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Newcastle Forecast

Tonight 21°C
Tomorrow 29°C
late_shower

Now

29.9°C falling
Updated at 19:20 EDT

Hunter for Thursday Hot. Sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm during this afternoon and early evening. Winds N/NW 20 to 30 km/h tending W/NW 25 to 35 km/h in the morning then turning N/NE 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon and evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 36 to 41.
Friday Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers about the Upper Hunter, slight chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm inland in the afternoon and early evening. Winds NW/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending SE/SW 15 to 25 km/h early in the morning then tending E/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to the low 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 29 to 37.

Currently at Williamtown

24-hour graph
Temperature 29.9°C falling
Dew Point 16.0°C rising
Feels Like 29.9°C
Relative Humidity 43%
Wind icon
NE 20km/h falling
Wind Gusts 31km/h
Pressure 1005.5hPa rising
Fire Danger 12.3
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
05:38 EDT
Sunset sunset
19:56 EDT

Nearby Now

Nobbys Head 23.6°C
Tocal 35.0°C

Fire Danger Rating

VERY HIGH

Next 12 hours in Newcastle

48-hour forecast

9pm

Mostly clear
29°C

12am

Mostly clear
26°C

3am

Mostly cloudy
23°C

6am

Mostly cloudy
21°C

Hunter Weather Warnings

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NSW/ACT - Thu 16:19 EDT
Strong Wind Warning for Sydney Closed Waters and the Macquarie, Hunter, Sydney, Illawarra, Batemans and Eden coasts

NSW/ACT - Thu 02:03 EDT
Fire Weather Warning for the Greater Sydney Region and Illawarra/Shoalhaven Fire Areas

National Forecast

Newcastle 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Dec 14
Fri
Dec 15
Sat
Dec 16
Sun
Dec 17
Mon
Dec 18
Tue
Dec 19
Wed
Dec 20

Sunny

Late shower

Mostly sunny

Late shower

Fog then sunny

Mostly sunny

Late thunder
Maximum 39°C 29°C 36°C 29°C 33°C 38°C 37°C
Minimum 19°C 21°C 20°C 19°C 19°C 20°C 22°C
Chance of Rain 20% 40% 30% 40% 10% 20% 90%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 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 15
km/h
22
km/h
20
km/h
24
km/h
13
km/h
25
km/h
15
km/h
24
km/h
12
km/h
27
km/h
14
km/h
25
km/h
17
km/h
22
km/h
Wind Direction N 15km/h
N
ENE 22km/h
ENE
SW 20km/h
SW
S 24km/h
S
NNE 13km/h
NNE
ENE 25km/h
ENE
SSW 15km/h
SSW
S 24km/h
S
NE 12km/h
NE
E 27km/h
E
N 14km/h
N
NE 25km/h
NE
NW 17km/h
NW
NNE 22km/h
NNE
Relative Humidity 51% 28% 68% 64% 60% 43% 72% 62% 70% 50% 57% 39% 41% 35%
Dew Point 17°C 18°C 20°C 21°C 20°C 22°C 21°C 20°C 21°C 22°C 21°C 22°C 17°C 19°C

Newcastle Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:10 EDT
sunrise
05:39 EDT
sunset
19:56 EDT
last light
20:25 EDT
moon
rise
Fri 03:41 EDT
set
Sat 18:01 EDT
moon
Mon
Dec 18
moon
Tue
Dec 26
moon
Tue
Jan 2
moon
Tue
Jan 9

Nelson Bay Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Dec 14
20°C - 0.0mm
Wed
Dec 13
19.3°C 26°C 0.0mm
Tue
Dec 12
19.4°C 26.3°C 0.0mm
Mon
Dec 11
18.5°C 26.5°C 0.0mm
Sun
Dec 10
17.5°C 26.1°C 0.1mm

Nelson Bay Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
1348.6mm
130.6 Day(s)
Total For 2017
1022.6mm
156 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
1071.2mm
149 Day(s)
Wettest Day
92.5mm
Jun 4
Lowest Temperature
6.5°C
Sep 19
Highest Temperature
38.5°C
Jan 18

Nelson Bay Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
13.1°C
6th
Lowest On Record
9.0°C
1st 2001
Average This Month
18.3°C
-0.2°C
Long-term Average
18.5°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
29.5°C
7th
Highest On Record
39.3°C
24th 2005
Average This Month
25.7°C
-0.1°C
Long-term Average
25.8°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
4.5mm
3rd
Total This Month
6.9mm
5 Day(s)
Long-term Average
93.6mm
10.3 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
334.3mm
1920
Driest On Record
5.8mm
1908
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