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Launceston Airport Forecast

This morning 4°C
Today 18°C
mostly_sunny

Now

5.9°C rising
Updated at 03:10 EDT

Central North for Saturday Partly cloudy. Winds W/NW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming W/NW 20 to 30 km/h later in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 19.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Slight chance of a light shower. Winds W/NW 15 to 20 km/h tending W/SW 15 to 25 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching around 19.

Currently at Launceston Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 5.9°C rising
Dew Point 2.0°C rising
Feels Like 4.8°C
Relative Humidity 76%
Wind icon
WSW 5km/h rising
Wind Gusts 6km/h
Pressure 1021.0hPa falling
Fire Danger 1.3
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sat

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Sunrise sunrise
06:14 EDT
Sunset sunset
19:39 EDT

Nearby Now

Cressy 2.9°C
Launceston 7.1°C
Scottsdale 6.1°C
Fingal 2.5°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston Airport

48-hour forecast

6am

Mostly clear
4°C

9am

Mostly clear
11°C

12pm

Mostly clear
16°C

3pm

Mostly cloudy
18°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Fri 22:00 EDT
Coastal Wind Warning for Tasmanian Waters.

National Forecast

Launceston Airport 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Oct 21
Sun
Oct 22
Mon
Oct 23
Tue
Oct 24
Wed
Oct 25
Thu
Oct 26
Fri
Oct 27

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Late shower

Showers

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 18°C 20°C 21°C 19°C 20°C 19°C 20°C
Minimum 4°C 6°C 5°C 8°C 7°C 7°C 7°C
Chance of Rain 30% 10% 50% 80% 60% 50% 50%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index High High High High High
Frost Risk Slight Nil Slight Nil Nil Nil Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 13
km/h
25
km/h
12
km/h
21
km/h
9
km/h
20
km/h
9
km/h
21
km/h
8
km/h
17
km/h
14
km/h
16
km/h
9
km/h
25
km/h
Wind Direction NW 13km/h
NW
WNW 25km/h
WNW
WNW 12km/h
WNW
SW 21km/h
SW
NW 9km/h
NW
NW 20km/h
NW
NNE 9km/h
NNE
NW 21km/h
NW
ESE 8km/h
ESE
NE 17km/h
NE
SSE 14km/h
SSE
WNW 16km/h
WNW
N 9km/h
N
N 25km/h
N
Relative Humidity 69% 49% 75% 42% 71% 54% 83% 56% 80% 55% 77% 51% 73% 45%
Dew Point 5°C 7°C 7°C 7°C 6°C 12°C 10°C 10°C 10°C 10°C 8°C 9°C 8°C 8°C

Launceston Airport Sun & Moon Times

Saturday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:45 EDT
sunrise
06:14 EDT
sunset
19:39 EDT
last light
20:08 EDT
moon
rise
Sat 07:13 EDT
set
Sat 20:57 EDT
moon
Sat
Oct 28
moon
Sat
Nov 4
moon
Sat
Nov 11
moon
Sat
Nov 18

Launceston Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
Oct 20
3.7°C 18°C 6.6mm
Thu
Oct 19
10.8°C 17.1°C 0.0mm
Wed
Oct 18
8.9°C 27.4°C 0.0mm
Tue
Oct 17
6.9°C 26.3°C 0.0mm
Mon
Oct 16
6.3°C 22.7°C 0.0mm

Launceston Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Oct
514.2mm
115.7 Day(s)
Total For 2017
408.8mm
110 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
714.0mm
120 Day(s)
Wettest Day
23.8mm
May 28
Lowest Temperature
-5.0°C
Jul 1
Highest Temperature
31.0°C
Jan 8

Launceston Ap Almanac

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October Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
0.8°C
14th
Lowest On Record
-2.7°C
21st 2006
Average This Month
5.3°C
+0.0°C
Long-term Average
5.3°C
October Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
27.4°C
18th
Highest On Record
26.4°C
31st 2009
Average This Month
19.2°C
+1.7°C
Long-term Average
17.5°C
October Rainfall
Wettest This Month
16.0mm
12th
Total This Month
29.2mm
9 Day(s)
Long-term Average
39.5mm
11.5 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
78.8mm
2016
Driest On Record
1.0mm
2015
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