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Castlemaine Climate

Castlemaine Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
27.9 28.1 24.6 20.1 15.8 12.6 11.8 13.2 15.7 19.1 22.6 25.4 19.7
Mean Min (°C)
12.9 13.3 10.9 7.6 5.4 3.5 2.9 3.6 5.0 6.6 9.2 10.9 7.6
Mean Rain (mm)
39.5 38.2 34.6 40.7 55.8 56.6 60.9 66.3 60.9 58.6 48.4 40.8 601.4
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
5.9 5.1 6.4 8.0 11.8 14.2 16.9 16.1 13.4 11.2 8.7 7.4 124.8

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 26.7 28.5
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 47.5 65.6 46.4 46.4 38.4 46.8 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 22.2 27.7 28.8 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 14.0 10.4 8.5 7.2 5.1 5.6 7.4 8.4 13.6 13.2 8.6
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)
201.0 203.9 100.1 112.2 152.2 136.2 98.8 139.4 143.1 200.7 177.8 111.7 973.3
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°C
0.4 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.7
≥ 35°C
3.7 3.0 0.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5 1.6 9.2
≥ 30°C
11.5 11.2 4.9 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.6 3.1 6.9 37.9
≤ 2°C
0.0 0.0 0.1 2.1 6.7 11.2 12.6 10.4 7.2 4.2 0.9 0.1 55.3
≤ 0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5 2.3 5.7 7.2 5.4 3.1 1.0 0.1 0.0 25.1

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
48 48 48 49 48 48 49 48 49 48 49 49 48.2
Earliest Entry
1967 1967 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Maxima
48 48 49 49 48 48 48 48 49 49 49 49 48.3
Earliest Entry
1967 1967 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Rainfall
48 48 49 49 49 49 49 49 49 49 49 49 48.7
Earliest Entry
1967 1967 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014

Station Details

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