Sunday Mostly sunny. Winds N/NW 15 to 20 km/h becoming NW 25 to 40 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 20 to 25.
Monday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower along the coastal fringe in the evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Light winds becoming W 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost about the Upper Hunter. Slight (30%) chance of a shower along the coastal fringe, most likely in the morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Light winds becoming W 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost about the Upper Hunter. Slight (20%) chance of a shower about the Upper Hunter in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Snow possible above 1000 metres. Winds W/NW 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 20 to 30 km/h during the day.
Hunter Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||3||17||5%||< 1mm||Moderate||NNW 16||65||WNW 22||35|
||4||17||5%||< 1mm||Slight||W 12||63||W 19||39|
||2||14||5%||-||Moderate||WNW 14||58||W 20||43|
||3||15||5%||< 1mm||Slight||W 16||55||WNW 19||41|
||3||17||5%||< 1mm||Moderate||NW 17||65||W 23||36|
||2||15||5%||< 1mm||Moderate||WNW 16||62||W 22||43|
||1||9||20%||< 1mm||High||WNW 26||72||W 33||55|
||6||17||5%||< 1mm||Nil||NW 26||56||W 30||36|
||6||16||20%||< 1mm||Nil||W 27||67||W 31||44|
||7||17||10%||< 1mm||Nil||W 17||63||W 24||46|
||2||15||5%||< 1mm||Moderate||WNW 17||63||W 22||43|
||0||13||5%||< 1mm||High||NW 10||78||W 23||47|
|Frost then sunny
||1||16||5%||< 1mm||High||WNW 16||59||W 21||40|
||4||16||5%||< 1mm||Slight||WNW 18||56||WNW 21||39|
Areas of rain rolled across southern New South Wales yesterday and into early this morning, bringing some of the best August rainfall in several years for some places.
With another earthquake of 5.7 magnitude being recorded today near off the southern Queensland coast, meteorologists and oceanographers are keeping a wary eye on the potential for tsunamis.
A series of strong cold fronts which are moving in quick succession over southeastern parts of Australia threaten to bring low level snow over the coming days to parts of Tasmania.