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Launceston Forecast

Tonight 9°C
Tomorrow 25°C
sunny

Now

17.9°C falling
Updated at 20:20 EDT

Central North for Tuesday Clear. Winds SW 20 to 25 km/h turning W 15 to 25 km/h in the evening.
Wednesday Sunny. Light winds becoming W/NW 20 to 30 km/h in the morning. Low-Moderate.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 17.9°C falling
Dew Point 2.2°C steady
Feels Like 17.9°C
Relative Humidity 35%
Wind icon
W 9km/h rising
Wind Gusts 13km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 8.4
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
06:06 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:40 EDT

Nearby Now

Launceston Ap 16.4°C
Cressy 16.1°C
Scottsdale 16.4°C
Low Head 17.5°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

9pm

Clear
16°C

12am

Clear
13°C

3am

Clear
11°C

6am

Clear
9°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Tue 16:05 EDT
Gale Warning for Lower East Coast and South East Coast. Strong Wind Warning elsewhere except inland lakes

National Forecast

Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

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

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower
Maximum 22°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 23°C 27°C
Minimum 17°C 9°C 12°C 12°C 15°C 13°C 16°C
Chance of Rain 5% 5% 5% 20% 5% 40% 40%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme
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 25
km/h
27
km/h
10
km/h
22
km/h
15
km/h
23
km/h
9
km/h
21
km/h
18
km/h
27
km/h
5
km/h
15
km/h
11
km/h
23
km/h
Wind Direction W 25km/h
W
WSW 27km/h
WSW
NW 10km/h
NW
NW 22km/h
NW
WNW 15km/h
WNW
WNW 23km/h
WNW
NW 9km/h
NW
NW 21km/h
NW
NW 18km/h
NW
WNW 27km/h
WNW
ESE 5km/h
ESE
NNW 15km/h
NNW
NNW 11km/h
NNW
NW 23km/h
NW
Relative Humidity 62% 35% 66% 47% 69% 45% 71% 50% 76% 42% 62% 45% 78% 51%
Dew Point 11°C 6°C 9°C 13°C 11°C 13°C 12°C 14°C 14°C 11°C 9°C 11°C 16°C 16°C

Launceston 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
05:36 EDT
sunrise
06:07 EDT
sunset
20:40 EDT
last light
21:11 EDT
moon
set
Wed 18:20 EDT
rise
Thu 04:22 EDT
moon
Sat
Jan 28
moon
Sat
Feb 4
moon
Sat
Feb 11
moon
Sun
Feb 19

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Jan 24
17.5°C 23°C 7.2mm
Mon
Jan 23
11.6°C 30.4°C 0.0mm
Sun
Jan 22
9.7°C 25.1°C 0.0mm
Sat
Jan 21
7.5°C 23.6°C 9.0mm
Fri
Jan 20
12.2°C 18.9°C 16.0mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jan
43.0mm
7.1 Day(s)
Total For 2017
50.2mm
4 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
8.4mm
3 Day(s)
Wettest Day
18.0mm
Jan 14
Lowest Temperature
6.3°C
Jan 19
Highest Temperature
30.4°C
Jan 23

Launceston Almanac

full climatology
January Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
6.3°C
19th
Lowest On Record
2.5°C
12th 1983
Average This Month
12.8°C
+0.5°C
Long-term Average
12.3°C
January Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
30.4°C
23rd
Highest On Record
39.0°C
30th 2009
Average This Month
24.2°C
-0.2°C
Long-term Average
24.4°C
January Rainfall
Wettest This Month
18.0mm
14th
Total This Month
50.2mm
4 Day(s)
Long-term Average
43.0mm
7.1 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
139.4mm
1996
Driest On Record
7.3mm
2009
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Weather News

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18:19 EDT

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17:37 EDT

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Darwin deluge as monsoon returns

16:02 EDT

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