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Launceston Airport Forecast

Today 13°C
Tonight 0°C
frost_then_sunny

Now

4.0°C steady
Updated at 09:30 EST

Central North for Friday Frost and areas of fog this morning. Mostly sunny afternoon. Light winds becoming N/NW 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 12 and 15.

Currently at Launceston Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 4.0°C steady
Dew Point 2.0°C rising
Feels Like 1.6°C
Relative Humidity 87%
Wind icon
S 9km/h rising
Wind Gusts 11km/h
Pressure 1029.5hPa steady
Fire Danger 0.9
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Fri

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Sunrise sunrise
07:22 EST
Sunset sunset
16:54 EST

Nearby Now

Cressy 2.5°C
Launceston 6.3°C
Scottsdale 10.9°C
Fingal 1.7°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston Airport

48-hour forecast

12pm

Mostly clear
12°C

3pm

Mostly clear
12°C

6pm

Mostly clear
7°C

9pm

Mostly clear
5°C

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National Forecast

Launceston Airport 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Fri
May 25
Sat
May 26
Sun
May 27
Mon
May 28
Tue
May 29
Wed
May 30
Thu
May 31

Frost then sunny

Frost then sunny

Mostly sunny

Cloudy

Possible shower

Showers increasing

Possible shower
Maximum 13°C 13°C 16°C 15°C 14°C 11°C 11°C
Minimum -2°C 0°C 3°C 9°C 7°C 2°C 1°C
Chance of Rain 10% 10% 20% 60% 80% 70% 30%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 5-10mm 1-5mm < 1mm
UV Index Low Low Low Low
Frost Risk Severe High Moderate Nil Nil Moderate High
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 7
km/h
18
km/h
4
km/h
14
km/h
5
km/h
17
km/h
10
km/h
22
km/h
18
km/h
25
km/h
12
km/h
24
km/h
15
km/h
24
km/h
Wind Direction NNW 7km/h
NNW
NNW 18km/h
NNW
SW 4km/h
SW
NW 14km/h
NW
NNE 5km/h
NNE
NNW 17km/h
NNW
NNE 10km/h
NNE
N 22km/h
N
NNE 18km/h
NNE
N 25km/h
N
WNW 12km/h
WNW
WNW 24km/h
WNW
SW 15km/h
SW
SSW 24km/h
SSW
Relative Humidity 83% 65% 91% 69% 94% 76% 92% 77% 94% 78% 84% 64% 86% 61%
Dew Point 1°C 6°C 3°C 7°C 7°C 12°C 10°C 11°C 9°C 10°C 3°C 4°C 3°C 4°C

Launceston Airport Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
06:51 EST
sunrise
07:22 EST
sunset
16:54 EST
last light
17:24 EST
moon
rise
Fri 14:51 EST
set
Sat 03:25 EST
moon
Wed
May 30
moon
Thu
Jun 7
moon
Thu
Jun 14
moon
Wed
Jun 20

Launceston Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
May 25
0°C - 0.0mm
Thu
May 24
-0.3°C 14°C 0.0mm
Wed
May 23
0.8°C 17.9°C 0.0mm
Tue
May 22
5.7°C 15.5°C 0.0mm
Mon
May 21
4.2°C 12.5°C 0.0mm

Launceston Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To May
213.4mm
45.6 Day(s)
Total For 2018
238.4mm
42 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
146.2mm
36 Day(s)
Wettest Day
27.4mm
Mar 25
Lowest Temperature
-1.3°C
May 16
Highest Temperature
36.2°C
Jan 19

Launceston Ap Almanac

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May Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-1.3°C
16th
Lowest On Record
-4.1°C
23rd 2015
Average This Month
4.2°C
-0.1°C
Long-term Average
4.3°C
May Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
21.9°C
3rd
Highest On Record
21.7°C
4th 2005
Average This Month
15.3°C
+0.6°C
Long-term Average
14.7°C
May Rainfall
Wettest This Month
16.6mm
11th
Total This Month
38.8mm
9 Day(s)
Long-term Average
58.5mm
13.5 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
121.4mm
2012
Driest On Record
7.4mm
2005
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Weather News

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23:06 EST

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18:11 EST

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Wild night in the west

16:47 EST

Perth's run of warm and dry weather will come to an abrupt end tonight when one of Western Australia's strongest cold front so far this year reaches the state's west coast.