Hunter Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Saturday 25 March 2017.

Weather Situation

A low pressure trough lies over western New South Wales. The trough is expected to remain as the dominant synoptic feature over the forecast period with cold fronts moving to the south.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely later tonight. The chance of a thunderstorm in the west. Light winds.

Sunday 26 March

Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm about the Upper Hunter in the afternoon and early evening. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Fire Danger
North Coast: Low-Moderate
Greater Hunter: Low-Moderate
Greater Sydney Region: Low-Moderate
Central Ranges: Low-Moderate

Sun protection 9:50am to 4:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 9 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Shower or two. Newcastle 20 25
Shower or two. Maitland 18 28
Shower or two. Singleton 18 29
Partly cloudy. Gosford 19 26
Showers. Scone 18 29

Monday 27 March

Cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the morning and early afternoon. Light winds becoming north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Tuesday 28 March

Mostly sunny morning. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming northwest to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then tending northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 28 to 34.

Wednesday 29 March

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:15 am EDT Sunday.

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