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Newcastle Forecast

This morning 21°C
Today 24°C
rain

Now

21.6°C steady
Updated at 06:20 EDT

Hunter for Tuesday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain, most likely during this afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm during this afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming NW/SW 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 27 to 33.

Currently at Williamtown

24-hour graph
Temperature 21.6°C steady
Dew Point 20.1°C steady
Feels Like 21.6°C
Relative Humidity 91%
Wind icon
SSW 14km/h steady
Wind Gusts 17km/h
Pressure 1010.7hPa rising
Fire Danger 1.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 1.8mm / -

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
05:37 EDT
Sunset sunset
19:51 EDT

Nearby Now

Nobbys Head 20.8°C
Tocal 21.4°C
Cessnock Ap 21.4°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Newcastle

48-hour forecast

9am

Mostly cloudy
23°C

12pm

Mostly cloudy
24°C

3pm

Chance shower or storm
23°C

6pm

Chance shower or storm
22°C

Hunter Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Newcastle 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
Dec 6
Wed
Dec 7
Thu
Dec 8
Fri
Dec 9
Sat
Dec 10
Sun
Dec 11
Mon
Dec 12

Rain

Showers

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 24°C 23°C 29°C 25°C 22°C 25°C 26°C
Minimum 21°C 20°C 19°C 21°C 17°C 17°C 17°C
Chance of Rain 90% 70% 80% 40% 40% 70% 20%
Rain Amount 20-40mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 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 15
km/h
23
km/h
16
km/h
28
km/h
18
km/h
28
km/h
26
km/h
29
km/h
16
km/h
26
km/h
15
km/h
29
km/h
16
km/h
32
km/h
Wind Direction SSW 15km/h
SSW
S 23km/h
S
S 16km/h
S
SE 28km/h
SE
NE 18km/h
NE
NNE 28km/h
NNE
WSW 26km/h
WSW
SSW 29km/h
SSW
S 16km/h
S
SE 26km/h
SE
ENE 15km/h
ENE
E 29km/h
E
E 16km/h
E
E 32km/h
E
Relative Humidity 84% 71% 85% 66% 76% 54% 56% 34% 61% 50% 64% 51% 67% 49%
Dew Point 20°C 18°C 19°C 17°C 20°C 19°C 14°C 8°C 13°C 11°C 15°C 14°C 16°C 14°C

Newcastle Sun & Moon Times

Tuesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:09 EDT
sunrise
05:37 EDT
sunset
19:51 EDT
last light
20:19 EDT
moon
rise
Tue 11:21 EDT
set
Wed 00:41 EDT
moon
Wed
Dec 7
moon
Wed
Dec 14
moon
Wed
Dec 21
moon
Thu
Dec 29

Williamtown Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Mon
Dec 5
21.3°C 35°C 0.0mm
Sun
Dec 4
17.0°C 28.3°C 0.0mm
Sat
Dec 3
21.3°C 26.5°C 0.0mm
Fri
Dec 2
15.1°C 34.9°C 0.0mm
Thu
Dec 1
13.6°C 32.0°C 0.0mm

Williamtown Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
1141.8mm
141.5 Day(s)
Total For 2016
1092.0mm
101 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
1463.2mm
130 Day(s)
Wettest Day
225.0mm
Jan 6
Lowest Temperature
1.7°C
Jun 30
Highest Temperature
40.1°C
Jan 14

Williamtown Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
13.6°C
1st
Lowest On Record
7.9°C
2nd 1991
Average This Month
17.7°C
+1.2°C
Long-term Average
16.5°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
35.0°C
5th
Highest On Record
42.8°C
29th 1957
Average This Month
31.3°C
+4.1°C
Long-term Average
27.2°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
0.0mm
1st
Total This Month
0.0mm
0 Day(s)
Long-term Average
81.0mm
11.1 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
238.0mm
1971
Driest On Record
14.2mm
1986
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