Launceston Weather


Launceston Forecast

Today 21°C
Tonight 12°C
cloudy

Now

20.4°C steady
Updated at 13:50 EDT

Central North for Wednesday Partly cloudy. Areas of fog early this morning. Slight chance of a shower this afternoon. Light winds becoming N/NW 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 20.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 20.4°C steady
Dew Point 11.3°C falling
Feels Like 18.7°C
Relative Humidity 56%
Wind icon
N 11km/h steady
Wind Gusts 13km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 4.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
07:27 EDT
Sunset sunset
19:03 EDT

Nearby Now

Launceston Ap 18.0°C
Cressy 18.9°C
Scottsdale 18.0°C
Low Head 19.7°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

3pm

Mostly clear
21°C

6pm

Mostly cloudy
20°C

9pm

Mostly cloudy
15°C

12am

Mostly cloudy
13°C

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Weatherpulse

Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Apr 1
Thu
Apr 2
Fri
Apr 3
Sat
Apr 4
Sun
Apr 5
Mon
Apr 6
Tue
Apr 7

Cloudy

Rain

Late shower

Showers

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 21°C 19°C 21°C 17°C 15°C 18°C 18°C
Minimum 11°C 12°C 12°C 13°C 7°C 8°C 6°C
Chance of Rain 70% 90% 90% 70% 60% 5% 5%
Rain Amount 1-5mm 20-40mm 10-20mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate
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 2
km/h
10
km/h
8
km/h
9
km/h
7
km/h
19
km/h
13
km/h
22
km/h
16
km/h
20
km/h
6
km/h
10
km/h
3
km/h
8
km/h
Wind Direction NE 2km/h
NE
NNW 10km/h
NNW
S 8km/h
S
SSE 9km/h
SSE
N 7km/h
N
N 19km/h
N
NNW 13km/h
NNW
NW 22km/h
NW
NW 16km/h
NW
W 20km/h
W
NW 6km/h
NW
WSW 10km/h
WSW
S 3km/h
S
W 8km/h
W
Relative Humidity 91% 58% 91% 88% 93% 72% 87% 61% 74% 58% 68% 55% 71% 56%
Dew Point 12°C 13°C 12°C 16°C 13°C 16°C 13°C 9°C 7°C 7°C 7°C 9°C 8°C 9°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
07:00 EDT
sunrise
07:27 EDT
sunset
19:03 EDT
last light
19:30 EDT
moon
rise
Wed 14:40 EDT
set
Wed 23:57 EDT
moon
Wed
Apr 8
moon
Wed
Apr 15
moon
Thu
Apr 23
moon
Fri
May 1

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Apr 1
11.8°C - 0.0mm
Tue
Mar 31
8.4°C 19.6°C 0.0mm
Mon
Mar 30
13.3°C 19.8°C 13.6mm
Sun
Mar 29
11.5°C 22.5°C 0.0mm
Sat
Mar 28
8.3°C 25.1°C -

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Apr
166.6mm
28.6 Day(s)
Total For 2020
201.2mm
26 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2019
80.2mm
18 Day(s)
Wettest Day
33.2mm
Feb 19
Lowest Temperature
3.9°C
Mar 14
Highest Temperature
35.9°C
Jan 31

Launceston Almanac

full climatology
April Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
11.8°C
1st
Lowest On Record
-1.5°C
26th 1981
Average This Month
11.8°C
+4.1°C
Long-term Average
7.7°C
April Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
Highest On Record
27.7°C
12th 1985
Average This Month
 
Long-term Average
19.1°C
April Rainfall
Wettest This Month
0.0mm
1st
Total This Month
0.0mm
0 Day(s)
Long-term Average
51.0mm
9.1 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
124.6mm
1992
Driest On Record
4.3mm
2007
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