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Launceston Forecast

Today 27°C
Tonight 17°C
late_shower

Now

26.7°C falling
Updated at 17:40 EDT

Central North for Monday Becoming cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely later this evening. Winds N/NW 15 to 25 km/h.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 26.7°C falling
Dew Point 14.1°C rising
Feels Like 26.9°C
Relative Humidity 46%
Wind icon
NW 14km/h rising
Wind Gusts 19km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 8.9
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Mon

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Sunrise sunrise
06:05 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:41 EDT

Nearby Now

Scottsdale 25.1°C
Launceston Ap 26.5°C
Cressy 26.9°C
Low Head 20.0°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

9pm

Intermittent rain
21°C

12am

Intermittent rain
20°C

3am

Slight chance shower
19°C

6am

Mostly cloudy
17°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Mon 16:05 EDT
Gale Warning for the Lower East Coast, South East Coast and South West Coast. Strong Wind Warning elsewhere

National Forecast

Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Mon
Jan 23
Tue
Jan 24
Wed
Jan 25
Thu
Jan 26
Fri
Jan 27
Sat
Jan 28
Sun
Jan 29

Late shower

Clearing shower

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 27°C 22°C 24°C 26°C 26°C 25°C 23°C
Minimum 13°C 17°C 9°C 12°C 12°C 15°C 13°C
Chance of Rain 90% 5% 5% 5% 20% 20% 50%
Rain Amount 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Very High
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 5
km/h
17
km/h
26
km/h
28
km/h
9
km/h
22
km/h
14
km/h
21
km/h
9
km/h
21
km/h
16
km/h
23
km/h
8
km/h
15
km/h
Wind Direction ENE 5km/h
ENE
N 17km/h
N
W 26km/h
W
WSW 28km/h
WSW
WNW 9km/h
WNW
NW 22km/h
NW
WNW 14km/h
WNW
WNW 21km/h
WNW
NW 9km/h
NW
NW 21km/h
NW
NW 16km/h
NW
WNW 23km/h
WNW
WSW 8km/h
WSW
NNW 15km/h
NNW
Relative Humidity 72% 48% 61% 36% 62% 47% 70% 45% 72% 50% 76% 45% 66% 45%
Dew Point 13°C 15°C 11°C 7°C 8°C 12°C 12°C 14°C 13°C 15°C 15°C 12°C 11°C 11°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Tuesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise   New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:34 EDT
sunrise
06:06 EDT
sunset
20:40 EDT
last light
21:12 EDT
moon
rise
Tue 02:50 EDT

moon
Sat
Jan 28
moon
Sat
Feb 4
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Feb 11
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Sun
Feb 19

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Mon
Jan 23
11.6°C 29°C 0.0mm
Sun
Jan 22
9.7°C 25.1°C 0.0mm
Sat
Jan 21
7.5°C 23.6°C 9.0mm
Fri
Jan 20
12.2°C 18.9°C 16.0mm
Thu
Jan 19
6.3°C 22.6°C 0.0mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jan
43.0mm
7.1 Day(s)
Total For 2017
43.0mm
3 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
8.4mm
3 Day(s)
Wettest Day
18.0mm
Jan 14
Lowest Temperature
6.3°C
Jan 19
Highest Temperature
29.6°C
Jan 8

Launceston Almanac

full climatology
January Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
6.3°C
19th
Lowest On Record
2.5°C
12th 1983
Average This Month
12.6°C
+0.3°C
Long-term Average
12.3°C
January Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
29.6°C
8th
Highest On Record
39.0°C
30th 2009
Average This Month
24.2°C
-0.2°C
Long-term Average
24.4°C
January Rainfall
Wettest This Month
18.0mm
14th
Total This Month
43.0mm
3 Day(s)
Long-term Average
43.0mm
7.1 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
139.4mm
1996
Driest On Record
7.3mm
2009
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Weather News

Stormy start to the week

16:25 EDT

Severe thunderstorms are affecting three states this afternoon.

Trans-Tasman temperature contrast

15:28 EDT

New Zealand is experiencing an unseasonably cool summer, whilst parts of eastern Australia endure their hottest start to the year on record.

Kimberley cattle country soaked by January rains in great start to season

10:39 EDT

Cattle stations in the Kimberley region of Western Australia have had an extremely wet start to 2017.