Launceston Weather Records

Launceston, Tasmania weather averages and records from 1884–2023 based on data made available by the NOAA.
All-Time Recorded High
The highest temperature ever recorded in Launceston, Tasmania was 40.4 °C which occurred on January 30, 2009.
Highest Temperatures: All-Time By Year
All-Time Recorded Low
The lowest temperature ever recorded in Launceston, Tasmania was -7.1 °C which occurred on June 24, 1972.
Lowest Temperatures: All-Time By Year
Launceston Weather by Month
Averages based on the years 1991–2020
Month Average (°C) Record (°C) Average (cm)
High ☀️ Low 🌙 High ☀️ Low 🌙 Precipitation 💧
January 24.2 10.8 40.4 0.8 5.3
February 23.8 10.8 38.3 0.5 3.2
March 21.8 8.9 36.9 -1.2 4.0
April 17.7 6.5 27.2 -4.5 4.6
May 14.4 4.4 23.8 -4.8 5.2
June 11.9 2.7 19.0 -7.1 6.0
July 11.5 2.2 19.0 -6.1 6.8
August 12.5 2.9 20.0 -5.3 7.0
September 14.5 4.1 23.9 -4.4 5.8
October 17.0 5.5 31.6 -3.7 4.9
November 19.5 7.3 33.3 -3.0 5.1
December 22.0 9.0 35.2 -1.0 4.5
Entire year 17.5 6.2 40.4 -7.1 62.4
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1884–2023
Highest daily low 21.0 °C December 25, 1920
Lowest daily high 3.8 °C July 8, 1943
Greatest daily range
(Difference of high and low)
29.4 °C January 2, 1908
Greatest difference in daily high
over two conscutive days
18.4 °C Dec 27–28, 1907
Most daily precipitation 9.4 cm May 17, 1897
Most monthly precipitation 25.5 cm August 1936
Most yearly precipitation 102.0 cm 1916
Most yearly days with precipitation 201 1946
Most days in a year < 0 °C 60 1907
Most days in a year ≥ 20 °C 161 1919
Most days in a year ≥ 25 °C 67 1921
Most days in a year ≥ 30 °C 16 1921
Most days in a year ≥ 35 °C 3 2009
Most days in a year ≥ 40 °C 1 2009
Launceston Weather Streaks
Most consecutive days...
With precipitation 27 days Jul 11 – Aug 6, 1946
Without precipitation 49 days Nov 21, 1931 – Jan 8, 1932
High temperature ≥ 20 °C 75 days Dec 15, 1914 – Feb 27, 1915
High temperature ≥ 25 °C 20 days Feb 5–24, 1921
High temperature ≥ 30 °C 6 days Mar 5–10, 2013
High temperature ≥ 35 °C 3 days Jan 29–31, 2009
Plant Hardiness Zone
9A
Launceston is in plant hardiness zone 9A
based on average yearly minimum temperature from 1991–2020
Launceston Weather by Year
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Years Station Coordinates
2009–2023 Launceston Airport location
1940–2008 Launceston Airport Comparison location
1884–1939 Launceston Pumping Station location