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Launceston Airport Forecast

Today 16°C
Tonight 5°C
mostly_sunny

Now

11.9°C falling
Updated at 17:30 EST

Northeast for Wednesday Partly cloudy. Winds N 15 to 20 km/h turning E/NE in the evening.

Currently at Launceston Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 11.9°C falling
Dew Point 5.8°C falling
Feels Like 9.3°C
Relative Humidity 66%
Wind icon
NNW 25km/h falling
Wind Gusts 31km/h
Pressure 1005.0hPa falling
Fire Danger 3.5
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
05:50 EST
Sunset sunset
18:14 EST

Nearby Now

Scottsdale 11.2°C
Launceston 13.7°C
Fingal 13.2°C
Cressy 12.6°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston Airport

48-hour forecast

6pm

Mostly clear
11°C

9pm

Mostly cloudy
7°C

12am

Cloudy
5°C

3am

Cloudy
7°C

Northeast Weather Warnings

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Tas - Wed 16:37 EST
Road Weather Alert for North West Coast, Central North, North East, Central Plateau and East Coast, due to reduced visibility in rain

Tas - Wed 16:32 EST
Severe Weather Warning (Damaging Winds) for King Island, Furneaux Islands, North East, E Coast and NW Coast and Central North

Tas - Wed 16:07 EST
Gale Wind Warning for Banks Strait and Franklin Sound, E of Flinders Island and U E Coast. Strong Wind Warning elsewhere for Thursday

Tas - Wed 16:00 EST
Flood Watch for Tasmania. The potential exists for flooding of rivers and streams.

Tasmania Weather Update

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Launceston Airport 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Sep 28
Thu
Sep 29
Fri
Sep 30
Sat
Oct 1
Sun
Oct 2
Mon
Oct 3
Tue
Oct 4

Mostly sunny

Rain

Possible shower

Possible shower

Late shower

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 16°C 16°C 15°C 17°C 18°C 14°C 14°C
Minimum 3°C 5°C 5°C 4°C 5°C 8°C 5°C
Chance of Rain 90% 90% 70% 80% 90% 90% 90%
Rain Amount 1-5mm 20-40mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 10-20mm 10-20mm 5-10mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate
Frost Risk Moderate Slight Slight Slight Slight Nil Slight
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 11
km/h
20
km/h
24
km/h
22
km/h
9
km/h
13
km/h
14
km/h
28
km/h
21
km/h
30
km/h
23
km/h
33
km/h
29
km/h
36
km/h
Wind Direction NNW 11km/h
NNW
NNW 20km/h
NNW
ENE 24km/h
ENE
NE 22km/h
NE
NNE 9km/h
NNE
NE 13km/h
NE
NW 14km/h
NW
WNW 28km/h
WNW
N 21km/h
N
NNW 30km/h
NNW
NNW 23km/h
NNW
NW 33km/h
NW
NW 29km/h
NW
NW 36km/h
NW
Relative Humidity 77% 50% 87% 81% 78% 57% 78% 64% 88% 60% 94% 69% 89% 65%
Dew Point 5°C 6°C 10°C 13°C 7°C 7°C 8°C 10°C 8°C 10°C 9°C 9°C 6°C 8°C

Launceston Airport 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
05:20 EST
sunrise
05:48 EST
sunset
18:15 EST
last light
18:43 EST
moon
rise
Thu 04:56 EST
set
Thu 16:30 EST
moon
Sat
Oct 1
moon
Sun
Oct 9
moon
Sun
Oct 16
moon
Sun
Oct 23

Launceston Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Sep 28
4.9°C 16°C 0.0mm
Tue
Sep 27
1.8°C 16.3°C 0.0mm
Mon
Sep 26
3.0°C 14.9°C 0.2mm
Sun
Sep 25
8.2°C 16.8°C 4.0mm
Sat
Sep 24
4.8°C 17.5°C 0.0mm

Launceston Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Sep
465.8mm
103.6 Day(s)
Total For 2016
629.2mm
105 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
391.8mm
111 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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September Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
1.2°C
12th
Lowest On Record
-3.0°C
3rd 2008
Average This Month
5.2°C
+1.0°C
Long-term Average
4.2°C
September Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
20.8°C
8th
Highest On Record
22.2°C
28th 2011
Average This Month
15.8°C
+0.6°C
Long-term Average
15.2°C
September Rainfall
Wettest This Month
24.8mm
15th
Total This Month
46.4mm
14 Day(s)
Long-term Average
59.5mm
14.0 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
95.2mm
2005
Driest On Record
19.2mm
2004
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