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Launceston Airport Forecast

Tonight 6°C
Tomorrow 16°C
mostly_sunny

Now

13.1°C falling
Updated at 19:10 EDT

Northeast for Thursday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower early this evening. Winds NW 40 to 60 km/h turning W 30 to 45 km/h in the evening.
Friday Partly cloudy. Winds W 25 to 40 km/h turning SW 20 to 30 km/h early in the morning then decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Low-Moderate.

Currently at Launceston Ap

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Temperature 13.1°C falling
Dew Point 9.5°C falling
Feels Like 10.2°C
Relative Humidity 79%
Wind icon
NNW 38km/h falling
Wind Gusts 46km/h
Pressure 988.1hPa rising
Fire Danger 3.1
Rain since 9am/last hr 11.4mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
05:31 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:36 EDT

Nearby Now

Scottsdale 12.5°C
Launceston 14.8°C
Fingal 16.0°C
Cressy 14.3°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston Airport

48-hour forecast

9pm

Slight chance shower
13°C

12am

Mostly clear
11°C

3am

Mostly clear
8°C

6am

Mostly clear
6°C

Northeast Weather Warnings

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Tas - Thu 16:29 EDT
Initial Minor Flood Warning for the South Esk River

Tas - Thu 16:25 EDT
Initial Minor Flood Warning for the North Esk River

Tas - Thu 16:05 EDT
Gale Warning for all coastal waters & Southeast Inshore bays. Strong Wind Warning for Derwent Estuary, Central N and Upper E Coasts

National Forecast

Launceston Airport 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Dec 8
Fri
Dec 9
Sat
Dec 10
Sun
Dec 11
Mon
Dec 12
Tue
Dec 13
Wed
Dec 14

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Windy

Mostly sunny
Maximum 19°C 16°C 20°C 22°C 22°C 25°C 20°C
Minimum 9°C 6°C 4°C 6°C 9°C 11°C 9°C
Chance of Rain 90% 5% 10% 5% 40% 60% 50%
Rain Amount 10-20mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm
UV Index Very High Very High Very High Very High Very 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 26
km/h
42
km/h
29
km/h
31
km/h
18
km/h
25
km/h
11
km/h
15
km/h
18
km/h
25
km/h
20
km/h
30
km/h
30
km/h
34
km/h
Wind Direction NNE 26km/h
NNE
NNW 42km/h
NNW
SW 29km/h
SW
SW 31km/h
SW
WNW 18km/h
WNW
WNW 25km/h
WNW
WSW 11km/h
WSW
WNW 15km/h
WNW
NNW 18km/h
NNW
NNW 25km/h
NNW
NNW 20km/h
NNW
NW 30km/h
NW
WNW 30km/h
WNW
WNW 34km/h
WNW
Relative Humidity 88% 71% 53% 39% 64% 49% 62% 41% 67% 44% 64% 43% 63% 46%
Dew Point 14°C 14°C 1°C 2°C 7°C 9°C 7°C 8°C 9°C 10°C 11°C 11°C 7°C 8°C

Launceston Airport Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
04:57 EDT
sunrise
05:31 EDT
sunset
20:37 EDT
last light
21:11 EDT
moon
set
Fri 02:17 EDT
rise
Fri 14:46 EDT
moon
Wed
Dec 14
moon
Wed
Dec 21
moon
Thu
Dec 29
moon
Fri
Jan 6

Launceston Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Dec 8
7.9°C 16°C 5.4mm
Wed
Dec 7
6.4°C 20.4°C 0.0mm
Tue
Dec 6
9.0°C 20.6°C 0.0mm
Mon
Dec 5
13.7°C 23.3°C 7.0mm
Sun
Dec 4
4.7°C 23.8°C 0.0mm

Launceston Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
615.2mm
137.9 Day(s)
Total For 2016
792.0mm
136 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
457.4mm
130 Day(s)
Wettest Day
71.0mm
Jan 29
Lowest Temperature
-2.8°C
Jun 25
Highest Temperature
32.5°C
Jan 9

Launceston Ap Almanac

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December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
3.1°C
3rd
Lowest On Record
0.8°C
4th 2008
Average This Month
8.0°C
-0.9°C
Long-term Average
8.9°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
23.8°C
4th
Highest On Record
33.0°C
10th 2006
Average This Month
20.9°C
-1.4°C
Long-term Average
22.3°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
7.0mm
5th
Total This Month
12.4mm
2 Day(s)
Long-term Average
49.5mm
11.6 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
87.4mm
2014
Driest On Record
20.0mm
2006
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