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Norah Head Forecast

Today 19°C
Tonight 12°C
late_shower

Now

18.6°C rising
Updated at 15:20 EST

Hunter for Thursday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers along the coastal fringe, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds NW 15 to 25 km/h turning W/SW 20 to 30 km/h in the afternoon, increasing to 30 to 45 km/h along the coast in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 15 and 20.

Currently at Lake Macquarie

24-hour graph
Temperature 18.6°C rising
Dew Point 7.0°C rising
Feels Like 18.6°C
Relative Humidity 46%
Wind icon
NW 7km/h steady
Wind Gusts 7km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 5.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
06:10 EST
Sunset sunset
17:37 EST

Nearby Now

Norah Head 18.9°C
Nobbys Head 16.7°C
Cessnock Ap 15.9°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Lake Macquarie

48-hour forecast

6pm

Slight chance storm
14°C

9pm

Intermittent rain
10°C

12am

Chance shower
10°C

3am

Chance shower
10°C

Hunter Weather Warnings

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NSW/ACT - Thu 10:09 EST
Gale Warning for Macquarie, Hunter and Sydney Coasts. Strong Wind Warning for all remaining waters incl. Sydney Closed Waters

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Norah Head 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Sep 3
Fri
Sep 4
Sat
Sep 5
Sun
Sep 6
Mon
Sep 7
Tue
Sep 8
Wed
Sep 9

Late shower

Clearing shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Clearing shower

Possible shower
Maximum 19°C 17°C 19°C 18°C 22°C 19°C 19°C
Minimum 12°C 12°C 11°C 12°C 12°C 12°C 10°C
Chance of Rain 90% 50% 90% 70% 70% 50% 90%
Rain Amount 5-10mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm 1-5mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate
Frost Risk Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 18
km/h
24
km/h
24
km/h
25
km/h
2
km/h
10
km/h
5
km/h
16
km/h
8
km/h
15
km/h
10
km/h
14
km/h
8
km/h
17
km/h
Wind Direction WNW 18km/h
WNW
WSW 24km/h
WSW
S 24km/h
S
S 25km/h
S
NW 2km/h
NW
ESE 10km/h
ESE
SSE 5km/h
SSE
ENE 16km/h
ENE
NW 8km/h
NW
NE 15km/h
NE
W 10km/h
W
S 14km/h
S
SW 8km/h
SW
S 17km/h
S
Relative Humidity 71% 53% 76% 70% 70% 57% 69% 72% 71% 60% 59% 55% 66% 62%
Dew Point 10°C 9°C 11°C 11°C 10°C 10°C 10°C 12°C 12°C 14°C 7°C 10°C 9°C 11°C

Norah Head Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
05:45 EST
sunrise
06:10 EST
sunset
17:37 EST
last light
18:02 EST
moon
rise
Thu 22:41 EST
set
Fri 09:49 EST
moon
Sat
Sep 5
moon
Sun
Sep 13
moon
Mon
Sep 21
moon
Mon
Sep 28

Lake Macquarie Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Sep 3
8.9°C 19°C 2.8mm
Wed
Sep 2
1.9°C 20.3°C 0.0mm
Tue
Sep 1
3.4°C 20.7°C 0.2mm
Mon
Aug 31
4.9°C 19.6°C 0.0mm
Sun
Aug 30
2.5°C 19.2°C 0.0mm

Norah Head Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Sep
989.2mm
109.5 Day(s)
Total For 2015
996.2mm
110 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2014
938.4mm
108 Day(s)
Wettest Day
89.0mm
Jan 28
Lowest Temperature
4.6°C
Aug 5
Highest Temperature
34.9°C
Jan 14

Norah Head Almanac

full climatology
September Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
9.3°C
1st
Lowest On Record
6.1°C
6th 1995
Average This Month
10.4°C
-2.4°C
Long-term Average
12.8°C
September Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
20.3°C
2nd
Highest On Record
33.5°C
26th 2013
Average This Month
19.2°C
-1.9°C
Long-term Average
21.1°C
September Rainfall
Wettest This Month
45.4mm
1st
Total This Month
45.4mm
1 Day(s)
Long-term Average
65.1mm
11.4 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
169.2mm
1995
Driest On Record
4.0mm
2003
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