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Castlemaine Forecast

Today 16°C
Tonight 8°C
mostly_sunny

Now

12.7°C falling
Updated at 16:50 EST

Central for Sunday Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers, most likely during the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the east during the morning and afternoon. Winds NW 35 to 50 km/h with some stronger squalls. Daytime maximum temperatures between 13 and 18.

Currently at Ballarat Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 12.7°C falling
Dew Point 5.8°C rising
Feels Like 9.0°C
Relative Humidity 63%
Wind icon
NW 53km/h falling
Wind Gusts 61km/h
Pressure 998.8hPa rising
Fire Danger 7.7
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sun

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Sunrise sunrise
06:11 EST
Sunset sunset
18:21 EST

Nearby Now

Redesdale 16.3°C
Kilmore Gap 13.6°C
Bendigo Ap 18.0°C
Sheoaks -

Next 12 hours in Ballarat

48-hour forecast

6pm

Slight chance storm. Windy
12°C

9pm

Mostly cloudy
10°C

12am

Mostly cloudy
9°C

3am

Chance shower
8°C

Central Weather Warnings

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Vic - Sun 15:56 EST
Severe Weather Warning (Damaging Winds) for Central, East Gippsland, South West, North East and West and South Gippsland

National Forecast

Castlemaine 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sun
Sep 24
Mon
Sep 25
Tue
Sep 26
Wed
Sep 27
Thu
Sep 28
Fri
Sep 29
Sat
Sep 30

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Frost then sunny

Cloudy

Cloudy

Late shower

Cloudy
Maximum 16°C 15°C 16°C 21°C 16°C 16°C 16°C
Minimum 9°C 8°C 2°C 7°C 7°C 4°C 5°C
Chance of Rain 60% 50% 50% 20% 30% 40% 20%
Rain Amount 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm
UV Index Moderate High High High Moderate
Frost Risk Nil Nil Moderate Nil Nil Slight Slight
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 23
km/h
32
km/h
15
km/h
18
km/h
5
km/h
7
km/h
16
km/h
21
km/h
13
km/h
16
km/h
16
km/h
23
km/h
19
km/h
18
km/h
Wind Direction NW 23km/h
NW
NW 32km/h
NW
W 15km/h
W
W 18km/h
W
SE 5km/h
SE
NNE 7km/h
NNE
NNE 16km/h
NNE
NW 21km/h
NW
W 13km/h
W
WNW 16km/h
WNW
NW 16km/h
NW
WNW 23km/h
WNW
W 19km/h
W
W 18km/h
W
Relative Humidity 81% 57% 78% 68% 67% 49% 64% 55% 75% 62% 72% 62% 73% 59%
Dew Point 9°C 8°C 8°C 9°C 4°C 5°C 7°C 12°C 8°C 9°C 7°C 9°C 6°C 8°C

Castlemaine Sun & Moon Times

Monday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:43 EST
sunrise
06:09 EST
sunset
18:21 EST
last light
18:47 EST
moon
set
Sun 22:14 EST
rise
Mon 09:09 EST
moon
Thu
Sep 28
moon
Fri
Oct 6
moon
Thu
Oct 12
moon
Fri
Oct 20

Castlemaine Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sun
Sep 24
9.0°C - 0.0mm
Sat
Sep 23
14.2°C 28.6°C 0.0mm
Fri
Sep 22
9.0°C 24.3°C 0.0mm
Thu
Sep 21
8.4°C 23.6°C 0.0mm
Wed
Sep 20
2.0°C 16.6°C 0.2mm

Castlemaine Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Sep
454.7mm
98.6 Day(s)
Total For 2017
394.5mm
98 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
570.5mm
119 Day(s)
Wettest Day
54.5mm
Apr 10
Lowest Temperature
-3.0°C
Jul 21
Highest Temperature
40.1°C
Feb 9

Castlemaine Almanac

full climatology
September Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-1.0°C
1st
Lowest On Record
-4.0°C
6th 1995
Average This Month
5.8°C
+0.8°C
Long-term Average
5.0°C
September Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
28.6°C
23rd
Highest On Record
28.9°C
30th 2001
Average This Month
16.2°C
+0.5°C
Long-term Average
15.7°C
September Rainfall
Wettest This Month
2.8mm
5th
Total This Month
19.9mm
14 Day(s)
Long-term Average
62.4mm
13.4 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
168.5mm
2016
Driest On Record
15.0mm
2008
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Weather News

Much needed rain for Perth

13:22 EST

A complex low pressure system and cold front are affecting the southwestern parts of the country in coming days, leading to some welcome if gusty showers over Perth.

Records smashed under summer-like heat

11:55 EST

Over 100 different stations have had their hottest September day or night in at least a decade, including new state records in New South Wales and Victoria.

Bushfire fears as southern Queensland faces significant fire risk over the weekend

17:13 EST

Southern Queensland is in the grip of hot and dry conditions which prompted major fears for significant bushfires over the weekend.