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Castlemaine Forecast

Today 34°C
Tonight 17°C
late_shower

Now

25.4°C rising
Updated at 09:30 EDT

Central for Monday Mostly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely late this afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm about the ranges this evening. Winds N/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending N/NW 15 to 25 km/h during the morning and early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 30s.

Currently at Ballarat Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 25.4°C rising
Dew Point 10.8°C falling
Feels Like 25.9°C
Relative Humidity 40%
Wind icon
N 14km/h rising
Wind Gusts 19km/h
Pressure 1008.9hPa rising
Fire Danger 10.4
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Mon

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Sunrise sunrise
06:28 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:42 EDT

Nearby Now

Redesdale 26.2°C
Sheoaks 30.0°C
Bendigo Ap 25.8°C
Kilmore Gap 24.9°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Ballarat

48-hour forecast

12pm

Mostly cloudy
28°C

3pm

Chance shower
31°C

6pm

Chance shower
30°C

9pm

Rain
24°C

Central Weather Warnings

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Vic - Mon 05:16 EDT
Strong Wind Warning for the East Gippsland Coast

National Forecast

Castlemaine 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Mon
Jan 23
Tue
Jan 24
Wed
Jan 25
Thu
Jan 26
Fri
Jan 27
Sat
Jan 28
Sun
Jan 29

Late shower

Clearing shower

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 34°C 25°C 28°C 29°C 32°C 30°C 31°C
Minimum 19°C 17°C 10°C 11°C 12°C 14°C 13°C
Chance of Rain 90% 10% 5% 5% 10% 5% 20%
Rain Amount 5-10mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm
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 10
km/h
14
km/h
18
km/h
18
km/h
16
km/h
14
km/h
16
km/h
16
km/h
8
km/h
6
km/h
8
km/h
15
km/h
9
km/h
9
km/h
Wind Direction NE 10km/h
NE
N 14km/h
N
SW 18km/h
SW
SSW 18km/h
SSW
SSE 16km/h
SSE
S 14km/h
S
S 16km/h
S
S 16km/h
S
SE 8km/h
SE
W 6km/h
W
NW 8km/h
NW
WSW 15km/h
WSW
SSE 9km/h
SSE
SW 9km/h
SW
Relative Humidity 53% 33% 63% 33% 60% 30% 63% 32% 59% 26% 51% 24% 53% 25%
Dew Point 15°C 16°C 12°C 8°C 8°C 8°C 10°C 10°C 11°C 10°C 10°C 8°C 10°C 8°C

Castlemaine Sun & Moon Times

Monday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:58 EDT
sunrise
06:28 EDT
sunset
20:42 EDT
last light
21:11 EDT
moon
set
Mon 16:37 EDT
rise
Tue 03:12 EDT
moon
Sat
Jan 28
moon
Sat
Feb 4
moon
Sat
Feb 11
moon
Sun
Feb 19

Castlemaine Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Mon
Jan 23
15°C - 0.0mm
Sun
Jan 22
11.4°C 31°C 0.0mm
Sat
Jan 21
10.0°C 25.6°C 0.3mm
Fri
Jan 20
14.0°C 20.0°C 19.6mm
Thu
Jan 19
11.8°C 30.0°C 0.0mm

Castlemaine Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jan
39.5mm
5.9 Day(s)
Total For 2017
26.3mm
4 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
42.8mm
10 Day(s)
Wettest Day
19.6mm
Jan 20
Lowest Temperature
10.0°C
Jan 21
Highest Temperature
39.8°C
Jan 17

Castlemaine Almanac

full climatology
January Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
10.0°C
21st
Lowest On Record
0.8°C
19th 1993
Average This Month
14.9°C
+2.0°C
Long-term Average
12.9°C
January Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
39.8°C
17th
Highest On Record
43.7°C
31st 1968
Average This Month
29.2°C
+1.3°C
Long-term Average
27.9°C
January Rainfall
Wettest This Month
19.6mm
20th
Total This Month
26.3mm
4 Day(s)
Long-term Average
39.5mm
5.9 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
201.0mm
2011
Driest On Record
0.0mm
2009
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