Launceston Destination Guide

Map of the area of Launceston in Australia

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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 06:18 PM (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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Local Weather Conditions & Forecast

Current weather for the greater area of Launceston for Friday, 19th of December 2014.

Sky is clear
14°C / 57 °F
Temperature during night:
14°C / 58 °F
Chance of rainfall:
0%
General weather conditions:
Sky is clear
Wind and sky conditions:
Fresh Breeze with 16 km/h (10 mph) from East. Clear sky
Air pressure & humidity:
1025.8 hPa with 100% air humidity
Forecast for Saturday, 20th of December 2014
Sky is clear
Day: 16°C (61 °F)
Night: 17°C (62 °F)
Sky is clear, strong breeze, clear sky.
Forecast for Sunday, 21st of December 2014
Sky is clear
Day: 16°C (61 °F)
Night: 17°C (62 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.
Forecast for Monday, 22nd of December 2014
Moderate rain
Day: 17°C (62 °F)
Night: 15°C (59 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Weather information is provided by openweathermap.org.

Sightseeing Tipps

We got more sightseeing tips with detailed descriptions on our dedicated Launceston sightseeing 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

Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Launceston during the next days.

Jan
01
2015

Basin Concert

Starting at: no exact start tme given.
More Information: eventful.com.

Jan
10
2015

Lab- A- Diluvian

Starting at: 08:00 pm (20:00).
More Information: eventful.com.

Jan
16
2015

Pete Cornelius & The DeVilles

Starting at: 08:30 pm (20:30).
More Information: eventful.com.

Jan
18
2015

Pete Cornelius & The DeVilles

Starting at: 03:00 pm (15:00).
More Information: eventful.com.

Jan
27
2015

2015 Tasmanian Open Platinum

Starting at: no exact start tme given.
More Information: eventful.com.

Jan
29
2015

Caravna Sun

Starting at: 07:30 pm (19:30).
More Information: eventful.com.

Feb
05
2015

Liz Stringer

Starting at: 07:00 pm (19:00).
More Information: eventful.com.

Feb
07
2015

Launceston International

Starting at: no exact start tme given.
More Information: eventful.com.

Feb
13
2015

Festivale

Starting at: no exact start tme given.
More Information: eventful.com.

Feb
15
2015

Launceston Medibank JDS

Starting at: no exact start tme given.
More Information: eventful.com.

Videos from the area

These are videos related to the place based on their coordinates. Check the Launceston video gallery for a broader collection..

1# A birds eye view - Over Launceston Radio Controlled Glider (Albatross) Tasmania ©

Play VideoA birds eye view - Over Launceston  Radio Controlled Glider (Albatross)  Tasmania ©

Duration: 03:55 min
Uploaded: August 13, 2010
Views: 791 - Rating: 5/5
uploaded by: MrHelidude

This is our glider over flying the Launceston Tamar river in Tasmania, Australia. We can see the end of the "Cataract Gorge" that runs into the heart of the city and underneath "King's Bridge". www.pleasetakemeto.com It has been raining the last few days so the Gorge was flowing quite rapidly. Today was a bit breezy and the glider was rocking around a bit. Having only a rudder to keep the wings le...

2# Launceston Tasmania - travel quick pics - 64 secs

Play VideoLaunceston Tasmania - travel quick pics - 64 secs

Duration: 01:04 min
Uploaded: April 21, 2010
Views: 1,272 - Rating: 0/5
uploaded by: JustTasmania1

A quick look at Launceston Tasmania in 2010 from www.JustTasmania.com

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