Tuesday Becoming cloudy. Areas of fog about the Upper Hunter early this morning. Areas of morning frost about the Upper Hunter. Medium (60%) chance of showers about the Lower Hunter during this afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm near the coast north of Newcastle this afternoon and evening. Winds NW/SW 15 to 20 km/h tending S/SW in the middle of the day then becoming light in the early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures between 13 and 16.
Wednesday Cloudy. Patchy fog about the Upper Hunter in the early morning. Medium (60%) chance of showers about the Lower Hunter, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the middle of the day.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Patchy morning fog. Light winds.
Friday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Winds N 15 to 20 km/h turning NW 15 to 25 km/h during the morning.
Hunter Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||4||17||70%||< 1mm||Slight||NW 10||69||S 13||50|
||4||16||80%||1-5mm||Slight||SW 15||69||S 15||68|
||4||15||70%||-||Slight||NW 8||66||SE 8||54|
||4||16||80%||< 1mm||Slight||W 8||64||S 10||56|
||4||17||80%||1-5mm||Slight||WNW 11||73||S 14||55|
||3||14||80%||< 1mm||Slight||SW 10||72||S 12||72|
||3||11||20%||< 1mm||Slight||W 18||74||S 21||58|
||7||16||90%||5-10mm||Nil||WNW 23||66||S 21||62|
||7||16||90%||5-10mm||Nil||W 26||70||S 23||68|
||9||16||90%||5-10mm||Nil||W 18||69||S 23||72|
||3||14||80%||< 1mm||Slight||SW 12||73||S 12||74|
||0||15||90%||< 1mm||High||N 4||89||S 12||49|
||2||17||70%||< 1mm||Moderate||WNW 9||68||SSE 9||51|
||4||16||80%||1-5mm||Slight||W 12||66||S 12||62|
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