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Newcastle Forecast

Tonight 18°C
Tomorrow 22°C
showers

Now

20.2°C rising
Updated at 19:00 EST

Hunter for Tuesday Mostly sunny. Areas of fog about the Upper Hunter early this morning. Slight chance of a shower along the coastal fringe, most likely later tonight. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 20s.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Areas of fog in the early morning. High chance of showers along the coastal fringe, medium chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm, mostly in the afternoon. Light winds becoming SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching 21 to 26.

Currently at Williamtown

24-hour graph
Temperature 20.2°C rising
Dew Point 17.2°C rising
Feels Like 20.2°C
Relative Humidity 83%
Wind icon
S 12km/h rising
Wind Gusts 17km/h
Pressure 1017.0hPa falling
Fire Danger 1.9
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
06:20 EST
Sunset sunset
17:21 EST

Nearby Now

Nobbys Head 20.8°C
Tocal 17.5°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Newcastle

48-hour forecast

9pm

Slight chance shower
20°C

12am

Chance shower
19°C

3am

Mostly clear
18°C

6am

Slight chance storm
18°C

Hunter Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Newcastle 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
Apr 24
Wed
Apr 25
Thu
Apr 26
Fri
Apr 27
Sat
Apr 28
Sun
Apr 29
Mon
Apr 30

Mostly sunny

Showers

Showers

Possible shower

Showers

Showers

Showers
Maximum 23°C 22°C 24°C 20°C 20°C 20°C 21°C
Minimum 17°C 18°C 17°C 17°C 16°C 16°C 16°C
Chance of Rain 70% 80% 50% 80% 70% 90% 60%
Rain Amount 1-5mm 10-20mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 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
21
km/h
18
km/h
18
km/h
16
km/h
27
km/h
28
km/h
31
km/h
20
km/h
24
km/h
20
km/h
24
km/h
17
km/h
21
km/h
Wind Direction SSW 18km/h
SSW
S 21km/h
S
SW 18km/h
SW
SSW 18km/h
SSW
W 16km/h
W
SSW 27km/h
SSW
SSW 28km/h
SSW
SSW 31km/h
SSW
SW 20km/h
SW
SSW 24km/h
SSW
SW 20km/h
SW
SSW 24km/h
SSW
SSW 17km/h
SSW
S 21km/h
S
Relative Humidity 74% 57% 85% 77% 83% 63% 70% 60% 78% 60% 80% 62% 82% 62%
Dew Point 17°C 14°C 18°C 18°C 18°C 16°C 15°C 12°C 15°C 12°C 16°C 13°C 16°C 14°C

Newcastle Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
05:56 EST
sunrise
06:21 EST
sunset
17:20 EST
last light
17:46 EST
moon
set
Wed 01:03 EST
rise
Wed 14:40 EST
moon
Mon
Apr 30
moon
Tue
May 8
moon
Tue
May 15
moon
Tue
May 22

Nelson Bay Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Mon
Apr 23
16.0°C - 9.8mm
Sun
Apr 22
16.5°C 22.5°C 0.0mm
Sat
Apr 21
18.1°C 23.0°C 2.0mm
Fri
Apr 20
16.9°C 23.4°C 26.2mm
Thu
Apr 19
17.7°C 24.7°C 0.0mm

Nelson Bay Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Apr
459.1mm
43.5 Day(s)
Total For 2018
347.2mm
38 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
437.1mm
59 Day(s)
Wettest Day
85.5mm
Mar 22
Lowest Temperature
10.2°C
Apr 5
Highest Temperature
35.1°C
Feb 14

Nelson Bay Almanac

full climatology
April Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
10.2°C
5th
Lowest On Record
9.0°C
27th 1972
Average This Month
18.1°C
+1.8°C
Long-term Average
16.3°C
April Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
31.2°C
9th
Highest On Record
30.5°C
12th 2006
Average This Month
26.2°C
+2.8°C
Long-term Average
23.4°C
April Rainfall
Wettest This Month
26.2mm
20th
Total This Month
48.8mm
8 Day(s)
Long-term Average
129.8mm
11.8 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
476.1mm
2015
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1898
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