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Newcastle Forecast

Today 28°C
Tonight 16°C
sunny

Now

26.3°C rising
Updated at 17:30 EDT

Hunter for Tuesday Patchy fog early this morning. Mostly sunny afternoon. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 28 to 35.

Currently at Williamtown

24-hour graph
Temperature 26.3°C rising
Dew Point 16.5°C rising
Feels Like 27.0°C
Relative Humidity 54%
Wind icon
ENE 27km/h falling
Wind Gusts 33km/h
Pressure 1014.3hPa steady
Fire Danger 9.0
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
05:38 EDT
Sunset sunset
19:54 EDT

Nearby Now

Tocal 30.2°C
Cessnock Ap 29.1°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Newcastle

48-hour forecast

6pm

Clear
26°C

9pm

Clear
23°C

12am

Clear
21°C

3am

Clear
18°C

Hunter Weather Warnings

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NSW/ACT - Tue 16:05 EDT
Strong Wind Warning for Hunter Coast, Sydney Coast and Illawarra Coast

National Forecast

Newcastle 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
Dec 12
Wed
Dec 13
Thu
Dec 14
Fri
Dec 15
Sat
Dec 16
Sun
Dec 17
Mon
Dec 18

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Late shower

Mostly cloudy

Mostly sunny
Maximum 28°C 33°C 37°C 29°C 35°C 28°C 33°C
Minimum 16°C 16°C 19°C 20°C 19°C 19°C 19°C
Chance of Rain 5% 10% 20% 20% 50% 30% 30%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm
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 16
km/h
29
km/h
16
km/h
29
km/h
14
km/h
23
km/h
20
km/h
22
km/h
12
km/h
23
km/h
16
km/h
24
km/h
17
km/h
31
km/h
Wind Direction ENE 16km/h
ENE
E 29km/h
E
NE 16km/h
NE
ENE 29km/h
ENE
NNE 14km/h
NNE
NE 23km/h
NE
SW 20km/h
SW
S 22km/h
S
NE 12km/h
NE
E 23km/h
E
S 16km/h
S
SE 24km/h
SE
ENE 17km/h
ENE
ENE 31km/h
ENE
Relative Humidity 63% 52% 60% 41% 50% 32% 70% 62% 62% 45% 76% 65% 65% 46%
Dew Point 16°C 18°C 17°C 18°C 17°C 18°C 21°C 20°C 20°C 21°C 21°C 21°C 20°C 20°C

Newcastle Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday 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
05:38 EDT
sunset
19:55 EDT
last light
20:24 EDT
moon
rise
Wed 02:34 EDT
set
Wed 15:17 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
Tue
Dec 12
19°C 26°C 0.0mm
Mon
Dec 11
18.5°C 27°C 0.0mm
Sun
Dec 10
17.5°C 26.1°C 0.1mm
Sat
Dec 9
19.0°C 24.0°C 0.2mm
Fri
Dec 8
19.2°C 27.9°C 0.0mm

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
18.0°C
-0.5°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
25.6°C
-0.2°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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Weather News

Oppressive heat targets northern WA

16:29 EDT

Some northern parts of Western Australia will experience an extreme heatwave this week as temperatures climb into the mid forties for a number of days.

Sweaty week ahead in Sydney

13:34 EDT

The Sydney Basin's first 40C of the season will occur this week and the city could experience its warmest spell of December days in 17 years.

Warming up in Canberra

16:35 EDT

Summer has taken a while to get going in Canberra this year but the nation's capital will get its fair share of heat during the next week.