Launceston Weather


Launceston Forecast

This morning 10°C
Today 21°C
rain_developing

Now

13.1°C steady
Updated at 08:10 EDT

Central North for Saturday Cloudy. Very high chance of rain, most likely during this afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm this evening. Winds NW/NE 20 to 30 km/h tending E/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the late afternoon then turning N/NW 25 to 35 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 17 and 20.

Currently at Launceston

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Temperature 13.1°C steady
Dew Point 8.5°C steady
Feels Like 10.2°C
Relative Humidity 73%
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NW 12km/h rising
Wind Gusts 15km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 2.1
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sat

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Sunrise sunrise
05:32 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:33 EDT

Nearby Now

Launceston Airport 10.8°C
Cressy 11.4°C
Scottsdale 12.1°C
Low Head 14.0°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

9am

Cloudy
15°C

12pm

Mostly cloudy
18°C

3pm

Mostly cloudy
20°C

6pm

Heavy rain
20°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Sat 07:03 EDT
Sheep Graziers Warning Furneaux Islands, Central North, North East, Midlands, Upper Derwent Valley, South East & North West & East coasts

Tas - Sat 05:50 EDT
Gale Warning for East of Flinders Island & Central West Coast

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Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Saturday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Last quarter New moon First quarter Full Moon
first light
04:58 EDT
sunrise
05:32 EDT
sunset
20:33 EDT
last light
21:07 EDT
moon
set
Sat 09:22 EDT
rise
Sun 00:40 EDT
moon
Tue
Dec 8
moon
Tue
Dec 15
moon
Tue
Dec 22
moon
Wed
Dec 30

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
Dec 4
9.7°C 23.0°C 0.0mm
Thu
Dec 3
6.3°C 18.6°C 0.0mm
Wed
Dec 2
9.0°C 20.4°C 0.8mm
Tue
Dec 1
14.0°C 21.4°C 0.0mm
Mon
Nov 30
5.9°C 23.8°C 1.4mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
680.5mm
128.9 Day(s)
Total For 2020
735.0mm
133 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2019
509.0mm
114 Day(s)
Wettest Day
41.6mm
Aug 5
Lowest Temperature
-2.8°C
Jun 9
Highest Temperature
35.9°C
Jan 31

Launceston Almanac

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December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
6.3°C
3rd
Lowest On Record
2.0°C
12th 1995
Average This Month
9.8°C
-1.0°C
Long-term Average
10.8°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
23.0°C
4th
Highest On Record
33.8°C
6th 1994
Average This Month
20.8°C
-1.7°C
Long-term Average
22.5°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
0.8mm
2nd
Total This Month
0.8mm
1 Day(s)
Long-term Average
46.7mm
8.6 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
145.1mm
1985
Driest On Record
6.1mm
1983
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