Sunday Clear. Light winds becoming W/NW 15 to 20 km/h tonight.
Monday Sunny. Winds W/NW 15 to 25 km/h.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers about the Lower Hunter in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds W 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the morning.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Patchy morning fog. Medium (50%) chance of showers about the Lower Hunter, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Light winds.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Patchy morning fog. Medium (60%) chance of showers along the coastal fringe, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Light winds.
Hunter Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||6||16||80%||1-5mm||Nil||WNW 6||85||S 10||61|
||8||14||70%||1-5mm||Nil||SE 8||82||SSE 9||71|
||6||13||80%||-||Nil||S 6||79||SSE 9||68|
||5||15||70%||< 1mm||Slight||SW 5||77||SSE 8||65|
||6||16||70%||1-5mm||Nil||ENE 5||92||S 9||61|
||6||13||70%||1-5mm||Nil||SE 7||90||SE 8||75|
||4||12||30%||< 1mm||Slight||SE 19||88||SE 24||65|
||9||16||70%||1-5mm||Nil||WSW 14||77||SSE 14||60|
||10||16||70%||1-5mm||Nil||S 18||78||SSE 14||63|
||11||15||80%||1-5mm||Nil||SSW 10||77||SSE 14||73|
||6||13||70%||1-5mm||Nil||ESE 8||91||SE 8||75|
|Frost then sunny
||1||15||70%||< 1mm||High||SE 4||100||SE 15||61|
||3||16||80%||< 1mm||Moderate||SSW 6||82||SSE 9||59|
||5||15||70%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 6||83||SE 8||64|
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