Castlemaine Climate

Castlemaine Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
28.0 28.2 24.7 20.1 15.8 12.6 11.7 13.2 15.7 19.2 22.7 25.5 19.8
Mean Min (°C)
13.0 13.3 11.0 7.7 5.5 3.5 2.9 3.6 5.0 6.7 9.2 11.0 7.7
Mean Rain (mm)
40.2 37.3 34.5 41.9 55.6 56.2 61.0 65.6 62.4 58.1 48.1 40.3 600.6
Median Rain (mm)
30.8 19.2 22.6 33.5 47.2 42.3 57.7 67.4 50.8 49.2 40.0 35.0 611.0
Mean Rain Days
6.1 5.1 6.5 8.0 12.0 14.2 17.1 16.2 13.4 11.2 8.7 7.4 123.9

Castlemaine Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
43.7 43.9 38.0 33.0 26.0 21.1 21.4 24.7 28.9 34.5 38.8 42.0 43.9
Low Max (°C)
13.5 10.5 11.0 9.8 5.4 5.8 5.8 5.4 7.0 9.4 8.9 12.8 5.4
High Min (°C)
28.5 25.9 25.1 21.5 16.3 13.0 12.0 12.2 16.0 20.0 22.5 28.9 28.9
Low Min (°C)
0.8 3.0 0.6 -3.0 -2.6 -4.9 -6.3 -4.1 -4.0 -4.0 0.0 1.0 -6.3
High Rain (mm)
91.2 101.2 68.0 54.5 65.6 46.4 46.4 38.4 53.0 64.0 50.6 54.5 101.2

Castlemaine Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
31.5 32.6 28.5 23.6 17.8 15.9 13.8 17.2 18.4 25.6 27.7 29.8 21.0
Low Mn. Max (°C)
23.4 24.7 21.5 16.5 13.0 11.3 9.8 11.3 12.8 15.9 18.4 21.9 17.7
High Mn. Min (°C)
16.5 16.3 14.4 10.4 8.5 7.2 6.4 5.9 8.3 10.2 13.6 14.0 9.8
Low Mn. Min (°C)
9.1 10.3 7.6 4.4 2.6 -0.6 -0.5 1.3 2.8 5.2 6.9 8.3 5.0
High Rain (mm)
201.0 203.9 100.1 141.2 152.2 136.2 98.8 139.4 168.5 200.7 177.8 111.7 973.3
Low Rain (mm)
0.0 0.0 3.2 4.9 8.4 12.8 13.0 0.0 15.0 3.2 4.2 0.3 251.3

Castlemaine Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

CASTLEMAINE PRISON

Mean daily minimum temp
Mean daily maximum temp
Highest/lowest on record
Highest/lowest on record
Mean monthly rainfall

Castlemaine Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°C
0.4 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.7
≥ 35.0°C
3.7 3.0 0.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5 1.7 9.3
≥ 30.0°C
11.6 11.3 5.1 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.7 3.1 7.2 38.5
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.1 2.0 6.5 11.1 12.4 10.2 7.1 4.0 0.9 0.2 53.4
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4 2.3 5.7 7.1 5.2 3.0 1.0 0.1 0.0 24.1

Castlemaine 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
34.4 34.0 30.3 24.9 19.2 15.0 14.0 16.1 19.5 24.1 28.8 31.7 28.5
Low Max
21.5 21.9 18.9 15.5 12.4 10.1 9.5 10.5 12.2 14.4 16.5 19.2 12.1
High Min
18.0 18.3 15.5 12.2 9.5 7.6 6.6 7.1 9.0 11.4 14.1 15.8 13.4
Low Min
8.1 8.7 6.1 3.2 1.0 -0.7 -1.0 -0.4 0.6 2.1 4.4 6.2 1.7

Castlemaine Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
51 51 51 52 51 50 51 50 50 50 51 51 50.6
Earliest Entry
1967 1967 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Maxima
51 51 52 52 51 50 50 50 51 51 51 51 50.7
Earliest Entry
1967 1967 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Rainfall
51 51 52 52 52 51 51 51 51 51 51 51 51.1
Earliest Entry
1967 1967 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017

Station Details

CASTLEMAINE PRISON
North Central, Victoria
37.0809°S 144.2392°E 330m AMSL
Commenced 1966
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