Monday Partly cloudy. Winds W 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Frost and patchy fog about the Upper Hunter in the morning. Slight (30%) chance of a shower along the coastal fringe, becoming less likely during the evening. Light winds becoming W/NW 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower about the Upper Hunter. Winds W 20 to 30 km/h.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower about the Upper Hunter, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds W/NW 15 to 25 km/h turning SW during the morning.
Friday Mostly sunny. Patches of morning frost about the Upper Hunter. Slight (20%) chance of a shower along the coastal fringe in the morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds W/SW 15 to 20 km/h tending S/SW during the morning then becoming light during the afternoon.
Hunter Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||5||15||10%||< 1mm||Slight||WNW 7||62||NNW 7||36|
||6||14||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SW 6||63||NNW 2||42|
||2||14||10%||-||Moderate||SSW 6||59||WNW 8||36|
||5||14||5%||< 1mm||Slight||WSW 6||56||SW 6||41|
||5||15||5%||< 1mm||Slight||NW 8||63||NW 7||38|
||4||12||5%||< 1mm||Slight||SW 10||62||NNW 6||45|
||2||10||5%||< 1mm||Moderate||SSW 20||75||W 24||47|
||8||15||20%||< 1mm||Nil||W 17||57||SSW 12||40|
||8||13||20%||< 1mm||Nil||SW 16||67||SSW 12||53|
||9||14||30%||< 1mm||Nil||SW 9||62||W 5||51|
||4||12||5%||< 1mm||Slight||SW 10||63||NNW 6||46|
|Frost then sunny
||1||14||20%||< 1mm||High||WNW 2||81||SW 11||38|
||2||15||10%||< 1mm||Moderate||SW 7||59||NNW 6||36|
||5||15||5%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 9||58||W 6||42|
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