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Newcastle Forecast

This morning 9°C
Today 16°C
showers

Now

10.9°C falling
Updated at 03:40 EST

Hunter for Tuesday Cloudy. Patchy fog about the Upper Hunter in the early morning. Very high chance of showers along the coastal fringe, medium chance elsewhere. Snow possible above 1200 metres. Winds W/SW 20 to 30 km/h tending S/SW 25 to 35 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 16.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Patchy fog in the morning. High chance of showers along the coastal fringe, medium chance inland. Winds SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day.. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching between 14 and 18.

Currently at Williamtown

24-hour graph
Temperature 10.9°C falling
Dew Point 4.4°C rising
Feels Like 8.0°C
Relative Humidity 64%
Wind icon
W 25km/h rising
Wind Gusts 30km/h
Pressure 1018.2hPa steady
Fire Danger 3.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 24.2mm / -

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
06:54 EST
Sunset sunset
16:54 EST

Nearby Now

Nobbys Head 11.4°C
Tocal 10.6°C

Next 12 hours in Newcastle

48-hour forecast

6am

Chance shower or storm
9°C

9am

Chance shower or storm
12°C

12pm

Slight chance storm
15°C

3pm

Chance shower or storm
16°C

Hunter Weather Warnings

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NSW/ACT - Tue 03:00 EST
Hazardous Surf Warning

NSW/ACT - Mon 22:00 EST
Coastal Strong Wind/Gale Warning

National Forecast

Newcastle 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
Jun 19
Wed
Jun 20
Thu
Jun 21
Fri
Jun 22
Sat
Jun 23
Sun
Jun 24
Mon
Jun 25

Showers

Showers

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Possible shower
Maximum 16°C 18°C 18°C 19°C 19°C 19°C 19°C
Minimum 9°C 11°C 9°C 6°C 6°C 6°C 8°C
Chance of Rain 90% 70% 50% 20% 5% 30% 30%
Rain Amount 10-20mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm
UV Index Low Low Low Low Low
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 27
km/h
32
km/h
17
km/h
22
km/h
12
km/h
16
km/h
11
km/h
12
km/h
13
km/h
15
km/h
16
km/h
17
km/h
17
km/h
20
km/h
Wind Direction SW 27km/h
SW
SW 32km/h
SW
SSW 17km/h
SSW
S 22km/h
S
WSW 12km/h
WSW
SW 16km/h
SW
WNW 11km/h
WNW
SSW 12km/h
SSW
WNW 13km/h
WNW
WNW 15km/h
WNW
WNW 16km/h
WNW
W 17km/h
W
WNW 17km/h
WNW
WSW 20km/h
WSW
Relative Humidity 88% 76% 84% 63% 92% 75% 94% 65% 87% 56% 79% 54% 80% 52%
Dew Point 10°C 11°C 11°C 10°C 10°C 14°C 9°C 12°C 9°C 10°C 7°C 10°C 9°C 9°C

Newcastle Sun & Moon Times

Tuesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
06:27 EST
sunrise
06:54 EST
sunset
16:54 EST
last light
17:21 EST
moon
rise
Tue 11:21 EST
set
Tue 22:56 EST
moon
Wed
Jun 20
moon
Thu
Jun 28
moon
Fri
Jul 6
moon
Fri
Jul 13

Nelson Bay Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Mon
Jun 18
10°C 12°C 3mm
Sun
Jun 17
10.6°C 15°C 0.0mm
Sat
Jun 16
13.1°C 18.5°C 0.0mm
Fri
Jun 15
10.0°C 20.0°C 0.0mm
Thu
Jun 14
10.1°C 19.0°C 0.2mm

Nelson Bay Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jun
766.5mm
68.2 Day(s)
Total For 2018
741.2mm
68 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
767.1mm
96 Day(s)
Wettest Day
85.5mm
Mar 22
Lowest Temperature
8.0°C
May 11
Highest Temperature
35.1°C
Feb 14

Nelson Bay Almanac

full climatology
June Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
9.1°C
1st
Lowest On Record
4.4°C
29th 1969
Average This Month
11.9°C
+0.8°C
Long-term Average
11.1°C
June Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
20.0°C
15th
Highest On Record
24.0°C
14th 2004
Average This Month
16.9°C
-1.2°C
Long-term Average
18.1°C
June Rainfall
Wettest This Month
55.8mm
4th
Total This Month
308.9mm
13 Day(s)
Long-term Average
155.8mm
12.1 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
607.6mm
1960
Driest On Record
6.2mm
2001
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Weather News

Frosty start to Tuesday

17:18 EST

Cold air, clear skies and light winds will cause widespread frost across multiple states and territories on Tuesday morning.

Did this cold snap break records?

12:27 EST

A pulse of wintry weather has sent shivers across southeastern Australia during the last few days.

Could Ord Valley hay be the solution to feed shortages in drought-stricken SE Australia?

06:21 EST

Could fodder grown in Western Australia's remote Ord River Irrigation Scheme be the solution to the feed shortage on drought-stricken farmland in South Eastern Australia? The sub-tropical climate and access to irrigation allows farmers in the Ord to produce significant tonnages of Rhodes Grass hay for the local cattle industry, yields up to 30 tonnes per hectare a year.