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Newcastle Forecast

This morning 20°C
Today 35°C
late_shower

Now

21.1°C falling
Updated at 01:10 EDT

Hunter for Monday Hot. Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers about the Upper Hunter, slight chance elsewhere. The chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon and early evening, more likely about Upper Hunter. Light winds becoming W/NW 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then shifting S/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 34 to 39.
Tuesday Hot. Mostly sunny morning. Slight chance of a shower in the afternoon, with the chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming NW/SW 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then tending E/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 19 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching 37 to 42.

Currently at Williamtown

24-hour graph
Temperature 21.1°C falling
Dew Point 19.0°C falling
Feels Like 21.1°C
Relative Humidity 88%
Wind icon
SE 12km/h rising
Wind Gusts 15km/h
Pressure 1013.8hPa falling
Fire Danger 1.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Nearby Now

Nobbys Head 20.5°C
Tocal 21.2°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Newcastle

48-hour forecast

3am

Clear
21°C

6am

Mostly clear
20°C

9am

Mostly clear
27°C

12pm

Mostly clear
33°C

Hunter Weather Warnings

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NSW/ACT - Sun 23:25 EDT
for People in Hunter, Central Tablelands, North West Slopes and Plains and Central West Slopes and Plains Forecast Districts

NSW/ACT - Sun 19:38 EDT
Cancellation of detailed severe storm warning for Blue Mountains/Hawkesbury, Newcastle, Wollongong or surrounding areas

National Forecast

Newcastle 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Mon
Dec 18
Tue
Dec 19
Wed
Dec 20
Thu
Dec 21
Fri
Dec 22
Sat
Dec 23
Sun
Dec 24

Late shower

Mostly sunny

Late shower

Showers easing

Mostly sunny

Late thunder

Possible thunderstorm
Maximum 35°C 38°C 41°C 25°C 26°C 32°C 36°C
Minimum 20°C 20°C 24°C 19°C 18°C 18°C 20°C
Chance of Rain 40% 10% 60% 60% 20% 70% 90%
Rain Amount 1-5mm < 1mm 5-10mm 5-10mm < 1mm 5-10mm 1-5mm
UV Index 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 14
km/h
27
km/h
12
km/h
22
km/h
18
km/h
20
km/h
21
km/h
26
km/h
15
km/h
24
km/h
12
km/h
23
km/h
16
km/h
20
km/h
Wind Direction NE 14km/h
NE
ENE 27km/h
ENE
N 12km/h
N
NE 22km/h
NE
NW 18km/h
NW
N 20km/h
N
S 21km/h
S
S 26km/h
S
S 15km/h
S
SE 24km/h
SE
NE 12km/h
NE
ENE 23km/h
ENE
NNW 16km/h
NNW
NNE 20km/h
NNE
Relative Humidity 68% 49% 66% 35% 40% 31% 80% 78% 77% 65% 72% 51% 55% 36%
Dew Point 21°C 23°C 22°C 21°C 17°C 20°C 20°C 20°C 19°C 19°C 20°C 21°C 20°C 20°C

Newcastle Sun & Moon Times

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First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
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sunrise
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sunset
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last light
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moon
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Mon 19:46 EDT
rise
Tue 06:21 EDT
moon
Tue
Dec 26
moon
Tue
Jan 2
moon
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Jan 9
moon
Wed
Jan 17

Nelson Bay Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sun
Dec 17
- 26°C 0.0mm
Sat
Dec 16
20.5°C 27°C 0.0mm
Fri
Dec 15
20.8°C 26.7°C 0.0mm
Thu
Dec 14
19.9°C 28.0°C 0.0mm
Wed
Dec 13
19.3°C 26.4°C 0.0mm

Nelson Bay Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
1348.6mm
130.6 Day(s)
Total For 2017
1022.6mm
156 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
1101.7mm
153 Day(s)
Wettest Day
92.5mm
Jun 4
Lowest Temperature
6.5°C
Sep 19
Highest Temperature
38.5°C
Jan 18

Nelson Bay Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
13.1°C
6th
Lowest On Record
9.0°C
1st 2001
Average This Month
18.6°C
+0.1°C
Long-term Average
18.5°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
29.5°C
7th
Highest On Record
39.3°C
24th 2005
Average This Month
26.0°C
+0.2°C
Long-term Average
25.8°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
4.5mm
3rd
Total This Month
6.9mm
5 Day(s)
Long-term Average
93.6mm
10.3 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
334.3mm
1920
Driest On Record
5.8mm
1908
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