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Norah Head Forecast

Tonight 18°C
Tomorrow 22°C
cloudy

Now

21.5°C falling
Updated at 19:00 EDT

Hunter for Friday Clear. Winds W/SW 15 to 20 km/h shifting SE in the evening.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming E/NE 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day.

Currently at Lake Macquarie

24-hour graph
Temperature 21.5°C falling
Dew Point 12.4°C rising
Feels Like 21.5°C
Relative Humidity 56%
Wind icon
SE 9km/h rising
Wind Gusts 15km/h
Pressure 1014.0hPa
Fire Danger 4.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Fri

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Sunrise sunrise
05:37 EDT
Sunset sunset
19:55 EDT

Nearby Now

Norah Head 20.3°C
Nobbys Head 20.5°C
Williamtown 21.8°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Lake Macquarie

48-hour forecast

9pm

Mostly clear
18°C

12am

Mostly clear
17°C

3am

Mostly clear
16°C

6am

Mostly clear
16°C

Hunter Weather Warnings

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NSW/ACT - Fri 16:05 EDT
Gale Warning for Batemans & Eden Coasts. Strong Wind Warning for Illawarra Coast. Cancelled for Sydney Waters, & Hunter & Sydney Coasts

National Forecast

Norah Head 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Fri
Dec 9
Sat
Dec 10
Sun
Dec 11
Mon
Dec 12
Tue
Dec 13
Wed
Dec 14
Thu
Dec 15

Mostly sunny

Cloudy

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Windy

Possible shower

Showers easing
Maximum 24°C 22°C 24°C 25°C 28°C 31°C 24°C
Minimum 19°C 18°C 20°C 20°C 21°C 22°C 20°C
Chance of Rain 20% 10% 30% 5% 20% 80% 80%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 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 26
km/h
25
km/h
8
km/h
20
km/h
13
km/h
28
km/h
16
km/h
30
km/h
17
km/h
27
km/h
22
km/h
25
km/h
22
km/h
30
km/h
Wind Direction W 26km/h
W
SW 25km/h
SW
SSE 8km/h
SSE
ESE 20km/h
ESE
NE 13km/h
NE
E 28km/h
E
NE 16km/h
NE
ENE 30km/h
ENE
N 17km/h
N
NE 27km/h
NE
NNW 22km/h
NNW
N 25km/h
N
S 22km/h
S
SSE 30km/h
SSE
Relative Humidity 51% 42% 62% 59% 70% 67% 71% 66% 68% 58% 59% 57% 80% 73%
Dew Point 10°C 11°C 13°C 14°C 17°C 17°C 17°C 18°C 19°C 18°C 19°C 20°C 19°C 18°C

Norah Head Sun & Moon Times

Saturday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
05:09 EDT
sunrise
05:38 EDT
sunset
19:56 EDT
last light
20:25 EDT
moon
set
Sat 02:38 EDT
rise
Sat 15:33 EDT
moon
Wed
Dec 14
moon
Wed
Dec 21
moon
Thu
Dec 29
moon
Fri
Jan 6

Lake Macquarie Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
Dec 9
18.3°C 27°C 0.0mm
Thu
Dec 8
15.2°C 33.8°C 0.0mm
Wed
Dec 7
18.1°C 24.8°C 17.0mm
Tue
Dec 6
21.0°C 26.2°C 3.0mm
Mon
Dec 5
19.8°C 32.9°C 0.2mm

Norah Head Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
1213.5mm
143.8 Day(s)
Total For 2016
1028.2mm
126 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
1337.2mm
152 Day(s)
Wettest Day
82.8mm
Jan 6
Lowest Temperature
5.0°C
Jul 14
Highest Temperature
37.5°C
Jan 14

Norah Head Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
18.0°C
7th
Lowest On Record
11.2°C
13th 1995
Average This Month
19.5°C
+1.1°C
Long-term Average
18.4°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
29.7°C
2nd
Highest On Record
40.7°C
24th 2005
Average This Month
26.7°C
+1.9°C
Long-term Average
24.8°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
24.8mm
7th
Total This Month
39.2mm
5 Day(s)
Long-term Average
68.0mm
11.0 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
133.8mm
2007
Driest On Record
0.2mm
1996
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