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Castlemaine Forecast

Today 22°C
Tonight 10°C
mostly_sunny

Now

20.3°C rising
Updated at 12:50 EST

Central for Friday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the Otways, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds N/NW 20 to 30 km/h ahead of a W/SW change during the day, then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 20s.

Currently at Ballarat Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 20.3°C rising
Dew Point 9.5°C rising
Feels Like 20.3°C
Relative Humidity 50%
Wind icon
N 27km/h falling
Wind Gusts 33km/h
Pressure 1015.1hPa falling
Fire Danger 8.4
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Fri

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Sunrise sunrise
07:07 EST
Sunset sunset
17:31 EST

Nearby Now

Redesdale 19.0°C
Kilmore Gap 17.9°C
Bendigo Ap 21.0°C
Sheoaks 21.9°C

Next 12 hours in Ballarat

48-hour forecast

3pm

Mostly clear
21°C

6pm

Mostly cloudy
16°C

9pm

Mostly clear
11°C

12am

Mostly clear
10°C

Central Weather Warnings

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Vic - Fri 10:22 EST
Strong Wind Warning for Central Coast. Cancellation for Port Phillip, W Coast & Central Gippsland Coast

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Castlemaine 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Fri
May 6
Sat
May 7
Sun
May 8
Mon
May 9
Tue
May 10
Wed
May 11
Thu
May 12

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Rain

Rain

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 22°C 22°C 17°C 16°C 15°C 15°C 15°C
Minimum 10°C 10°C 12°C 12°C 9°C 5°C 9°C
Chance of Rain 5% 90% 90% 90% 70% 80% 70%
Rain Amount < 1mm 5-10mm 20-40mm 5-10mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate
Frost Risk Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Slight Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 10
km/h
13
km/h
12
km/h
15
km/h
18
km/h
18
km/h
18
km/h
24
km/h
19
km/h
20
km/h
15
km/h
17
km/h
15
km/h
16
km/h
Wind Direction NNE 10km/h
NNE
NW 13km/h
NW
NE 12km/h
NE
NNE 15km/h
NNE
NNE 18km/h
NNE
NNE 18km/h
NNE
NNW 18km/h
NNW
NW 24km/h
NW
WNW 19km/h
WNW
WSW 20km/h
WSW
WNW 15km/h
WNW
WSW 17km/h
WSW
NW 15km/h
NW
NW 16km/h
NW
Relative Humidity 72% 52% 68% 51% 95% 96% 89% 76% 87% 74% 87% 77% 88% 77%
Dew Point 9°C 12°C 9°C 12°C 13°C 15°C 11°C 11°C 9°C 10°C 7°C 11°C 9°C 11°C

Castlemaine Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:40 EST
sunrise
07:07 EST
sunset
17:31 EST
last light
17:59 EST
moon
set
Fri 17:23 EST
rise
Sat 07:10 EST
moon
Sat
May 7
moon
Sat
May 14
moon
Sun
May 22
moon
Sun
May 29

Castlemaine Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
May 6
10°C - 0.0mm
Thu
May 5
7.0°C 19°C 0.0mm
Wed
May 4
5.0°C 14.4°C 3.8mm
Tue
May 3
9.1°C 17.0°C 0.0mm
Mon
May 2
2.0°C 15.6°C 2.0mm

Castlemaine Year To Date

Average Rainfall To May
208.8mm
37.2 Day(s)
Total For 2016
188.0mm
37 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
128.8mm
35 Day(s)
Wettest Day
25.0mm
May 1
Lowest Temperature
2.0°C
May 2
Highest Temperature
40.3°C
Jan 13

Castlemaine Almanac

full climatology
May Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
2.0°C
2nd
Lowest On Record
-2.6°C
25th 1969
Average This Month
7.2°C
+1.8°C
Long-term Average
5.4°C
May Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
19.0°C
5th
Highest On Record
26.0°C
1st 1988
Average This Month
15.9°C
+0.1°C
Long-term Average
15.8°C
May Rainfall
Wettest This Month
25.0mm
1st
Total This Month
30.8mm
3 Day(s)
Long-term Average
55.8mm
11.8 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
152.2mm
2007
Driest On Record
8.4mm
1991
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