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Launceston Airport Forecast

Tonight 6°C
Tomorrow 13°C
clearing_shower

Now

7.9°C falling
Updated at 20:20 EST

Northeast for Tuesday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of rain, most likely later tonight. Winds W/NW 15 to 25 km/h.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers in the morning. Snow falling above 900 metres. Winds W 15 to 25 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming S/SW 20 to 30 km/h early in the morning. Sun protection not recommended, UV Index predicted to reach 2 [Low].

Currently at Launceston Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 7.9°C falling
Dew Point 4.8°C rising
Feels Like 5.1°C
Relative Humidity 81%
Wind icon
NNW 16km/h rising
Wind Gusts 17km/h
Pressure 1001.1hPa steady
Fire Danger 1.5
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
06:52 EST
Sunset sunset
17:26 EST

Nearby Now

Scottsdale 11.0°C
Fingal 11.4°C
Launceston 11.5°C
Cressy 9.7°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston Airport

48-hour forecast

9pm

Mostly clear
9°C

12am

Slight chance shower
9°C

3am

Rain
8°C

6am

Rain
7°C

Northeast Weather Warnings

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Tas - Tue 16:05 EST
Strong Wind warning for all districts. Small Craft Alert for the Central Plateau Lakes

Tas - Tue 12:41 EST
Cancellation of Road Weather Alert for North East

National Forecast

Launceston Airport 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
Apr 25
Wed
Apr 26
Thu
Apr 27
Fri
Apr 28
Sat
Apr 29
Sun
Apr 30
Mon
May 1

Mostly sunny

Clearing shower

Frost then sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower
Maximum 17°C 13°C 15°C 18°C 17°C 17°C 16°C
Minimum 9°C 6°C 1°C 5°C 5°C 2°C 7°C
Chance of Rain 90% 20% 5% 40% 10% 90% 90%
Rain Amount 5-10mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 5-10mm
UV Index Moderate Low Moderate Moderate Moderate
Frost Risk Nil Nil High Slight Slight Moderate Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 11
km/h
19
km/h
24
km/h
29
km/h
14
km/h
21
km/h
13
km/h
27
km/h
15
km/h
20
km/h
14
km/h
28
km/h
23
km/h
30
km/h
Wind Direction S 11km/h
S
NW 19km/h
NW
S 24km/h
S
SSW 29km/h
SSW
SSW 14km/h
SSW
W 21km/h
W
NW 13km/h
NW
WNW 27km/h
WNW
SW 15km/h
SW
SW 20km/h
SW
NNW 14km/h
NNW
NW 28km/h
NW
NNW 23km/h
NNW
NW 30km/h
NW
Relative Humidity 96% 69% 70% 42% 68% 51% 87% 60% 73% 50% 79% 61% 86% 68%
Dew Point 10°C 12°C 3°C 0°C 1°C 5°C 7°C 10°C 5°C 6°C 5°C 9°C 9°C 9°C

Launceston Airport Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
06:24 EST
sunrise
06:53 EST
sunset
17:25 EST
last light
17:53 EST
moon
rise
Wed 06:03 EST
set
Wed 17:34 EST
moon
Wed
May 3
moon
Thu
May 11
moon
Fri
May 19
moon
Fri
May 26

Launceston Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Apr 25
12.3°C 17°C 6.2mm
Mon
Apr 24
10.8°C 18.3°C 2.2mm
Sun
Apr 23
13.9°C 14.2°C 4.8mm
Sat
Apr 22
11.9°C 20.7°C 0.0mm
Fri
Apr 21
5.8°C 25.0°C 0.0mm

Launceston Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Apr
155.8mm
32.1 Day(s)
Total For 2017
112.8mm
29 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
186.4mm
24 Day(s)
Wettest Day
16.4mm
Jan 20
Lowest Temperature
0.5°C
Apr 2
Highest Temperature
31.0°C
Jan 8

Launceston Ap Almanac

full climatology
April Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
0.5°C
2nd
Lowest On Record
-2.0°C
22nd 2006
Average This Month
7.3°C
+0.6°C
Long-term Average
6.7°C
April Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
25.0°C
21st
Highest On Record
27.6°C
2nd 2005
Average This Month
19.2°C
+1.0°C
Long-term Average
18.2°C
April Rainfall
Wettest This Month
13.2mm
10th
Total This Month
34.0mm
6 Day(s)
Long-term Average
48.5mm
9.8 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
97.2mm
2006
Driest On Record
9.6mm
2007
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