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Newcastle Forecast

Tonight 9°C
Tomorrow 17°C
possible_shower

Now

10.9°C falling
Updated at 21:20 EST

Hunter for Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers along the coastal fringe this afternoon and evening. Winds W 20 to 30 km/h turning S/SW 40 to 60 km/h along the coast during the day.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost about the Upper Hunter. Medium chance of showers along the coastal fringe, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds S/SW 25 to 35 km/h tending S/SE 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late afternoon.

Currently at Williamtown

24-hour graph
Temperature 10.9°C falling
Dew Point 4.8°C rising
Feels Like 6.9°C
Relative Humidity 66%
Wind icon
SW 46km/h rising
Wind Gusts 54km/h
Pressure 1020.8hPa rising
Fire Danger 5.4
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sat

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Sunrise sunrise
06:27 EST
Sunset sunset
17:27 EST

Nearby Now

Nobbys Head 11.6°C
Cessnock Ap 2.6°C

Fire Danger Rating

VERY HIGH

Next 12 hours in Newcastle

48-hour forecast

12am

Chance shower
12°C

3am

Chance shower
10°C

6am

Mostly cloudy
9°C

9am

Slight chance shower
13°C

Hunter Weather Warnings

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NSW/ACT - Sat 16:05 EST
Gale Warning for all districts except a Strong Wind Warning for Sydney Closed Waters

NSW/ACT - Sat 15:48 EST
Severe Weather Warning (Damaging Surf) for Mid North Coast, Hunter, Sydney Metropolitan and Illawarra

National Forecast

Newcastle 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Aug 19
Sun
Aug 20
Mon
Aug 21
Tue
Aug 22
Wed
Aug 23
Thu
Aug 24
Fri
Aug 25

Possible shower

Possible shower

Cloudy

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Showers

Possible shower
Maximum 17°C 17°C 18°C 21°C 21°C 19°C 19°C
Minimum 10°C 9°C 9°C 9°C 9°C 10°C 12°C
Chance of Rain 80% 90% 50% 5% 70% 60% 60%
Rain Amount 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm
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 34
km/h
43
km/h
29
km/h
30
km/h
14
km/h
19
km/h
15
km/h
19
km/h
19
km/h
19
km/h
20
km/h
27
km/h
19
km/h
26
km/h
Wind Direction WSW 34km/h
WSW
SW 43km/h
SW
SW 29km/h
SW
SSW 30km/h
SSW
NNW 14km/h
NNW
NNW 19km/h
NNW
NW 15km/h
NW
ESE 19km/h
ESE
WNW 19km/h
WNW
S 19km/h
S
SW 20km/h
SW
S 27km/h
S
SW 19km/h
SW
SSE 26km/h
SSE
Relative Humidity 42% 38% 51% 57% 76% 47% 55% 30% 57% 38% 66% 50% 65% 47%
Dew Point 1°C 2°C 3°C 9°C 9°C 7°C 7°C 3°C 7°C 6°C 9°C 9°C 9°C 8°C

Newcastle Sun & Moon Times

Sunday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:00 EST
sunrise
06:26 EST
sunset
17:27 EST
last light
17:53 EST
moon
rise
Sun 04:57 EST
set
Sun 15:48 EST
moon
Tue
Aug 22
moon
Tue
Aug 29
moon
Wed
Sep 6
moon
Wed
Sep 13

Nelson Bay Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sat
Aug 19
10.1°C 15°C 0.0mm
Fri
Aug 18
14.2°C 17°C 0.0mm
Thu
Aug 17
12.2°C 22.8°C 0.0mm
Wed
Aug 16
15.1°C 25.0°C 0.0mm
Tue
Aug 15
12.0°C 25.3°C 0.0mm

Nelson Bay Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Aug
1007.4mm
90.3 Day(s)
Total For 2017
826.4mm
108 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
836.5mm
100 Day(s)
Wettest Day
92.5mm
Jun 4
Lowest Temperature
8.0°C
Jul 23
Highest Temperature
38.5°C
Jan 18

Nelson Bay Almanac

full climatology
August Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
9.5°C
14th
Lowest On Record
1.1°C
10th 1971
Average This Month
11.8°C
+1.1°C
Long-term Average
10.7°C
August Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
25.3°C
15th
Highest On Record
28.5°C
23rd 2012
Average This Month
19.6°C
+0.7°C
Long-term Average
18.9°C
August Rainfall
Wettest This Month
4.5mm
4th
Total This Month
6.4mm
2 Day(s)
Long-term Average
102.0mm
10.5 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
630.6mm
1899
Driest On Record
0.8mm
2005
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14:25 EST

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