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Launceston Forecast

This morning 2°C
Today 16°C
frost_then_sunny

Now

4.3°C rising
Updated at 01:00 EST

Central North for Thursday Mostly clear. Light winds.
Friday Mostly sunny. Areas of morning frost. Light winds becoming W/NW 15 to 25 km/h in the morning.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 4.3°C rising
Dew Point 2.2°C rising
Feels Like 4.3°C
Relative Humidity 86%
Wind icon
Calm steady
Wind Gusts 0km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 0.7
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Fri

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Sunrise sunrise
06:33 EST
Sunset sunset
17:49 EST

Nearby Now

Launceston Ap 3.1°C
Cressy 0.3°C
Scottsdale 5.1°C
Low Head 10.7°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

3am

Mostly cloudy
3°C

6am

Mostly clear
3°C

9am

Mostly clear
7°C

12pm

Clear
14°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Thu 21:28 EST
Frost Warning for Tasmania

Tasmania Weather Update

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Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Fri
Sep 4
Sat
Sep 5
Sun
Sep 6
Mon
Sep 7
Tue
Sep 8
Wed
Sep 9
Thu
Sep 10

Frost then sunny

Frost then sunny

Rain developing

Showers

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 16°C 15°C 14°C 13°C 16°C 18°C 17°C
Minimum 2°C 2°C 2°C 6°C 3°C 3°C 2°C
Chance of Rain 5% 10% 90% 90% 40% 5% 50%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm 5-10mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate
Frost Risk Moderate Moderate Moderate Nil Moderate Moderate Moderate
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 4
km/h
20
km/h
4
km/h
7
km/h
5
km/h
18
km/h
12
km/h
17
km/h
6
km/h
13
km/h
5
km/h
10
km/h
4
km/h
15
km/h
Wind Direction N 4km/h
N
W 20km/h
W
WSW 4km/h
WSW
S 7km/h
S
ENE 5km/h
ENE
NNE 18km/h
NNE
N 12km/h
N
NW 17km/h
NW
SSW 6km/h
SSW
SW 13km/h
SW
NW 5km/h
NW
SSW 10km/h
SSW
NNW 4km/h
NNW
WNW 15km/h
WNW
Relative Humidity 81% 48% 85% 46% 81% 52% 100% 71% 98% 53% 84% 48% 96% 56%
Dew Point 4°C 5°C 5°C 4°C 4°C 4°C 8°C 8°C 7°C 7°C 7°C 7°C 7°C 8°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
06:05 EST
sunrise
06:33 EST
sunset
17:49 EST
last light
18:17 EST
moon
set
Fri 09:54 EST
rise
Sat 00:18 EST
moon
Sat
Sep 5
moon
Sun
Sep 13
moon
Mon
Sep 21
moon
Mon
Sep 28

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Sep 3
5.9°C 17°C 0.0mm
Wed
Sep 2
1.4°C 13.9°C 0.0mm
Tue
Sep 1
0.6°C 16.3°C 0.0mm
Mon
Aug 31
4.6°C 14.6°C 0.0mm
Sun
Aug 30
5.0°C 12.7°C 0.0mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Sep
528.2mm
99.2 Day(s)
Total For 2015
399.5mm
88 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2014
440.3mm
85 Day(s)
Wettest Day
44.4mm
Jan 14
Lowest Temperature
-3.4°C
Jun 21
Highest Temperature
31.9°C
Jan 3

Launceston Almanac

full climatology
September Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
0.6°C
1st
Lowest On Record
-2.4°C
7th 1994
Average This Month
2.6°C
-2.7°C
Long-term Average
5.3°C
September Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
17.0°C
3rd
Highest On Record
24.8°C
27th 1987
Average This Month
15.7°C
+0.0°C
Long-term Average
15.7°C
September Rainfall
Wettest This Month
0.0mm
1st
Total This Month
0.0mm
0 Day(s)
Long-term Average
67.3mm
14.2 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
115.8mm
2002
Driest On Record
8.4mm
1994
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Weather News

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16:41 EST

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A gusty day for SA

15:31 EST

Yesterday, much of South Australia was being battered by a low pressure system, sending gusty showers onshore.

Thundery start for NSW and southern QLD

11:58 EST

A band of thunderstorms swept across NSW and QLD late last night and into this morning, bringing a thundery alarm.