Monday Sunny. Patchy fog about the Upper Hunter early this morning. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures between 19 and 23. Large and powerful surf conditions are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as rock fishing, swimming and surfing.
Tuesday Mostly sunny. Patches of light frost about the Upper Hunter in the early morning. Light winds becoming W/NW 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming W/NW 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening.
Thursday Mostly sunny morning. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. Winds N/NW 15 to 25 km/h shifting S/SE during the day.
Hunter Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||10||24||90%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 10||78||E 16||65|
||11||22||70%||< 1mm||Nil||E 6||70||ESE 16||63|
||10||24||80%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 9||75||E 16||60|
||11||20||90%||1-5mm||Nil||ESE 20||87||SE 24||68|
||14||21||70%||< 1mm||Nil||E 17||74||E 26||62|
||16||22||70%||< 1mm||Nil||E 17||72||E 29||69|
||15||21||60%||1-5mm||Nil||E 8||70||E 22||69|
||7||24||70%||1-5mm||Nil||SE 5||80||SE 15||56|
A record-breaking and continuous winter downpour has caused an explosion of colour in the Australian outback, with country from Coober Pedy in South Australia to Toowoomba in Queensland green and dotted with wildflowers.
Melbourne has chilled through its coldest pair of days this late in the year since 1983, reaching a footy-season like 13.2 degrees on Saturday and 14.2 on Sunday.
Following a nice Sunday to end the weekend, the mercury is set to plunge on Monday as a cold front welcomes the working week.