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Launceston Airport Forecast

Tonight 10°C
Tomorrow 23°C
late_shower

Now

14.5°C falling
Updated at 20:50 EDT

Northeast for Friday Sunny. Light winds becoming NW 20 to 30 km/h in the morning. Daytime maximum temperatures between 19 and 24.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Slight chance of a shower in the afternoon. Winds W/NW 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 24.

Currently at Launceston Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 14.5°C falling
Dew Point 9.1°C steady
Feels Like 12.8°C
Relative Humidity 70%
Wind icon
N 24km/h steady
Wind Gusts 28km/h
Pressure 1009.7hPa rising
Fire Danger 3.2
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Fri

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Sunrise sunrise
05:31 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:41 EDT

Nearby Now

Scottsdale 13.3°C
Launceston 16.4°C
Fingal 16.6°C
Cressy 15.3°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston Airport

48-hour forecast

12am

Mostly clear
14°C

3am

Mostly clear
11°C

6am

Mostly clear
11°C

9am

Mostly clear
17°C

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National Forecast

Launceston Airport 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Fri
Dec 15
Sat
Dec 16
Sun
Dec 17
Mon
Dec 18
Tue
Dec 19
Wed
Dec 20
Thu
Dec 21

Sunny

Late shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Windy

Windy with showers

Sunny
Maximum 23°C 23°C 24°C 27°C 29°C 21°C 21°C
Minimum 8°C 10°C 8°C 10°C 14°C 13°C 8°C
Chance of Rain 20% 30% 20% 20% 60% 60% 20%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm
UV Index
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 16
km/h
28
km/h
24
km/h
28
km/h
16
km/h
15
km/h
11
km/h
20
km/h
14
km/h
36
km/h
32
km/h
38
km/h
23
km/h
30
km/h
Wind Direction NNW 16km/h
NNW
NNW 28km/h
NNW
NW 24km/h
NW
NW 28km/h
NW
SSE 16km/h
SSE
NNW 15km/h
NNW
N 11km/h
N
NNW 20km/h
NNW
NNE 14km/h
NNE
N 36km/h
N
NW 32km/h
NW
NW 38km/h
NW
NW 23km/h
NW
WNW 30km/h
WNW
Relative Humidity 55% 39% 66% 53% 58% 40% 68% 45% 66% 45% 71% 48% 56% 35%
Dew Point 7°C 9°C 11°C 13°C 7°C 10°C 11°C 14°C 15°C 16°C 12°C 10°C 6°C 5°C

Launceston Airport Sun & Moon Times

Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
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sunrise
-
sunset
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last light
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moon
set
Sat 18:37 EDT
rise
Sun 04:56 EDT
moon
Mon
Dec 18
moon
Tue
Dec 26
moon
Tue
Jan 2
moon
Tue
Jan 9

Launceston Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
Dec 15
6.8°C 21°C 0.0mm
Thu
Dec 14
17.5°C 27.2°C 0.0mm
Wed
Dec 13
11.4°C 26.4°C 0.0mm
Tue
Dec 12
10.1°C 26.7°C 0.0mm
Mon
Dec 11
7.9°C 25.2°C 0.0mm

Launceston Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
622.6mm
137.9 Day(s)
Total For 2017
521.2mm
127 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
803.6mm
138 Day(s)
Wettest Day
47.6mm
Dec 3
Lowest Temperature
-5.0°C
Jul 1
Highest Temperature
31.0°C
Jan 8

Launceston Ap Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
5.9°C
3rd
Lowest On Record
0.8°C
4th 2008
Average This Month
9.7°C
+0.7°C
Long-term Average
9.0°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
27.2°C
14th
Highest On Record
33.6°C
20th 2015
Average This Month
21.7°C
-0.8°C
Long-term Average
22.5°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
47.6mm
3rd
Total This Month
77.4mm
4 Day(s)
Long-term Average
49.4mm
11.2 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
87.4mm
2014
Driest On Record
20.0mm
2006
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