Hunter Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 5:15 am EST on Tuesday 16 April 2024.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system south of Western Australia extends a ridge through the southern half of New South Wales while a weak inland trough lingers in the north. The ridge will remain throughout the week as the high centre migrates east. Meanwhile, the trough is forecast to build and slowly move east, crossing the coast mid-week.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Partly cloudy. Slight chance of a shower, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to high 20s.

Fire Danger
North Coast: No Rating
Greater Hunter: No Rating
Greater Sydney Region: No Rating
Central Ranges: Moderate

Sun protection 9:10am to 2:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 6 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Newcastle 26
Partly cloudy. Maitland 26
Partly cloudy. Singleton 27
Partly cloudy. Gosford 25
Partly cloudy. Scone 27

Wednesday 17 April

Partly cloudy. The chance of morning fog. Medium chance of showers, most likely from the late morning. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Thursday 18 April

Partly cloudy. The chance of morning fog. Medium chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Friday 19 April

Partly cloudy. Very high chance of showers along the coastal fringe, medium chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm near the coast. Light winds becoming south to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then tending south to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 22.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm EST Tuesday.

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