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Launceston Forecast

Tonight 7°C
Tomorrow 20°C
mostly_sunny

Now

12.0°C falling
Updated at 22:10 EDT

Central North for Thursday Cloudy. Areas of fog this morning. Very high chance of showers in the morning and early afternoon. Winds W/NW 15 to 20 km/h tending N/NW 25 to 35 km/h in the morning then tending W/NW 20 to 25 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 19.
Friday Partly cloudy. Winds W/NW 15 to 25 km/h turning SW 15 to 20 km/h in the late morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 20.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 12.0°C falling
Dew Point 6.2°C falling
Feels Like 11.2°C
Relative Humidity 67%
Wind icon
WNW 9km/h falling
Wind Gusts 11km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 2.3
Rain since 9am/last hr 5.4mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
06:17 EDT
Sunset sunset
19:37 EDT

Nearby Now

Launceston Ap 11.4°C
Cressy 12.8°C
Scottsdale 11.1°C
Low Head 13.0°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

12am

Mostly clear
10°C

3am

Mostly clear
9°C

6am

Clear
7°C

9am

Mostly clear
11°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Thu 22:03 EDT
Coastal Wind Warning for Tasmanian Waters.

National Forecast

Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Oct 19
Fri
Oct 20
Sat
Oct 21
Sun
Oct 22
Mon
Oct 23
Tue
Oct 24
Wed
Oct 25

Showers

Mostly sunny

Cloud increasing

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 19°C 20°C 20°C 21°C 22°C 19°C 20°C
Minimum 13°C 7°C 5°C 8°C 7°C 10°C 9°C
Chance of Rain 70% 10% 20% 10% 30% 50% 70%
Rain Amount 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm
UV Index High High High High High
Frost Risk Nil Nil Slight Nil Nil Nil Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 16
km/h
20
km/h
12
km/h
17
km/h
7
km/h
19
km/h
11
km/h
14
km/h
3
km/h
13
km/h
4
km/h
14
km/h
5
km/h
13
km/h
Wind Direction N 16km/h
N
NNW 20km/h
NNW
W 12km/h
W
WSW 17km/h
WSW
WNW 7km/h
WNW
W 19km/h
W
W 11km/h
W
SW 14km/h
SW
NW 3km/h
NW
NW 13km/h
NW
NW 4km/h
NW
NW 14km/h
NW
N 5km/h
N
N 13km/h
N
Relative Humidity 80% 86% 65% 40% 70% 49% 74% 44% 76% 55% 83% 60% 83% 61%
Dew Point 14°C 16°C 5°C 6°C 6°C 9°C 8°C 8°C 10°C 13°C 11°C 11°C 10°C 13°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:47 EDT
sunrise
06:16 EDT
sunset
19:38 EDT
last light
20:07 EDT
moon
rise
Fri 06:43 EDT
set
Fri 19:57 EDT
moon
Sat
Oct 28
moon
Sat
Nov 4
moon
Sat
Nov 11
moon
Sat
Nov 18

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Oct 19
11.2°C 17°C 0.0mm
Wed
Oct 18
7.5°C 28.7°C 0.0mm
Tue
Oct 17
8.5°C 26.9°C 0.0mm
Mon
Oct 16
10.4°C 22.8°C 0.0mm
Sun
Oct 15
4.9°C 22.9°C 0.0mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Oct
581.3mm
110.5 Day(s)
Total For 2017
472.2mm
103 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
854.6mm
124 Day(s)
Wettest Day
27.0mm
Jul 14
Lowest Temperature
-3.3°C
Jul 3
Highest Temperature
30.9°C
Mar 1

Launceston Almanac

full climatology
October Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
2.0°C
14th
Lowest On Record
-1.4°C
21st 2006
Average This Month
7.4°C
+0.5°C
Long-term Average
6.9°C
October Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
28.7°C
18th
Highest On Record
28.7°C
31st 1987
Average This Month
19.9°C
+1.9°C
Long-term Average
18.0°C
October Rainfall
Wettest This Month
22.8mm
12th
Total This Month
30.2mm
7 Day(s)
Long-term Average
50.0mm
11.3 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
121.4mm
2000
Driest On Record
1.4mm
2015
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