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East Maitland (32.7511°S, 151.59°E, 27m AMSL) set as my default location ›

  1. My MLA

  2. Current condition

    TODAY
    Windy 15° 30°
    Chance of rain: 5%
    Likely amount: < 1mm
    First
    light
    Sunrise Sunset Last light
    Sunrise Sunset
    5:47am EDT 6:12am EDT 7:07pm EDT 7:32pm EDT
    NOW
    26.5° Feels Like: 24.8°
    Relative Humidity: 49%
    Dew: 15.2°
    Wind: W 17km/h
    Gust: 22km/h
    Rainfall since 9am: 0.0mm
    Pressure: 1005.8hPa
  3. Today Weather

    East Maitland
    Now
    27.4°c
    Feels Like:
    24.9°
    Wind:
    W 22km/h
    Gusts:
    33km/h
    Humidity:
    48%
    Windy
     
    15°
    Min
    30°
    Max
    Today in East Maitland
    Mostly sunny. Slight chance of a shower early this morning. Areas of fog about the Lower Hunter early this morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and early afternoon. Light winds becoming W 30 to 45 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 25 to 30.
    Tomorrow
    Sunny
    10°
    Min
    27°
    Max
    Sunny. Winds W 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.
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  6. Warnings

  7. Next 48 Hours


    Next 48 Hours


  8. 7 day forecast

    Today: Mostly sunny. Slight chance of a shower early this morning. Areas of fog about the Lower Hunter early this morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and early afternoon. Light winds becoming W 30 to 45 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 25 to 30.

    Forecast for East Maitland (32.7511°S, 151.59°E, 27m AMSL)
      Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed
    Summary Windy Sunny Sunny Sunny Sunny Mostly sunny Mostly sunny
    Minimum 15° 10° 10° 10° 10°
    Maximum 30° 27° 31° 24° 26° 27° 29°
    Chance of rain 5% 5% 20% 5% 10% 5% 30%
    Likely amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
    UV index Very High Very High Very High Very High Very High - -
    Frost risk Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil
      9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
    Wind speed 9
    (km/h)
    32
    (km/h)
    10
    (km/h)
    10
    (km/h)
    11
    (km/h)
    25
    (km/h)
    7
    (km/h)
    15
    (km/h)
    2
    (km/h)
    15
    (km/h)
    2
    (km/h)
    17
    (km/h)
    3
    (km/h)
    14
    (km/h)
    Wind direction WNW WNW WNW NNW NW WNW SW SSE S SE ENE ESE N ENE
    Relative humidity 87% 25% 43% 23% 42% 16% 51% 39% 68% 41% 75% 45% 72% 30%
    Dew point 17°C 8°C 4°C 4°C 6°C 3°C 6°C 10°C 11°C 12°C 13°C 14°C 13°C 10°C
  9. 28 Day Rainfall forecast

    East Maitland Rain Forecast


    East Maitland 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    17
    18
    19
    20
    21
    22
    23
    24
    25
    26
    27
    28
    LOW
    29
    LOW
    30
    LOW
    31
    Nov 1
    LOW
    2
    MEDIUM
    3
    LOW
    4
    LOW
    5
    LOW
    6
    7
    8
    9
    LOW
    10
    MEDIUM
    11
    LOW
    12
    13
    14
    CHANCE OF RAINFALL WITHIN DISTRICT
    NIL < 25%
    LOW 25% to 50%
    MEDIUM 50% to 75%
    HIGH ≥ 75%
    Issued Oct16

    Issue Notes

    The hemispheric long wave pattern has been relatively fast moving in recent weeks. There are six main troughs. Currently the most significant troughs are near the longitudes of South Africa, the southwest Indian Ocean, the Indian Ocean, Western Australia, New Zealand, the southeast Pacific, and the Atlantic Ocean.

