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Newcastle Forecast

Tonight 9°C
Tomorrow 18°C
clearing_shower

Now

7.3°C rising
Updated at 19:10 EST

Hunter for Tuesday Clear. Light winds. 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 Mostly sunny. Areas of fog and frost in the morning. Slight (30%) chance of a shower along the coastal fringe in the morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Light winds.

Currently at Williamtown

24-hour graph
Temperature 7.3°C rising
Dew Point 4.5°C falling
Feels Like 6.4°C
Relative Humidity 82%
Wind icon
WNW 5km/h falling
Wind Gusts 7km/h
Pressure 1032.5hPa rising
Fire Danger 1.1
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
06:47 EST
Sunset sunset
17:12 EST

Nearby Now

Nobbys Head 13.4°C
Tocal 7.5°C
Cessnock Ap 5.0°C

Next 12 hours in Newcastle

48-hour forecast

9pm

Mostly clear
11°C

12am

Slight chance shower
10°C

3am

Chance shower
10°C

6am

Slight chance shower
9°C

Hunter Weather Warnings

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Newcastle 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
Jul 28
Wed
Jul 29
Thu
Jul 30
Fri
Jul 31
Sat
Aug 1
Sun
Aug 2
Mon
Aug 3

Sunny

Clearing shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower
Maximum 17°C 18°C 20°C 20°C 19°C 19°C 19°C
Minimum 6°C 9°C 9°C 10°C 8°C 8°C 11°C
Chance of Rain 60% 40% 30% 5% 20% 50% 20%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 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 20
km/h
18
km/h
15
km/h
14
km/h
14
km/h
19
km/h
23
km/h
20
km/h
21
km/h
23
km/h
14
km/h
15
km/h
26
km/h
30
km/h
Wind Direction WNW 20km/h
WNW
SSW 18km/h
SSW
W 15km/h
W
S 14km/h
S
NW 14km/h
NW
NW 19km/h
NW
WNW 23km/h
WNW
WNW 20km/h
WNW
NW 21km/h
NW
WNW 23km/h
WNW
NNW 14km/h
NNW
N 15km/h
N
WNW 26km/h
WNW
WNW 30km/h
WNW
Relative Humidity 62% 39% 67% 51% 70% 38% 61% 38% 64% 40% 62% 39% 59% 39%
Dew Point 3°C 3°C 7°C 8°C 8°C 6°C 6°C 5°C 5°C 5°C 5°C 5°C 6°C 5°C

Newcastle Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
06:20 EST
sunrise
06:46 EST
sunset
17:13 EST
last light
17:39 EST
moon
set
Wed 04:15 EST
rise
Wed 15:03 EST
moon
Fri
Jul 31
moon
Fri
Aug 7
moon
Sat
Aug 15
moon
Sun
Aug 23

Williamtown Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Jul 28
5.0°C 17°C 0.0mm
Mon
Jul 27
7.6°C 15.8°C 0.0mm
Sun
Jul 26
6.7°C 20.1°C 0.0mm
Sat
Jul 25
8.9°C 20.0°C 3.2mm
Fri
Jul 24
9.3°C 18.6°C 1.0mm

Williamtown Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jul
767.6mm
87.1 Day(s)
Total For 2015
1037.4mm
93 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2014
552.2mm
77 Day(s)
Wettest Day
156.0mm
Apr 21
Lowest Temperature
2.4°C
Jul 16
Highest Temperature
37.8°C
Mar 1

Williamtown Almanac

full climatology
July Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
2.4°C
16th
Lowest On Record
-3.9°C
18th 1970
Average This Month
6.2°C
-0.2°C
Long-term Average
6.4°C
July Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
20.1°C
26th
Highest On Record
27.8°C
24th 1990
Average This Month
17.0°C
-0.1°C
Long-term Average
17.1°C
July Rainfall
Wettest This Month
17.8mm
20th
Total This Month
43.8mm
14 Day(s)
Long-term Average
71.5mm
10.8 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
190.4mm
1997
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1970
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