Fairfax Media Network

Upper Blessington Weather


41.47°S 147.57°E 431m AMSL

Launceston Airport Forecast

This morning 1°C
Today 13°C
frost_then_sunny

Now

2.4°C rising
Updated at 07:20 EST

Northeast for Monday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost about higher ground. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Snow possible above 1000 metres. Winds S/SE 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late afternoon then becoming S/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 9 and 15.

Currently at Launceston Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 2.4°C rising
Dew Point 1.8°C rising
Feels Like -1.1°C
Relative Humidity 96%
Wind icon
SSE 12km/h steady
Wind Gusts 15km/h
Pressure 1021.0hPa steady
Fire Danger 0.7
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Nearby Now

Scottsdale 5.0°C
Fingal 5.8°C
Launceston 5.4°C
Cressy 2.4°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston Airport

48-hour forecast

9am

Mostly clear
7°C

12pm

Mostly clear
11°C

3pm

Mostly clear
13°C

6pm

Mostly clear
10°C

Northeast Weather Warnings

view all
Tas - Mon 05:00 EST
Strong Wind Warning for the East of Flinders Island

Tasmania Weather Update

This video is updated each morning and afternoon.

Launceston Airport 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Mon
Aug 31
Tue
Sep 1
Wed
Sep 2
Thu
Sep 3
Fri
Sep 4
Sat
Sep 5
Sun
Sep 6

Frost then sunny

Mostly sunny

Frost then sunny

Late shower

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Frost then sunny
Maximum 13°C 14°C 14°C 15°C 12°C 13°C 13°C
Minimum 1°C 2°C 1°C 2°C 2°C 1°C 0°C
Chance of Rain 5% 10% 90% 50% 10% 30% 60%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate
Frost Risk High Moderate High Moderate Moderate High High
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 18
km/h
20
km/h
11
km/h
10
km/h
8
km/h
16
km/h
13
km/h
25
km/h
16
km/h
18
km/h
7
km/h
14
km/h
15
km/h
22
km/h
Wind Direction SSE 18km/h
SSE
SSE 20km/h
SSE
SSE 11km/h
SSE
SSW 10km/h
SSW
NNW 8km/h
NNW
NNW 16km/h
NNW
SSE 13km/h
SSE
S 25km/h
S
WSW 16km/h
WSW
WNW 18km/h
WNW
NNE 7km/h
NNE
NW 14km/h
NW
NW 15km/h
NW
WNW 22km/h
WNW
Relative Humidity 84% 51% 82% 48% 83% 52% 86% 50% 69% 41% 67% 47% 90% 55%
Dew Point 4°C 3°C 4°C 3°C 4°C 5°C 6°C 5°C 1°C -1°C 1°C 2°C 4°C 4°C

Launceston Airport Sun & Moon Times

Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
-
sunrise
-
sunset
-
last light
-
moon
rise
Mon 19:37 EST
set
Tue 07:52 EST
moon
Sat
Sep 5
moon
Sun
Sep 13
moon
Mon
Sep 21
moon
Mon
Sep 28

Launceston Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sun
Aug 30
1.9°C 11°C 0.0mm
Sat
Aug 29
-0.3°C 11.3°C 1.8mm
Fri
Aug 28
4.1°C 10.1°C 0.0mm
Thu
Aug 27
2.5°C 15.1°C 0.0mm
Wed
Aug 26
-2.2°C 12.8°C 0.2mm

Launceston Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Aug
406.3mm
89.6 Day(s)
Total For 2015
358.4mm
103 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2014
352.4mm
90 Day(s)
Wettest Day
33.6mm
Jan 14
Lowest Temperature
-5.4°C
Jun 4
Highest Temperature
32.4°C
Feb 22

Launceston Ap Almanac

full climatology
August Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-3.3°C
4th
Lowest On Record
-3.6°C
12th 2005
Average This Month
0.9°C
-2.3°C
Long-term Average
3.2°C
August Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
15.1°C
22nd
Highest On Record
20.0°C
26th 2004
Average This Month
11.7°C
-1.4°C
Long-term Average
13.1°C
August Rainfall
Wettest This Month
11.0mm
1st
Total This Month
37.6mm
15 Day(s)
Long-term Average
88.5mm
16.2 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
212.8mm
2005
Driest On Record
17.4mm
2014
Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

Sydney's long spell of surf

13:50 EST

Sydney-siders have been spoilt for choice in the surf department over the past few days.

A thundery finish to winter for Queensland

12:26 EST

Severe thunderstorms sparked up just to the west of Lochington yesterday late morning, tearing through many parts of southeast Queensland into late last night.

Snowfalls hit Tassie again

16:10 EST

A very cold airmass coupled with vigorous a low pressure system caused snow to fall to low levels in Tasmania last night and into this morning, leading to road delays and closures.