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Castlemaine Forecast

Today 18°C
Tonight 7°C
mostly_sunny

Now

11.9°C falling
Updated at 17:10 EDT

Central for Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the southeast, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Winds S/SW 20 to 30 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.

Currently at Ballarat Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 11.9°C falling
Dew Point 7.0°C rising
Feels Like 9.8°C
Relative Humidity 72%
Wind icon
S 20km/h falling
Wind Gusts 24km/h
Pressure 1019.9hPa rising
Fire Danger 2.5
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Fri

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

Nearby Now

Redesdale 16.9°C
Kilmore Gap 12.1°C
Bendigo Ap 18.1°C
Sheoaks 14.1°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Ballarat

48-hour forecast

6pm

Mostly clear
14°C

9pm

Mostly clear
10°C

12am

Mostly clear
7°C

3am

Mostly clear
6°C

Central Weather Warnings

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Vic - Fri 16:40 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

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Late shower

Possible shower

Mostly sunny
Maximum 18°C 22°C 26°C 31°C 34°C 23°C 21°C
Minimum 8°C 7°C 10°C 9°C 18°C 16°C 9°C
Chance of Rain 5% 5% 5% 10% 80% 70% 50%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 10-20mm 1-5mm 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 21
km/h
21
km/h
6
km/h
10
km/h
9
km/h
7
km/h
8
km/h
12
km/h
18
km/h
28
km/h
16
km/h
22
km/h
13
km/h
14
km/h
Wind Direction SW 21km/h
SW
SW 21km/h
SW
SSW 6km/h
SSW
WSW 10km/h
WSW
S 9km/h
S
SSW 7km/h
SSW
NE 8km/h
NE
NNW 12km/h
NNW
N 18km/h
N
NNW 28km/h
NNW
W 16km/h
W
WSW 22km/h
WSW
SW 13km/h
SW
SSW 14km/h
SSW
Relative Humidity 62% 46% 65% 41% 67% 37% 51% 26% 39% 28% 70% 56% 63% 48%
Dew Point 5°C 6°C 7°C 8°C 10°C 10°C 9°C 9°C 11°C 14°C 14°C 13°C 7°C 9°C

Castlemaine Sun & Moon Times

Saturday 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
20:36 EDT
last light
21:06 EDT
moon
set
Sat 03:06 EDT
rise
Sat 16:06 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
Fri
Dec 9
9.3°C - 5.8mm
Thu
Dec 8
15.4°C 21.0°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

Castlemaine Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
601.3mm
125.1 Day(s)
Total For 2016
773.7mm
153 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
11.9°C
+1.0°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
25.9°C
+0.5°C
Long-term Average
25.4°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
11.0mm
8th
Total This Month
19.0mm
3 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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