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|
||5||17||70%||1-5mm||Slight||NNW 9||73||S 12||48|
||5||17||70%||1-5mm||Slight||WSW 13||74||SSW 14||61|
||6||17||70%||-||Nil||NW 7||64||WNW 5||50|
||5||16||80%||1-5mm||Slight||WNW 10||65||S 9||53|
||5||17||80%||1-5mm||Slight||NW 10||77||SSW 12||51|
||4||15||70%||5-10mm||Slight||WSW 10||77||S 11||65|
||4||12||20%||< 1mm||Slight||NW 18||74||W 20||56|
||8||17||90%||5-10mm||Nil||WNW 20||68||SSW 20||55|
||7||16||90%||5-10mm||Nil||WNW 23||77||SSW 21||62|
||9||16||90%||5-10mm||Nil||W 14||76||SSW 20||72|
||4||15||70%||5-10mm||Slight||WSW 10||78||S 12||66|
|Frost then sunny
||1||15||90%||< 1mm||High||N 5||92||SW 11||51|
||3||17||70%||1-5mm||Moderate||NW 9||70||SSW 6||52|
||5||16||80%||1-5mm||Slight||WNW 11||69||SSW 10||56|
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