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Launceston Forecast

Today 25°C
Tonight 9°C
sunny

Now

25.6°C rising
Updated at 13:10 EDT

Central North for Tuesday Sunny. The chance of fog near the coast early this morning. Light winds becoming N/NW 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 20 to 25.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 25.6°C rising
Dew Point 10.2°C falling
Feels Like 25.9°C
Relative Humidity 38%
Wind icon
NNW 20km/h rising
Wind Gusts 22km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 12.7
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
06:20 EDT
Sunset sunset
19:34 EDT

Nearby Now

Scottsdale 25.4°C
Launceston Ap 24.6°C
Cressy 23.7°C
Low Head 16.3°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

3pm

Clear
25°C

6pm

Clear
23°C

9pm

Clear
16°C

12am

Mostly clear
13°C

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National Forecast

Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
Oct 17
Wed
Oct 18
Thu
Oct 19
Fri
Oct 20
Sat
Oct 21
Sun
Oct 22
Mon
Oct 23

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Showers

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 25°C 26°C 21°C 19°C 19°C 19°C 22°C
Minimum 10°C 9°C 12°C 8°C 5°C 5°C 8°C
Chance of Rain 5% 50% 70% 5% 10% 20% 20%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index High High High High High
Frost Risk Nil Nil Nil Nil Slight Slight Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 3
km/h
13
km/h
2
km/h
16
km/h
11
km/h
18
km/h
10
km/h
13
km/h
5
km/h
17
km/h
11
km/h
16
km/h
6
km/h
16
km/h
Wind Direction NE 3km/h
NE
NNW 13km/h
NNW
NNE 2km/h
NNE
N 16km/h
N
N 11km/h
N
NNW 18km/h
NNW
W 10km/h
W
WSW 13km/h
WSW
WNW 5km/h
WNW
W 17km/h
W
WNW 11km/h
WNW
WSW 16km/h
WSW
NW 6km/h
NW
NW 16km/h
NW
Relative Humidity 79% 51% 73% 47% 82% 84% 67% 39% 74% 50% 78% 50% 75% 55%
Dew Point 12°C 15°C 12°C 14°C 15°C 17°C 6°C 5°C 6°C 9°C 7°C 9°C 9°C 13°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Tuesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:52 EDT
sunrise
06:20 EDT
sunset
19:34 EDT
last light
20:03 EDT
moon
set
Tue 16:50 EDT
rise
Wed 05:43 EDT
moon
Fri
Oct 20
moon
Sat
Oct 28
moon
Sat
Nov 4
moon
Sat
Nov 11

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Oct 17
8.5°C - 0.0mm
Mon
Oct 16
10.4°C 22.8°C 0.0mm
Sun
Oct 15
4.9°C 22.9°C 0.0mm
Sat
Oct 14
2.0°C 18.2°C 0.0mm
Fri
Oct 13
9.0°C 17.7°C 0.2mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Oct
581.3mm
110.5 Day(s)
Total For 2017
440.2mm
98 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
847.0mm
122 Day(s)
Wettest Day
27.0mm
Jul 14
Lowest Temperature
-3.3°C
Jul 3
Highest Temperature
30.9°C
Mar 1

Launceston Almanac

full climatology
October Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
2.0°C
14th
Lowest On Record
-1.4°C
21st 2006
Average This Month
7.2°C
+0.3°C
Long-term Average
6.9°C
October Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
22.9°C
15th
Highest On Record
28.7°C
31st 1987
Average This Month
19.0°C
+1.0°C
Long-term Average
18.0°C
October Rainfall
Wettest This Month
22.8mm
12th
Total This Month
30.2mm
7 Day(s)
Long-term Average
50.0mm
11.3 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
121.4mm
2000
Driest On Record
1.4mm
2015
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10:36 EDT

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