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Norah Head Forecast

This morning 18°C
Today 27°C
possible_thunderstorm

Now

21.8°C rising
Updated at 08:50 EDT

Hunter for Saturday Hot. Partly cloudy. High chance of showers during this afternoon and early evening. Thunderstorms likely during the morning and redeveloping in the afternoon. Winds N/NW 15 to 25 km/h tending NW/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then tending E/NE 20 to 30 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 33 to 39.

Currently at Lake Macquarie

24-hour graph
Temperature 21.8°C rising
Dew Point 20.4°C steady
Feels Like 21.8°C
Relative Humidity 92%
Wind icon
Calm falling
Wind Gusts 0km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 1.1
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.2mm / -

Nearby Now

Norah Head 20.4°C
Nobbys Head 20.8°C
Cessnock Ap 21.6°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Lake Macquarie

48-hour forecast

12pm

Clear
31°C

3pm

Mostly clear
30°C

6pm

Mostly clear
27°C

9pm

Mostly clear
24°C

Hunter Weather Warnings

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NSW/ACT - Sat 04:10 EDT
Strong Wind Warning for Macquarie Coast and Hunter Coast

National Forecast

Norah Head 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Dec 16
Sun
Dec 17
Mon
Dec 18
Tue
Dec 19
Wed
Dec 20
Thu
Dec 21
Fri
Dec 22

Possible thunderstorm

Cloudy

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Late shower

Showers

Possible shower
Maximum 27°C 26°C 27°C 29°C 32°C 25°C 26°C
Minimum 18°C 19°C 19°C 19°C 20°C 19°C 18°C
Chance of Rain 40% 30% 10% 5% 80% 70% 80%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm
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
23
km/h
13
km/h
18
km/h
6
km/h
25
km/h
7
km/h
25
km/h
15
km/h
17
km/h
22
km/h
26
km/h
9
km/h
23
km/h
Wind Direction NE 8km/h
NE
ENE 23km/h
ENE
SSW 13km/h
SSW
SSE 18km/h
SSE
NE 6km/h
NE
ENE 25km/h
ENE
NNE 7km/h
NNE
ENE 25km/h
ENE
N 15km/h
N
NNE 17km/h
NNE
S 22km/h
S
SSE 26km/h
SSE
E 9km/h
E
E 23km/h
E
Relative Humidity 85% 75% 92% 84% 90% 76% 85% 67% 61% 57% 84% 72% 80% 73%
Dew Point 19°C 20°C 22°C 23°C 21°C 22°C 21°C 22°C 19°C 20°C 19°C 19°C 19°C 20°C

Norah Head Sun & Moon Times

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Sun 04:55 EDT
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Lake Macquarie Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
Dec 15
20°C 30°C 0.0mm
Thu
Dec 14
16.0°C 39°C 0.0mm
Wed
Dec 13
14.7°C 29.8°C 0.0mm
Tue
Dec 12
14.6°C 26.7°C 0.0mm
Mon
Dec 11
12.3°C 26.7°C 0.0mm

Norah Head Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
1218.9mm
144.7 Day(s)
Total For 2017
976.2mm
148 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
1055.2mm
127 Day(s)
Wettest Day
72.0mm
Mar 31
Lowest Temperature
7.1°C
Jul 1
Highest Temperature
39.9°C
Jan 18

Norah Head Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
16.1°C
3rd
Lowest On Record
11.2°C
13th 1995
Average This Month
18.0°C
-0.4°C
Long-term Average
18.4°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
31.8°C
7th
Highest On Record
40.7°C
24th 2005
Average This Month
25.8°C
+0.9°C
Long-term Average
24.9°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
28.0mm
3rd
Total This Month
42.6mm
5 Day(s)
Long-term Average
70.3mm
11.3 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
133.8mm
2007
Driest On Record
0.2mm
1996
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