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Castlemaine Forecast

Tonight 12°C
Tomorrow 33°C
sunny

Now

23.7°C falling
Updated at 18:40 EDT

Central for Tuesday Patchy fog or low cloud early this morning. Sunny. Winds E/SE 20 to 30 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to high 20s.
Wednesday Sunny. Winds E/SE 15 to 20 km/h tending SE/SW in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching 27 to 32.

Currently at Ballarat Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 23.7°C falling
Dew Point 6.0°C rising
Feels Like 23.7°C
Relative Humidity 32%
Wind icon
ESE 25km/h falling
Wind Gusts 30km/h
Pressure 1020.2hPa steady
Fire Danger 16.8
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
06:20 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:45 EDT

Nearby Now

Redesdale 27.1°C
Sheoaks 22.0°C
Bendigo Ap 29.5°C
Kilmore Gap 22.3°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Ballarat

48-hour forecast

9pm

Clear
19°C

12am

Clear
15°C

3am

Clear
13°C

6am

Mostly clear
11°C

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National Forecast

Castlemaine 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
Jan 16
Wed
Jan 17
Thu
Jan 18
Fri
Jan 19
Sat
Jan 20
Sun
Jan 21
Mon
Jan 22

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Cloud increasing

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 30°C 33°C 39°C 41°C 33°C 34°C 30°C
Minimum 11°C 12°C 15°C 19°C 18°C 17°C 15°C
Chance of Rain 5% 5% 5% 20% 40% 50% 10%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme
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 12
km/h
13
km/h
5
km/h
5
km/h
9
km/h
12
km/h
10
km/h
15
km/h
13
km/h
13
km/h
8
km/h
9
km/h
9
km/h
12
km/h
Wind Direction SE 12km/h
SE
SSE 13km/h
SSE
E 5km/h
E
WNW 5km/h
WNW
NE 9km/h
NE
NNW 12km/h
NNW
NNE 10km/h
NNE
NW 15km/h
NW
SSE 13km/h
SSE
S 13km/h
S
SE 8km/h
SE
WSW 9km/h
WSW
SSW 9km/h
SSW
SW 12km/h
SW
Relative Humidity 57% 25% 37% 16% 34% 14% 26% 11% 49% 33% 59% 30% 55% 31%
Dew Point 10°C 8°C 4°C 3°C 8°C 6°C 7°C 5°C 13°C 15°C 14°C 14°C 11°C 10°C

Castlemaine Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:51 EDT
sunrise
06:21 EDT
sunset
20:44 EDT
last light
21:14 EDT
moon
set
Tue 20:01 EDT
rise
Wed 06:17 EDT
moon
Thu
Jan 25
moon
Thu
Feb 1
moon
Thu
Feb 8
moon
Fri
Feb 16

Castlemaine Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sun
Jan 14
7.0°C - 1.8mm
Sat
Jan 13
13.5°C 20.8°C 1.2mm
Fri
Jan 12
- 34.0°C -
Thu
Jan 11
14.5°C - 0.0mm
Wed
Jan 10
11.8°C 29.5°C 0.0mm

Castlemaine Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jan
40.2mm
6.1 Day(s)
Total For 2018
3.0mm
2 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
6.4mm
2 Day(s)
Wettest Day
1.8mm
Jan 14
Lowest Temperature
7.0°C
Jan 14
Highest Temperature
41.0°C
Jan 6

Castlemaine Almanac

full climatology
January Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
7.0°C
14th
Lowest On Record
0.8°C
19th 1993
Average This Month
12.9°C
-0.1°C
Long-term Average
13.0°C
January Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
41.0°C
6th
Highest On Record
43.7°C
31st 1968
Average This Month
29.9°C
+1.9°C
Long-term Average
28.0°C
January Rainfall
Wettest This Month
1.8mm
14th
Total This Month
3.0mm
2 Day(s)
Long-term Average
40.2mm
6.1 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
201.0mm
2011
Driest On Record
0.0mm
2009
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