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Cessnock Forecast

Today 35°C
Tonight 17°C
mostly_sunny

Now

34.7°C rising
Updated at 14:20 EDT

Hunter for Saturday Hot and sunny. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 32 to 39.

Currently at Maitland

24-hour graph
Temperature 34.7°C rising
Dew Point 5.2°C rising
Feels Like 32.3°C
Relative Humidity 16%
Wind icon
ENE 14km/h rising
Wind Gusts 20km/h
Pressure 1012.0hPa falling
Fire Danger 32.7
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sat

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Sunrise sunrise
06:06 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:05 EDT

Nearby Now

Cessnock Ap 35.7°C
Tocal 35.5°C
Williamtown 28.4°C

Fire Danger Rating

SEVERE

Next 12 hours in Cessnock

48-hour forecast

3pm

Clear
35°C

6pm

Mostly clear
31°C

9pm

Mostly clear
23°C

12am

Mostly clear
19°C

Hunter Weather Warnings

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NSW/ACT - Sat 04:24 EDT
Fire Weather Warning for the Greater Hunter, Southern Ranges, Central Ranges, Northern Slopes and North Western Fire Areas

National Forecast

Cessnock 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Jan 20
Sun
Jan 21
Mon
Jan 22
Tue
Jan 23
Wed
Jan 24
Thu
Jan 25
Fri
Jan 26

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 35°C 35°C 41°C 37°C 36°C 35°C 33°C
Minimum 15°C 17°C 18°C 22°C 21°C 21°C 23°C
Chance of Rain 5% 5% 5% 30% 20% 60% 60%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme
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 8
km/h
18
km/h
10
km/h
18
km/h
10
km/h
12
km/h
8
km/h
14
km/h
10
km/h
17
km/h
10
km/h
17
km/h
11
km/h
15
km/h
Wind Direction E 8km/h
E
ESE 18km/h
ESE
E 10km/h
E
E 18km/h
E
NNE 10km/h
NNE
ENE 12km/h
ENE
NNE 8km/h
NNE
E 14km/h
E
SE 10km/h
SE
ESE 17km/h
ESE
SE 10km/h
SE
ESE 17km/h
ESE
E 11km/h
E
E 15km/h
E
Relative Humidity 58% 18% 64% 30% 59% 18% 53% 26% 68% 38% 69% 39% 70% 48%
Dew Point 15°C 8°C 17°C 15°C 18°C 13°C 18°C 15°C 20°C 20°C 20°C 20°C 22°C 21°C

Cessnock Sun & Moon Times

Saturday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:39 EDT
sunrise
06:06 EDT
sunset
20:05 EDT
last light
20:32 EDT
moon
set
Sat 22:02 EDT
rise
Sun 09:34 EDT
moon
Thu
Jan 25
moon
Thu
Feb 1
moon
Thu
Feb 8
moon
Fri
Feb 16

Maitland Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sat
Jan 20
10°C - 0.0mm
Fri
Jan 19
11°C 37°C 0.0mm
Thu
Jan 18
10°C 33°C 0.0mm
Wed
Jan 17
- - 0.0mm
Tue
Jan 16
18°C 27°C 0.0mm

Cessnock Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jan
83.9mm
10.0 Day(s)
Total For 2018
6.0mm
3 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
24.6mm
3 Day(s)
Wettest Day
3.4mm
Jan 3
Lowest Temperature
7.7°C
Jan 18
Highest Temperature
43.0°C
Jan 7

Cessnock Ap Almanac

full climatology
January Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
7.7°C
18th
Lowest On Record
6.1°C
1st 1972
Average This Month
16.0°C
-0.9°C
Long-term Average
16.9°C
January Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
43.0°C
7th
Highest On Record
45.0°C
18th 2013
Average This Month
32.6°C
+2.4°C
Long-term Average
30.2°C
January Rainfall
Wettest This Month
3.4mm
3rd
Total This Month
6.0mm
3 Day(s)
Long-term Average
83.9mm
10.0 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
302.8mm
2016
Driest On Record
2.6mm
2009
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