    Summary:

    Over southern and eastern Australia the cold front events with potential to bring widespread rain are now expected about 27 October to 31 October, 6 November to 10 November, and 13 November to 17 November. Rain events originating in the tropics and moving south are possible about 30 October to 3 November, 14 November to 18 November, and 18 November to 22 November. Over Western Australia the strongest cold fronts should occur about 27 October to 31 October, 1 November to 5 November, and 7 November to 11 November.

    Forecast Explanation

    This forecast is produced by a multi-model ensemble consisting of dynamical atmospheric models, which are forced by the latest observed atmosphere, ocean, land and ice conditions. The models are designed to simulate features of the real atmosphere, including the daily movement of long and short wave patterns in the Southern Hemisphere.

    The future probability of rain in each district is estimated using output from the multi-model ensemble, combined with historical information about the difference between the model forecasts and observed rainfall.

    In this deterministic framework the skill of the forecast tends to decrease with time, however the forecasts are updated daily to provide the latest estimates of rainfall probability out to 28 days.

  10. 12 Month Rainfall Forecast

    East Maitland Rain Forecast


    East Maitland 12-month Rainfall Forecast
    Oct
    Nov
    Dec
    Jan
    Feb
    Mar
    Apr
    May
    Jun
    Jul
    Aug
    Sep
    2019
    2020
    4
    4
    5
    4
    6
    6
    6
    6
    8
    6
    5
    6
    10
    5
    0
    1
    2 - 3
    4 - 7
    8 - 9
    10
    Well below normal
    Below normal
    Near normal
    Above normal
    Well above normal

    Issue Notes - Issued Oct 7

    ENSO status: Neutral IOD status: Positive Sea surface temperatures (SSTs) across the equatorial central Pacific remain within neutral values. The Nino3.4 index lingered between -0.2 and 0.2 through the month of September. The Southern Oscillation Index (SOI) recorded a value of -12.4 during the past month. The current outlook consensus suggests warmer than average SSTs will persist across the equatorial Pacific Ocean through the austral spring, but well within neutral values. Five out of eight international models maintain a slightly warmer than average Pacific Ocean through the end of 2019, none of these reaching El Nino thresholds during the 2019/2020 summer. The IRI ENSO forecast suggests less than 40% of another El Nino developing over the next 12 months, with a neutral ENSO the most likely outcome. To the west of Australia, the Indian Ocean Dipole (IOD) remains strongly positive, with the highest positive value since the early 2000s. All six international models maintain a strong positive event until December. In terms of rainfall, there is little variation to the outlook issued last month. The climate outlook for spring continues to favour below average rainfall for most of Australia, in particular the eastern half of the continent. During Positive IODs, central and southeastern Australia tend to see a reduction in rainfall during spring, due to a reduction of moisture streaming from the northwest. For northern Australia, the current outlook is for a late onset of the wet season across the Northern Territory and Queensland. A negative trend in the Southern Annular Mode (SAM) on the other hand, is likely to enhance frontal activity over the far south during spring. This is likely to offset the Positive IOD in far southern Victoria and western Tasmania, which could see average-to-above average rainfall during the remainder of spring.

  11. Long range rainfall forecast

    East Maitland Rain Forecast


    East Maitland 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    17
    18
    19
    20
    21
    22
    23
    24
    25
    26
    27
    28
    LOW
    29
    LOW
    30
    LOW
    31
    Nov 1
    LOW
    2
    MEDIUM
    3
    LOW
    4
    LOW
    5
    LOW
    6
    7
    8
    9
    LOW
    10
    MEDIUM
    11
    LOW
    12
    13
    14
    CHANCE OF RAINFALL WITHIN DISTRICT
    NIL < 25%
    LOW 25% to 50%
    MEDIUM 50% to 75%
    HIGH ≥ 75%
    Issued Oct16

    Issue Notes

    The hemispheric long wave pattern has been relatively fast moving in recent weeks. There are six main troughs. Currently the most significant troughs are near the longitudes of South Africa, the southwest Indian Ocean, the Indian Ocean, Western Australia, New Zealand, the southeast Pacific, and the Atlantic Ocean.

