Launceston Airport Climate

Launceston Airport Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
25.0 24.6 22.7 18.2 14.7 12.1 11.8 13.0 15.3 17.5 20.2 22.5 18.2
Mean Min (°C)
10.8 11.1 9.5 6.7 4.3 2.5 2.3 2.9 4.2 5.3 7.7 9.0 6.4
Mean Rain (mm)
35.0 27.3 49.4 43.2 58.5 56.6 64.3 81.7 58.7 39.5 59.0 49.4 621.7
Median Rain (mm)
18.4 30.2 41.6 41.6 29.4 51.0 47.2 48.7 56.9 17.0 41.0 44.6 476.0
Mean Rain Days
6.5 7.5 8.9 9.2 13.5 13.9 15.1 15.8 13.8 11.5 11.0 11.2 127.1

Launceston Airport Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
40.4 34.7 34.6 27.6 21.7 17.9 16.8 20.0 23.4 26.4 31.9 33.6 40.4
Low Max (°C)
15.5 15.3 12.9 11.2 8.6 6.0 7.2 6.7 9.9 9.9 9.7 14.1 6.0
High Min (°C)
19.7 18.8 18.5 16.2 13.2 12.5 10.2 10.7 12.0 14.4 17.8 19.5 19.7
Low Min (°C)
1.3 2.9 -0.1 -3.3 -4.1 -5.6 -4.6 -3.6 -3.0 -2.7 -1.3 0.8 -5.6
High Rain (mm)
71.0 31.8 74.2 38.8 67.6 36.8 31.8 78.0 41.4 22.8 39.2 29.2 78.0

Launceston Airport Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
26.3 27.4 25.0 19.5 15.8 13.1 12.8 13.9 16.2 19.7 22.2 24.9 18.8
Low Mn. Max (°C)
23.8 22.3 20.3 15.6 13.4 11.0 11.0 11.7 14.1 15.9 18.4 20.3 17.7
High Mn. Min (°C)
12.7 13.4 11.3 8.2 7.2 4.1 3.6 6.1 5.5 7.3 9.5 10.0 7.0
Low Mn. Min (°C)
9.7 8.9 7.4 4.5 2.5 0.0 1.3 0.9 3.2 4.0 5.6 7.6 5.3
High Rain (mm)
109.4 58.6 110.6 97.2 121.4 110.4 122.4 212.8 95.2 78.8 127.4 87.4 845.2
Low Rain (mm)
10.4 2.8 10.8 9.6 7.4 7.4 29.4 17.4 19.2 1.0 8.2 20.0 422.2

Launceston Airport Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

LAUNCESTON AIRPORT

Mean daily minimum temp
Mean daily maximum temp
Highest/lowest on record
Highest/lowest on record
Mean monthly rainfall

Launceston Airport Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°C
0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1
≥ 35.0°C
0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3
≥ 30.0°C
3.7 1.8 1.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.7 6.9
≤ 2.0°C
0.2 0.0 0.5 3.3 9.3 13.6 13.9 13.0 7.5 5.2 1.3 0.3 62.3
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.1 1.1 4.3 8.3 7.8 6.5 2.2 1.3 0.2 0.0 28.9

Launceston Airport 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
30.0 28.4 27.1 20.8 17.0 13.9 13.7 15.1 16.9 20.4 24.6 25.8 24.4
Low Max
21.2 20.8 19.5 14.5 12.3 9.9 9.8 11.0 12.6 14.5 16.8 19.1 12.1
High Min
14.7 14.7 13.2 10.6 8.6 5.9 5.6 6.5 7.4 8.8 11.5 12.7 11.3
Low Min
6.9 7.4 5.4 3.2 0.2 -1.8 -1.4 -0.8 0.7 1.5 3.9 5.3 1.1

Launceston Airport Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
13 13 13 13 13 12 12 13 13 13 13 13 12.8
Earliest Entry
2005 2005 2005 2005 2005 2005 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Maxima
13 13 13 13 13 12 12 13 13 13 13 13 12.8
Earliest Entry
2005 2005 2005 2005 2005 2005 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Rainfall
13 13 13 13 13 12 12 13 13 13 13 13 12.8
Earliest Entry
2005 2005 2005 2005 2005 2005 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017

Station Details

LAUNCESTON AIRPORT
Central North, Tasmania
41.5476°S 147.2156°E 167m AMSL
Commenced 2004
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