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Launceston Forecast

This morning 9°C
Today 16°C
late_shower

Now

11.7°C rising
Updated at 02:00 EST

Central North for Friday Cloudy. The chance of fog in the early morning. Very high chance of showers, most likely from the late morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the evening. Winds N/NW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming NW 25 to 35 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching around 15.
Saturday Cloudy. High chance of showers. Winds NW 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching around 14.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 11.7°C rising
Dew Point 11.2°C rising
Feels Like 11.4°C
Relative Humidity 97%
Wind icon
NNW 3km/h steady
Wind Gusts 7km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 0.7
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Fri

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Sunrise sunrise
07:21 EST
Sunset sunset
16:55 EST

Nearby Now

Launceston Ap 11.0°C
Cressy 10.4°C
Low Head 12.8°C
Scottsdale 11.8°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

3am

Fog
11°C

6am

Fog
10°C

9am

Mostly cloudy
11°C

12pm

Slight chance shower
15°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Thu 22:01 EST
Coastal Wind Warning for Tasmanian Waters.

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Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Fri
May 24
Sat
May 25
Sun
May 26
Mon
May 27
Tue
May 28
Wed
May 29
Thu
May 30

Late shower

Showers

Showers

Possible shower

Showers

Frost then sunny

Frost then sunny
Maximum 16°C 15°C 13°C 13°C 12°C 12°C 12°C
Minimum 9°C 9°C 6°C 3°C 4°C 0°C 0°C
Chance of Rain 90% 70% 70% 30% 70% 30% 10%
Rain Amount 5-10mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Low Low Low Low
Frost Risk Nil Nil Nil Moderate Slight High High
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 6
km/h
16
km/h
18
km/h
21
km/h
17
km/h
22
km/h
12
km/h
23
km/h
23
km/h
25
km/h
11
km/h
16
km/h
15
km/h
18
km/h
Wind Direction NNW 6km/h
NNW
N 16km/h
N
NNW 18km/h
NNW
NNW 21km/h
NNW
NNW 17km/h
NNW
NW 22km/h
NW
WNW 12km/h
WNW
W 23km/h
W
NW 23km/h
NW
NW 25km/h
NW
WNW 11km/h
WNW
WSW 16km/h
WSW
SSW 15km/h
SSW
SSW 18km/h
SSW
Relative Humidity 95% 86% 94% 79% 89% 73% 82% 61% 82% 67% 80% 54% 76% 57%
Dew Point 10°C 13°C 10°C 11°C 6°C 8°C 3°C 5°C 4°C 6°C 0°C 3°C 0°C 4°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
06:50 EST
sunrise
07:21 EST
sunset
16:55 EST
last light
17:26 EST
moon
set
Fri 11:49 EST
rise
Fri 21:39 EST
moon
Mon
May 27
moon
Mon
Jun 3
moon
Mon
Jun 10
moon
Mon
Jun 17

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
May 23
3.5°C 16°C 0.2mm
Wed
May 22
9.6°C 17.7°C 0.0mm
Tue
May 21
7.7°C 16.9°C 12.6mm
Mon
May 20
3.9°C 14.5°C 0.2mm
Sun
May 19
1.1°C 14.8°C 0.0mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To May
231.8mm
40.6 Day(s)
Total For 2019
169.0mm
35 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2018
208.6mm
37 Day(s)
Wettest Day
29.4mm
Feb 12
Lowest Temperature
1.1°C
May 19
Highest Temperature
33.5°C
Mar 2

Launceston Almanac

full climatology
May Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
1.1°C
19th
Lowest On Record
-3.0°C
18th 1981
Average This Month
6.1°C
+0.9°C
Long-term Average
5.2°C
May Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
21.7°C
1st
Highest On Record
23.5°C
3rd 1988
Average This Month
16.6°C
+0.8°C
Long-term Average
15.8°C
May Rainfall
Wettest This Month
22.6mm
3rd
Total This Month
52.8mm
11 Day(s)
Long-term Average
65.2mm
12.0 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
152.9mm
2007
Driest On Record
4.0mm
2005
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