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Launceston Forecast

This morning 17°C
Today 27°C
clearing_shower

Now

20.4°C rising
Updated at 00:10 EDT

Central North for Thursday Medium chance of showers in the early morning. Mostly sunny day. Winds NW/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending W/NW 25 to 35 km/h early in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to high 20s.
Friday Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming NW 25 to 35 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching the low 20s.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 20.4°C rising
Dew Point 16.2°C rising
Feels Like 20.4°C
Relative Humidity 77%
Wind icon
NNW 3km/h falling
Wind Gusts 4km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 1.9
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
05:32 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:40 EDT

Nearby Now

Low Head 18.9°C
Launceston Ap 19.0°C
Scottsdale 18.8°C
Cressy 18.7°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

3am

Mostly cloudy
19°C

6am

Slight chance shower
17°C

9am

Slight chance shower
22°C

12pm

Clear
26°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Wed 23:24 EDT
Coastal Wind Warning for Tasmanian Waters.

National Forecast

Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Dec 14
Fri
Dec 15
Sat
Dec 16
Sun
Dec 17
Mon
Dec 18
Tue
Dec 19
Wed
Dec 20

Clearing shower

Mostly sunny

Cloudy

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Late shower

Possible shower
Maximum 27°C 23°C 25°C 26°C 28°C 28°C 24°C
Minimum 17°C 10°C 11°C 11°C 13°C 14°C 15°C
Chance of Rain 30% 30% 40% 20% 40% 90% 90%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
UV Index 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 14
km/h
26
km/h
8
km/h
23
km/h
17
km/h
22
km/h
7
km/h
10
km/h
4
km/h
14
km/h
8
km/h
26
km/h
22
km/h
33
km/h
Wind Direction NNW 14km/h
NNW
WNW 26km/h
WNW
NNW 8km/h
NNW
NNW 23km/h
NNW
NW 17km/h
NW
NW 22km/h
NW
SSE 7km/h
SSE
NNE 10km/h
NNE
N 4km/h
N
N 14km/h
N
ENE 8km/h
ENE
N 26km/h
N
NNW 22km/h
NNW
NW 33km/h
NW
Relative Humidity 66% 31% 57% 42% 69% 52% 62% 38% 71% 50% 69% 53% 73% 50%
Dew Point 15°C 8°C 8°C 10°C 12°C 14°C 11°C 11°C 14°C 17°C 15°C 18°C 14°C 13°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
04:58 EDT
sunrise
05:32 EDT
sunset
20:40 EDT
last light
21:14 EDT
moon
rise
Thu 03:19 EDT
set
Thu 16:41 EDT
moon
Mon
Dec 18
moon
Tue
Dec 26
moon
Tue
Jan 2
moon
Tue
Jan 9

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Dec 13
13.9°C 26°C 0.0mm
Tue
Dec 12
11.1°C 25.4°C 0.0mm
Mon
Dec 11
9.4°C 25.1°C 0.0mm
Sun
Dec 10
11.6°C 23.7°C 0.0mm
Sat
Dec 9
12.4°C 23.6°C 0.0mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
680.5mm
128.9 Day(s)
Total For 2017
585.5mm
112 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
954.5mm
140 Day(s)
Wettest Day
51.8mm
Dec 3
Lowest Temperature
-3.3°C
Jul 3
Highest Temperature
30.9°C
Mar 1

Launceston Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
7.4°C
3rd
Lowest On Record
2.0°C
12th 1995
Average This Month
11.2°C
+0.4°C
Long-term Average
10.8°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
26.0°C
13th
Highest On Record
33.8°C
6th 1994
Average This Month
21.8°C
-0.7°C
Long-term Average
22.5°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
51.8mm
3rd
Total This Month
72.0mm
3 Day(s)
Long-term Average
46.7mm
8.6 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
145.1mm
1985
Driest On Record
6.1mm
1983
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