    Summary:

    Over southern and eastern Australia the cold front events with potential to bring widespread rain are now expected about 27 October to 31 October, 6 November to 10 November, and 13 November to 17 November. Rain events originating in the tropics and moving south are possible about 30 October to 3 November, 14 November to 18 November, and 18 November to 22 November. Over Western Australia the strongest cold fronts should occur about 27 October to 31 October, 1 November to 5 November, and 7 November to 11 November.

    Forecast Explanation

    This forecast is produced by a multi-model ensemble consisting of dynamical atmospheric models, which are forced by the latest observed atmosphere, ocean, land and ice conditions. The models are designed to simulate features of the real atmosphere, including the daily movement of long and short wave patterns in the Southern Hemisphere.

    The future probability of rain in each district is estimated using output from the multi-model ensemble, combined with historical information about the difference between the model forecasts and observed rainfall.

    In this deterministic framework the skill of the forecast tends to decrease with time, however the forecasts are updated daily to provide the latest estimates of rainfall probability out to 28 days.

  12. Popup - Daily historical

  13. Past 5 Days

    East Maitland Past 5 Days

    This Month
    Minimum Maximum Rainfall
    Sunday
    Oct 13
    10.5 °C 20.3 °C
    9.0 mm
    Monday
    Oct 14
    7.5 °C 26.0 °C
    0.2 mm
    Tuesday
    Oct 15
    9.5 °C 29.5 °C
    0.0 mm
    Wednesday
    Oct 16
    11.2 °C 27 °C
    0.0 mm
    Thursday
    Oct 17
    14 °C -
    0.0 mm
    Legend
  14. Almanac

    Almanac


    East Maitland minimum temp history (32.7511°S, 151.59°E, 27m AMSL)
    MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE
    Hottest this month 34.3° 04/10/2019 Coldest this month 7.6° 02/10/2019
    Hottest on record 40.1 21/10/1988 Coldest on record 2.2 13/10/1987
    Hottest this year 43.5° 26/01/2019 Coldest this year -0.3° 14/08/2019
    Long term average 25.1° Long term average 11.4°
    Average this month 24.9° Average this month 10.7°
    Hottest October On Record Avg. max. temp. 28.8° 1988 Coldest October on record Avg. min. temp. 9.6° 1994
    East Maitland rainfall history (32.7511°S, 151.59°E, 27m AMSL)
    RAINFALL
    Wettest This Month 9.0mm 13/10/2019 Total This Month 16.8mm
    4.0 days
    Long Term Average 64.9mm 9.4 days Wettest October on record 288.2mm 1988
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  16. Year to Date

    East Maitland Year To Date

    Average Rainfall To Oct 768.8mm 104.9 day(s)
    Total For 2019 550.8mm 93.0 day(s)
    Total To This Day 2018 756.0mm 97.0 day(s)
    Wettest Day 55.8mm Sep18
    Lowest Temperature -0.3°C Aug14
    Highest Temperature 43.5°C Jan26
  17. Popup - Monthly historical

  18. Climatology

    East Maitland Climatology

    Long-Term Averages
    Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
    Mean Max (°C) 29.8 28.9 27.1 24.3 20.8 17.8 17.3 19.3 22.4 25.1 26.8 29.0 24.0
    Mean Min (°C) 17.6 17.5 15.7 12.5 9.7 7.6 6.2 6.6 8.9 11.4 14.0 16.2 12.0
    Mean Rain (mm) 110.1 117.2 115.7 88.1 70.9 76.5 40.1 37.8 47.5 64.9 85.2 82.1 938.7
    Mean Rain Days 11.7 11.4 12.3 10.7 11.5 11.9 10.1 8.0 7.9 9.4 11.3 10.1 123.1