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Launceston Tourist Information Centre

Attractions in Launceston, Cornwall.

LAUNCESTON - A beautiful town steeped in history which retains it's antiquity whilst sustaining a vibrant contemporary culture. The ancient capital of Cornwall, Launceston is ideally located just off the A30, near the Devon and Cornwall border between Bodmin Moor and Dartmoor. With Launceston as a base both the striking North Coast and beautiful South Coast of Cornwall are easily accessible as is the Tamar Valley Discovery Trail which runs al...

7 Day Forecast For Launceston Tourist Information Centre

Our 7 day weather forecast for Launceston updated throughout the day, making it ideal for planning leisure activities, travel and events. Read more about our weather forecasts.

Monday 16th December 2019

On Monday 16th December 2019 the sun will rise at 08:13 and will set at 16:13. It will be a mild day, with temperatures reaching around 8°C. Today is expected to be a dry day, with a very low chance of rain. It will be quite a breezy day, with a maximum expected wind speed of 22mph.

12am
Clear skies
Clear skies
5°C (41°F)
Wind 12mph
Gusting to 22mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 997mb
Humidity: 82%
Visibility: 6.2mi
3am
Partly cloudy skies
Partly cloudy skies
4°C (39°F)
Wind 8mph
Gusting to 17mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 998mb
Humidity: 85%
Visibility: 6.2mi
6am
Clear skies
Clear skies
3°C (38°F)
Wind 6mph
Gusting to 12mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 998mb
Humidity: 86%
Visibility: 6.2mi
9am
Partly cloudy skies
Partly cloudy skies
5°C (41°F)
Wind 4mph
Gusting to 8mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 999mb
Humidity: 85%
Visibility: 6.2mi
12pm
Overcast skies
Overcast skies
7°C (44°F)
Wind 5mph
Gusting to 8mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 999mb
Humidity: 79%
Visibility: 6.2mi
3pm
Overcast skies
Overcast skies
8°C (46°F)
Wind 5mph
Gusting to 7mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 998mb
Humidity: 83%
Visibility: 6.2mi
6pm
Partly cloudy skies
Partly cloudy skies
7°C (45°F)
Wind 2mph
Gusting to 3mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 997mb
Humidity: 87%
Visibility: 6.2mi
9pm
Partly cloudy skies
Partly cloudy skies
5°C (42°F)
Wind 1mph
Gusting to 1mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 998mb
Humidity: 87%
Visibility: 6.2mi
Tuesday 17th December 2019

On Tuesday 17th December 2019 the sun will rise at 08:14 and will set at 16:13. It will be a mild day, with temperatures reaching around 7.1°C. Today is expected to be a dry day, with a very low chance of rain. It will be a very clam day today, with a maximum expected wind speed of 8mph.

12am
Overcast skies
Overcast skies
4°C (39°F)
Wind 1mph
Gusting to 1mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 998mb
Humidity: 85%
Visibility: 6.2mi
3am
Overcast skies
Overcast skies
3°C (37°F)
Wind 1mph
Gusting to 2mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 998mb
Humidity: 86%
Visibility: 6.2mi
6am
Overcast skies
Overcast skies
3°C (38°F)
Wind 3mph
Gusting to 6mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 998mb
Humidity: 85%
Visibility: 6.2mi
9am
Partly cloudy skies
Partly cloudy skies
2°C (37°F)
Wind 3mph
Gusting to 7mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1000mb
Humidity: 82%
Visibility: 6.2mi
12pm
Sunny skies
Sunny skies
7°C (44°F)
Wind 5mph
Gusting to 6mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1001mb
Humidity: 72%
Visibility: 6.2mi
3pm
Sunny skies
Sunny skies
6°C (44°F)
Wind 5mph
Gusting to 7mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1002mb
Humidity: 75%
Visibility: 6.2mi
6pm
Clear skies
Clear skies
2°C (36°F)
Wind 3mph
Gusting to 6mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1003mb
Humidity: 80%
Visibility: 6.2mi
9pm
Clear skies
Clear skies
1°C (34°F)
Wind 4mph
Gusting to 8mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1005mb
Humidity: 82%
Visibility: 6.2mi
Wednesday 18th December 2019

On Wednesday 18th December 2019 the sun will rise at 08:14 and will set at 16:13. It will be a mild day, with temperatures reaching around 9.3°C. Some moderate to heavy rain is expected, 7mm of rainfall is possible today. Some quite strong winds are possible today, with a maximum expected wind speed of 36mph.

