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Launceston Airport Forecast

Today 23°C
Tonight 8°C
late_shower

Now

19.9°C falling
Updated at 12:30 EDT

Central North for Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers during the morning and afternoon. Winds NW 25 to 35 km/h becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 20s.

Currently at Launceston Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 19.9°C falling
Dew Point 9.8°C rising
Feels Like 19.9°C
Relative Humidity 52%
Wind icon
NNW 24km/h falling
Wind Gusts 33km/h
Pressure 1011.7hPa rising
Fire Danger 7.1
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Nearby Now

Cressy 21.6°C
Launceston 20.6°C
Scottsdale 17.6°C
Fingal 21.4°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston Airport

48-hour forecast

3pm

Mostly cloudy
23°C

6pm

Mostly clear
22°C

9pm

Mostly clear
17°C

12am

Mostly clear
13°C

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National Forecast

Launceston Airport 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Dec 16
Sun
Dec 17
Mon
Dec 18
Tue
Dec 19
Wed
Dec 20
Thu
Dec 21
Fri
Dec 22

Late shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Windy

Windy with showers

Sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 23°C 24°C 27°C 29°C 21°C 21°C 24°C
Minimum 10°C 8°C 10°C 14°C 13°C 8°C 9°C
Chance of Rain 60% 40% 10% 40% 70% 5% 50%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index
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 24
km/h
27
km/h
16
km/h
16
km/h
11
km/h
18
km/h
12
km/h
34
km/h
33
km/h
38
km/h
20
km/h
31
km/h
20
km/h
29
km/h
Wind Direction NW 24km/h
NW
NW 27km/h
NW
SSE 16km/h
SSE
N 16km/h
N
NNW 11km/h
NNW
NNW 18km/h
NNW
NNE 12km/h
NNE
N 34km/h
N
NW 33km/h
NW
WNW 38km/h
WNW
NW 20km/h
NW
NW 31km/h
NW
NW 20km/h
NW
NW 29km/h
NW
Relative Humidity 64% 55% 60% 41% 69% 43% 65% 51% 71% 43% 56% 35% 65% 43%
Dew Point 10°C 13°C 7°C 10°C 11°C 13°C 14°C 17°C 12°C 8°C 6°C 5°C 10°C 11°C

Launceston Airport Sun & Moon Times

Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
-
sunrise
-
sunset
-
last light
-
moon
set
Sat 18:37 EDT
rise
Sun 04:56 EDT
moon
Mon
Dec 18
moon
Tue
Dec 26
moon
Tue
Jan 2
moon
Tue
Jan 9

Launceston Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sat
Dec 16
11.2°C - 0.0mm
Fri
Dec 15
6.8°C 20.6°C 0.0mm
Thu
Dec 14
17.5°C 27.2°C 0.0mm
Wed
Dec 13
11.4°C 26.4°C 0.0mm
Tue
Dec 12
10.1°C 26.7°C 0.0mm

Launceston Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
622.6mm
137.9 Day(s)
Total For 2017
521.2mm
127 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
803.6mm
138 Day(s)
Wettest Day
47.6mm
Dec 3
Lowest Temperature
-5.0°C
Jul 1
Highest Temperature
31.0°C
Jan 8

Launceston Ap Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
5.9°C
3rd
Lowest On Record
0.8°C
4th 2008
Average This Month
9.8°C
+0.8°C
Long-term Average
9.0°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
27.2°C
14th
Highest On Record
33.6°C
20th 2015
Average This Month
21.7°C
-0.8°C
Long-term Average
22.5°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
47.6mm
3rd
Total This Month
77.4mm
4 Day(s)
Long-term Average
49.4mm
11.2 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
87.4mm
2014
Driest On Record
20.0mm
2006
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