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Launceston Forecast

This morning 16°C
Today 24°C
sunny

Now

18.0°C falling
Updated at 08:20 EDT

Central North for Monday Sunny. Winds W/NW 20 to 30 km/h tending NW/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low 20s. High.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 18.0°C falling
Dew Point 11.5°C falling
Feels Like 18.0°C
Relative Humidity 66%
Wind icon
NNW 24km/h rising
Wind Gusts 33km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 4.1
Rain since 9am/last hr 12.2mm / -

Sun on Mon

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Sunrise sunrise
05:32 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:33 EDT

Nearby Now

Launceston Ap 17.3°C
Cressy 16.9°C
Scottsdale 16.3°C
Low Head 15.0°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

9am

Mostly clear
17°C

12pm

Clear
21°C

3pm

Mostly clear
23°C

6pm

Mostly clear
23°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Mon 05:00 EDT
Strong Wind Warning for Far NW, Central Nth, Lower East, SE, SW & CW coasts, Banks Strait & Franklin Sound & East of Flinders Island

National Forecast

Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Mon
Dec 5
Tue
Dec 6
Wed
Dec 7
Thu
Dec 8
Fri
Dec 9
Sat
Dec 10
Sun
Dec 11

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Rain

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 24°C 22°C 21°C 20°C 18°C 22°C 24°C
Minimum 16°C 10°C 10°C 12°C 10°C 8°C 9°C
Chance of Rain 10% 5% 80% 90% 10% 5% 20%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 5-10mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Very High Very High Very High Very High Very High
Frost Risk Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 22
km/h
18
km/h
7
km/h
18
km/h
12
km/h
21
km/h
14
km/h
29
km/h
21
km/h
24
km/h
15
km/h
22
km/h
10
km/h
15
km/h
Wind Direction WNW 22km/h
WNW
WNW 18km/h
WNW
NW 7km/h
NW
WNW 18km/h
WNW
NW 12km/h
NW
NW 21km/h
NW
NNE 14km/h
NNE
NW 29km/h
NW
WSW 21km/h
WSW
WSW 24km/h
WSW
WNW 15km/h
WNW
WNW 22km/h
WNW
WNW 10km/h
WNW
WNW 15km/h
WNW
Relative Humidity 65% 42% 70% 45% 68% 62% 87% 70% 58% 43% 64% 53% 64% 46%
Dew Point 11°C 10°C 10°C 10°C 11°C 13°C 15°C 14°C 6°C 5°C 8°C 12°C 9°C 12°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Monday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
04:58 EDT
sunrise
05:32 EDT
sunset
20:33 EDT
last light
21:07 EDT
moon
rise
Mon 10:28 EDT
set
Tue 00:34 EDT
moon
Wed
Dec 7
moon
Wed
Dec 14
moon
Wed
Dec 21
moon
Thu
Dec 29

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sun
Dec 4
6.9°C 23°C 0.0mm
Sat
Dec 3
7.2°C 18.7°C 0.0mm
Fri
Dec 2
11.6°C 21.1°C 0.0mm
Thu
Dec 1
12.5°C 23.9°C 0.0mm
Wed
Nov 30
11.4°C 22.6°C 0.0mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
678.3mm
129.1 Day(s)
Total For 2016
915.2mm
138 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
456.3mm
103 Day(s)
Wettest Day
88.0mm
Jan 29
Lowest Temperature
-2.0°C
Jun 25
Highest Temperature
33.5°C
Jan 1

Launceston Almanac

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December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
6.9°C
4th
Lowest On Record
2.0°C
12th 1995
Average This Month
9.6°C
-1.1°C
Long-term Average
10.7°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
23.9°C
1st
Highest On Record
33.8°C
6th 1994
Average This Month
21.7°C
-0.8°C
Long-term Average
22.5°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
0.0mm
1st
Total This Month
0.0mm
0 Day(s)
Long-term Average
46.5mm
8.7 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
145.1mm
1985
Driest On Record
6.1mm
1983
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