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Launceston Airport Forecast

This morning 7°C
Today 21°C
mostly_sunny

Now

6.8°C falling
Updated at 05:20 EDT

Central North for Tuesday Mostly clear. Winds W/SW 15 to 25 km/h.

Currently at Launceston Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 6.8°C falling
Dew Point 4.8°C rising
Feels Like 4.6°C
Relative Humidity 87%
Wind icon
NE 11km/h rising
Wind Gusts 13km/h
Pressure 1011.9hPa rising
Fire Danger 1.0
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
05:31 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:35 EDT

Nearby Now

Cressy 5.7°C
Launceston 10.3°C
Scottsdale 7.4°C
Fingal 7.3°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston Airport

48-hour forecast

6am

Mostly clear
8°C

9am

Mostly clear
15°C

12pm

Mostly clear
20°C

3pm

Mostly clear
20°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Wed 05:00 EDT
Coastal Wind Warning for Tasmanian Waters.

National Forecast

Launceston Airport 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Dec 7
Thu
Dec 8
Fri
Dec 9
Sat
Dec 10
Sun
Dec 11
Mon
Dec 12
Tue
Dec 13

Mostly sunny

Windy with rain

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 21°C 19°C 16°C 21°C 23°C 23°C 25°C
Minimum 7°C 9°C 6°C 5°C 6°C 9°C 12°C
Chance of Rain 90% 90% 30% 5% 5% 20% 60%
Rain Amount 1-5mm 5-10mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Very High Very High Very High Very High Very High
Frost Risk Nil Nil Nil Slight Nil Nil Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 18
km/h
26
km/h
26
km/h
39
km/h
27
km/h
31
km/h
16
km/h
24
km/h
14
km/h
15
km/h
18
km/h
25
km/h
18
km/h
26
km/h
Wind Direction NW 18km/h
NW
NW 26km/h
NW
NNE 26km/h
NNE
NNW 39km/h
NNW
WSW 27km/h
WSW
SW 31km/h
SW
WNW 16km/h
WNW
WNW 24km/h
WNW
WNW 14km/h
WNW
WNW 15km/h
WNW
N 18km/h
N
NNW 25km/h
NNW
NNW 18km/h
NNW
NW 26km/h
NW
Relative Humidity 64% 55% 88% 73% 56% 39% 64% 48% 65% 40% 66% 44% 62% 42%
Dew Point 9°C 11°C 13°C 14°C 2°C 2°C 6°C 10°C 7°C 8°C 10°C 10°C 11°C 12°C

Launceston Airport Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
04:57 EDT
sunrise
05:31 EDT
sunset
20:35 EDT
last light
21:09 EDT
moon
rise
Wed 12:32 EDT
set
Thu 01:44 EDT
moon
Wed
Dec 14
moon
Wed
Dec 21
moon
Thu
Dec 29
moon
Fri
Jan 6

Launceston Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Dec 6
9.0°C 20°C 0.0mm
Mon
Dec 5
13.7°C 23.3°C 7.0mm
Sun
Dec 4
4.7°C 23.8°C 0.0mm
Sat
Dec 3
3.1°C 19.5°C 0.0mm
Fri
Dec 2
9.4°C 21.2°C 0.0mm

Launceston Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
615.2mm
137.9 Day(s)
Total For 2016
786.6mm
135 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
457.4mm
130 Day(s)
Wettest Day
71.0mm
Jan 29
Lowest Temperature
-2.8°C
Jun 25
Highest Temperature
32.5°C
Jan 9

Launceston Ap Almanac

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December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
3.1°C
3rd
Lowest On Record
0.8°C
4th 2008
Average This Month
8.2°C
-0.7°C
Long-term Average
8.9°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
23.8°C
4th
Highest On Record
33.0°C
10th 2006
Average This Month
21.8°C
-0.5°C
Long-term Average
22.3°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
7.0mm
5th
Total This Month
7.0mm
1 Day(s)
Long-term Average
49.5mm
11.6 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
87.4mm
2014
Driest On Record
20.0mm
2006
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