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Norah Head Forecast

This morning 10°C
Today 17°C
mostly_sunny

Now

4.0°C falling
Updated at 01:10 EST

Hunter for Friday Clear. Winds NW/SW 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late evening. Deceptively powerful surf conditions in the afternoon and evening are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as rock fishing and swimming.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Areas of frost and fog in the morning, mainly about the Upper Hunter. Light winds.

Currently at Lake Macquarie

24-hour graph
Temperature 4.0°C falling
Dew Point 2.8°C falling
Feels Like 4.0°C
Relative Humidity 92%
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Calm steady
Wind Gusts 0km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 0.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sat

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Sunrise sunrise
06:46 EST
Sunset sunset
17:14 EST

Nearby Now

Norah Head 9.2°C
Cessnock Ap 7.5°C
Williamtown 8.5°C

Next 12 hours in Lake Macquarie

48-hour forecast

3am

Clear
5°C

6am

Clear
4°C

9am

Mostly clear
11°C

12pm

Mostly clear
18°C

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Norah Head 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Jul 30
Sun
Jul 31
Mon
Aug 1
Tue
Aug 2
Wed
Aug 3
Thu
Aug 4
Fri
Aug 5

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Showers

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Sunny
Maximum 17°C 19°C 21°C 16°C 17°C 16°C 18°C
Minimum 10°C 11°C 12°C 12°C 10°C 10°C 11°C
Chance of Rain 20% 20% 60% 60% 50% 70% 60%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm
UV Index 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 6
km/h
2
km/h
10
km/h
6
km/h
7
km/h
8
km/h
14
km/h
19
km/h
23
km/h
26
km/h
23
km/h
24
km/h
17
km/h
16
km/h
Wind Direction WSW 6km/h
WSW
SSW 2km/h
SSW
NW 10km/h
NW
NW 6km/h
NW
NNW 7km/h
NNW
N 8km/h
N
W 14km/h
W
WSW 19km/h
WSW
WSW 23km/h
WSW
SW 26km/h
SW
WSW 23km/h
WSW
SW 24km/h
SW
SW 17km/h
SW
SW 16km/h
SW
Relative Humidity 70% 63% 72% 53% 68% 54% 67% 51% 63% 52% 68% 60% 71% 59%
Dew Point 8°C 10°C 9°C 9°C 10°C 11°C 8°C 5°C 6°C 7°C 7°C 8°C 8°C 9°C

Norah Head Sun & Moon Times

Saturday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:20 EST
sunrise
06:46 EST
sunset
17:14 EST
last light
17:40 EST
moon
rise
Sat 03:01 EST
set
Sat 13:48 EST
moon
Wed
Aug 3
moon
Thu
Aug 11
moon
Thu
Aug 18
moon
Thu
Aug 25

Lake Macquarie Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
Jul 29
-0.3°C 19°C 0.0mm
Thu
Jul 28
3.6°C 19.5°C 0.0mm
Wed
Jul 27
5.9°C 19.2°C 0.0mm
Tue
Jul 26
2.7°C 19.3°C 0.0mm
Mon
Jul 25
1.8°C 18.1°C 0.0mm

Norah Head Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jul
848.2mm
88.9 Day(s)
Total For 2016
749.0mm
82 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
931.6mm
105 Day(s)
Wettest Day
82.8mm
Jan 6
Lowest Temperature
5.0°C
Jul 14
Highest Temperature
37.5°C
Jan 14

Norah Head Almanac

full climatology
July Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
5.0°C
14th
Lowest On Record
4.0°C
17th 2007
Average This Month
10.6°C
+0.9°C
Long-term Average
9.7°C
July Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
24.6°C
19th
Highest On Record
24.7°C
4th 2004
Average This Month
18.5°C
+1.2°C
Long-term Average
17.3°C
July Rainfall
Wettest This Month
31.6mm
8th
Total This Month
82.6mm
13 Day(s)
Long-term Average
92.2mm
11.2 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
383.6mm
1997
Driest On Record
0.8mm
1998
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