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Newcastle Forecast

This morning 9°C
Today 21°C
late_shower

Now

8.9°C rising
Updated at 06:50 EST

Hunter for Thursday Mostly sunny. Areas of morning fog. Medium chance of showers along the coastal fringe late this afternoon and evening, most likely along the northern coastal fringe. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures between 19 and 22.

Currently at Williamtown

24-hour graph
Temperature 8.9°C rising
Dew Point 8.5°C rising
Feels Like 6.8°C
Relative Humidity 97%
Wind icon
NW 12km/h steady
Wind Gusts 15km/h
Pressure 1023.5hPa rising
Fire Danger 0.8
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
06:41 EST
Sunset sunset
16:57 EST

Nearby Now

Nobbys Head 10.8°C
Tocal 5.1°C
Cessnock Ap 3.2°C

Next 12 hours in Newcastle

48-hour forecast

9am

Mostly clear
13°C

12pm

Clear
20°C

3pm

Mostly clear
21°C

6pm

Mostly clear
17°C

Hunter Weather Warnings

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NSW/ACT - Thu 04:45 EST
Hazardous Surf Warning for Byron, Coffs, Macquarie, Hunter, Sydney, Illawarra, Batemans and Eden coasts

National Forecast

Newcastle 7-day Weather Forecast

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

Late shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 21°C 20°C 21°C 21°C 23°C 24°C 20°C
Minimum 9°C 13°C 10°C 9°C 9°C 9°C 11°C
Chance of Rain 50% 30% 10% 40% 10% 30% 50%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 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 13
km/h
17
km/h
16
km/h
19
km/h
9
km/h
14
km/h
12
km/h
14
km/h
12
km/h
13
km/h
14
km/h
13
km/h
21
km/h
21
km/h
Wind Direction W 13km/h
W
SSW 17km/h
SSW
SSW 16km/h
SSW
SSW 19km/h
SSW
NW 9km/h
NW
E 14km/h
E
NNW 12km/h
NNW
ENE 14km/h
ENE
NNW 12km/h
NNW
NE 13km/h
NE
NW 14km/h
NW
NNE 13km/h
NNE
NW 21km/h
NW
NW 21km/h
NW
Relative Humidity 83% 65% 76% 59% 84% 57% 85% 54% 81% 55% 79% 51% 69% 45%
Dew Point 11°C 14°C 12°C 11°C 12°C 12°C 11°C 11°C 11°C 14°C 11°C 14°C 9°C 8°C

Newcastle Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
06:15 EST
sunrise
06:41 EST
sunset
16:57 EST
last light
17:24 EST
moon
rise
Thu 13:57 EST
set
Fri 02:04 EST
moon
Wed
May 30
moon
Thu
Jun 7
moon
Thu
Jun 14
moon
Wed
Jun 20

Williamtown Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
May 23
10.5°C 21°C 0.0mm
Tue
May 22
10.8°C 22.7°C 0.0mm
Mon
May 21
7.9°C 22.1°C 0.0mm
Sun
May 20
6.1°C 19.7°C 0.0mm
Sat
May 19
7.7°C 19.7°C 0.0mm

Williamtown Year To Date

Average Rainfall To May
571.7mm
62.3 Day(s)
Total For 2018
402.6mm
47 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
483.6mm
74 Day(s)
Wettest Day
122.0mm
Mar 22
Lowest Temperature
6.0°C
May 6
Highest Temperature
43.7°C
Jan 7

Williamtown Almanac

full climatology
May Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
6.0°C
6th
Lowest On Record
-0.6°C
30th 1971
Average This Month
9.9°C
-0.2°C
Long-term Average
10.1°C
May Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
27.6°C
4th
Highest On Record
29.6°C
13th 1957
Average This Month
21.6°C
+1.2°C
Long-term Average
20.4°C
May Rainfall
Wettest This Month
11.2mm
14th
Total This Month
18.0mm
3 Day(s)
Long-term Average
113.2mm
13.5 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
410.2mm
2001
Driest On Record
5.0mm
1982
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