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Lostock Dam Forecast

Today 31°C
Tonight 16°C
sunny

Now

29.6°C falling
Updated at 16:40 EDT

Mid North Coast for Thursday Partly cloudy. Winds N/NE 20 to 30 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures 22 to 29.

Currently at Tocal

24-hour graph
Temperature 29.6°C falling
Dew Point 7.4°C steady
Feels Like 28.1°C
Relative Humidity 24%
Wind icon
NE 7km/h falling
Wind Gusts 7km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 17.3
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
06:10 EDT
Sunset sunset
19:09 EDT

Nearby Now

Williamtown 26.3°C
Taree Ap 24.4°C
Nobbys Head 20.8°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Newcastle

48-hour forecast

6pm

Clear
23°C

9pm

Mostly clear
21°C

12am

Mostly clear
19°C

3am

Mostly cloudy
18°C

Mid North Coast Weather Warnings

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NSW/ACT - Thu 16:12 EDT
Coastal Strong Wind/Gale Warning

National Forecast

Lostock Dam 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Oct 19
Fri
Oct 20
Sat
Oct 21
Sun
Oct 22
Mon
Oct 23
Tue
Oct 24
Wed
Oct 25

Sunny

Rain

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 31°C 22°C 20°C 24°C 24°C 29°C 32°C
Minimum 12°C 16°C 10°C 7°C 10°C 9°C 14°C
Chance of Rain 90% 90% 20% 70% 70% 20% 20%
Rain Amount 1-5mm 20-40mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Very High Very High 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 5
km/h
5
km/h
11
km/h
8
km/h
9
km/h
11
km/h
2
km/h
5
km/h
5
km/h
9
km/h
3
km/h
3
km/h
11
km/h
11
km/h
Wind Direction NE 5km/h
NE
ENE 5km/h
ENE
NW 11km/h
NW
WSW 8km/h
WSW
S 9km/h
S
SSE 11km/h
SSE
SW 2km/h
SW
S 5km/h
S
SE 5km/h
SE
SE 9km/h
SE
WNW 3km/h
WNW
NW 3km/h
NW
NW 11km/h
NW
NW 11km/h
NW
Relative Humidity 68% 40% 76% 91% 81% 63% 70% 48% 75% 65% 68% 45% 49% 40%
Dew Point 15°C 16°C 16°C 19°C 11°C 14°C 11°C 13°C 13°C 16°C 13°C 16°C 13°C 17°C

Lostock Dam Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:45 EDT
sunrise
06:10 EDT
sunset
19:09 EDT
last light
19:34 EDT
moon
set
Thu 18:33 EDT
rise
Fri 06:31 EDT
moon
Fri
Oct 20
moon
Sat
Oct 28
moon
Sat
Nov 4
moon
Sat
Nov 11

Lostock Dam Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Oct 19
11.5°C - 0.0mm
Wed
Oct 18
15.7°C 27.0°C 0.0mm
Tue
Oct 17
14.1°C 26.4°C 0.0mm
Mon
Oct 16
11.2°C 24.6°C 15.4mm
Sun
Oct 15
- 28.5°C -

Lostock Dam Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Oct
789.9mm
112.5 Day(s)
Total For 2017
525.8mm
80 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
757.1mm
77 Day(s)
Wettest Day
81.2mm
Mar 20
Lowest Temperature
0.0°C
Aug 24
Highest Temperature
45.6°C
Feb 12

Lostock Dam Almanac

full climatology
October Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
7.1°C
2nd
Lowest On Record
3.3°C
2nd 1971
Average This Month
13.1°C
+1.3°C
Long-term Average
11.8°C
October Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
31.5°C
5th
Highest On Record
38.5°C
21st 1988
Average This Month
27.2°C
+2.7°C
Long-term Average
24.5°C
October Rainfall
Wettest This Month
3.4mm
12th
Total This Month
25.8mm
4 Day(s)
Long-term Average
65.5mm
10.5 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
312.8mm
1985
Driest On Record
3.2mm
1988
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