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Castlemaine Forecast

Today 23°C
Tonight 11°C
sunny

Now

17.1°C falling
Updated at 13:10 EDT

Central for Saturday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of drizzle near the Otways this evening. Winds S 25 to 40 km/h turning E/SE 20 to 30 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low 20s.

Currently at Ballarat Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 17.1°C falling
Dew Point 5.4°C falling
Feels Like 17.1°C
Relative Humidity 46%
Wind icon
SSE 35km/h rising
Wind Gusts 39km/h
Pressure 1023.5hPa steady
Fire Danger 10.2
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sat

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Sunrise sunrise
07:03 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:09 EDT

Nearby Now

Redesdale 21.2°C
Sheoaks 18.6°C
Bendigo Ap 20.7°C
Kilmore Gap 17.2°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Ballarat

48-hour forecast

3pm

Clear
20°C

6pm

Clear
19°C

9pm

Clear
12°C

12am

Mostly clear
11°C

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National Forecast

Castlemaine 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Feb 25
Sun
Feb 26
Mon
Feb 27
Tue
Feb 28
Wed
Mar 1
Thu
Mar 2
Fri
Mar 3

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Late shower

Possible shower
Maximum 23°C 29°C 31°C 32°C 33°C 33°C 33°C
Minimum 11°C 11°C 15°C 16°C 18°C 18°C 18°C
Chance of Rain 5% 5% 5% 5% 20% 50% 30%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Very High
Frost Risk Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 21
km/h
21
km/h
11
km/h
8
km/h
12
km/h
7
km/h
11
km/h
9
km/h
9
km/h
6
km/h
8
km/h
5
km/h
7
km/h
9
km/h
Wind Direction S 21km/h
S
S 21km/h
S
ENE 11km/h
ENE
NE 8km/h
NE
ENE 12km/h
ENE
ENE 7km/h
ENE
ENE 11km/h
ENE
NE 9km/h
NE
ENE 9km/h
ENE
ENE 6km/h
ENE
ENE 8km/h
ENE
ESE 5km/h
ESE
ESE 7km/h
ESE
SSE 9km/h
SSE
Relative Humidity 68% 37% 69% 37% 62% 32% 62% 32% 53% 32% 49% 28% 48% 33%
Dew Point 9°C 8°C 10°C 12°C 11°C 12°C 13°C 13°C 12°C 13°C 11°C 12°C 13°C 15°C

Castlemaine Sun & Moon Times

Saturday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:37 EDT
sunrise
07:03 EDT
sunset
20:09 EDT
last light
20:35 EDT
moon
set
Sat 19:14 EDT
rise
Sun 06:21 EDT
moon
Mon
Feb 27
moon
Sun
Mar 5
moon
Mon
Mar 13
moon
Tue
Mar 21

Castlemaine Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sat
Feb 25
12°C - 0.0mm
Fri
Feb 24
11.0°C 23°C 0.0mm
Thu
Feb 23
12.2°C 27.0°C 0.0mm
Wed
Feb 22
9.0°C 32.5°C 0.0mm
Tue
Feb 21
5.0°C 25.2°C 0.0mm

Castlemaine Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Feb
77.7mm
11.0 Day(s)
Total For 2017
50.3mm
9 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
89.8mm
18 Day(s)
Wettest Day
19.6mm
Jan 20
Lowest Temperature
5.0°C
Feb 21
Highest Temperature
40.1°C
Feb 9

Castlemaine Almanac

full climatology
February Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
5.0°C
21st
Lowest On Record
3.0°C
7th 1980
Average This Month
12.5°C
-0.8°C
Long-term Average
13.3°C
February Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
40.1°C
9th
Highest On Record
43.9°C
7th 2009
Average This Month
26.6°C
-1.5°C
Long-term Average
28.1°C
February Rainfall
Wettest This Month
18.6mm
6th
Total This Month
24.0mm
5 Day(s)
Long-term Average
38.2mm
5.1 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
203.9mm
2012
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1991
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