Hunter Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast updated at 7:46 pm EST on Sunday 24 September 2017.

Weather Situation

A cold front which brought cooler air into southern and western parts of New South Wales will weaken over the northeast this afternoon and evening. Another front is expected to skim across the south during Monday, with a high pressure system drifting across southeast Australia in its wake. By Wednesday this high will be over the Tasman Sea, bringing a return to warm northerly winds.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Mostly clear. Slight (20%) chance of a shower or thunderstorm about the Upper Hunter. Winds west to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h.

Monday 25 September

Mostly sunny. Winds west to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h increasing to 40 km/h before tending west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching 25 to 30.

Fire Danger
North Coast: Severe
Greater Hunter: Very High
Greater Sydney Region: Very High
Central Ranges: Very High

Sun protection 8:50am to 3:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 7 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Becoming windy. Partly cloudy. Newcastle 18 28
Partly cloudy. Maitland 15 30
Mostly sunny. Singleton 13 30
Partly cloudy. Gosford 14 27
Mostly sunny. Scone 13 30

Tuesday 26 September

Sunny. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h shifting east to southeasterly in the early afternoon then becoming light in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Wednesday 27 September

Mostly sunny morning. The chance of morning fog about the Lower Hunter. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the evening. Winds northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the afternoon then becoming northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching 27 to 32.

Thursday 28 September

Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. Winds westerly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 28.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:15 am EST Monday.

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