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Newcastle Forecast

Today 26°C
Tonight 22°C
mostly_sunny

Now

26.1°C rising
Updated at 14:50 EDT

Hunter for Sunday Partly cloudy. Patchy fog early this morning. Slight (30%) chance of a shower or thunderstorm inland during the afternoon and early evening. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 32 to 37.

Currently at Williamtown

24-hour graph
Temperature 26.1°C rising
Dew Point 19.5°C rising
Feels Like 27.3°C
Relative Humidity 67%
Wind icon
ESE 24km/h steady
Wind Gusts 28km/h
Pressure 1013.2hPa rising
Fire Danger 5.2
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sun

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Sunrise sunrise
05:37 EDT
Sunset sunset
19:49 EDT

Nearby Now

Nobbys Head 23.4°C
Tocal 30.7°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Newcastle

48-hour forecast

6pm

Mostly cloudy
25°C

9pm

Mostly clear
23°C

12am

Mostly clear
22°C

3am

Mostly cloudy
22°C

Hunter Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Newcastle 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sun
Dec 4
Mon
Dec 5
Tue
Dec 6
Wed
Dec 7
Thu
Dec 8
Fri
Dec 9
Sat
Dec 10

Mostly sunny

Late shower

Showers

Clearing shower

Possible shower

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Possible shower
Maximum 26°C 31°C 25°C 22°C 27°C 25°C 21°C
Minimum 20°C 22°C 20°C 20°C 20°C 20°C 17°C
Chance of Rain 30% 70% 90% 80% 50% 30% 10%
Rain Amount < 1mm 1-5mm 10-20mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 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 10
km/h
26
km/h
14
km/h
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km/h
17
km/h
26
km/h
16
km/h
25
km/h
16
km/h
25
km/h
22
km/h
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km/h
15
km/h
27
km/h
Wind Direction ESE 10km/h
ESE
ESE 26km/h
ESE
NNE 14km/h
NNE
N 20km/h
N
SSW 17km/h
SSW
SSE 26km/h
SSE
S 16km/h
S
SE 25km/h
SE
NNE 16km/h
NNE
NE 25km/h
NE
SW 22km/h
SW
S 30km/h
S
SSE 15km/h
SSE
SE 27km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 77% 61% 66% 41% 80% 69% 83% 66% 75% 51% 64% 47% 61% 48%
Dew Point 20°C 18°C 20°C 17°C 20°C 18°C 19°C 16°C 19°C 17°C 17°C 13°C 12°C 10°C

Newcastle Sun & Moon Times

Sunday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:09 EDT
sunrise
05:37 EDT
sunset
19:49 EDT
last light
20:17 EDT
moon
set
Sun 23:21 EDT
rise
Mon 10:24 EDT
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Nelson Bay Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sun
Dec 4
20°C - 0.0mm
Sat
Dec 3
21.7°C 25°C 0.0mm
Fri
Dec 2
19.2°C 29.4°C 0.4mm
Thu
Dec 1
18.0°C 25.9°C 0.0mm
Wed
Nov 30
19.3°C 26.9°C 0.0mm

Nelson Bay Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
1350.2mm
130.3 Day(s)
Total For 2016
1044.0mm
144 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
1496.5mm
144 Day(s)
Wettest Day
134.8mm
Jun 5
Lowest Temperature
6.1°C
Jul 15
Highest Temperature
32.8°C
Jan 14

Nelson Bay Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
18.0°C
1st
Lowest On Record
9.0°C
1st 2001
Average This Month
19.7°C
+1.3°C
Long-term Average
18.4°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
29.4°C
2nd
Highest On Record
39.3°C
24th 2005
Average This Month
26.8°C
+1.0°C
Long-term Average
25.8°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
0.4mm
2nd
Total This Month
0.4mm
1 Day(s)
Long-term Average
94.2mm
10.3 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
334.3mm
1920
Driest On Record
5.8mm
1908
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