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Nelson Bay Weather


Newcastle Forecast

Today 21°C
Tonight 13°C
showers

Now

16.5°C rising
Updated at 09:20 EST

Hunter for Sunday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of rain or showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming W/NW 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then tending W/SW in the early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures between 17 and 22.

Currently at Williamtown

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Temperature 16.5°C rising
Dew Point 13.2°C steady
Feels Like 13.6°C
Relative Humidity 81%
Wind icon
NW 25km/h rising
Wind Gusts 31km/h
Pressure 1007.1hPa falling
Fire Danger 2.4
Rain since 9am/last hr 2.6mm / -

Sun on Sun

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Sunrise sunrise
05:38 EST
Sunset sunset
17:51 EST

Nearby Now

Nobbys Head 15.7°C
Tocal 17.8°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Newcastle

48-hour forecast

12pm

Shower
21°C

3pm

Chance shower
21°C

6pm

Slight chance shower
18°C

9pm

Mostly cloudy
16°C

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Newcastle 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sun
Sep 25
Mon
Sep 26
Tue
Sep 27
Wed
Sep 28
Thu
Sep 29
Fri
Sep 30
Sat
Oct 1

Showers

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Rain

Possible shower

Mostly sunny
Maximum 21°C 20°C 22°C 21°C 23°C 19°C 22°C
Minimum 14°C 13°C 11°C 12°C 14°C 11°C 13°C
Chance of Rain 90% 20% 50% 60% 70% 30% 5%
Rain Amount 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index High High High High High
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 22
km/h
22
km/h
17
km/h
15
km/h
26
km/h
27
km/h
14
km/h
17
km/h
26
km/h
35
km/h
38
km/h
42
km/h
31
km/h
27
km/h
Wind Direction WNW 22km/h
WNW
W 22km/h
W
W 17km/h
W
S 15km/h
S
WNW 26km/h
WNW
W 27km/h
W
W 14km/h
W
ESE 17km/h
ESE
N 26km/h
N
NW 35km/h
NW
NW 38km/h
NW
WNW 42km/h
WNW
WNW 31km/h
WNW
WNW 27km/h
WNW
Relative Humidity 71% 61% 69% 46% 51% 38% 52% 42% 66% 45% 49% 41% 51% 34%
Dew Point 13°C 13°C 11°C 8°C 7°C 7°C 7°C 8°C 14°C 10°C 5°C 6°C 7°C 6°C

Newcastle Sun & Moon Times

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First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:13 EST
sunrise
05:38 EST
sunset
17:51 EST
last light
18:16 EST
moon
set
Sun 12:28 EST
rise
Mon 02:29 EST
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Nelson Bay Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
Sep 23
15.0°C 19.4°C 0.0mm
Thu
Sep 22
14.3°C 21.0°C 0.7mm
Wed
Sep 21
14.5°C 20.4°C 0.6mm
Tue
Sep 20
12.0°C 19.0°C 0.0mm
Mon
Sep 19
15.6°C 21.6°C 9.4mm

Nelson Bay Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Sep
1096.8mm
100.0 Day(s)
Total For 2016
917.0mm
117 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
1361.0mm
118 Day(s)
Wettest Day
134.8mm
Jun 5
Lowest Temperature
6.1°C
Jul 15
Highest Temperature
32.8°C
Jan 14

Nelson Bay Almanac

full climatology
September Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
10.7°C
5th
Lowest On Record
5.0°C
18th 1969
Average This Month
13.7°C
+0.9°C
Long-term Average
12.8°C
September Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
22.9°C
9th
Highest On Record
34.2°C
24th 2006
Average This Month
20.8°C
-0.4°C
Long-term Average
21.2°C
September Rainfall
Wettest This Month
13.5mm
14th
Total This Month
43.6mm
11 Day(s)
Long-term Average
88.5mm
9.9 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
311.9mm
1932
Driest On Record
1.5mm
2003
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