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Launceston Airport Forecast

This morning 8°C
Today 14°C
clearing_shower

Now

10.2°C steady
Updated at 06:41 EST

Central North for Wednesday Very high (90%) chance of showers, clearing around midday. Areas of morning fog. The chance of a thunderstorm this morning. Sunny afternoon. Winds W/NW 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 14. Sun protection not recommended, UV Index predicted to reach 1 [Low].

Currently at Launceston Ap

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Temperature 10.2°C steady
Dew Point 9.1°C rising
Feels Like 7.8°C
Relative Humidity 93%
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N 18km/h steady
Wind Gusts 24km/h
Pressure 1006.9hPa steady
Fire Danger 1.1
Rain since 9am/last hr 12.2mm / 1.8mm

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
07:21 EST
Sunset sunset
16:55 EST

Nearby Now

Cressy 10.0°C
Launceston 11.0°C
Scottsdale 10.1°C
Fingal 5.9°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston Airport

48-hour forecast

9am

Shower
11°C

12pm

Mostly clear
13°C

3pm

Mostly clear
13°C

6pm

Clear
9°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Wed 05:00 EST
Strong Wind for Far North West, Central North, South East and South West coasts, Banks Strait & Franklin Sound & East of Flinders Island

National Forecast

Launceston Airport 7-day Weather Forecast

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

Clearing shower

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Rain

Rain

Mostly sunny

Showers easing
Maximum 14°C 15°C 14°C 15°C 14°C 13°C 12°C
Minimum 8°C 3°C 4°C 4°C 7°C 3°C 3°C
Chance of Rain 80% 90% 90% 90% 80% 50% 90%
Rain Amount < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 10-20mm 1-5mm < 1mm 5-10mm
UV Index Low Low Low Low Low
Frost Risk Nil Moderate Slight Slight Nil Moderate Moderate
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 17
km/h
23
km/h
14
km/h
28
km/h
11
km/h
18
km/h
25
km/h
32
km/h
24
km/h
27
km/h
16
km/h
23
km/h
19
km/h
25
km/h
Wind Direction NNW 17km/h
NNW
WNW 23km/h
WNW
NNW 14km/h
NNW
NNW 28km/h
NNW
NW 11km/h
NW
NW 18km/h
NW
N 25km/h
N
N 32km/h
N
NNW 24km/h
NNW
NW 27km/h
NW
NW 16km/h
NW
W 23km/h
W
NNW 19km/h
NNW
NW 25km/h
NW
Relative Humidity 94% 54% 92% 76% 90% 61% 94% 77% 93% 71% 87% 59% 90% 74%
Dew Point 10°C 4°C 7°C 11°C 6°C 6°C 10°C 11°C 8°C 8°C 4°C 5°C 5°C 7°C

Launceston Airport Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:50 EST
sunrise
07:21 EST
sunset
16:55 EST
last light
17:25 EST
moon
set
Wed 16:04 EST
rise
Thu 06:03 EST
moon
Fri
May 26
moon
Thu
Jun 1
moon
Fri
Jun 9
moon
Sat
Jun 17

Launceston Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
May 23
7.5°C 16°C 0.0mm
Mon
May 22
6.0°C 17.1°C 0.6mm
Sun
May 21
8.2°C 16.4°C 8.4mm
Sat
May 20
8.7°C 13.7°C 0.0mm
Fri
May 19
5.9°C 17.0°C 0.0mm

Launceston Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To May
204.6mm
45.6 Day(s)
Total For 2017
134.0mm
35 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
310.4mm
41 Day(s)
Wettest Day
16.4mm
Jan 20
Lowest Temperature
-0.7°C
May 10
Highest Temperature
31.0°C
Jan 8

Launceston Ap Almanac

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May Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-0.7°C
10th
Lowest On Record
-3.8°C
29th 2011
Average This Month
4.7°C
+0.5°C
Long-term Average
4.2°C
May Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
18.1°C
6th
Highest On Record
21.7°C
4th 2005
Average This Month
15.1°C
+0.3°C
Long-term Average
14.8°C
May Rainfall
Wettest This Month
8.4mm
21st
Total This Month
20.2mm
5 Day(s)
Long-term Average
48.8mm
13.5 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
121.4mm
2012
Driest On Record
7.4mm
2005
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