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Launceston Forecast

Today 16°C
Tonight 7°C
mostly_sunny

Now

11.7°C rising
Updated at 11:20 EST

Central North for Thursday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures between 12 and 15.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 11.7°C rising
Dew Point 1.9°C rising
Feels Like 10.3°C
Relative Humidity 51%
Wind icon
SSW 3km/h falling
Wind Gusts 6km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 3.5
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
06:54 EST
Sunset sunset
17:24 EST

Nearby Now

Launceston Ap 11.0°C
Cressy 11.4°C
Scottsdale 10.9°C
Low Head 12.1°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

12pm

Mostly clear
13°C

3pm

Mostly cloudy
16°C

6pm

Mostly cloudy
13°C

9pm

Mostly cloudy
11°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Thu 10:00 EST
Strong Wind Warning for South East and South West coasts. Cancellation for East of Flinders Island, Upper East Coast and Lower East Coast

National Forecast

Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Apr 27
Fri
Apr 28
Sat
Apr 29
Sun
Apr 30
Mon
May 1
Tue
May 2
Wed
May 3

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower

Mostly sunny
Maximum 16°C 19°C 19°C 17°C 18°C 14°C 14°C
Minimum 1°C 7°C 9°C 5°C 10°C 5°C 3°C
Chance of Rain 20% 30% 5% 70% 90% 50% 30%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Moderate Low Moderate Moderate Low
Frost Risk High Nil Nil Slight Nil Slight Moderate
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 4
km/h
12
km/h
6
km/h
22
km/h
6
km/h
8
km/h
6
km/h
19
km/h
21
km/h
24
km/h
8
km/h
18
km/h
8
km/h
14
km/h
Wind Direction SSW 4km/h
SSW
WNW 12km/h
WNW
WNW 6km/h
WNW
WNW 22km/h
WNW
WSW 6km/h
WSW
SW 8km/h
SW
NNW 6km/h
NNW
NW 19km/h
NW
NNW 21km/h
NNW
NW 24km/h
NW
WNW 8km/h
WNW
WSW 18km/h
WSW
SSW 8km/h
SSW
WSW 14km/h
WSW
Relative Humidity 74% 49% 88% 60% 75% 52% 84% 63% 89% 70% 79% 51% 74% 47%
Dew Point 2°C 5°C 9°C 11°C 8°C 9°C 7°C 10°C 12°C 12°C 5°C 4°C 2°C 3°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
06:25 EST
sunrise
06:54 EST
sunset
17:24 EST
last light
17:53 EST
moon
set
Thu 18:15 EST
rise
Fri 08:30 EST
moon
Wed
May 3
moon
Thu
May 11
moon
Fri
May 19
moon
Fri
May 26

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Apr 27
1.0°C - 0.0mm
Wed
Apr 26
9.3°C 14.0°C 1.0mm
Tue
Apr 25
13.2°C 19.1°C 8.0mm
Mon
Apr 24
12.7°C 18.5°C 2.8mm
Sun
Apr 23
15.5°C 16.1°C 2.0mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Apr
166.0mm
28.7 Day(s)
Total For 2017
107.4mm
26 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
234.3mm
24 Day(s)
Wettest Day
15.0mm
Jan 20
Lowest Temperature
1.0°C
Apr 27
Highest Temperature
30.9°C
Mar 1

Launceston Almanac

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April Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
1.0°C
27th
Lowest On Record
-1.5°C
26th 1981
Average This Month
8.2°C
+0.5°C
Long-term Average
7.7°C
April Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
26.0°C
21st
Highest On Record
27.7°C
12th 1985
Average This Month
20.0°C
+1.0°C
Long-term Average
19.0°C
April Rainfall
Wettest This Month
11.8mm
10th
Total This Month
32.2mm
8 Day(s)
Long-term Average
53.0mm
9.2 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
124.6mm
1992
Driest On Record
4.3mm
2007
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