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Launceston Forecast

Today 12°C
Tonight 0°C
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Now

11.9°C rising
Updated at 13:10 EST

Central North for Thursday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of rain. Winds NW 25 to 35 km/h increasing to 35 to 50 km/h in the morning then turning W/SW 25 to 35 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 9 and 12.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 11.9°C rising
Dew Point 6.6°C falling
Feels Like 8.7°C
Relative Humidity 70%
Wind icon
NNW 37km/h rising
Wind Gusts 50km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 3.9
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
07:22 EST
Sunset sunset
17:14 EST

Nearby Now

Launceston Ap 10.3°C
Cressy 10.3°C
Scottsdale 9.8°C
Low Head 11.7°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

3pm

Heavy rain. Windy
11°C

6pm

Heavy rain
9°C

9pm

Rain
8°C

12am

Mostly clear
4°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Thu 10:06 EST
Gale Warning for all coastal waters except Frederick Henry Bay and Norfolk Bay, Storm Bay and Channel where a Strong Wind Warning is current

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Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Jul 30
Fri
Jul 31
Sat
Aug 1
Sun
Aug 2
Mon
Aug 3
Tue
Aug 4
Wed
Aug 5

Windy with rain

Possible shower

Clearing shower

Possible shower

Clearing shower

Possible shower

Frost then sunny
Maximum 12°C 11°C 11°C 11°C 9°C 10°C 11°C
Minimum 6°C 0°C 3°C 2°C 1°C -1°C -1°C
Chance of Rain 90% 90% 90% 90% 30% 60% 40%
Rain Amount 5-10mm 5-10mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Low Low Low Low Low
Frost Risk Nil High Moderate Moderate High Severe Severe
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 18
km/h
34
km/h
5
km/h
21
km/h
18
km/h
26
km/h
26
km/h
31
km/h
15
km/h
25
km/h
12
km/h
25
km/h
15
km/h
25
km/h
Wind Direction N 18km/h
N
NW 34km/h
NW
NNW 5km/h
NNW
NW 21km/h
NW
NNW 18km/h
NNW
W 26km/h
W
N 26km/h
N
W 31km/h
W
NW 15km/h
NW
WSW 25km/h
WSW
NNW 12km/h
NNW
WNW 25km/h
WNW
NNW 15km/h
NNW
W 25km/h
W
Relative Humidity 95% 75% 89% 61% 100% 52% 94% 67% 82% 46% 90% 68% 100% 60%
Dew Point 7°C 7°C 2°C 4°C 4°C 1°C 5°C 5°C 0°C -2°C 1°C 4°C 1°C 4°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
06:53 EST
sunrise
07:22 EST
sunset
17:14 EST
last light
17:44 EST
moon
rise
Thu 16:05 EST
set
Fri 06:37 EST
moon
Fri
Jul 31
moon
Fri
Aug 7
moon
Sat
Aug 15
moon
Sun
Aug 23

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Jul 30
3.3°C - 0.8mm
Wed
Jul 29
0.9°C 12.6°C 0.0mm
Tue
Jul 28
0.8°C 15.2°C 0.0mm
Mon
Jul 27
1.4°C 12.8°C 0.2mm
Sun
Jul 26
6.0°C 9.5°C 8.8mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jul
372.3mm
69.0 Day(s)
Total For 2015
352.0mm
74 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2014
380.5mm
72 Day(s)
Wettest Day
44.4mm
Jan 14
Lowest Temperature
-3.4°C
Jun 21
Highest Temperature
31.9°C
Jan 3

Launceston Almanac

full climatology
July Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-3.3°C
19th
Lowest On Record
-5.2°C
23rd 1991
Average This Month
1.9°C
-0.5°C
Long-term Average
2.4°C
July Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
16.1°C
4th
Highest On Record
18.4°C
18th 2013
Average This Month
12.4°C
-0.3°C
Long-term Average
12.7°C
July Rainfall
Wettest This Month
11.8mm
22nd
Total This Month
62.0mm
19 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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