Launceston Weather


Launceston Forecast

Today 22°C
Tonight 9°C
mostly_sunny

Now

16.3°C falling
Updated at 09:40 EDT

Central North for Thursday Partly cloudy. Winds W/NW 15 to 20 km/h tending W/SW 20 to 30 km/h during the morning. Daytime maximum temperatures around 20.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 16.3°C falling
Dew Point 4.6°C falling
Feels Like 14.0°C
Relative Humidity 46%
Wind icon
NW 5km/h falling
Wind Gusts 9km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 5.0
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
05:32 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:39 EDT

Nearby Now

Launceston Ap 17.2°C
Cressy 16.7°C
Scottsdale 15.6°C
Low Head 14.2°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

12pm

Mostly clear
19°C

3pm

Mostly clear
22°C

6pm

Mostly clear
20°C

9pm

Mostly cloudy
16°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Thu 05:00 EDT
Strong Wind Warning Banks Strait & Franklin Sound, East of Flinders Island & Central North, Lower East, South East & South West coasts

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Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Dec 12
Fri
Dec 13
Sat
Dec 14
Sun
Dec 15
Mon
Dec 16
Tue
Dec 17
Wed
Dec 18

Mostly sunny

Cloudy

Cloudy

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 22°C 21°C 24°C 23°C 25°C 28°C 29°C
Minimum 11°C 9°C 12°C 12°C 12°C 12°C 13°C
Chance of Rain 5% 20% 60% 30% 10% 10% 5%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Very High Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme
Frost Risk Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 16
km/h
18
km/h
15
km/h
24
km/h
14
km/h
20
km/h
16
km/h
23
km/h
8
km/h
20
km/h
8
km/h
14
km/h
9
km/h
16
km/h
Wind Direction W 16km/h
W
WSW 18km/h
WSW
NW 15km/h
NW
WNW 24km/h
WNW
WNW 14km/h
WNW
WNW 20km/h
WNW
NNW 16km/h
NNW
NW 23km/h
NW
WSW 8km/h
WSW
NNW 20km/h
NNW
N 8km/h
N
NNW 14km/h
NNW
W 9km/h
W
N 16km/h
N
Relative Humidity 56% 30% 57% 57% 67% 47% 81% 67% 64% 48% 63% 42% 57% 42%
Dew Point 8°C 4°C 6°C 12°C 12°C 12°C 13°C 16°C 11°C 14°C 12°C 14°C 12°C 15°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
04:58 EDT
sunrise
05:32 EDT
sunset
20:39 EDT
last light
21:12 EDT
moon
rise
Thu 20:37 EDT
set
Fri 06:11 EDT
moon
Thu
Dec 19
moon
Thu
Dec 26
moon
Fri
Jan 3
moon
Sat
Jan 11

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Dec 12
12°C - 0.0mm
Wed
Dec 11
12.8°C 21°C 0.0mm
Tue
Dec 10
11.9°C 23.4°C 0.0mm
Mon
Dec 9
13.3°C 23.0°C 0.0mm
Sun
Dec 8
5.4°C 24.0°C 0.0mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
680.5mm
128.9 Day(s)
Total For 2019
479.4mm
116 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2018
587.0mm
133 Day(s)
Wettest Day
29.4mm
Feb 12
Lowest Temperature
-3.2°C
Jun 24
Highest Temperature
33.5°C
Mar 2

Launceston Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
5.4°C
8th
Lowest On Record
2.0°C
12th 1995
Average This Month
9.6°C
-1.2°C
Long-term Average
10.8°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
24.0°C
8th
Highest On Record
33.8°C
6th 1994
Average This Month
20.6°C
-1.9°C
Long-term Average
22.5°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
0.8mm
1st
Total This Month
1.4mm
3 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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