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Launceston Forecast

Today 28°C
Tonight 15°C
mostly_sunny

Now

23.9°C falling
Updated at 12:30 EDT

Central North for Monday Slight chance of drizzle this morning. Mostly sunny afternoon. Light winds becoming N/NW 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 23 to 28.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 23.9°C falling
Dew Point 14.6°C falling
Feels Like 23.9°C
Relative Humidity 56%
Wind icon
NW 14km/h rising
Wind Gusts 24km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 5.7
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Nearby Now

Scottsdale 22.6°C
Launceston Ap 23.3°C
Cressy 23.5°C
Low Head 19.0°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

3pm

Mostly clear
27°C

6pm

Mostly clear
27°C

9pm

Mostly clear
22°C

12am

Mostly clear
18°C

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National Forecast

Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Mon
Dec 18
Tue
Dec 19
Wed
Dec 20
Thu
Dec 21
Fri
Dec 22
Sat
Dec 23
Sun
Dec 24

Mostly sunny

Late shower

Windy with showers

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Mostly sunny
Maximum 28°C 30°C 23°C 25°C 24°C 24°C 23°C
Minimum 12°C 15°C 15°C 9°C 10°C 12°C 12°C
Chance of Rain 20% 50% 60% 20% 40% 60% 50%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm
UV Index Very High Extreme Very High Very High 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 4
km/h
12
km/h
8
km/h
23
km/h
27
km/h
32
km/h
15
km/h
26
km/h
15
km/h
25
km/h
17
km/h
29
km/h
14
km/h
20
km/h
Wind Direction E 4km/h
E
NNW 12km/h
NNW
ENE 8km/h
ENE
NNE 23km/h
NNE
NW 27km/h
NW
WNW 32km/h
WNW
NW 15km/h
NW
NW 26km/h
NW
NW 15km/h
NW
NW 25km/h
NW
NW 17km/h
NW
NW 29km/h
NW
W 14km/h
W
W 20km/h
W
Relative Humidity 74% 46% 75% 55% 68% 46% 56% 46% 66% 52% 69% 51% 55% 31%
Dew Point 13°C 15°C 17°C 20°C 14°C 11°C 8°C 13°C 11°C 14°C 12°C 14°C 8°C 5°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
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sunrise
-
sunset
-
last light
-
moon
set
Mon 20:27 EDT
rise
Tue 06:20 EDT
moon
Tue
Dec 26
moon
Tue
Jan 2
moon
Tue
Jan 9
moon
Wed
Jan 17

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Mon
Dec 18
14.6°C - 0.0mm
Sun
Dec 17
9.2°C 24.6°C 0.0mm
Sat
Dec 16
13.4°C 22.5°C 0.0mm
Fri
Dec 15
10.0°C 20.8°C 0.0mm
Thu
Dec 14
18.4°C 26.4°C 0.0mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
680.5mm
128.9 Day(s)
Total For 2017
585.5mm
112 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
954.5mm
140 Day(s)
Wettest Day
51.8mm
Dec 3
Lowest Temperature
-3.3°C
Jul 3
Highest Temperature
30.9°C
Mar 1

Launceston Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
7.4°C
3rd
Lowest On Record
2.0°C
12th 1995
Average This Month
11.7°C
+0.9°C
Long-term Average
10.8°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
26.4°C
13th
Highest On Record
33.8°C
6th 1994
Average This Month
22.3°C
-0.2°C
Long-term Average
22.5°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
51.8mm
3rd
Total This Month
72.0mm
3 Day(s)
Long-term Average
46.7mm
8.6 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
145.1mm
1985
Driest On Record
6.1mm
1983
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