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Launceston Forecast

Tonight -2°C
Tomorrow 13°C
frost_then_sunny

Now

3.9°C falling
Updated at 21:10 EST

Central North for Saturday Partly cloudy. Morning frost. Winds S/SW 15 to 20 km/h.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Areas of frost and the chance of fog in the morning. Slight chance of a shower near the coast in the evening. Light winds.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 3.9°C falling
Dew Point 1.1°C steady
Feels Like 3.9°C
Relative Humidity 82%
Wind icon
S 3km/h steady
Wind Gusts 4km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 0.9
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sat

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Sunrise sunrise
06:58 EST
Sunset sunset
17:33 EST

Nearby Now

Scottsdale 2.5°C
Launceston Ap 2.8°C
Cressy 2.3°C
Low Head 7.0°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

12am

Clear
2°C

3am

Mostly clear
-1°C

6am

Mostly cloudy
-2°C

9am

Mostly clear
3°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Sat 21:03 EST
Road Weather Alert for Tasmania. Motorists are advised to take care due to hazardous weather conditions.

National Forecast

Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Aug 19
Sun
Aug 20
Mon
Aug 21
Tue
Aug 22
Wed
Aug 23
Thu
Aug 24
Fri
Aug 25

Sunny

Frost then sunny

Possible shower

Showers

Possible shower

Frost then sunny

Possible shower
Maximum 12°C 13°C 11°C 14°C 13°C 15°C 15°C
Minimum -3°C -2°C 1°C 2°C 1°C 0°C 2°C
Chance of Rain 5% 50% 60% 70% 50% 20% 80%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm
UV Index Low Low Low Low Low
Frost Risk Severe Severe High Moderate High High Moderate
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 2
km/h
9
km/h
1
km/h
8
km/h
1
km/h
7
km/h
7
km/h
16
km/h
1
km/h
13
km/h
2
km/h
11
km/h
4
km/h
14
km/h
Wind Direction SSW 2km/h
SSW
SW 9km/h
SW
NNE 1km/h
NNE
NW 8km/h
NW
NE 1km/h
NE
NNW 7km/h
NNW
NNW 7km/h
NNW
NW 16km/h
NW
W 1km/h
W
WNW 13km/h
WNW
NW 2km/h
NW
W 11km/h
W
NNW 4km/h
NNW
NNW 14km/h
NNW
Relative Humidity 79% 45% 82% 58% 94% 76% 98% 75% 91% 60% 89% 55% 90% 65%
Dew Point -1°C 1°C 0°C 5°C 3°C 7°C 6°C 10°C 3°C 6°C 4°C 6°C 4°C 9°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Sunday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:28 EST
sunrise
06:56 EST
sunset
17:34 EST
last light
18:03 EST
moon
rise
Sun 05:36 EST
set
Sun 15:49 EST
moon
Tue
Aug 22
moon
Tue
Aug 29
moon
Wed
Sep 6
moon
Wed
Sep 13

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sat
Aug 19
-1.6°C 13°C 0.2mm
Fri
Aug 18
0.3°C 13°C 0.2mm
Thu
Aug 17
6.5°C 12.7°C 2.0mm
Wed
Aug 16
4.1°C 13.1°C 16.8mm
Tue
Aug 15
0.8°C 13.1°C 0.0mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Aug
464.7mm
85.2 Day(s)
Total For 2017
371.1mm
82 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
702.0mm
90 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
August Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-2.0°C
1st
Lowest On Record
-3.5°C
1st 1997
Average This Month
2.4°C
-1.2°C
Long-term Average
3.6°C
August Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
17.4°C
14th
Highest On Record
20.3°C
26th 2004
Average This Month
13.6°C
-0.2°C
Long-term Average
13.8°C
August Rainfall
Wettest This Month
18.8mm
12th
Total This Month
64.0mm
13 Day(s)
Long-term Average
86.3mm
15.9 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
223.0mm
2013
Driest On Record
14.9mm
1982
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Last significant rain for weeks in the nation's southwest

14:25 EST

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Wild Surf Batters the East Coast

10:18 EST

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