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Launceston Forecast

Today 20°C
Tonight 9°C
fog_then_sunny

Now

19.5°C falling
Updated at 13:20 EST

Central North for Tuesday Partly cloudy. Areas of fog this morning. Slight chance of a shower near the coast in the late morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming W/NW 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then tending N/NW 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures around 19.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 19.5°C falling
Dew Point 13.4°C falling
Feels Like 19.5°C
Relative Humidity 68%
Wind icon
NNW 14km/h rising
Wind Gusts 19km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 3.2
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
06:51 EST
Sunset sunset
17:28 EST

Nearby Now

Launceston Ap 20.0°C
Cressy 18.7°C
Scottsdale 20.0°C
Low Head 17.5°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

3pm

Mostly cloudy
20°C

6pm

Mostly cloudy
17°C

9pm

Mostly clear
15°C

12am

Mostly clear
13°C

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National Forecast

Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
Apr 24
Wed
Apr 25
Thu
Apr 26
Fri
Apr 27
Sat
Apr 28
Sun
Apr 29
Mon
Apr 30

Fog then sunny

Late shower

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 20°C 20°C 17°C 19°C 19°C 20°C 18°C
Minimum 8°C 9°C 8°C 6°C 5°C 7°C 6°C
Chance of Rain 20% 60% 5% 5% 5% 10% 50%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Low
Frost Risk Nil Nil Nil Nil Slight Nil Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 2
km/h
14
km/h
4
km/h
16
km/h
13
km/h
19
km/h
3
km/h
6
km/h
2
km/h
9
km/h
4
km/h
7
km/h
2
km/h
9
km/h
Wind Direction ENE 2km/h
ENE
NNW 14km/h
NNW
NNW 4km/h
NNW
NNW 16km/h
NNW
WNW 13km/h
WNW
W 19km/h
W
SSW 3km/h
SSW
WSW 6km/h
WSW
S 2km/h
S
NW 9km/h
NW
S 4km/h
S
W 7km/h
W
S 2km/h
S
NNW 9km/h
NNW
Relative Humidity 84% 68% 89% 65% 69% 41% 74% 46% 79% 55% 77% 52% 83% 56%
Dew Point 10°C 14°C 12°C 13°C 6°C 4°C 7°C 7°C 7°C 10°C 9°C 10°C 8°C 9°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Tuesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
06:22 EST
sunrise
06:51 EST
sunset
17:28 EST
last light
17:57 EST
moon
rise
Tue 14:33 EST
set
Wed 01:08 EST
moon
Mon
Apr 30
moon
Tue
May 8
moon
Tue
May 15
moon
Tue
May 22

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Apr 24
7.4°C - 0.2mm
Mon
Apr 23
9.0°C 18.3°C 0.0mm
Sun
Apr 22
7.9°C 21.5°C 0.0mm
Sat
Apr 21
4.8°C 20.9°C 0.0mm
Fri
Apr 20
6.4°C 20.7°C 0.0mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Apr
166.6mm
28.6 Day(s)
Total For 2018
175.7mm
22 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
101.1mm
23 Day(s)
Wettest Day
33.0mm
Mar 25
Lowest Temperature
1.8°C
Apr 18
Highest Temperature
34.2°C
Jan 19

Launceston Almanac

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April Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
1.8°C
18th
Lowest On Record
-1.5°C
26th 1981
Average This Month
8.3°C
+0.6°C
Long-term Average
7.7°C
April Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
22.5°C
11th
Highest On Record
27.7°C
12th 1985
Average This Month
19.7°C
+0.6°C
Long-term Average
19.1°C
April Rainfall
Wettest This Month
9.0mm
14th
Total This Month
23.2mm
4 Day(s)
Long-term Average
51.0mm
9.1 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
124.6mm
1992
Driest On Record
4.3mm
2007
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Weather News

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11:33 EST

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Perth rainfall is higher than Melbourne, Hobart, London despite reputation for sunny beaches

10:32 EST

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Corals build 'cloud umbrellas' to help keep cool under blazing sun, study says

10:04 EST

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