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Norah Head Forecast

This morning 15°C
Today 24°C
sunny

Now

7.4°C rising
Updated at 02:10 EST

Hunter for Friday Sunny. Light winds becoming NW 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.
Saturday Mostly sunny. Winds N/NW 15 to 25 km/h becoming NW 25 to 40 km/h in the morning then tending N 25 to 35 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Currently at Lake Macquarie

24-hour graph
Temperature 7.4°C rising
Dew Point 7.1°C rising
Feels Like 7.4°C
Relative Humidity 98%
Wind icon
Calm steady
Wind Gusts 0km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 0.5
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Fri

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Sunrise sunrise
05:44 EST
Sunset sunset
17:49 EST

Nearby Now

Norah Head 15.4°C
Nobbys Head 14.9°C
Williamtown 9.2°C

Fire Danger Rating

VERY HIGH

Next 12 hours in Lake Macquarie

48-hour forecast

3am

Clear
10°C

6am

Clear
9°C

9am

Clear
23°C

12pm

Clear
29°C

Hunter Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Norah Head 7-day Weather Forecast

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

Sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Clearing shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 24°C 30°C 28°C 23°C 20°C 21°C 23°C
Minimum 15°C 17°C 20°C 15°C 13°C 14°C 14°C
Chance of Rain 5% 5% 40% 50% 40% 80% 40%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index High High High High
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 4
km/h
15
km/h
9
km/h
18
km/h
9
km/h
28
km/h
7
km/h
22
km/h
6
km/h
20
km/h
5
km/h
25
km/h
10
km/h
22
km/h
Wind Direction N 4km/h
N
NE 15km/h
NE
N 9km/h
N
N 18km/h
N
NW 9km/h
NW
WNW 28km/h
WNW
NW 7km/h
NW
W 22km/h
W
SW 6km/h
SW
SE 20km/h
SE
NE 5km/h
NE
ENE 25km/h
ENE
WNW 10km/h
WNW
WNW 22km/h
WNW
Relative Humidity 44% 50% 48% 39% 45% 36% 42% 44% 50% 57% 59% 59% 60% 50%
Dew Point 9°C 11°C 13°C 14°C 12°C 10°C 7°C 10°C 7°C 10°C 11°C 13°C 11°C 11°C

Norah Head Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:20 EST
sunrise
05:44 EST
sunset
17:49 EST
last light
18:14 EST
moon
rise
Fri 06:58 EST
set
Fri 19:45 EST
moon
Thu
Sep 28
moon
Fri
Oct 6
moon
Thu
Oct 12
moon
Fri
Oct 20

Lake Macquarie Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Sep 21
3.3°C 28°C 0.0mm
Wed
Sep 20
2.8°C 21°C 0.0mm
Tue
Sep 19
6.4°C 27.3°C 0.0mm
Mon
Sep 18
1.5°C 26.8°C 0.0mm
Sun
Sep 17
3.7°C 18.0°C 0.0mm

Norah Head Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Sep
993.9mm
110.4 Day(s)
Total For 2017
812.2mm
116 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
887.8mm
100 Day(s)
Wettest Day
72.0mm
Mar 31
Lowest Temperature
7.1°C
Jul 1
Highest Temperature
39.9°C
Jan 18

Norah Head Almanac

full climatology
September Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
9.5°C
1st
Lowest On Record
6.1°C
6th 1995
Average This Month
11.2°C
-1.6°C
Long-term Average
12.8°C
September Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
33.0°C
13th
Highest On Record
33.5°C
26th 2013
Average This Month
22.1°C
+1.1°C
Long-term Average
21.0°C
September Rainfall
Wettest This Month
11.6mm
14th
Total This Month
13.0mm
3 Day(s)
Long-term Average
72.7mm
11.5 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
169.2mm
1995
Driest On Record
4.0mm
2003
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