Wednesday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain, most likely later this evening. The chance of a thunderstorm later this evening. Light winds.
Thursday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain, most likely in the early morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the early morning. Winds N/NW 15 to 20 km/h turning W/SW 25 to 35 km/h in the morning.
Friday Partly cloudy. Areas of fog about the Upper Hunter in the early morning. High (80%) chance of showers along the coastal fringe, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. Winds S/SW 15 to 25 km/h tending S/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the middle of the day.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower about the Lower Hunter in the evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Light winds.
Sunday Cloudy. Areas of morning fog about the Upper Hunter. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the morning and afternoon. Light winds.
Hunter Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||9||21||60%||1-5mm||Nil||NNW 22||73||NW 27||41|
||9||19||90%||5-10mm||Nil||WNW 16||75||WNW 20||52|
||10||18||60%||-||Nil||WNW 20||69||WNW 22||50|
||10||19||80%||1-5mm||Nil||WNW 22||62||WNW 25||47|
||9||21||80%||1-5mm||Nil||WNW 22||72||WNW 28||38|
||8||19||90%||1-5mm||Nil||WNW 17||82||W 23||54|
||9||11||80%||1-5mm||Nil||NW 30||81||NNW 30||80|
||12||20||90%||5-10mm||Nil||NW 32||61||W 35||39|
|Windy with showers
||12||20||90%||5-10mm||Nil||WNW 32||71||W 37||50|
|Windy with rain
||12||19||90%||5-10mm||Nil||WNW 20||73||WNW 31||60|
||8||19||90%||1-5mm||Nil||WNW 18||80||W 24||54|
||8||17||90%||1-5mm||Nil||NNW 20||70||NW 24||66|
||7||20||60%||1-5mm||Nil||WNW 22||68||WNW 24||45|
||9||20||80%||1-5mm||Nil||WNW 22||69||WNW 25||45|
Canberra has shivered its way through the most cold nights since 1997 and its wettest winter since 2005.
It's the weather phrase that makes the coastal dwellers of New South Wales shudder - East Coast Low.
For most people, spring brings the hope of warm weather.