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Newcastle Forecast

Today 24°C
Tonight 20°C
mostly_cloudy

Now

26.2°C steady
Updated at 12:00 EDT

Hunter for Thursday Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming E 15 to 20 km/h in the afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 26 to 31.

Currently at Williamtown

24-hour graph
Temperature 26.2°C steady
Dew Point 13.0°C falling
Feels Like 26.5°C
Relative Humidity 44%
Wind icon
ENE 24km/h steady
Wind Gusts 30km/h
Pressure 1016.5hPa falling
Fire Danger 11.5
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
06:35 EDT
Sunset sunset
19:37 EDT

Nearby Now

Nobbys Head 24.0°C
Tocal 26.7°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Newcastle

48-hour forecast

3pm

Mostly cloudy
24°C

6pm

Mostly cloudy
24°C

9pm

Mostly cloudy
22°C

12am

Mostly clear
21°C

Hunter Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Newcastle 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Feb 22
Fri
Feb 23
Sat
Feb 24
Sun
Feb 25
Mon
Feb 26
Tue
Feb 27
Wed
Feb 28

Mostly cloudy

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 24°C 26°C 29°C 27°C 23°C 25°C 29°C
Minimum 19°C 20°C 21°C 24°C 20°C 19°C 19°C
Chance of Rain 5% 5% 30% 50% 20% 10% 60%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 5-10mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm
UV Index Extreme 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 8
km/h
26
km/h
15
km/h
28
km/h
15
km/h
25
km/h
16
km/h
27
km/h
16
km/h
26
km/h
8
km/h
24
km/h
12
km/h
22
km/h
Wind Direction NNE 8km/h
NNE
E 26km/h
E
NE 15km/h
NE
ENE 28km/h
ENE
NNE 15km/h
NNE
NE 25km/h
NE
W 16km/h
W
S 27km/h
S
S 16km/h
S
SSE 26km/h
SSE
N 8km/h
N
ESE 24km/h
ESE
N 12km/h
N
ENE 22km/h
ENE
Relative Humidity 64% 45% 68% 49% 69% 47% 70% 60% 65% 49% 63% 43% 65% 42%
Dew Point 15°C 12°C 18°C 15°C 19°C 17°C 21°C 19°C 15°C 12°C 15°C 12°C 17°C 15°C

Newcastle Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
06:10 EDT
sunrise
06:35 EDT
sunset
19:37 EDT
last light
20:03 EDT
moon
rise
Thu 12:21 EDT
set
Thu 23:36 EDT
moon
Fri
Feb 23
moon
Fri
Mar 2
moon
Fri
Mar 9
moon
Sun
Mar 18

Newcastle Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Feb 22
18°C - 0.0mm
Wed
Feb 21
- 26°C 0.4mm
Tue
Feb 20
19.5°C - 25.0mm
Mon
Feb 19
22.7°C 29.2°C 0.0mm
Sun
Feb 18
20.5°C 33.2°C 0.0mm

Newcastle Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Feb
226.6mm
22.8 Day(s)
Total For 2018
51.6mm
10 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
87.4mm
19 Day(s)
Wettest Day
25.0mm
Feb 20
Lowest Temperature
12.4°C
Jan 18
Highest Temperature
42.9°C
Jan 7

Newcastle Almanac

full climatology
February Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
15.7°C
2nd
Lowest On Record
12.3°C
4th 2005
Average This Month
19.6°C
+0.2°C
Long-term Average
19.4°C
February Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
38.2°C
14th
Highest On Record
43.5°C
11th 2017
Average This Month
29.7°C
+1.4°C
Long-term Average
28.3°C
February Rainfall
Wettest This Month
25.0mm
20th
Total This Month
34.8mm
7 Day(s)
Long-term Average
137.0mm
12.2 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
297.2mm
2002
Driest On Record
13.4mm
2010
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