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Launceston Forecast

Tonight 15°C
Tomorrow 28°C
mostly_sunny

Now

18.4°C falling
Updated at 21:50 EDT

Central North for Tuesday Mostly clear. Winds N/NW 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late evening.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. The chance of fog in the early morning. Light winds becoming N/NW 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late evening. Low-Moderate.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 18.4°C falling
Dew Point 15.4°C falling
Feels Like 18.4°C
Relative Humidity 83%
Wind icon
NNW 9km/h falling
Wind Gusts 11km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 1.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
06:27 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:24 EDT

Nearby Now

Launceston Ap 17.4°C
Cressy 18.3°C
Scottsdale 14.8°C
Low Head 20.0°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

12am

Mostly cloudy
17°C

3am

Mostly cloudy
16°C

6am

Mostly cloudy
15°C

9am

Mostly cloudy
19°C

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Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
Feb 9
Wed
Feb 10
Thu
Feb 11
Fri
Feb 12
Sat
Feb 13
Sun
Feb 14
Mon
Feb 15

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Late shower

Late shower

Late shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 26°C 28°C 27°C 26°C 27°C 24°C 24°C
Minimum 16°C 15°C 15°C 16°C 16°C 14°C 12°C
Chance of Rain 50% 10% 70% 50% 10% 30% 90%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm
UV Index Very High Very High Very High Very High Very High
Frost Risk Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 6
km/h
18
km/h
5
km/h
16
km/h
8
km/h
10
km/h
7
km/h
17
km/h
13
km/h
26
km/h
13
km/h
23
km/h
17
km/h
26
km/h
Wind Direction S 6km/h
S
NNW 18km/h
NNW
N 5km/h
N
NW 16km/h
NW
E 8km/h
E
NNW 10km/h
NNW
ESE 7km/h
ESE
N 17km/h
N
NW 13km/h
NW
WNW 26km/h
WNW
S 13km/h
S
WSW 23km/h
WSW
WNW 17km/h
WNW
WNW 26km/h
WNW
Relative Humidity 71% 49% 76% 34% 57% 35% 72% 41% 71% 38% 53% 27% 60% 38%
Dew Point 14°C 15°C 15°C 11°C 12°C 11°C 14°C 12°C 15°C 12°C 8°C 4°C 9°C 9°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:58 EDT
sunrise
06:28 EDT
sunset
20:23 EDT
last light
20:53 EDT
moon
rise
Wed 08:03 EDT
set
Wed 21:14 EDT
moon
Mon
Feb 15
moon
Tue
Feb 23
moon
Wed
Mar 2
moon
Wed
Mar 9

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Feb 9
17.1°C 27°C 0.0mm
Mon
Feb 8
18.6°C 29.9°C 0.0mm
Sun
Feb 7
18.8°C 27.8°C 0.0mm
Sat
Feb 6
18.2°C 26.7°C 0.0mm
Fri
Feb 5
16.2°C 27.2°C 0.0mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Feb
74.4mm
13.2 Day(s)
Total For 2016
150.8mm
8 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
55.6mm
4 Day(s)
Wettest Day
85.8mm
Jan 29
Lowest Temperature
6.9°C
Jan 15
Highest Temperature
33.5°C
Jan 1

Launceston Almanac

full climatology
February Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
10.3°C
4th
Lowest On Record
3.4°C
27th 1982
Average This Month
16.6°C
+4.4°C
Long-term Average
12.2°C
February Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
30.6°C
2nd
Highest On Record
34.4°C
7th 1983
Average This Month
28.1°C
+3.5°C
Long-term Average
24.6°C
February Rainfall
Wettest This Month
0.4mm
3rd
Total This Month
0.4mm
1 Day(s)
Long-term Average
31.4mm
6.1 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
107.4mm
1999
Driest On Record
0.0mm
2003
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