12am
Cloudy skies
Cloudy skies
2°C (36°F)
Wind 4mph
Gusting to 8mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1005mb
Humidity: 81%
Visibility: 6.2mi
3am
Clear skies
Clear skies
2°C (36°F)
Wind 6mph
Gusting to 12mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1005mb
Humidity: 82%
Visibility: 6.2mi
6am
Partly cloudy skies
Partly cloudy skies
4°C (39°F)
Wind 10mph
Gusting to 21mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1004mb
Humidity: 89%
Visibility: 6.2mi
9am
Partly cloudy skies
Partly cloudy skies
6°C (42°F)
Wind 15mph
Gusting to 27mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1003mb
Humidity: 87%
Visibility: 6.2mi
12pm
Cloudy skies
Cloudy skies
8°C (47°F)
Wind 21mph
Gusting to 28mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1001mb
Humidity: 79%
Visibility: 6.2mi
3pm
Overcast skies
Overcast skies
8°C (47°F)
Wind 24mph
Gusting to 34mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 998mb
Humidity: 84%
Visibility: 6.2mi
6pm
Moderate rain
Moderate rain
8°C (47°F)
Wind 27mph
Gusting to 36mph
Rain: 3mm
Pressure: 995mb
Humidity: 90%
Visibility: 4.3mi
9pm
Moderate rain
Moderate rain
9°C (48°F)
Wind 21mph
Gusting to 30mph
Rain: 4mm
Pressure: 993mb
Humidity: 94%
Visibility: 4.3mi
Thursday 19th December 2019

On Thursday 19th December 2019 the sun will rise at 08:15 and will set at 16:13. It will be a mild day, with temperatures reaching around 11.3°C. Some moderate to heavy rain is expected, 8mm of rainfall is possible today. It could be quite a gusty day today, with a maximum expected wind speed of 32mph.

12am
Moderate rain
Moderate rain
9°C (49°F)
Wind 20mph
Gusting to 29mph
Rain: 4mm
Pressure: 988mb
Humidity: 95%
Visibility: 4.3mi
3am
Moderate or heavy rain with thunder
Moderate or heavy rain with thunder
11°C (52°F)
Wind 23mph
Gusting to 32mph
Rain: 2mm
Pressure: 986mb
Humidity: 92%
Visibility: 3.7mi
6am
Light rain
Light rain
8°C (47°F)
Wind 14mph
Gusting to 20mph
Rain: 2mm
Pressure: 989mb
Humidity: 88%
Visibility: 5.6mi
9am
Light rain shower
Light rain shower
7°C (44°F)
Wind 8mph
Gusting to 14mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 993mb
Humidity: 91%
Visibility: 6.2mi
12pm
Light rain shower
Light rain shower
10°C (49°F)
Wind 14mph
Gusting to 17mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 994mb
Humidity: 84%
Visibility: 6.2mi
3pm
Patchy rain possible
Patchy rain possible
9°C (48°F)
Wind 9mph
Gusting to 13mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 993mb
Humidity: 88%
Visibility: 5.6mi
6pm
Light rain shower
Light rain shower
6°C (43°F)
Wind 7mph
Gusting to 13mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 993mb
Humidity: 94%
Visibility: 6.2mi
9pm
Mist
Mist
6°C (43°F)
Wind 5mph
Gusting to 10mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 992mb
Humidity: 94%
Visibility: 1.2mi
Friday 20th December 2019

On Friday 20th December 2019 the sun will rise at 08:15 and will set at 16:14. It will be a mild day, with temperatures reaching around 9°C. Today is expected to be a dry day, with a very low chance of rain. It will be a very clam day today, with a maximum expected wind speed of 11mph.

12am
Cloudy skies
Cloudy skies
6°C (42°F)
Wind 5mph
Gusting to 11mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 990mb
Humidity: 91%
Visibility: 6.2mi
3am
Overcast skies
Overcast skies
5°C (41°F)
Wind 5mph
Gusting to 11mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 988mb
Humidity: 90%
Visibility: 6.2mi
6am
Partly cloudy skies
Partly cloudy skies
4°C (40°F)
Wind 4mph
Gusting to 10mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 988mb
Humidity: 90%
Visibility: 6.2mi
9am
Partly cloudy skies
Partly cloudy skies
4°C (40°F)
Wind 4mph
Gusting to 8mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 988mb
Humidity: 91%
Visibility: 6.2mi
12pm
Sunny skies
Sunny skies
9°C (48°F)
Wind 3mph
Gusting to 4mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 988mb
Humidity: 81%
Visibility: 6.2mi
3pm
Sunny skies
Sunny skies
8°C (46°F)
Wind 7mph
Gusting to 11mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 988mb
Humidity: 88%
Visibility: 6.2mi
6pm
Clear skies
Clear skies
4°C (40°F)
Wind 5mph
Gusting to 10mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 990mb
Humidity: 92%
Visibility: 6.2mi
9pm
Partly cloudy skies
Partly cloudy skies
3°C (38°F)
Wind 4mph
Gusting to 8mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 992mb
Humidity: 92%
Visibility: 6.2mi
Saturday 21st December 2019

On Saturday 21st December 2019 the sun will rise at 08:16 and will set at 16:14. It will be a mild day, with temperatures reaching around 9.6°C. A few showers are expected, 3mm of rainfall is possible today. Some quite strong winds are possible today, with a maximum expected wind speed of 40mph.

