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Newcastle Forecast

This morning 26°C
Today 39°C
possible_thunderstorm

Now

27.4°C falling
Updated at 04:50 EDT

Hunter for Tuesday Mostly clear. Winds W/NW 15 to 25 km/h tending NW/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.

Currently at Williamtown

24-hour graph
Temperature 27.4°C falling
Dew Point 22.3°C steady
Feels Like 29.9°C
Relative Humidity 73%
Wind icon
NW 7km/h falling
Wind Gusts 9km/h
Pressure 1005.0hPa rising
Fire Danger 3.0
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
06:02 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:03 EDT

Nearby Now

Nobbys Head 30.3°C
Tocal 32.0°C
Cessnock Ap 32.8°C

Fire Danger Rating

VERY HIGH

Next 12 hours in Newcastle

48-hour forecast

6am

Clear
27°C

9am

Mostly clear
33°C

12pm

Clear
38°C

3pm

Intermittent rain
35°C

Hunter Weather Warnings

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NSW/ACT - Wed 04:10 EDT
Gale Warning for Eden Coast. Strong Wind Warning for Macquarie, Hunter, Sydney, Illawarra and Batemans coasts. Cancelled in Coffs Coast

NSW/ACT - Tue 15:59 EDT
Fire Weather Warning for the Illawarra/Shoalhaven, Southern Ranges, Central Ranges and Southern Slopes

National Forecast

Newcastle 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Jan 18
Thu
Jan 19
Fri
Jan 20
Sat
Jan 21
Sun
Jan 22
Mon
Jan 23
Tue
Jan 24

Possible thunderstorm

Possible shower

Late shower

Cloudy

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Late shower
Maximum 39°C 23°C 29°C 24°C 25°C 28°C 36°C
Minimum 26°C 21°C 21°C 22°C 21°C 19°C 21°C
Chance of Rain 70% 80% 80% 30% 30% 20% 90%
Rain Amount 1-5mm 1-5mm 5-10mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm
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 29
km/h
25
km/h
14
km/h
26
km/h
21
km/h
22
km/h
21
km/h
30
km/h
13
km/h
25
km/h
16
km/h
27
km/h
16
km/h
21
km/h
Wind Direction NW 29km/h
NW
SSW 25km/h
SSW
SE 14km/h
SE
ESE 26km/h
ESE
NE 21km/h
NE
N 22km/h
N
SSW 21km/h
SSW
S 30km/h
S
SE 13km/h
SE
ESE 25km/h
ESE
ENE 16km/h
ENE
E 27km/h
E
N 16km/h
N
ENE 21km/h
ENE
Relative Humidity 40% 42% 69% 63% 72% 60% 71% 58% 64% 52% 65% 49% 57% 33%
Dew Point 18°C 20°C 17°C 16°C 19°C 21°C 18°C 16°C 16°C 15°C 16°C 17°C 19°C 18°C

Newcastle Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
05:35 EDT
sunrise
06:02 EDT
sunset
20:03 EDT
last light
20:31 EDT
moon
set
Wed 11:32 EDT
rise
Wed 23:49 EDT
moon
Fri
Jan 20
moon
Sat
Jan 28
moon
Sat
Feb 4
moon
Sat
Feb 11

Williamtown Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Jan 17
16.5°C 40°C 0.0mm
Mon
Jan 16
17.9°C 29.7°C 0.0mm
Sun
Jan 15
21.8°C 26.4°C 0.0mm
Sat
Jan 14
26.1°C 35.4°C 0.0mm
Fri
Jan 13
23.2°C 37.9°C 0.0mm

Williamtown Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jan
97.5mm
11.7 Day(s)
Total For 2017
37.8mm
6 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
390.6mm
6 Day(s)
Wettest Day
28.4mm
Jan 2
Lowest Temperature
16.5°C
Jan 17
Highest Temperature
42.0°C
Jan 11

Williamtown Almanac

full climatology
January Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
16.5°C
17th
Lowest On Record
9.4°C
8th 1965
Average This Month
20.0°C
+2.0°C
Long-term Average
18.0°C
January Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
42.0°C
11th
Highest On Record
44.8°C
18th 2013
Average This Month
31.1°C
+3.0°C
Long-term Average
28.1°C
January Rainfall
Wettest This Month
28.4mm
2nd
Total This Month
37.8mm
6 Day(s)
Long-term Average
97.5mm
11.7 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
327.3mm
1951
Driest On Record
2.2mm
1985
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