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Newcastle Forecast

Today 20°C
Tonight 12°C
rain_developing

Now

18.8°C steady
Updated at 16:40 EST

Hunter for Wednesday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain, most likely later this evening. The chance of a thunderstorm later this evening. Light winds.

Currently at Williamtown

24-hour graph
Temperature 18.8°C steady
Dew Point 4.9°C rising
Feels Like 18.8°C
Relative Humidity 40%
Wind icon
NE 11km/h steady
Wind Gusts 13km/h
Pressure 1012.6hPa rising
Fire Danger 7.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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

Nearby Now

Nobbys Head 17.9°C
Tocal 19.4°C
Cessnock Ap 19.8°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Newcastle

48-hour forecast

6pm

Mostly clear
16°C

9pm

Slight chance shower
14°C

12am

Shower
13°C

3am

Shower. Chance storm
13°C

Hunter Weather Warnings

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NSW/ACT - Wed 16:05 EST
Gale Warning for Macquarie, Hunter & Sydney Coasts. Strong Wind Warning for all remaining waters incl. Sydney Closed Waters

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Newcastle 7-day Weather Forecast

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

Rain developing

Rain

Showers easing

Late shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Clearing shower
Maximum 20°C 20°C 18°C 20°C 19°C 23°C 20°C
Minimum 9°C 12°C 12°C 10°C 12°C 11°C 12°C
Chance of Rain 90% 90% 80% 70% 80% 80% 40%
Rain Amount 1-5mm 5-10mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 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 15
km/h
19
km/h
31
km/h
35
km/h
33
km/h
29
km/h
14
km/h
15
km/h
11
km/h
20
km/h
18
km/h
18
km/h
23
km/h
20
km/h
Wind Direction WNW 15km/h
WNW
NE 19km/h
NE
NW 31km/h
NW
W 35km/h
W
WSW 33km/h
WSW
SSW 29km/h
SSW
NW 14km/h
NW
E 15km/h
E
WSW 11km/h
WSW
E 20km/h
E
NW 18km/h
NW
WNW 18km/h
WNW
W 23km/h
W
ESE 20km/h
ESE
Relative Humidity 53% 33% 62% 41% 66% 50% 57% 40% 60% 53% 57% 38% 57% 38%
Dew Point 5°C 4°C 10°C 6°C 10°C 8°C 7°C 6°C 9°C 9°C 9°C 8°C 8°C 6°C

Newcastle Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
05:45 EST
sunrise
06:10 EST
sunset
17:36 EST
last light
18:01 EST
moon
rise
Wed 21:33 EST
set
Thu 09:03 EST
moon
Sat
Sep 5
moon
Sun
Sep 13
moon
Mon
Sep 21
moon
Mon
Sep 28

Nelson Bay Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Sep 2
10.2°C 20°C 0.0mm
Tue
Sep 1
10.8°C 18.7°C 0.6mm
Mon
Aug 31
10.7°C 17.4°C 2.2mm
Sun
Aug 30
10.5°C 17.3°C 0.0mm
Sat
Aug 29
10.8°C 20.0°C 0.0mm

Nelson Bay Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Sep
1096.8mm
100.0 Day(s)
Total For 2015
1178.8mm
107 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2014
963.6mm
123 Day(s)
Wettest Day
168.0mm
Apr 21
Lowest Temperature
6.5°C
Aug 23
Highest Temperature
33.3°C
Jan 25

Nelson Bay Almanac

full climatology
September Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
10.2°C
2nd
Lowest On Record
5.0°C
18th 1969
Average This Month
10.5°C
-2.3°C
Long-term Average
12.8°C
September Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
20.0°C
2nd
Highest On Record
34.2°C
24th 2006
Average This Month
19.4°C
-1.8°C
Long-term Average
21.2°C
September Rainfall
Wettest This Month
0.6mm
1st
Total This Month
0.6mm
1 Day(s)
Long-term Average
88.5mm
9.9 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
311.9mm
1932
Driest On Record
1.5mm
2003
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