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Launceston Forecast

This morning 16°C
Today 24°C
rain_clearing

Now

17.2°C steady
Updated at 00:20 EDT

Central North for Sunday Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of rain, most likely later this evening. Winds NW/NE 25 to 35 km/h tending E/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.
Monday Medium (60%) chance of rain in the early morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the early morning. Sunny day. Winds E/NE 15 to 20 km/h shifting W/NW 20 to 30 km/h early in the morning then becoming light in the late evening. High.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 17.2°C steady
Dew Point 15.5°C steady
Feels Like 17.2°C
Relative Humidity 90%
Wind icon
NNW 9km/h rising
Wind Gusts 11km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 1.2
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.2mm / -

Sun on Mon

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Sunrise sunrise
05:32 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:33 EDT

Nearby Now

Launceston Ap 16.3°C
Cressy 16.4°C
Scottsdale 15.9°C
Low Head 16.3°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

3am

Heavy shower
18°C

6am

Slight chance shower
16°C

9am

Clear
17°C

12pm

Clear
22°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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

National Forecast

Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Mon
Dec 5
Tue
Dec 6
Wed
Dec 7
Thu
Dec 8
Fri
Dec 9
Sat
Dec 10
Sun
Dec 11

Rain clearing

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Rain

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 24°C 22°C 21°C 20°C 18°C 22°C 24°C
Minimum 16°C 10°C 10°C 12°C 10°C 8°C 9°C
Chance of Rain 10% 20% 90% 90% 20% 5% 20%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 5-10mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Very High Very High Very High Very High
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 22
km/h
18
km/h
8
km/h
22
km/h
12
km/h
21
km/h
16
km/h
27
km/h
21
km/h
24
km/h
15
km/h
20
km/h
10
km/h
15
km/h
Wind Direction WNW 22km/h
WNW
WNW 18km/h
WNW
NW 8km/h
NW
WNW 22km/h
WNW
NW 12km/h
NW
NW 21km/h
NW
N 16km/h
N
NW 27km/h
NW
WSW 21km/h
WSW
WSW 24km/h
WSW
WNW 15km/h
WNW
WNW 20km/h
WNW
WNW 10km/h
WNW
WNW 15km/h
WNW
Relative Humidity 65% 41% 67% 48% 67% 59% 84% 71% 58% 45% 64% 50% 64% 46%
Dew Point 11°C 10°C 9°C 11°C 10°C 13°C 14°C 14°C 6°C 6°C 8°C 11°C 9°C 12°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Monday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
04:58 EDT
sunrise
05:32 EDT
sunset
20:33 EDT
last light
21:07 EDT
moon
rise
Mon 10:28 EDT
set
Tue 00:34 EDT
moon
Wed
Dec 7
moon
Wed
Dec 14
moon
Wed
Dec 21
moon
Thu
Dec 29

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sun
Dec 4
6.9°C 23°C 0.0mm
Sat
Dec 3
7.2°C 18.7°C 0.0mm
Fri
Dec 2
11.6°C 21.1°C 0.0mm
Thu
Dec 1
12.5°C 23.9°C 0.0mm
Wed
Nov 30
11.4°C 22.6°C 0.0mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
678.3mm
129.1 Day(s)
Total For 2016
915.2mm
138 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
456.3mm
103 Day(s)
Wettest Day
88.0mm
Jan 29
Lowest Temperature
-2.0°C
Jun 25
Highest Temperature
33.5°C
Jan 1

Launceston Almanac

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December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
6.9°C
4th
Lowest On Record
2.0°C
12th 1995
Average This Month
9.6°C
-1.1°C
Long-term Average
10.7°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
23.9°C
1st
Highest On Record
33.8°C
6th 1994
Average This Month
21.7°C
-0.8°C
Long-term Average
22.5°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
0.0mm
1st
Total This Month
0.0mm
0 Day(s)
Long-term Average
46.5mm
8.7 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
145.1mm
1985
Driest On Record
6.1mm
1983
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