Fairfax Media Network

Swan Bay Weather


Newcastle Forecast

Tonight 20°C
Tomorrow 28°C
sunny

Now

23.0°C steady
Updated at 22:20 EDT

Hunter for Wednesday Clear. Winds E/NE 15 to 25 km/h.
Thursday Sunny. Winds NE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day then becoming E/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon.

Currently at Williamtown

24-hour graph
Temperature 23.0°C steady
Dew Point 16.1°C steady
Feels Like 23.0°C
Relative Humidity 65%
Wind icon
NNE 20km/h falling
Wind Gusts 28km/h
Pressure 1018.8hPa steady
Fire Danger 4.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

more
Sunrise sunrise
06:35 EDT
Sunset sunset
19:37 EDT

Nearby Now

Nobbys Head 22.2°C
Tocal 23.1°C
Cessnock Ap 22.1°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Newcastle

48-hour forecast

12am

Clear
22°C

3am

Clear
21°C

6am

Clear
20°C

9am

Clear
23°C

Hunter Weather Warnings

view all
There are no warnings current.

National Forecast

Newcastle 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Feb 22
Thu
Feb 23
Fri
Feb 24
Sat
Feb 25
Sun
Feb 26
Mon
Feb 27
Tue
Feb 28

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Showers

Showers

Showers

Possible shower
Maximum 26°C 28°C 27°C 24°C 22°C 24°C 25°C
Minimum 20°C 20°C 20°C 20°C 19°C 19°C 20°C
Chance of Rain 5% 5% 40% 90% 90% 90% 90%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 10-20mm 10-20mm 1-5mm 5-10mm
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
31
km/h
15
km/h
23
km/h
12
km/h
24
km/h
8
km/h
25
km/h
13
km/h
26
km/h
13
km/h
25
km/h
11
km/h
25
km/h
Wind Direction ENE 16km/h
ENE
E 31km/h
E
NNE 15km/h
NNE
E 23km/h
E
ENE 12km/h
ENE
E 24km/h
E
S 8km/h
S
S 25km/h
S
SSE 13km/h
SSE
SSE 26km/h
SSE
ESE 13km/h
ESE
ESE 25km/h
ESE
E 11km/h
E
ESE 25km/h
ESE
Relative Humidity 64% 49% 64% 45% 69% 48% 73% 60% 82% 67% 80% 67% 77% 59%
Dew Point 16°C 17°C 16°C 15°C 18°C 15°C 18°C 16°C 18°C 16°C 18°C 18°C 19°C 17°C

Newcastle Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:10 EDT
sunrise
06:36 EDT
sunset
19:36 EDT
last light
20:01 EDT
moon
rise
Thu 03:03 EDT
set
Thu 17:08 EDT
moon
Mon
Feb 27
moon
Sun
Mar 5
moon
Mon
Mar 13
moon
Tue
Mar 21

Williamtown Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Feb 22
18.4°C 29°C 0.0mm
Tue
Feb 21
13.6°C 28.0°C 0.0mm
Mon
Feb 20
13.5°C 28.9°C 0.8mm
Sun
Feb 19
20.7°C 22.8°C 12.8mm
Sat
Feb 18
20.2°C 33.5°C 15.6mm

Williamtown Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Feb
215.2mm
23.6 Day(s)
Total For 2017
101.4mm
24 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
453.8mm
18 Day(s)
Wettest Day
28.4mm
Jan 2
Lowest Temperature
13.5°C
Feb 20
Highest Temperature
45.5°C
Feb 11

Williamtown Almanac

full climatology
February Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
13.5°C
20th
Lowest On Record
9.6°C
18th 1998
Average This Month
20.7°C
+2.6°C
Long-term Average
18.1°C
February Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
45.5°C
11th
Highest On Record
42.9°C
5th 2011
Average This Month
31.9°C
+4.3°C
Long-term Average
27.6°C
February Rainfall
Wettest This Month
15.6mm
18th
Total This Month
39.2mm
11 Day(s)
Long-term Average
117.7mm
11.9 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
599.6mm
1990
Driest On Record
5.6mm
1991
Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

Power plant outages contributed to overloading scare during NSW heatwave, report finds

18:22 EDT

Australia's energy operator has found power plant failures contributed to the unprecedented pressure on the New South Wales electricity grid during this month's heatwave.

Sydney flying fox backyard rescues at record high due to food shortage, heat

15:24 EDT

Flying fox rescuers in Sydney are experiencing "the worst season ever" as a record number of bats get caught and injured in nets used to protect backyard fruit trees.

Weekend rainfall on the cards for hot and dry inland NSW

11:55 EDT

With a few days to go until the official end to the summer season, it looks like parts of New South Wales could still see the odd drop of rain.