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41.50°S 146.99°E 137m AMSL

Launceston Forecast

This morning 4°C
Today 13°C
Possible shower

Now

7.7°C rising
Updated at 08:30 EST

Central North for Thursday Mostly sunny. Medium (50%) chance of showers from late this morning. Snow possible above 600 metres. Winds W/NW 25 to 35 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures around 12.

Currently at Launceston

Temperature 7.7°C rising
Dew Point 3.0°C rising
Feels Like 6.1°C
Relative Humidity 72%
Wind icon
NNW 9km/h rising
Wind Gusts 17km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 1.7
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thursday

Sunrise sunrise
07:04 EST
Sunset sunset
17:11 EST

Nearby Now

Launceston Ap 6.3°C
Cressy 5.9°C
Scottsdale 5.5°C
Low Head 10.7°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

mostly clear

9am

Mostly clear
8°C
mostly clear

12pm

Mostly clear
12°C
mostly clear

3pm

Mostly clear
13°C
possible shower

6pm

Slight chance shower
9°C
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Central North Weather Warnings

Tas - Thu 05:01 EST
Gale Warning for all coastal waters except for a Strong Wind Warning for Upper East Coast and Southeast Inshore waters

Tas - Wed 16:00 EST
Minor Flood Warning - Upper South Esk River

Tas - Wed 15:55 EST
Final Flood Warning - North Esk River Basin

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Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
May 7
Fri
May 8
Sat
May 9
Sun
May 10
Mon
May 11
Tue
May 12
Wed
May 13
possible shower
Possible shower
windy with showers
Windy with showers
possible shower
Possible shower
windy with showers
Windy with showers
mostly sunny
Mostly sunny
late shower
Late shower
mostly sunny
Mostly sunny
Maximum 13°C 17°C 16°C 16°C 15°C 15°C 14°C
Minimum 4°C 5°C 8°C 7°C 7°C 6°C 5°C
Chance of Rain 40% 80% 90% 90% 60% 60% 20%
Rain Amount < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Low Low Low Low Low
Frost Risk Slight Slight Nil Nil Nil Nil Slight
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 19
km/h
26
km/h
23
km/h
31
km/h
15
km/h
23
km/h
26
km/h
31
km/h
26
km/h
27
km/h
24
km/h
29
km/h
22
km/h
26
km/h
Wind Direction NNW 19km/h
NNW
W 26km/h
W
NNW 23km/h
NNW
WNW 31km/h
WNW
NNW 15km/h
NNW
WNW 23km/h
WNW
NNW 26km/h
NNW
W 31km/h
W
NW 26km/h
NW
W 27km/h
W
NNW 24km/h
NNW
W 29km/h
W
SW 22km/h
SW
SW 26km/h
SW
Relative Humidity 73% 46% 82% 57% 76% 51% 95% 53% 77% 52% 81% 48% 71% 41%
Dew Point 3°C 1°C 9°C 9°C 7°C 6°C 9°C 6°C 6°C 5°C 5°C 4°C 3°C 1°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next Occurrence
First Light Sunrise Sunset Last Light Moon Phase moon set moon rise last quarter new moon first quarter full moon
first light
06:35 EST
sunrise
07:04 EST
sunset
17:11 EST
last light
17:40 EST
moon
set
Thu 09:37 EST
rise
Thu 19:45 EST
moon
Mon
May 11
moon
Mon
May 18
moon
Tue
May 26
moon
Wed
Jun 3

Launceston Past 5 Days

  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
May 6
8.7°C 14°C 17.0mm
Tue
May 5
11.1°C 14.6°C 21.0mm
Mon
May 4
7.6°C 17.4°C 0.2mm
Sun
May 3
8.5°C 17.5°C 10.0mm
Sat
May 2
8.9°C 20.0°C 0.0mm

Launceston Year To Date

average rainfall to May
228.0mm
40.3 day(s)
total for 2015
208.0mm
34 day(s)
total to this day 2014
178.6mm
29 day(s)
wettest day
44.4mm
Jan 14
lowest temperature
-0.7°C
Apr 20
highest temperature
31.9°C
Jan 3

Launceston Almanac

May minimum temperature
lowest this month
7.6°C
4th
lowest on record
-3.0°C
18th 1981
average this month
8.9°C
+3.8°C
long-term average
5.1°C
May maximum temperature
highest this month
20.0°C
2nd
highest on record
23.5°C
3rd 1988
average this month
17.2°C
+1.4°C
long-term average
15.8°C
May rainfall
wettest this month
21.0mm
5th
total this month
49.0mm
5 day(s)
long-term average
62.0mm
11.6 day(s)
wettest on record
152.9mm
2007
driest on record
4.0mm
2005

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