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Castlemaine Forecast

This morning 8°C
Today 18°C
cloudy

Now

7.2°C falling
Updated at 02:00 EDT

Central for Thursday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers in the southeast, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the southeast in the late afternoon and evening. Winds SW 35 to 50 km/h decreasing to 25 to 30 km/h in the late evening.
Friday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers in the east, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. Winds W/SW 25 to 35 km/h tending S/SW 25 to 40 km/h during the day.

Currently at Ballarat Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 7.2°C falling
Dew Point 7.1°C falling
Feels Like 4.2°C
Relative Humidity 99%
Wind icon
SW 16km/h falling
Wind Gusts 22km/h
Pressure 1010.4hPa steady
Fire Danger 0.8
Rain since 9am/last hr 3.8mm / -

Sun on Fri

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Sunrise sunrise
05:56 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:35 EDT

Nearby Now

Redesdale 8.3°C
Kilmore Gap 7.4°C
Sheoaks 8.4°C
Bendigo Ap 10.5°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Ballarat

48-hour forecast

3am

Mostly cloudy
9°C

6am

Mostly cloudy
7°C

9am

Mostly cloudy
9°C

12pm

Mostly cloudy
13°C

Central Weather Warnings

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Vic - Thu 22:32 EDT
Coastal Wind Warning for VIC

National Forecast

Castlemaine 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Fri
Dec 9
Sat
Dec 10
Sun
Dec 11
Mon
Dec 12
Tue
Dec 13
Wed
Dec 14
Thu
Dec 15

Cloudy

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Mostly sunny
Maximum 18°C 22°C 26°C 31°C 34°C 27°C 21°C
Minimum 8°C 7°C 10°C 11°C 16°C 18°C 9°C
Chance of Rain 5% 5% 5% 10% 70% 30% 30%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
UV Index 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 22
km/h
21
km/h
6
km/h
10
km/h
9
km/h
7
km/h
7
km/h
12
km/h
18
km/h
24
km/h
15
km/h
19
km/h
11
km/h
12
km/h
Wind Direction SW 22km/h
SW
SW 21km/h
SW
SSW 6km/h
SSW
WSW 10km/h
WSW
S 9km/h
S
SSW 7km/h
SSW
NE 7km/h
NE
NNW 12km/h
NNW
N 18km/h
N
NW 24km/h
NW
W 15km/h
W
W 19km/h
W
SW 11km/h
SW
SW 12km/h
SW
Relative Humidity 62% 48% 65% 41% 66% 37% 53% 25% 34% 27% 57% 45% 59% 42%
Dew Point 4°C 6°C 7°C 8°C 10°C 10°C 11°C 9°C 9°C 13°C 14°C 14°C 6°C 7°C

Castlemaine Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
05:26 EDT
sunrise
05:56 EDT
sunset
20:35 EDT
last light
21:06 EDT
moon
set
Fri 02:29 EDT
rise
Fri 14:58 EDT
moon
Wed
Dec 14
moon
Wed
Dec 21
moon
Thu
Dec 29
moon
Fri
Jan 6

Castlemaine Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Dec 8
15.4°C - 11.0mm
Wed
Dec 7
8.5°C 28.0°C 0.0mm
Tue
Dec 6
12.3°C 22.5°C 0.0mm
Mon
Dec 5
17.0°C 25.0°C 2.2mm
Sun
Dec 4
15.0°C 32.0°C 0.0mm

Castlemaine Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
601.3mm
125.1 Day(s)
Total For 2016
767.9mm
152 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
368.0mm
131 Day(s)
Wettest Day
53.0mm
Sep 14
Lowest Temperature
-0.5°C
Jun 12
Highest Temperature
40.3°C
Jan 13

Castlemaine Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
8.5°C
7th
Lowest On Record
1.0°C
12th 1995
Average This Month
12.2°C
+1.3°C
Long-term Average
10.9°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
32.0°C
4th
Highest On Record
42.0°C
31st 2005
Average This Month
26.6°C
+1.2°C
Long-term Average
25.4°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
11.0mm
8th
Total This Month
13.2mm
2 Day(s)
Long-term Average
40.8mm
7.4 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
111.7mm
1986
Driest On Record
0.3mm
1972
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