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Launceston Airport Forecast

Tonight -1°C
Tomorrow 12°C
frost_then_sunny

Now

5.1°C falling
Updated at 22:00 EST

Northeast for Sunday Partly cloudy. Light winds.
Monday Mostly sunny. Areas of morning frost about higher ground. Winds SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn.

Currently at Launceston Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 5.1°C falling
Dew Point 3.4°C falling
Feels Like 2.6°C
Relative Humidity 89%
Wind icon
S 11km/h falling
Wind Gusts 13km/h
Pressure 1021.1hPa steady
Fire Danger 0.9
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sun

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Sunrise sunrise
07:26 EST
Sunset sunset
16:51 EST

Nearby Now

Scottsdale 5.6°C
Launceston 4.0°C
Fingal 8.1°C
Cressy 5.1°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston Airport

48-hour forecast

12am

Mostly clear
3°C

3am

Mostly clear
3°C

6am

Mostly clear
1°C

9am

Mostly clear
5°C

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Tas - Sun 21:06 EST
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Launceston Airport 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sun
May 29
Mon
May 30
Tue
May 31
Wed
Jun 1
Thu
Jun 2
Fri
Jun 3
Sat
Jun 4

Sunny

Frost then sunny

Frost then sunny

Frost then sunny

Frost then sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower
Maximum 13°C 12°C 13°C 13°C 13°C 14°C 14°C
Minimum 1°C -1°C -1°C 0°C 0°C 1°C 2°C
Chance of Rain 60% 5% 10% 30% 40% 80% 70%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 5-10mm
UV Index Low Low Low Low Low
Frost Risk High Severe Severe High High High Moderate
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 12
km/h
15
km/h
9
km/h
10
km/h
7
km/h
11
km/h
5
km/h
11
km/h
4
km/h
10
km/h
6
km/h
12
km/h
9
km/h
17
km/h
Wind Direction SSW 12km/h
SSW
S 15km/h
S
SE 9km/h
SE
SSE 10km/h
SSE
ESE 7km/h
ESE
NNW 11km/h
NNW
ENE 5km/h
ENE
NW 11km/h
NW
NNW 4km/h
NNW
NW 10km/h
NW
SE 6km/h
SE
SE 12km/h
SE
SE 9km/h
SE
ESE 17km/h
ESE
Relative Humidity 84% 73% 88% 68% 85% 69% 87% 72% 89% 75% 90% 77% 90% 83%
Dew Point 5°C 6°C 3°C 7°C 1°C 7°C 3°C 8°C 3°C 8°C 4°C 9°C 4°C 11°C

Launceston Airport Sun & Moon Times

Monday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:56 EST
sunrise
07:27 EST
sunset
16:50 EST
last light
17:21 EST
moon
rise
Sun 23:59 EST
set
Mon 13:09 EST
moon
Sun
Jun 5
moon
Sun
Jun 12
moon
Mon
Jun 20
moon
Tue
Jun 28

Launceston Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sun
May 29
0.5°C 13°C 0.0mm
Sat
May 28
1.7°C 11.9°C 0.0mm
Fri
May 27
6.6°C 9.6°C 2.8mm
Thu
May 26
0.9°C 11.0°C 1.8mm
Wed
May 25
-1.7°C 11.2°C 0.0mm

Launceston Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To May
204.6mm
45.6 Day(s)
Total For 2016
315.0mm
43 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
221.6mm
52 Day(s)
Wettest Day
71.0mm
Jan 29
Lowest Temperature
-1.7°C
May 25
Highest Temperature
32.5°C
Jan 9

Launceston Ap Almanac

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May Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-1.7°C
25th
Lowest On Record
-3.8°C
29th 2011
Average This Month
6.1°C
+1.9°C
Long-term Average
4.2°C
May Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
17.9°C
13th
Highest On Record
21.7°C
4th 2005
Average This Month
14.6°C
-0.2°C
Long-term Average
14.8°C
May Rainfall
Wettest This Month
24.6mm
10th
Total This Month
112.4mm
17 Day(s)
Long-term Average
48.8mm
13.5 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
121.4mm
2012
Driest On Record
7.4mm
2005
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