Fairfax Media Network

Pelton Weather


32.88°S 151.30°E 140m AMSL

Cessnock Forecast

Today 32°C
Tonight 19°C
mostly_sunny

Now

28.9°C rising
Updated at 11:50 EDT

Hunter for Friday Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers about the Upper Hunter, slight chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm during this afternoon and early evening. Winds SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h tending E/SE in the early afternoon then becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 29 to 37.

Currently at Cessnock Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 28.9°C rising
Dew Point 18.9°C rising
Feels Like 30.0°C
Relative Humidity 54%
Wind icon
S 20km/h falling
Wind Gusts 26km/h
Pressure 1012.3hPa falling
Fire Danger 8.1
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Fri

more
Sunrise sunrise
05:41 EDT
Sunset sunset
19:58 EDT

Nearby Now

Tocal 29.6°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Cessnock

48-hour forecast

3pm

Mostly clear
32°C

6pm

Mostly cloudy
28°C

9pm

Mostly cloudy
24°C

12am

Mostly cloudy
21°C

Hunter Weather Warnings

view all
NSW/ACT - Fri 10:37 EDT
Strong Wind Warning for the Macquarie Coast and Hunter Coast

National Forecast

Cessnock 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Fri
Dec 15
Sat
Dec 16
Sun
Dec 17
Mon
Dec 18
Tue
Dec 19
Wed
Dec 20
Thu
Dec 21

Mostly sunny

Possible thunderstorm

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 32°C 37°C 30°C 34°C 39°C 38°C 34°C
Minimum 22°C 19°C 20°C 19°C 19°C 23°C 23°C
Chance of Rain 30% 40% 30% 40% 30% 80% 80%
Rain Amount < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 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 12
km/h
15
km/h
8
km/h
11
km/h
12
km/h
17
km/h
7
km/h
14
km/h
14
km/h
18
km/h
20
km/h
22
km/h
16
km/h
21
km/h
Wind Direction SSW 12km/h
SSW
SSE 15km/h
SSE
NNW 8km/h
NNW
N 11km/h
N
S 12km/h
S
SE 17km/h
SE
ESE 7km/h
ESE
E 14km/h
E
NNW 14km/h
NNW
N 18km/h
N
NW 20km/h
NW
NW 22km/h
NW
S 16km/h
S
SE 21km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 66% 46% 66% 32% 74% 56% 72% 41% 56% 23% 35% 22% 65% 59%
Dew Point 20°C 19°C 20°C 18°C 21°C 21°C 20°C 19°C 20°C 15°C 14°C 13°C 22°C 24°C

Cessnock Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:12 EDT
sunrise
05:41 EDT
sunset
19:58 EDT
last light
20:27 EDT
moon
set
Sat 18:03 EDT
rise
Sun 04:57 EDT
moon
Mon
Dec 18
moon
Tue
Dec 26
moon
Tue
Jan 2
moon
Tue
Jan 9

Cessnock Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
Dec 15
18°C - 0.0mm
Thu
Dec 14
15°C 40°C 0.0mm
Wed
Dec 13
13.7°C 37°C 0.0mm
Tue
Dec 12
15.6°C 30.9°C 0.0mm
Mon
Dec 11
11.9°C 30.3°C 0.0mm

Cessnock Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
749.9mm
114.1 Day(s)
Total For 2017
617.8mm
88 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
705.0mm
88 Day(s)
Wettest Day
52.0mm
Nov 17
Lowest Temperature
-3.9°C
Jul 22
Highest Temperature
46.8°C
Feb 11

Cessnock Ap Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
11.9°C
11th
Lowest On Record
2.8°C
4th 1968
Average This Month
15.0°C
-0.1°C
Long-term Average
15.1°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
40.0°C
14th
Highest On Record
42.5°C
1st 2004
Average This Month
30.5°C
+1.6°C
Long-term Average
28.9°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
17.4mm
3rd
Total This Month
36.2mm
5 Day(s)
Long-term Average
83.9mm
10.6 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
213.6mm
1970
Driest On Record
13.2mm
2005
Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

Second surge of heat could challenge records

10:33 EDT

Another round of intense heat is about to sweep across southern and eastern Australia, challenging December heat records for the second time in a week.

Sydney weather: Temperatures hit 40C in western Sydney ahead of late cool change

18:43 EDT

Demand for ambulances has risen by 40 per cent across the Sydney metro area today, with temperatures in the western suburbs hitting 40 degrees Celsius.

How hot does it get in Australia?

14:43 EDT

With summer underway in Australia and heatwave conditions affecting a number of states this week, a lot of temperature observations are being compared to historical records.