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Castlemaine Forecast

Tonight 3°C
Tomorrow 17°C
sunny

Now

6.1°C falling
Updated at 21:00 EST

Central for Friday Cloudy in the morning, becoming sunny in the afternoon. Winds SE 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures around 15.
Saturday Patchy fog in the early morning. Sunny day. Light winds becoming N 15 to 25 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 19.

Currently at Ballarat Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 6.1°C falling
Dew Point 5.8°C falling
Feels Like 3.7°C
Relative Humidity 98%
Wind icon
SE 11km/h steady
Wind Gusts 13km/h
Pressure 1028.0hPa rising
Fire Danger 0.7
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Fri

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Sunrise sunrise
07:22 EST
Sunset sunset
17:17 EST

Nearby Now

Redesdale 5.5°C
Sheoaks 5.0°C
Bendigo Ap 6.0°C
Kilmore Gap 7.0°C

Next 12 hours in Ballarat

48-hour forecast

12am

Clear
4°C

3am

Clear
4°C

6am

Clear
5°C

9am

Mostly clear
8°C

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National Forecast

Castlemaine 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Fri
May 25
Sat
May 26
Sun
May 27
Mon
May 28
Tue
May 29
Wed
May 30
Thu
May 31

Sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Showers

Possible shower

Mostly sunny
Maximum 17°C 17°C 18°C 18°C 15°C 13°C 13°C
Minimum 5°C 3°C 7°C 9°C 9°C 4°C 3°C
Chance of Rain 5% 5% 30% 80% 60% 40% 30%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 5-10mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Low Low Low Low Low
Frost Risk Slight Moderate Nil Nil Nil Slight Moderate
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 7
km/h
8
km/h
10
km/h
12
km/h
13
km/h
15
km/h
15
km/h
17
km/h
16
km/h
15
km/h
12
km/h
17
km/h
17
km/h
18
km/h
Wind Direction SSE 7km/h
SSE
ENE 8km/h
ENE
ENE 10km/h
ENE
NE 12km/h
NE
ENE 13km/h
ENE
NE 15km/h
NE
NE 15km/h
NE
NNE 17km/h
NNE
N 16km/h
N
WNW 15km/h
WNW
WSW 12km/h
WSW
W 17km/h
W
SW 17km/h
SW
SW 18km/h
SW
Relative Humidity 85% 57% 88% 65% 83% 68% 80% 71% 92% 75% 87% 72% 81% 70%
Dew Point 6°C 9°C 6°C 11°C 7°C 12°C 8°C 12°C 9°C 10°C 5°C 8°C 5°C 8°C

Castlemaine Sun & Moon Times

Saturday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
06:54 EST
sunrise
07:23 EST
sunset
17:17 EST
last light
17:45 EST
moon
set
Sat 03:36 EST
rise
Sat 15:35 EST
moon
Wed
May 30
moon
Thu
Jun 7
moon
Thu
Jun 14
moon
Wed
Jun 20

Castlemaine Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
May 25
3.0°C - 0.0mm
Thu
May 24
10.5°C 16.0°C 0.0mm
Wed
May 23
10.0°C 13.0°C 2.1mm
Tue
May 22
9.8°C 14.0°C 0.8mm
Mon
May 21
8.0°C 14.3°C 1.0mm

Castlemaine Year To Date

Average Rainfall To May
209.5mm
37.7 Day(s)
Total For 2018
127.8mm
22 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
254.6mm
36 Day(s)
Wettest Day
26.6mm
Mar 25
Lowest Temperature
1.5°C
May 19
Highest Temperature
42.8°C
Jan 19

Castlemaine Almanac

full climatology
May Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
1.5°C
19th
Lowest On Record
-2.6°C
25th 1969
Average This Month
6.4°C
+0.9°C
Long-term Average
5.5°C
May Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
23.1°C
2nd
Highest On Record
26.0°C
1st 1988
Average This Month
16.3°C
+0.5°C
Long-term Average
15.8°C
May Rainfall
Wettest This Month
18.0mm
4th
Total This Month
57.9mm
11 Day(s)
Long-term Average
55.6mm
12.0 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
152.2mm
2007
Driest On Record
8.4mm
1991
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Weather News

Perth storm: Severe cold front hits WA's South West, bringing heavy rain, winds and flooding

19:21 EST

The full force of Mother Nature is being felt in Western Australia as emergency services deal with damaging wind gusts from a severe cold front that has also dumped heavy rain in Perth and the south-west of the state.

Damaging winds lash WA

11:00 EST

Severe weather continues to threaten parts of WA today after a powerful front crossed the state's west coast overnight.

Severe weather warning issued as destructive cold front hits southern WA

23:06 EST

Heavy rain has soaked Perth and surrounds as the first strong cold front of the season batters the southern half of the state, with damaging winds of up to 125 kilometres per hour predicted overnight.