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Castlemaine Forecast

Today 14°C
Tonight 5°C
mostly_sunny

Now

11.7°C rising
Updated at 11:20 EST

Central for Wednesday Partly cloudy. Areas of fog early this morning. Light winds becoming N/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures between 13 and 17.

Currently at Ballarat Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 11.7°C rising
Dew Point 6.8°C falling
Feels Like 9.8°C
Relative Humidity 72%
Wind icon
NNE 16km/h falling
Wind Gusts 19km/h
Pressure 1028.1hPa falling
Fire Danger 2.3
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
07:28 EST
Sunset sunset
17:14 EST

Nearby Now

Redesdale 13.8°C
Sheoaks 14.9°C
Bendigo Ap 13.8°C
Kilmore Gap 12.2°C

Next 12 hours in Ballarat

48-hour forecast

12pm

Mostly clear
12°C

3pm

Mostly clear
14°C

6pm

Mostly clear
10°C

9pm

Clear
6°C

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Castlemaine 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Jun 1
Thu
Jun 2
Fri
Jun 3
Sat
Jun 4
Sun
Jun 5
Mon
Jun 6
Tue
Jun 7

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Clearing shower

Possible shower

Clearing shower

Cloudy
Maximum 14°C 15°C 15°C 16°C 12°C 15°C 14°C
Minimum 4°C 5°C 4°C 6°C 7°C 6°C 7°C
Chance of Rain 20% 20% 60% 60% 70% 80% 70%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
UV Index Low Low Low Low Low
Frost Risk Slight Slight Slight Nil Nil Nil Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 8
km/h
9
km/h
7
km/h
8
km/h
7
km/h
8
km/h
8
km/h
8
km/h
7
km/h
10
km/h
8
km/h
10
km/h
14
km/h
13
km/h
Wind Direction ENE 8km/h
ENE
NE 9km/h
NE
E 7km/h
E
ENE 8km/h
ENE
E 7km/h
E
E 8km/h
E
SE 8km/h
SE
SSE 8km/h
SSE
NNE 7km/h
NNE
NNW 10km/h
NNW
SSE 8km/h
SSE
SSW 10km/h
SSW
SSW 14km/h
SSW
SSW 13km/h
SSW
Relative Humidity 79% 70% 85% 66% 81% 67% 83% 71% 92% 83% 90% 76% 88% 80%
Dew Point 5°C 9°C 7°C 9°C 5°C 9°C 7°C 11°C 8°C 9°C 8°C 11°C 8°C 10°C

Castlemaine Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:59 EST
sunrise
07:28 EST
sunset
17:14 EST
last light
17:43 EST
moon
set
Wed 14:34 EST
rise
Thu 03:36 EST
moon
Sun
Jun 5
moon
Sun
Jun 12
moon
Mon
Jun 20
moon
Tue
Jun 28

Castlemaine Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
May 31
0.0°C - 0.0mm
Mon
May 30
2.8°C 12.0°C 0.0mm
Sun
May 29
5.2°C 11.5°C 0.0mm
Sat
May 28
4.0°C 13.0°C 3.0mm
Fri
May 27
2.3°C 13.0°C 1.2mm

Castlemaine Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jun
265.4mm
51.4 Day(s)
Total For 2016
243.8mm
49 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
168.4mm
54 Day(s)
Wettest Day
25.0mm
May 1
Lowest Temperature
0.0°C
May 31
Highest Temperature
40.3°C
Jan 13

Castlemaine Almanac

full climatology
June Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
Lowest On Record
-4.9°C
12th 1972
Average This Month
 
Long-term Average
3.5°C
June Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
Highest On Record
21.1°C
7th 1967
Average This Month
 
Long-term Average
12.6°C
June Rainfall
Wettest This Month
Total This Month
0 Day(s)
Long-term Average
56.6mm
14.2 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
136.2mm
1991
Driest On Record
12.8mm
1969
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