The Hunter is set to enjoy an early taste of spring this weekend, with temperatures to nudge the high-20's.
The Bureau of Meteorology is forecasting 27 degrees and partly cloudy in Wallsend on Sunday.
Other parts of the Hunter are set to reach 26 degrees, including Maitland, Cessnock, Toronto, Singleton and Bulahdelah.
The unseasonably warm Winter weather is set to break records.
Cessnock's hottest July temperature recorded is 24.9 last year, while Newcastle's record is 26.3 degrees on July 24, 1990.