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41.45°S 147.13°E 162m AMSL

Launceston Forecast

Today 11°C
Tonight 4°C
late_shower

Now

5.6°C rising
Updated at 10:20 EST

Central North for Sunday Becoming cloudy. Areas of morning frost. High (80%) chance of showers near the coast, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 800 metres. Light winds becoming N/NW 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day then tending N/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 9. Sun protection not recommended, UV Index predicted to reach 1 [Low].

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 5.6°C rising
Dew Point 2.6°C falling
Feels Like 4.1°C
Relative Humidity 81%
Wind icon
NNW 7km/h rising
Wind Gusts 7km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 1.1
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sun

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Sunrise sunrise
07:27 EST
Sunset sunset
17:09 EST

Nearby Now

Launceston Ap 6.0°C
Cressy 3.7°C
Scottsdale 6.8°C
Low Head 8.3°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

12pm

Mostly cloudy
10°C

3pm

Shower
11°C

6pm

Shower
8°C

9pm

Chance shower or storm
6°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Sun 10:04 EST
Flood Warning - South Esk

Tas - Sun 10:00 EST
Coastal Wind Warning for Tasmanian Waters.

Tas - Sun 09:58 EST
Cancellation of Road Weather Alert for NW Coast, Central Nth, NE, Western, Central Plateau, Midlands, East Coast, Upper Derwent & SE

Tas - Sun 09:57 EST
Flood Warning - North Esk River

Tas - Sun 08:55 EST
Final Flood Warning for the Macquarie River

Tas - Sun 08:52 EST
Minor Flood Warning for the Meander River

Tasmania Weather Update

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Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

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

Late shower

Showers increasing

Showers increasing

Possible shower

Cloudy

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 11°C 13°C 11°C 14°C 14°C 14°C 13°C
Minimum -1°C 4°C 4°C 4°C 6°C 8°C 5°C
Chance of Rain 90% 90% 80% 40% 30% 60% 90%
Rain Amount 1-5mm 5-10mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 5-10mm
UV Index Low Low Low Low Low
Frost Risk Severe Slight Slight Slight Nil Nil Slight
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 2
km/h
12
km/h
6
km/h
20
km/h
21
km/h
21
km/h
10
km/h
23
km/h
16
km/h
23
km/h
19
km/h
21
km/h
5
km/h
14
km/h
Wind Direction NW 2km/h
NW
NNW 12km/h
NNW
NW 6km/h
NW
NNW 20km/h
NNW
WNW 21km/h
WNW
WNW 21km/h
WNW
W 10km/h
W
WNW 23km/h
WNW
WNW 16km/h
WNW
WNW 23km/h
WNW
WNW 19km/h
WNW
W 21km/h
W
WNW 5km/h
WNW
NW 14km/h
NW
Relative Humidity 79% 73% 94% 72% 74% 59% 89% 62% 84% 68% 85% 65% 83% 67%
Dew Point 0°C 6°C 5°C 8°C 2°C 4°C 7°C 7°C 7°C 8°C 7°C 8°C 5°C 7°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Sunday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
06:57 EST
sunrise
07:27 EST
sunset
17:09 EST
last light
17:39 EST
moon
rise
Sun 21:58 EST
set
Mon 10:24 EST
moon
Wed
Jul 27
moon
Wed
Aug 3
moon
Thu
Aug 11
moon
Thu
Aug 18

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sun
Jul 24
-1°C - 0.0mm
Sat
Jul 23
4.4°C 9°C 5.8mm
Fri
Jul 22
3.1°C 14.8°C 29.6mm
Thu
Jul 21
2.9°C 13.8°C 0.2mm
Wed
Jul 20
1.5°C 15.1°C 0.0mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jul
372.3mm
69.0 Day(s)
Total For 2016
639.7mm
76 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
318.9mm
63 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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July Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-1.0°C
24th
Lowest On Record
-5.2°C
23rd 1991
Average This Month
5.2°C
+2.8°C
Long-term Average
2.4°C
July Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
15.6°C
15th
Highest On Record
18.4°C
18th 2013
Average This Month
13.5°C
+0.8°C
Long-term Average
12.7°C
July Rainfall
Wettest This Month
29.6mm
22nd
Total This Month
116.0mm
12 Day(s)
Long-term Average
76.8mm
15.5 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
157.7mm
2000
Driest On Record
36.8mm
2001
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