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Castlemaine Forecast

Today 28°C
Tonight 11°C
sunny

Now

16.4°C rising
Updated at 11:20 EDT

Central for Thursday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of drizzle later tonight. Winds W 20 to 30 km/h turning S/SW in the afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 20s.

Currently at Ballarat Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 16.4°C rising
Dew Point 13.3°C rising
Feels Like 16.4°C
Relative Humidity 82%
Wind icon
WSW 14km/h falling
Wind Gusts 19km/h
Pressure 1019.7hPa rising
Fire Danger 1.8
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
07:01 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:11 EDT

Nearby Now

Redesdale 24.3°C
Kilmore Gap 20.0°C
Sheoaks 18.6°C
Bendigo Ap 23.6°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Ballarat

48-hour forecast

12pm

Mostly clear
19°C

3pm

Mostly clear
23°C

6pm

Mostly cloudy
23°C

9pm

Mostly clear
17°C

Central Weather Warnings

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Vic - Thu 10:55 EDT
Cancellation of Strong Wind Warning for West Coast, Central Coast and East Gippsland Coast

National Forecast

Castlemaine 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Feb 23
Fri
Feb 24
Sat
Feb 25
Sun
Feb 26
Mon
Feb 27
Tue
Feb 28
Wed
Mar 1

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny
Maximum 28°C 25°C 22°C 28°C 30°C 31°C 33°C
Minimum 14°C 11°C 10°C 11°C 14°C 17°C 18°C
Chance of Rain 5% 5% 5% 5% 5% 5% 40%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm
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 11
km/h
11
km/h
15
km/h
17
km/h
20
km/h
22
km/h
10
km/h
8
km/h
13
km/h
11
km/h
15
km/h
11
km/h
11
km/h
8
km/h
Wind Direction WSW 11km/h
WSW
W 11km/h
W
S 15km/h
S
SSW 17km/h
SSW
S 20km/h
S
SSE 22km/h
SSE
ESE 10km/h
ESE
E 8km/h
E
ENE 13km/h
ENE
NE 11km/h
NE
NE 15km/h
NE
NNE 11km/h
NNE
NE 11km/h
NE
NNE 8km/h
NNE
Relative Humidity 71% 42% 73% 44% 68% 39% 68% 39% 61% 36% 63% 37% 53% 34%
Dew Point 12°C 14°C 10°C 12°C 8°C 7°C 10°C 12°C 10°C 13°C 13°C 14°C 15°C 15°C

Castlemaine Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:35 EDT
sunrise
07:01 EDT
sunset
20:11 EDT
last light
20:38 EDT
moon
set
Thu 17:48 EDT
rise
Fri 04:21 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
Thu
Feb 23
12°C - 0.0mm
Wed
Feb 22
9.0°C 33°C 0.0mm
Tue
Feb 21
5.0°C 25.2°C 0.0mm
Mon
Feb 20
9.5°C 20.1°C 2.4mm
Sun
Feb 19
6.0°C 15.0°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
89.6mm
17 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
12.6°C
-0.7°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
26.8°C
-1.3°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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