Launceston Weather


Launceston Forecast

This morning 15°C
Today 31°C
mostly_sunny

Now

16.3°C steady
Updated at 05:20 EDT

Central North for Thursday Hot and sunny. The chance of fog near the coast in the early morning. Winds NW 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 13 with daytime temperatures reaching 25 to 33.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 16.3°C steady
Dew Point 14.3°C falling
Feels Like 14.1°C
Relative Humidity 88%
Wind icon
NNW 18km/h steady
Wind Gusts 22km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 1.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
06:14 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:35 EDT

Nearby Now

Launceston Ap 14.6°C
Cressy 14.5°C
Scottsdale 13.6°C
Low Head 16.4°C

Fire Danger Rating

VERY HIGH

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

6am

Mostly clear
15°C

9am

Mostly clear
20°C

12pm

Clear
27°C

3pm

Clear
31°C

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Weatherpulse

Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Jan 30
Fri
Jan 31
Sat
Feb 1
Sun
Feb 2
Mon
Feb 3
Tue
Feb 4
Wed
Feb 5

Mostly sunny

Late shower

Rain

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 31°C 37°C 25°C 21°C 19°C 22°C 25°C
Minimum 15°C 15°C 21°C 11°C 11°C 7°C 9°C
Chance of Rain 5% 90% 80% 40% 10% 5% 10%
Rain Amount < 1mm 10-20mm 5-10mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Extreme Very High Very High
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 13
km/h
22
km/h
3
km/h
18
km/h
16
km/h
20
km/h
11
km/h
28
km/h
17
km/h
24
km/h
3
km/h
11
km/h
2
km/h
12
km/h
Wind Direction N 13km/h
N
NNW 22km/h
NNW
NE 3km/h
NE
N 18km/h
N
NNW 16km/h
NNW
NNW 20km/h
NNW
NW 11km/h
NW
NW 28km/h
NW
WNW 17km/h
WNW
WSW 24km/h
WSW
SSW 3km/h
SSW
NW 11km/h
NW
NE 2km/h
NE
NNW 12km/h
NNW
Relative Humidity 67% 35% 58% 29% 93% 84% 70% 58% 64% 37% 58% 38% 68% 45%
Dew Point 14°C 14°C 15°C 16°C 20°C 22°C 9°C 12°C 7°C 4°C 4°C 7°C 10°C 12°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:43 EDT
sunrise
06:14 EDT
sunset
20:35 EDT
last light
21:06 EDT
moon
rise
Thu 10:59 EDT
set
Thu 23:27 EDT
moon
Sun
Feb 2
moon
Sun
Feb 9
moon
Sun
Feb 16
moon
Mon
Feb 24

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Jan 29
13.7°C 25°C 0.0mm
Tue
Jan 28
12.5°C 24.2°C 0.0mm
Mon
Jan 27
12.2°C 21.8°C 0.0mm
Sun
Jan 26
16.4°C 24.4°C 0.0mm
Sat
Jan 25
14.9°C 21.5°C 0.0mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jan
46.4mm
7.0 Day(s)
Total For 2020
42.4mm
6 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2019
3.4mm
1 Day(s)
Wettest Day
20.0mm
Jan 23
Lowest Temperature
8.1°C
Jan 18
Highest Temperature
30.4°C
Jan 14

Launceston Almanac

full climatology
January Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
8.1°C
18th
Lowest On Record
2.5°C
12th 1983
Average This Month
12.9°C
+0.6°C
Long-term Average
12.3°C
January Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
30.4°C
14th
Highest On Record
39.0°C
30th 2009
Average This Month
24.7°C
+0.2°C
Long-term Average
24.5°C
January Rainfall
Wettest This Month
20.0mm
23rd
Total This Month
42.4mm
6 Day(s)
Long-term Average
46.4mm
7.0 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
153.8mm
2016
Driest On Record
7.3mm
2009
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13:26 EDT

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