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Launceston Forecast

Today 16°C
Tonight 9°C
rain

Now

10.8°C rising
Updated at 09:30 EST

Central North for Tuesday Cloudy. The chance of fog this morning. Very high (90%) chance of rain, with the chance of a thunderstorm near the coast. Winds N 15 to 20 km/h tending NW 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 14 and 17. Sun protection not recommended, UV Index predicted to reach 1 [Low].

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 10.8°C rising
Dew Point 10.5°C rising
Feels Like 10.8°C
Relative Humidity 98%
Wind icon
Calm steady
Wind Gusts 0km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 0.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
07:20 EST
Sunset sunset
16:56 EST

Nearby Now

Launceston Ap 13.6°C
Cressy 12.2°C
Scottsdale 14.1°C
Low Head 16.3°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

12pm

Chance shower or storm
16°C

3pm

Chance shower or storm
15°C

6pm

Shower
13°C

9pm

Shower
11°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Mon 15:51 EST
Final Flood Warning for the South Esk River

National Forecast

Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
May 23
Wed
May 24
Thu
May 25
Fri
May 26
Sat
May 27
Sun
May 28
Mon
May 29

Rain

Clearing shower

Possible shower

Late shower

Showers

Showers easing

Possible shower
Maximum 16°C 15°C 16°C 15°C 16°C 15°C 14°C
Minimum 9°C 9°C 7°C 5°C 9°C 8°C 5°C
Chance of Rain 90% 70% 90% 90% 90% 90% 60%
Rain Amount 5-10mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 10-20mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
UV Index Low Low Low Low Low
Frost Risk Nil Nil Nil Slight Nil Nil Slight
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 9
km/h
15
km/h
10
km/h
19
km/h
6
km/h
21
km/h
6
km/h
14
km/h
13
km/h
24
km/h
20
km/h
27
km/h
16
km/h
20
km/h
Wind Direction N 9km/h
N
NNW 15km/h
NNW
NW 10km/h
NW
W 19km/h
W
NNW 6km/h
NNW
NW 21km/h
NW
NW 6km/h
NW
NW 14km/h
NW
N 13km/h
N
NNW 24km/h
NNW
NNW 20km/h
NNW
NW 27km/h
NW
NW 16km/h
NW
WNW 20km/h
WNW
Relative Humidity 96% 85% 96% 58% 94% 79% 91% 61% 96% 80% 94% 69% 87% 64%
Dew Point 12°C 13°C 10°C 7°C 9°C 12°C 7°C 7°C 11°C 12°C 8°C 9°C 6°C 7°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
06:50 EST
sunrise
07:20 EST
sunset
16:56 EST
last light
17:26 EST
moon
set
Tue 15:27 EST
rise
Wed 04:50 EST
moon
Fri
May 26
moon
Thu
Jun 1
moon
Fri
Jun 9
moon
Sat
Jun 17

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
May 23
8°C - 0.0mm
Mon
May 22
7.8°C 18°C 0.4mm
Sun
May 21
9.6°C 17.4°C 16.4mm
Sat
May 20
9.3°C 13.6°C 1.0mm
Fri
May 19
4.4°C 17.6°C 0.0mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To May
228.0mm
40.3 Day(s)
Total For 2017
139.8mm
35 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
383.3mm
43 Day(s)
Wettest Day
16.4mm
May 21
Lowest Temperature
-0.8°C
May 3
Highest Temperature
30.9°C
Mar 1

Launceston Almanac

full climatology
May Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-0.8°C
3rd
Lowest On Record
-3.0°C
18th 1981
Average This Month
5.2°C
+0.1°C
Long-term Average
5.1°C
May Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
19.5°C
18th
Highest On Record
23.5°C
3rd 1988
Average This Month
16.4°C
+0.6°C
Long-term Average
15.8°C
May Rainfall
Wettest This Month
16.4mm
21st
Total This Month
32.4mm
9 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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