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Hunter Weather

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Tue 04:10 EST
Current Warnings
 

Hunter Forecast

  • Tuesday Becoming cloudy. Areas of fog about the Upper Hunter early this morning. Areas of morning frost about the Upper Hunter. Medium (60%) chance of showers about the Lower Hunter during this afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm near the coast north of Newcastle this afternoon and evening. Winds NW/SW 15 to 20 km/h tending S/SW in the middle of the day then becoming light in the early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures between 13 and 16.

  • Wednesday Cloudy. Patchy fog about the Upper Hunter in the early morning. Medium (60%) chance of showers about the Lower Hunter, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the middle of the day.

  • Thursday Partly cloudy. Patchy morning fog. Light winds.

  • Friday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Winds N 15 to 20 km/h turning NW 15 to 25 km/h during the morning.

Issued Tue 05:15 EST

Hunter Observations

Latest Observations
Station
Time Wind dir Wind spd Wind gust Tmp Dew pt Feels like RH Fire Rain Pres
km/h km/h °C °C °C % mm hPa
07:10 EST
N 11 13 6.0 2.5 3.6 78 1 0.0 1019.1
07:10 EST
W 9 11 8.7 3.1 7.3 68 2 0.0 -
07:10 EST
- 0 0 3.1 2.0 3.1 92 1 0.2 -
07:10 EST
WNW 7 7 3.9 2.1 2.1 88 1 0.0 -
07:10 EST
WNW 15 17 3.4 1.8 -0.2 89 1 0.0 1020.5
15:00 EST
WNW 17   14.5 1.7 13.3 42 7 0 -
07:10 EST
NW 13 13 3.3 0.4 0.0 81 1 0.0 1019.5
15:00 EST
SW 20   17.2 5.5 17.2 46 7 0 -
15:00 EST
NW 9   15.8 1.6 15.8 38 7 0 -
07:10 EST
WNW 17 20 7.8 3.2 4.9 73 2 0.0 -
07:10 EST
WNW 7 9 8.9 3.7 7.9 70 2 0.0 -
07:10 EST
- 0 0 4.4 1.8 2.8 83 1 0.0 1020.1
15:00 EST
WNW 22   16.1 11.9 16.1 76 3 0 -
07:10 EST
NW 9 11 7.9 1.8 6.3 65 2 0.0 -
07:10 EST
WNW 28 31 7.4 2.0 3.3 68 3 0.0 1018.9
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