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Launceston Forecast

Today 16°C
Tonight 5°C
Rain

Now

14.5°C falling
Updated at 11:30 EST

Central North for Thursday Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of rain, becoming less likely this evening. Showers heavy at times this morning. The chance of a thunderstorm this afternoon and evening. Winds NW 30 to 45 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures between 13 and 16.

Currently at Launceston

Temperature 14.5°C falling
Dew Point 11.8°C falling
Feels Like 12.5°C
Relative Humidity 84%
Wind icon
NNW 27km/h steady
Wind Gusts 46km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 2.1
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.8mm / -

Sun on Thursday

Sunrise sunrise
07:24 EST
Sunset sunset
16:53 EST

Nearby Now

Launceston Ap 12.8°C
Cressy 13.4°C
Scottsdale 12.8°C
Low Head 15.0°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

shower

3pm

Shower
16°C
heavy rain

6pm

Heavy rain
13°C
mostly clear

9pm

Mostly clear
11°C
mostly clear

12am

Mostly clear
9°C
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Central North Weather Warnings

Tas - Thu 10:13 EST
Gale Warning for SW Coast. Strong Wind Warning for Banks Strait/Franklin Sound, E of Flinders Island Far NW, CN, Upper/Lower E, SE and CW

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Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
May 28
Fri
May 29
Sat
May 30
Sun
May 31
Mon
Jun 1
Tue
Jun 2
Wed
Jun 3
rain
Rain
mostly sunny
Mostly sunny
possible shower
Possible shower
possible shower
Possible shower
frost then sunny
Frost then sunny
frost then sunny
Frost then sunny
frost then sunny
Frost then sunny
Maximum 16°C 14°C 15°C 13°C 11°C 12°C 13°C
Minimum 9°C 5°C 6°C 5°C -1°C -1°C 1°C
Chance of Rain 90% 70% 90% 70% 5% 5% 20%
Rain Amount 5-10mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Low Low Low Low Low
Frost Risk Nil Slight Nil Slight Severe Severe High
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 20
km/h
26
km/h
14
km/h
20
km/h
24
km/h
29
km/h
24
km/h
21
km/h
6
km/h
12
km/h
4
km/h
7
km/h
4
km/h
6
km/h
Wind Direction NNW 20km/h
NNW
NW 26km/h
NW
NNW 14km/h
NNW
WNW 20km/h
WNW
NNW 24km/h
NNW
WNW 29km/h
WNW
NW 24km/h
NW
SW 21km/h
SW
NW 6km/h
NW
SW 12km/h
SW
S 4km/h
S
SSE 7km/h
SSE
SSW 4km/h
SSW
SE 6km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 100% 72% 80% 57% 94% 67% 92% 51% 92% 50% 97% 57% 96% 62%
Dew Point 11°C 11°C 4°C 6°C 9°C 9°C 6°C 3°C 1°C 1°C 2°C 4°C 3°C 6°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next Occurrence
First Light Sunrise Sunset Last Light Moon Phase moon rise moon set full moon last quarter new moon first quarter
first light
06:54 EST
sunrise
07:24 EST
sunset
16:53 EST
last light
17:23 EST
moon
rise
Thu 13:55 EST
set
Fri 02:35 EST
moon
Wed
Jun 3
moon
Wed
Jun 10
moon
Wed
Jun 17
moon
Wed
Jun 24

Launceston Past 5 Days

  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
May 28
6.5°C - 13.0mm
Wed
May 27
4.2°C 14.0°C 0.0mm
Tue
May 26
3.1°C 16.0°C 0.2mm
Mon
May 25
0.2°C 13.3°C 0.0mm
Sun
May 24
-1.9°C 12.4°C 0.2mm

Launceston Year To Date

average rainfall to May
228.0mm
40.3 day(s)
total for 2015
238.1mm
42 day(s)
total to this day 2014
217.0mm
40 day(s)
wettest day
44.4mm
Jan 14
lowest temperature
-2.0°C
May 23
highest temperature
31.9°C
Jan 3

Launceston Almanac

May minimum temperature
lowest this month
-2.0°C
23rd
lowest on record
-3.0°C
18th 1981
average this month
4.8°C
-0.3°C
long-term average
5.1°C
May maximum temperature
highest this month
20.0°C
2nd
highest on record
23.5°C
3rd 1988
average this month
15.5°C
-0.3°C
long-term average
15.8°C
May rainfall
wettest this month
21.0mm
5th
total this month
81.8mm
14 day(s)
long-term average
62.0mm
11.6 day(s)
wettest on record
152.9mm
2007
driest on record
4.0mm
2005

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