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Newcastle Forecast

Today 19°C
Tonight 14°C
mostly_cloudy

Now

19.0°C rising
Updated at 14:30 EDT

Hunter for Saturday Partly cloudy. Winds S/SE 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 18 and 22.

Currently at Williamtown

24-hour graph
Temperature 19.0°C rising
Dew Point 12.5°C steady
Feels Like 19.0°C
Relative Humidity 66%
Wind icon
S 33km/h falling
Wind Gusts 43km/h
Pressure 1018.6hPa falling
Fire Danger 5.2
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.4mm / -

Sun on Sat

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Sunrise sunrise
06:06 EDT
Sunset sunset
19:09 EDT

Nearby Now

Tocal 19.6°C
Nobbys Head 16.6°C
Cessnock Ap 19.3°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Newcastle

48-hour forecast

3pm

Mostly cloudy
19°C

6pm

Mostly clear
18°C

9pm

Mostly clear
16°C

12am

Mostly clear
16°C

Hunter Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Newcastle 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Oct 21
Sun
Oct 22
Mon
Oct 23
Tue
Oct 24
Wed
Oct 25
Thu
Oct 26
Fri
Oct 27

Mostly cloudy

Possible shower

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 19°C 21°C 21°C 25°C 27°C 29°C 22°C
Minimum 15°C 14°C 15°C 14°C 17°C 19°C 18°C
Chance of Rain 30% 90% 40% 5% 30% 50% 20%
Rain Amount < 1mm 5-10mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm
UV Index Very High High Very High Very High Very 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 24
km/h
28
km/h
11
km/h
19
km/h
15
km/h
24
km/h
9
km/h
22
km/h
14
km/h
20
km/h
20
km/h
26
km/h
15
km/h
23
km/h
Wind Direction S 24km/h
S
S 28km/h
S
W 11km/h
W
SE 19km/h
SE
SW 15km/h
SW
S 24km/h
S
N 9km/h
N
ENE 22km/h
ENE
NW 14km/h
NW
NNE 20km/h
NNE
NW 20km/h
NW
WNW 26km/h
WNW
SW 15km/h
SW
SSE 23km/h
SSE
Relative Humidity 64% 55% 72% 55% 79% 58% 70% 49% 61% 45% 56% 35% 63% 50%
Dew Point 12°C 10°C 13°C 12°C 15°C 13°C 14°C 14°C 15°C 14°C 17°C 12°C 14°C 11°C

Newcastle Sun & Moon Times

Saturday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:41 EDT
sunrise
06:06 EDT
sunset
19:09 EDT
last light
19:35 EDT
moon
set
Sat 20:25 EDT
rise
Sun 07:41 EDT
moon
Sat
Oct 28
moon
Sat
Nov 4
moon
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Nov 11
moon
Sat
Nov 18

Nelson Bay Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sat
Oct 21
15°C - 19mm
Fri
Oct 20
17.5°C 21°C 0.0mm
Thu
Oct 19
17.2°C 25.3°C 0.0mm
Wed
Oct 18
17.5°C 25.9°C 0.1mm
Tue
Oct 17
18.2°C 24.5°C 0.0mm

Nelson Bay Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Oct
1174.7mm
110.3 Day(s)
Total For 2017
928.3mm
129 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
977.3mm
129 Day(s)
Wettest Day
92.5mm
Jun 4
Lowest Temperature
6.5°C
Sep 19
Highest Temperature
38.5°C
Jan 18

Nelson Bay Almanac

full climatology
October Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
14.1°C
1st
Lowest On Record
6.1°C
24th 2008
Average This Month
17.0°C
+1.9°C
Long-term Average
15.1°C
October Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
28.8°C
9th
Highest On Record
34.5°C
23rd 2013
Average This Month
23.7°C
+0.6°C
Long-term Average
23.1°C
October Rainfall
Wettest This Month
19.0mm
21st
Total This Month
36.0mm
11 Day(s)
Long-term Average
78.0mm
10.0 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
297.0mm
1942
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1968
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Weather News

Storms closing in on Perth, scattering across WA

14:06 EDT

Thunderstorms are nearing Perth and will scatter across much of inland Western Australia this weekend, bringing useful rain but also threatening the region with damaging winds.

Sunken fishing trawler off Queensland coast to be examined by police divers

13:59 EDT

A recovery operation has begun this morning for a trawler that sank off the central Queensland coast earlier this week with seven men on board.

Another Soaking for Brisbane

09:37 EDT

After receiving October's monthly rainfall total in the past seven days Brisbane is set to see a further 10-20mm today.