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41.50°S 146.99°E 137m AMSL

Launceston Forecast

This morning 9°C
Today 13°C
Windy with showers

Now

12.7°C rising
Updated at 08:00 EST

Central North for Thursday Cloudy. Showers, heavy at times, easing to isolated showers in the late afternoon. The chance of thunderstorms tonight near the coast. Winds NW 40 to 60 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures between 11 and 14.

Currently at Launceston

Temperature 12.7°C rising
Dew Point 10.8°C rising
Feels Like 9.7°C
Relative Humidity 88%
Wind icon
NNW 37km/h falling
Wind Gusts 57km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 2.2
Rain since 9am/last hr 29.2mm / 0.4mm

Sun on Thursday

Sunrise sunrise
07:21 EST
Sunset sunset
17:15 EST

Nearby Now

Launceston Ap 11.2°C
Cressy 11.5°C
Scottsdale 11.6°C
Low Head 13.4°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

windy with rain

9am

Heavy rain. Windy
10°C
windy with rain

12pm

Heavy rain. Windy
13°C
windy with rain

3pm

Heavy rain. Windy
12°C
possible shower

6pm

Chance shower
8°C
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Central North Weather Warnings

Tas - Thu 08:16 EST
Flood Warning - South Esk

Tas - Thu 08:15 EST
Flood Watch for Tasmania. The potential exists for flooding of rivers and streams.

Tas - Thu 07:51 EST
Flood Warning - North Esk River

Tas - Thu 06:03 EST
Sheep Graziers Warning for King & Furneaux Islands, Nth West Coast, Midlands, Central Nth, Upper Derwent, Sth East, East Coast & Nth East

Tas - Thu 05:51 EST
Bushwalking Alert for Western and Central Plateau due to snow as low as 400 metres by late today and as low as 200 metres late tomorrow

Tas - Thu 05:01 EST
Storm Force Wind Warning South West Coast. Gale Warning remaining waters except Southeast Inshore where a Strong Wind Warning exists

Tas - Thu 04:58 EST
Severe Weather Warning (Damaging Winds) for all districts

Tas - Wed 17:04 EST
Flood Warning for the Meander River

Tasmania weather update

Tasmania Weather Update

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Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Jul 31
Fri
Aug 1
Sat
Aug 2
Sun
Aug 3
Mon
Aug 4
Tue
Aug 5
Wed
Aug 6
windy with showers
Windy with showers
possible shower
Possible shower
frost then sunny
Frost then sunny
cloud increasing
Cloud increasing
possible shower
Possible shower
mostly sunny
Mostly sunny
possible shower
Possible shower
Maximum 13°C 11°C 11°C 12°C 14°C 15°C 14°C
Minimum 9°C 1°C -2°C -2°C 4°C 4°C 5°C
Chance of Rain 90% 20% 20% 50% 70% 40% 90%
Rain Amount 10-20mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm 1-5mm
UV Index Low Low Low Low Low
Frost Risk Nil High Severe Severe Slight Slight Slight
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 37
km/h
32
km/h
6
km/h
17
km/h
4
km/h
8
km/h
3
km/h
16
km/h
17
km/h
23
km/h
14
km/h
18
km/h
21
km/h
24
km/h
Wind Direction N 37km/h
N
NNW 32km/h
NNW
NW 6km/h
NW
WNW 17km/h
WNW
NW 4km/h
NW
NW 8km/h
NW
NNW 3km/h
NNW
NNW 16km/h
NNW
NNW 17km/h
NNW
NNW 23km/h
NNW
NNW 14km/h
NNW
NW 18km/h
NW
NNW 21km/h
NNW
NNW 24km/h
NNW
Relative Humidity 93% 78% 90% 47% 85% 56% 99% 73% 100% 72% 93% 63% 97% 71%
Dew Point 9°C 8°C 1°C 0°C -1°C 3°C 3°C 8°C 7°C 9°C 6°C 8°C 7°C 9°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next Occurrence
First Light Sunrise Sunset Last Light Moon Phase moon rise moon set first quarter full moon last quarter new moon
first light
06:52 EST
sunrise
07:21 EST
sunset
17:15 EST
last light
17:44 EST
moon
rise
Thu 09:07 EST
set
Thu 21:27 EST
moon
Mon
Aug 4
moon
Mon
Aug 11
moon
Sun
Aug 17
moon
Tue
Aug 26

Launceston Past 5 Days

  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Jul 30
9.2°C 14°C 7.6mm
Tue
Jul 29
9.8°C 14.7°C 33.8mm
Mon
Jul 28
3.5°C 13.2°C 9.2mm
Sun
Jul 27
2.3°C 12.9°C 0.2mm
Sat
Jul 26
4.5°C 16.4°C 0.0mm

Launceston Year To Date

average rainfall to Jul
371.2mm
68.9 day(s)
total for 2014
373.8mm
72 day(s)
total to this day 2013
304.6mm
61 day(s)
wettest day
33.8mm
Jul 29
lowest temperature
-2.0°C
Jul 20
highest temperature
34.6°C
Jan 14

Launceston Almanac

July minimum temperature
lowest this month
-2.0°C
20th
lowest on record
-5.2°C
23rd 1991
average this month
2.6°C
+0.2°C
long-term average
2.4°C
July maximum temperature
highest this month
16.4°C
26th
highest on record
18.4°C
18th 2013
average this month
13.3°C
+0.7°C
long-term average
12.6°C
July rainfall
wettest this month
33.8mm
29th
total this month
100.8mm
19 day(s)
long-term average
75.2mm
15.4 day(s)
wettest on record
157.7mm
2000
driest on record
36.8mm
2001

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