km/h
Wind Direction N 10km/h
N
NNW 29km/h
NNW
NW 18km/h
NW
NW 27km/h
NW
NNW 22km/h
NNW
NNW 28km/h
NNW
W 7km/h
W
SW 17km/h
SW
W 5km/h
W
NW 18km/h
NW
WNW 12km/h
WNW
W 16km/h
W
SSW 10km/h
SSW
SSW 9km/h
SSW
Relative Humidity 82% 68% 75% 55% 78% 64% 75% 39% 69% 42% 77% 44% 62% 38%
Dew Point 18°C 20°C 11°C 12°C 14°C 14°C 8°C 6°C 5°C 5°C 8°C 8°C 5°C 4°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Tuesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
06:54 EDT
sunrise
07:22 EDT
sunset
19:11 EDT
last light
19:39 EDT
moon
set
Mon 18:52 EDT
rise
Tue 07:05 EDT
moon
Tue
Apr 4
moon
Tue
Apr 11
moon
Wed
Apr 19
moon
Wed
Apr 26

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Mon
Mar 27
13.1°C 24°C 0.2mm
Sun
Mar 26
10.5°C 26.4°C 0.4mm
Sat
Mar 25
11.6°C 19.8°C 0.0mm
Fri
Mar 24
8.2°C 22.0°C 0.0mm
Thu
Mar 23
12.4°C 22.2°C 0.2mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Mar
113.0mm
19.5 Day(s)
Total For 2017
70.0mm
16 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
227.9mm
20 Day(s)
Wettest Day
15.0mm
Jan 20
Lowest Temperature
4.8°C
Feb 14
Highest Temperature
30.9°C
Mar 1

Launceston Almanac

full climatology
March Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
8.2°C
24th
Lowest On Record
0.5°C
31st 1987
Average This Month
13.5°C
+3.2°C
Long-term Average
10.3°C
March Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
30.9°C
1st
Highest On Record
33.0°C
7th 2013
Average This Month
25.6°C
+2.8°C
Long-term Average
22.8°C
March Rainfall
Wettest This Month
7.8mm
17th
Total This Month
14.2mm
6 Day(s)
Long-term Average
38.6mm
6.3 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
106.2mm
1983
Driest On Record
2.6mm
1992
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