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Maitland Forecast

This morning 18°C
Today 23°C
rain

Now

18.2°C falling
Updated at 05:40 EDT

Hunter for Friday Cloudy. Patchy morning fog about the Upper Hunter. Very high (90%) chance of showers, becoming less likely this afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm with locally heavy falls in the Upper Hunter during the morning. Winds S/SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 20s.

Currently at Maitland

24-hour graph
Temperature 18.2°C falling
Dew Point 18.2°C falling
Feels Like 18.2°C
Relative Humidity 100%
Wind icon
SSE 3km/h falling
Wind Gusts 6km/h
Pressure 1018.0hPa falling
Fire Danger 0.8
Rain since 9am/last hr 7.2mm / -

Sun on Fri

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Sunrise sunrise
06:59 EDT
Sunset sunset
19:01 EDT

Nearby Now

Tocal 18.6°C
Williamtown 19.6°C
Cessnock Ap 18.0°C
Nobbys Head 20.9°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Maitland

48-hour forecast

6am

Rain
18°C

9am

Shower
19°C

12pm

Shower
22°C

3pm

Chance shower
23°C

Hunter Weather Warnings

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NSW/ACT - Fri 03:48 EDT
Severe Thunderstorm Warning (Heavy Rain) for Hunter, Central Tablelands, North West Slopes & Plains and Central West Slopes & Plains

National Forecast

Maitland 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Fri
Mar 24
Sat
Mar 25
Sun
Mar 26
Mon
Mar 27
Tue
Mar 28
Wed
Mar 29
Thu
Mar 30

Rain

Possible shower

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower

Showers
Maximum 23°C 27°C 28°C 28°C 31°C 28°C 28°C
Minimum 18°C 16°C 18°C 18°C 18°C 21°C 21°C
Chance of Rain 70% 90% 80% 40% 60% 70% 90%
Rain Amount 1-5mm 5-10mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 5-10mm
UV Index High Very High Very High Very High Very 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 4
km/h
13
km/h
1
km/h
7
km/h
1
km/h
8
km/h
3
km/h
10
km/h
4
km/h
10
km/h
4
km/h
10
km/h
4
km/h
10
km/h
Wind Direction SSW 4km/h
SSW
SSE 13km/h
SSE
ENE 1km/h
ENE
E 7km/h
E
NW 1km/h
NW
SE 8km/h
SE
NE 3km/h
NE
ENE 10km/h
ENE
NW 4km/h
NW
SSE 10km/h
SSE
SE 4km/h
SE
ESE 10km/h
ESE
NW 4km/h
NW
N 10km/h
N
Relative Humidity 96% 68% 87% 61% 93% 68% 91% 58% 88% 65% 94% 69% 92% 70%
Dew Point 18°C 17°C 17°C 19°C 20°C 22°C 18°C 19°C 20°C 23°C 21°C 22°C 22°C 22°C

Maitland 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
06:35 EDT
sunrise
06:59 EDT
sunset
19:01 EDT
last light
19:25 EDT
moon
set
Fri 16:30 EDT
rise
Sat 03:39 EDT
moon
Tue
Mar 28
moon
Tue
Apr 4
moon
Tue
Apr 11
moon
Wed
Apr 19

Maitland Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Mar 23
21°C 24°C 3.0mm
Wed
Mar 22
21°C 32°C 0.0mm
Tue
Mar 21
21°C 31°C 0.0mm
Mon
Mar 20
21°C 29°C 1.6mm
Sun
Mar 19
21°C 30°C 9.6mm

Newcastle Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Mar
335.2mm
34.1 Day(s)
Total For 2017
318.7mm
35 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
537.0mm
29 Day(s)
Wettest Day
63.4mm
Mar 18
Lowest Temperature
15.4°C
Mar 18
Highest Temperature
43.5°C
Feb 11

Newcastle Almanac

full climatology
March Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
15.4°C
18th
Lowest On Record
9.6°C
31st 2008
Average This Month
19.7°C
+2.4°C
Long-term Average
17.3°C
March Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
31.0°C
21st
Highest On Record
39.2°C
19th 2002
Average This Month
26.3°C
-0.3°C
Long-term Average
26.6°C
March Rainfall
Wettest This Month
63.4mm
18th
Total This Month
191.2mm
14 Day(s)
Long-term Average
120.5mm
11.6 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
208.0mm
2007
Driest On Record
46.4mm
1999
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