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Launceston Forecast

This morning -4°C
Today 10°C
frost_then_sunny

Now

0.5°C rising
Updated at 00:30 EST

Central North for Friday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost. The chance of morning fog. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 5 and zero with daytime temperatures reaching around 9.
Saturday Mostly sunny. Areas of frost and the chance of fog in the morning. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 5 and minus 1 with daytime temperatures reaching around 10.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 0.5°C rising
Dew Point -0.8°C rising
Feels Like 0.5°C
Relative Humidity 91%
Wind icon
W 1km/h steady
Wind Gusts 4km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 0.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.2mm / -

Sun on Fri

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Sunrise sunrise
07:39 EST
Sunset sunset
16:51 EST

Nearby Now

Scottsdale 2.3°C
Launceston Ap 2.8°C
Cressy 5.1°C
Low Head 6.9°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

3am

Clear
-2°C

6am

Mostly clear
-4°C

9am

Mostly clear
-1°C

12pm

Mostly clear
8°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Thu 22:32 EST
Road Weather Alert for for N W Coast, Central N, N E, W, Central Plateau, Midlands, E Coast, Upper Derwent Valley & S E Forecast Districts

Tas - Thu 22:31 EST
South East Forecast Districts. There Is A Risk of Losses of Lambs and Sheep

Tas - Thu 22:00 EST
Coastal Wind Warning for Tasmanian Waters.

National Forecast

Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Fri
Jun 30
Sat
Jul 1
Sun
Jul 2
Mon
Jul 3
Tue
Jul 4
Wed
Jul 5
Thu
Jul 6

Frost then sunny

Frost then sunny

Frost then sunny

Late shower

Possible shower

Frost then sunny

Frost then sunny
Maximum 10°C 11°C 13°C 13°C 13°C 13°C 12°C
Minimum -4°C -3°C 0°C 0°C 3°C 1°C 0°C
Chance of Rain 5% 30% 20% 90% 30% 30% 50%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 5-10mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Low Low Low Low
Frost Risk Severe Severe High High Moderate High High
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 2
km/h
5
km/h
1
km/h
7
km/h
3
km/h
10
km/h
4
km/h
11
km/h
5
km/h
13
km/h
4
km/h
13
km/h
5
km/h
12
km/h
Wind Direction WNW 2km/h
WNW
SSW 5km/h
SSW
E 1km/h
E
NNW 7km/h
NNW
NNE 3km/h
NNE
N 10km/h
N
ENE 4km/h
ENE
N 11km/h
N
NNW 5km/h
NNW
WNW 13km/h
WNW
W 4km/h
W
WSW 13km/h
WSW
WNW 5km/h
WNW
NW 12km/h
NW
Relative Humidity 88% 55% 90% 66% 96% 65% 91% 77% 100% 71% 96% 63% 94% 67%
Dew Point -2°C 1°C -2°C 5°C 3°C 7°C 1°C 9°C 5°C 8°C 3°C 6°C 3°C 6°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
07:07 EST
sunrise
07:39 EST
sunset
16:51 EST
last light
17:23 EST
moon
rise
Fri 11:46 EST
set
Fri 23:50 EST
moon
Sat
Jul 1
moon
Sun
Jul 9
moon
Mon
Jul 17
moon
Sun
Jul 23

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Jun 29
1.9°C 12°C 0.2mm
Wed
Jun 28
0.1°C 11°C 0.2mm
Tue
Jun 27
-2.1°C 10.4°C 0.2mm
Mon
Jun 26
-1.0°C 14.6°C 0.0mm
Sun
Jun 25
1.8°C 12.8°C 0.0mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jun
300.5mm
53.9 Day(s)
Total For 2017
217.4mm
51 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
523.7mm
64 Day(s)
Wettest Day
23.6mm
May 28
Lowest Temperature
-2.1°C
Jun 27
Highest Temperature
30.9°C
Mar 1

Launceston Almanac

full climatology
June Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-2.1°C
27th
Lowest On Record
-4.9°C
30th 1983
Average This Month
2.0°C
-0.9°C
Long-term Average
2.9°C
June Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
17.5°C
3rd
Highest On Record
18.4°C
10th 2005
Average This Month
13.8°C
+0.6°C
Long-term Average
13.2°C
June Rainfall
Wettest This Month
8.6mm
24th
Total This Month
20.6mm
10 Day(s)
Long-term Average
68.7mm
13.3 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
183.0mm
2003
Driest On Record
4.3mm
2007
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16:09 EST

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