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Launceston in Tasmania (region) with it's 72,458 habitants is a city located in Australia - about 439 mi (or 706 km) South of Canberra, the country's capital town.

Current time in Launceston is now 06:00 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named "Australia / Hobart" with an UTC offset of 10 hours. Depending on your budget, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Saint Leonards, Newstead, Newnham, Melbourne, Launceston or Mayfield. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Kings Park, Royal Park, Inveresk and Invermay. There are 3 airports near Launceston. The nearest airport we have records of is Launceston Airport (IATA: LST) with a distance of 8 mi (or 13.6 km) South-East of the city centre of Launceston.

To view way more photos of of this place and the area check out our Launceston photo gallery. It has recently been updated.

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Location insights

Sightseeing Tipps, Historical Background and Trivia

We got more information about sightseeing tips as well as background information on historical events or famous people and things. Each with descriptions and links for further research on our dedicated Launceston sightseeing & history overview.

  • North Esk River
  • Launceston Reception Centre
  • Launceston General Hospital
  • Newstead College
  • York Park
  • Launceston, Tasmania
  • NTCA Ground
  • Cataract Gorge
  • Launceston Church Grammar School
  • Trevallyn Power Station

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 15°C / 59 °F

Morning Temperature 15°C / 59 °F
Evening Temperature 14°C / 57 °F
Night Temperature 14°C / 57 °F
Chance of rainfall 6%
Air Humidity 98%
Air Pressure 1021 hPa
Wind Speed High wind, near gale with 24 km/h (15 mph) from South-East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 88% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain
Moderate rain

Friday, 29th of May 2015

Light rain Day: 13°C (56 °F)
Night: 14°C (58 °F)
Light rain, strong breeze, few clouds.

Saturday, 30th of May 2015

Moderate rain Day: 12°C (54 °F)
Night: 12°C (54 °F)
Moderate rain, fresh breeze, scattered clouds.

Sunday, 31st of May 2015

Moderate rain Day: 10°C (50 °F)
Night: 9°C (47 °F)
Moderate rain, moderate breeze, scattered clouds.

Videos from the area

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A seal found in Cataract Gorge Launceston

published: August 31, 2009 length: 59:17 min
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author: miaomiaoqu8888

It was spotted at 2pm 30/08/2009 when I had my camera handy. I wonder if it is an adventurous seal or it's simply got lost

Launceston vs Taroona - Seniors

published: June 24, 2008 length: 09:12 min
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author: nezzy1989

Royal Park, Launceston 21st June, 2008

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