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Newcastle Forecast

Tonight 11°C
Tomorrow 16°C

Now

10.6°C falling
Updated at 19:00 EST

Hunter for Tuesday Cloudy. Scattered showers, more frequent near the coast. The chance of thunderstorms with small hail. Isolated snow showers about the Upper Hunter above 1100 metres later this evening. Winds SW 20 to 30 km/h, increasing to 35 to 50 km/h on the coast. Large and powerful surf conditions in the afternoon and evening are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as rock fishing, swimming and surfing.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. The chance of showers, clearing in the morning, then the chance of showers in the afternoon. Winds SW 30 to 50 km/h.

Currently at Williamtown

24-hour graph
Temperature 10.6°C falling
Dew Point 7.7°C falling
Feels Like 8.9°C
Relative Humidity 82%
Wind icon
W 12km/h steady
Wind Gusts 19km/h
Pressure 1009.8hPa steady
Fire Danger 1.4
Rain since 9am/last hr 3.2mm / 0.2mm

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
06:10 EST
Sunset sunset
17:36 EST

Nearby Now

Nobbys Head 11.7°C
Tocal 12.4°C
Cessnock Ap 11.6°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Newcastle

48-hour forecast

9pm

Chance shower or storm
11°C

12am

Shower. Chance storm. Windy
11°C

3am

Shower. Chance storm. Windy
11°C

6am

Slight chance storm. Windy
11°C

Hunter Weather Warnings

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NSW/ACT - Tue 16:18 EST
Severe Weather Warning (Damaging Winds and Damaging Surf) for Sydney, Mid North Coast, Hunter and Illawarra

NSW/ACT - Tue 16:09 EST
Gale Warning from the Macquarie Coast to the Eden Coast. Strong Wind Warning for Sydney Closed Waters, Byron Coast and Coffs Coast

New South Wales/ACT Weather Update

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Newcastle 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
Sep 2
Wed
Sep 3
Thu
Sep 4
Fri
Sep 5
Sat
Sep 6
Sun
Sep 7
Mon
Sep 8

Windy with showers

Windy with showers

Windy with showers

Showers

Showers

Possible shower

Mostly sunny
Maximum 17°C 16°C 16°C 17°C 18°C 18°C 19°C
Minimum 13°C 11°C 11°C 12°C 12°C 12°C 11°C
Chance of Rain 90% 90% 90% 90% 80% 60% 30%
Rain Amount 10-20mm 1-5mm 5-10mm 10-20mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate
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 18
km/h
25
km/h
41
km/h
43
km/h
26
km/h
27
km/h
20
km/h
27
km/h
19
km/h
24
km/h
13
km/h
19
km/h
12
km/h
22
km/h
Wind Direction WNW 18km/h
WNW
WSW 25km/h
WSW
WSW 41km/h
WSW
SW 43km/h
SW
WSW 26km/h
WSW
SSW 27km/h
SSW
WSW 20km/h
WSW
SSE 27km/h
SSE
SW 19km/h
SW
SE 24km/h
SE
SSW 13km/h
SSW
ESE 19km/h
ESE
NNW 12km/h
NNW
E 22km/h
E
Relative Humidity 70% 56% 61% 52% 64% 56% 67% 60% 73% 60% 68% 56% 69% 54%
Dew Point 10°C 8°C 6°C 6°C 7°C 7°C 9°C 9°C 10°C 10°C 10°C 9°C 9°C 10°C

Newcastle Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moonset moonrise Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
05:44 EST
sunrise
06:09 EST
sunset
17:36 EST
last light
18:01 EST
moon
set
Wed 00:37 EST
rise
Wed 11:25 EST
moon
Tue
Sep 9
moon
Tue
Sep 16
moon
Wed
Sep 24
moon
Thu
Oct 2

Nelson Bay Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Sep 2
14.4°C 18°C 0.0mm
Mon
Sep 1
12.1°C 20.3°C 0.2mm
Sun
Aug 31
13.1°C 18.5°C 33.7mm
Sat
Aug 30
12.5°C 16.2°C 16.8mm
Fri
Aug 29
12.0°C 17.0°C 12.0mm

Nelson Bay Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Sep
1096.8mm
99.8 Day(s)
Total For 2014
960.5mm
122 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2013
1124.9mm
119 Day(s)
Wettest Day
76.5mm
Feb 28
Lowest Temperature
7.0°C
Jul 2
Highest Temperature
35.0°C
Jan 2

Nelson Bay Almanac

full climatology
September Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
12.1°C
1st
Lowest On Record
5.0°C
18th 1969
Average This Month
13.2°C
+0.4°C
Long-term Average
12.8°C
September Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
20.3°C
1st
Highest On Record
34.2°C
24th 2006
Average This Month
19.2°C
-2.0°C
Long-term Average
21.2°C
September Rainfall
Wettest This Month
0.2mm
1st
Total This Month
0.2mm
1 Day(s)
Long-term Average
88.2mm
9.9 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
311.9mm
1932
Driest On Record
1.5mm
2003
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18:11 EST

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16:36 EST

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