Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers about the Upper Hunter, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm during this afternoon and early evening. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures around 30.
Sunday Mostly sunny morning. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and early evening. Winds NW/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending W/NW in the morning then becoming light in the evening.
Monday Mostly sunny morning. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds W/NW 20 to 30 km/h becoming light during the evening.
Tuesday Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Winds S/SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the evening.
Hunter Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||12||31||80%||1-5mm||Nil||NW 9||62||WNW 15||36|
||12||28||80%||1-5mm||Nil||N 2||76||NE 9||49|
||12||30||80%||-||Nil||NW 10||60||WNW 12||35|
||13||29||80%||1-5mm||Nil||WNW 9||59||WNW 10||40|
||12||31||80%||1-5mm||Nil||NW 4||76||NW 11||35|
||11||29||80%||1-5mm||Nil||NNW 9||66||NW 10||46|
||14||24||90%||1-5mm||Nil||NNW 26||63||WNW 22||44|
||16||27||90%||1-5mm||Nil||N 11||68||ENE 17||47|
||16||28||90%||1-5mm||Nil||N 12||74||ENE 18||56|
||16||24||80%||1-5mm||Nil||N 10||85||NE 19||72|
||11||29||80%||1-5mm||Nil||NNW 9||67||NNW 10||46|
||11||30||90%||1-5mm||Nil||NNW 8||69||WNW 17||34|
||10||31||80%||1-5mm||Nil||NW 10||61||WNW 12||36|
||12||30||80%||1-5mm||Nil||NW 8||65||WNW 9||39|
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