Launceston weather in August (Tasmania)

The average maximum daytime temperature in Launceston in August lies at 11.9°C (53.42°F). The average minimum temperature goes down to around 3.4°C (38.12°F) (often the minimum temperature is noted at night).

Rainfall during August is moderate with an average of 72mm (2.8 inches). This makes it the wettest month of the year. There are generally around 15 rainy days. The sun will show itself now and again, with 172 hours of sunshine during the entire month.


Launceston, monthly averages in August

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Min Temperature 3 °C  
Max Temperature 11 °C  
Chance of Rain 50%  
Precipitation 71mm  
Rainy days 15 days  
Humidity 63% *  
Sunshine 172 hrs *  

Where to stay in Launceston

Where to go in Tasmania in August

Find out more about the weather in Tasmania in August and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inches a month).

So what to wear in August? Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay.. Also bring some warm clothes.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in August.

Outdoor sports

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