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Newcastle Forecast

Today 20°C
Tonight 14°C
sunny

Now

19.1°C rising
Updated at 15:20 EST

Hunter for Wednesday Sunny. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures between 19 and 22.

Currently at Williamtown

24-hour graph
Temperature 19.1°C rising
Dew Point 7.8°C rising
Feels Like 19.1°C
Relative Humidity 48%
Wind icon
SE 22km/h falling
Wind Gusts 26km/h
Pressure 1010.7hPa falling
Fire Danger 7.5
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
05:34 EST
Sunset sunset
17:53 EST

Nearby Now

Tocal 20.7°C
Nobbys Head 18.4°C
Cessnock Ap 20.4°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Newcastle

48-hour forecast

6pm

Clear
17°C

9pm

Clear
15°C

12am

Mostly clear
15°C

3am

Mostly cloudy
14°C

Hunter Weather Warnings

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NSW/ACT - Wed 11:23 EST
Gale Wind Warning for Byron, Hunter, Illawarra, Batemans and Eden Coasts on Thursday. Strong Wind Warning for remaining waters on Thursday

NSW/ACT - Wed 10:20 EST
Severe Weather Warning (Wind & Rain) C & S Tablelands, SW Slopes, Riverina, Upper/Lower Western, Hunter, CW Slopes/Plains & Snowy Mts

New South Wales/ACT Weather Update

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Newcastle 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Sep 28
Thu
Sep 29
Fri
Sep 30
Sat
Oct 1
Sun
Oct 2
Mon
Oct 3
Tue
Oct 4

Sunny

Windy with rain

Windy

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Possible shower

Sunny
Maximum 20°C 20°C 16°C 22°C 25°C 26°C 25°C
Minimum 11°C 14°C 11°C 14°C 13°C 16°C 16°C
Chance of Rain 90% 90% 30% 5% 50% 40% 5%
Rain Amount 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index High 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 16
km/h
18
km/h
27
km/h
32
km/h
37
km/h
44
km/h
35
km/h
35
km/h
20
km/h
20
km/h
23
km/h
31
km/h
31
km/h
38
km/h
Wind Direction W 16km/h
W
SE 18km/h
SE
NE 27km/h
NE
NNW 32km/h
NNW
NW 37km/h
NW
WNW 44km/h
WNW
WNW 35km/h
WNW
WNW 35km/h
WNW
NW 20km/h
NW
N 20km/h
N
NNW 23km/h
NNW
NW 31km/h
NW
NW 31km/h
NW
WNW 38km/h
WNW
Relative Humidity 54% 44% 74% 62% 50% 47% 53% 36% 63% 36% 65% 49% 51% 30%
Dew Point 7°C 8°C 13°C 13°C 4°C 5°C 9°C 7°C 10°C 9°C 13°C 15°C 9°C 7°C

Newcastle Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:09 EST
sunrise
05:34 EST
sunset
17:53 EST
last light
18:18 EST
moon
rise
Thu 04:29 EST
set
Thu 16:16 EST
moon
Sat
Oct 1
moon
Sun
Oct 9
moon
Sun
Oct 16
moon
Sun
Oct 23

Nelson Bay Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Sep 28
10°C 21°C 0.0mm
Tue
Sep 27
13.0°C 23°C 0.2mm
Mon
Sep 26
13.5°C 20.6°C 9.9mm
Sun
Sep 25
13.9°C 22.0°C 1.6mm
Sat
Sep 24
14.7°C 23°C 0.0mm

Nelson Bay Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Sep
1096.8mm
100.0 Day(s)
Total For 2016
928.7mm
120 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
1371.2mm
121 Day(s)
Wettest Day
134.8mm
Jun 5
Lowest Temperature
6.1°C
Jul 15
Highest Temperature
32.8°C
Jan 14

Nelson Bay Almanac

full climatology
September Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
10.0°C
28th
Lowest On Record
5.0°C
18th 1969
Average This Month
13.6°C
+0.8°C
Long-term Average
12.8°C
September Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
23.0°C
24th
Highest On Record
34.2°C
24th 2006
Average This Month
21.0°C
-0.2°C
Long-term Average
21.2°C
September Rainfall
Wettest This Month
13.5mm
14th
Total This Month
55.3mm
14 Day(s)
Long-term Average
88.5mm
9.9 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
311.9mm
1932
Driest On Record
1.5mm
2003
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