Tuesday Clear. Light winds.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Areas of fog in the early morning. Areas of morning frost about the Upper Hunter. Medium (40%) chance of rain at night. The chance of thunderstorms at night. Light winds becoming N/NW 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then tending N/NE in the evening.
Thursday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain, most likely in the early morning. Winds N/NW 15 to 20 km/h turning W/SW 20 to 30 km/h in the morning.
Friday Partly cloudy. Patchy morning fog about the Upper Hunter. Medium (50%) chance of a shower about the Lower Hunter, most likely in the morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds SW 15 to 20 km/h tending S during the morning then becoming light during the day.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Patchy morning fog. Slight (20%) chance of a shower along the coastal fringe, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds.
Hunter Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||8||25||40%||1-5mm||Nil||NNW 10||64||WSW 12||38|
||8||24||40%||1-5mm||Nil||W 6||64||E 8||45|
||8||22||40%||-||Nil||WNW 5||62||WSW 6||41|
||8||23||40%||1-5mm||Nil||W 7||59||SSW 5||39|
||8||25||40%||1-5mm||Nil||W 8||67||ESE 12||37|
||7||22||40%||1-5mm||Nil||W 7||63||SE 7||46|
||7||17||40%||1-5mm||Nil||W 21||77||WSW 21||56|
||11||23||40%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 17||55||ESE 16||39|
||12||20||40%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 15||67||ESE 19||55|
||12||21||40%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 7||68||E 13||62|
||7||22||40%||1-5mm||Nil||W 7||64||SE 8||46|
||5||23||40%||1-5mm||Slight||NW 10||71||WSW 17||41|
||5||24||40%||1-5mm||Slight||WNW 6||66||SSW 5||37|
||8||24||40%||1-5mm||Nil||W 8||60||SSE 6||39|
Much of the state has seen great rainfall over winter, with only the north and central coast missing out.
Snow has fallen in Western Australia's Stirling Ranges, including Bluff Knoll, for the second time in a matter of weeks, after a chilly night in the Great Southern.
Amateur photographers have been all too happy to bid farewell to winter in stunning style, capturing picture-perfect shots of the first day of spring from around the country.