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Launceston Forecast

This morning 7°C
Today 18°C
rain

Now

10.3°C steady
Updated at 01:10 EST

Central North for Saturday Cloudy. Very high chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm, with gusty winds near the coast at night. Light winds becoming NW 25 to 40 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 18.
Sunday Cloudy. Very high chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm with gusty winds. Winds NW 30 to 45 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 14.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 10.3°C steady
Dew Point 7.9°C falling
Feels Like 8.5°C
Relative Humidity 85%
Wind icon
NE 1km/h falling
Wind Gusts 2km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 1.0
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sat

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Sunrise sunrise
06:00 EST
Sunset sunset
18:08 EST

Nearby Now

Launceston Ap 9.3°C
Cressy 8.7°C
Scottsdale 8.0°C
Low Head 10.1°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

3am

Shower. Chance storm
9°C

6am

Mostly cloudy
7°C

9am

Intermittent rain
11°C

12pm

Slight chance shower
15°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Fri 22:05 EST
Coastal Wind Warning for Tasmanian Waters.

National Forecast

Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

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

Rain

Showers

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Clearing shower

Possible shower
Maximum 18°C 14°C 15°C 15°C 15°C 15°C 14°C
Minimum 7°C 9°C 6°C 2°C 2°C 4°C 4°C
Chance of Rain 90% 70% 40% 30% 60% 50% 50%
Rain Amount 5-10mm 5-10mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate
Frost Risk Nil Nil Nil Moderate Moderate Slight Slight
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 4
km/h
7
km/h
23
km/h
25
km/h
15
km/h
18
km/h
2
km/h
8
km/h
2
km/h
10
km/h
7
km/h
17
km/h
18
km/h
26
km/h
Wind Direction NE 4km/h
NE
NNE 7km/h
NNE
NW 23km/h
NW
NW 25km/h
NW
WNW 15km/h
WNW
W 18km/h
W
WSW 2km/h
WSW
WNW 8km/h
WNW
NNW 2km/h
NNW
N 10km/h
N
WNW 7km/h
WNW
WNW 17km/h
WNW
WNW 18km/h
WNW
WNW 26km/h
WNW
Relative Humidity 88% 65% 88% 79% 72% 53% 67% 48% 73% 59% 81% 60% 70% 53%
Dew Point 9°C 12°C 10°C 10°C 6°C 6°C 3°C 4°C 4°C 7°C 6°C 8°C 4°C 5°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Saturday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:33 EST
sunrise
06:00 EST
sunset
18:08 EST
last light
18:36 EST
moon
rise
Sat 07:44 EST
set
Sat 21:09 EST
moon
Thu
Sep 28
moon
Fri
Oct 6
moon
Thu
Oct 12
moon
Fri
Oct 20

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
Sep 22
3.6°C 16°C 0.0mm
Thu
Sep 21
5.5°C 17°C 0.0mm
Wed
Sep 20
0.6°C 13.1°C 0.0mm
Tue
Sep 19
6.9°C 15.2°C 21.0mm
Mon
Sep 18
5.5°C 17.6°C 0.0mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Sep
531.3mm
99.2 Day(s)
Total For 2017
410.0mm
91 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
754.2mm
108 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
September Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-1.2°C
9th
Lowest On Record
-2.4°C
7th 1994
Average This Month
3.4°C
-1.9°C
Long-term Average
5.3°C
September Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
17.6°C
18th
Highest On Record
24.8°C
27th 1987
Average This Month
14.4°C
-1.3°C
Long-term Average
15.7°C
September Rainfall
Wettest This Month
21.0mm
19th
Total This Month
33.6mm
8 Day(s)
Long-term Average
66.6mm
14.0 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
115.8mm
2002
Driest On Record
8.4mm
1994
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16:24 EST

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