12am
Partly cloudy skies
Partly cloudy skies
3°C (38°F)
Wind 5mph
Gusting to 11mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 993mb
Humidity: 92%
Visibility: 6.2mi
3am
Partly cloudy skies
Partly cloudy skies
4°C (40°F)
Wind 7mph
Gusting to 15mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 995mb
Humidity: 93%
Visibility: 6.2mi
6am
Partly cloudy skies
Partly cloudy skies
4°C (40°F)
Wind 8mph
Gusting to 17mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 998mb
Humidity: 92%
Visibility: 6.2mi
9am
Partly cloudy skies
Partly cloudy skies
4°C (40°F)
Wind 8mph
Gusting to 16mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1000mb
Humidity: 92%
Visibility: 6.2mi
12pm
Sunny skies
Sunny skies
8°C (46°F)
Wind 10mph
Gusting to 12mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1002mb
Humidity: 79%
Visibility: 6.2mi
3pm
Partly cloudy skies
Partly cloudy skies
6°C (43°F)
Wind 10mph
Gusting to 15mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 1001mb
Humidity: 82%
Visibility: 6.2mi
6pm
Overcast skies
Overcast skies
7°C (45°F)
Wind 21mph
Gusting to 34mph
Rain: 0mm
Pressure: 998mb
Humidity: 84%
Visibility: 6.2mi
9pm
Moderate rain
Moderate rain
9°C (49°F)
Wind 28mph
Gusting to 40mph
Rain: 3mm
Pressure: 994mb
Humidity: 95%
Visibility: 4.3mi
Sunday 22nd December 2019

On Sunday 22nd December 2019 the sun will rise at 08:17 and will set at 16:15. It will be a mild day, with temperatures reaching around 9.4°C. Some moderate to heavy rain is expected, 7mm of rainfall is possible today. It could be quite a gusty day today, with a maximum expected wind speed of 39mph.

12am
Moderate rain
Moderate rain
9°C (48°F)
Wind 23mph
Gusting to 39mph
Rain: 7mm
Pressure: 992mb
Humidity: 88%
Visibility: 4.3mi

About Our Weather Forecast For Launceston

Our weather forecast for Launceston is updated throughout the day and has been found to be very reliable for planning activities such as days out, leisure, travel, events, fishing, golf and gardening.

For activities that rely on weather forecasts for safety or financial reasons, such as farming, flying, sailing and shipping, we have found our forecasts to be reliable, but we always recommend that you compare several weather forecast sources to ensure you are able to plan your activities safely.

Launceston Tourist Information Centre

White Hart Arcade
Launceston
Cornwall
PL15 8AA

01566 772321

LAUNCESTON - A beautiful town steeped in history which retains it's antiquity whilst sustaining a vibrant contemporary culture. The ancient capital of Cornwall, Launceston is ideally located just off the A30, near the Devon and Cornwall border between Bodmin Moor and Dartmoor. With Launceston as a base both the striking North Coast and beautiful South Coast of Cornwall are easily accessible as is the Tamar Valley Discovery Trail which runs all the way form Launceston to Plymouth.

Launceston has retained a great number of local and independent retailers in its town centre, giving it a distinctive High Street for this modern age. The town also hosts weekly Butter Markets (for local products), Community Market, Indoor Market and Friday Market with regular French, Continental and Victorian Markets in the Town Square (listed in The Sunday Telegraph's "10 Historic Town Squares") making it possible to obtain the very best in locally produced food, and also produce from further afield.

Launceston boasts a fascinating and varied free museum located on a Street which John Betjeman described as "having the most perfect collection of 18th Century townhouses in Cornwall. The Lawrence House Museum has child friendly exhibits and provides a home for sculpture from a Turner Prize winning artist as well as 4 of the 100 objects detailed in "The History of Cornwall in 100 objects".

Launceston Steam Railway, Launceston Castle, Launceston Priory, Lawrence House Musuem, St. Mary Magdalene Church and Launceston Town Hall (one of North Cornwall's premier venues since it's extensive refurbishment in 2011) are located within walking distance of the Town Square.

The nearby New Mills Farm Park, Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre, Trethorne Leisure Park, Tamar Otter and Wildlife Centre, Hidden Valley Adventure Park, Cowslips Workshop provide all weather attractions for all ages.

Around the local area there are fantastic places to stay, ranging from farm stay B&B's providing award winning locally produced breakfasts to self catering properties catering for all budgets. Visit the Market in the Square and find delicious local produce, arts, crafts and gifts at this lively monthly event. There are two town trails packed with lots of fascinating information, call in and pick up a copy from Launceston TIC

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