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Castlemaine Forecast

This morning 14°C
Today 25°C
mostly_sunny

Now

15.4°C steady
Updated at 00:33 EDT

Central for Saturday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower later tonight. Winds NW/SW 25 to 30 km/h tending S/SW 20 to 30 km/h in the evening.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the southeast, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Winds W/SW 20 to 30 km/h tending S/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon and evening. High.

Currently at Ballarat Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 15.4°C steady
Dew Point 11.8°C steady
Feels Like 15.4°C
Relative Humidity 79%
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SW 18km/h steady
Wind Gusts 28km/h
Pressure 1011.7hPa steady
Fire Danger 2.1
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / 0.0mm

Sun on Sun

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Sunrise sunrise
06:52 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:22 EDT

Nearby Now

Redesdale 18.4°C
Kilmore Gap 15.9°C
Bendigo Ap 20.6°C
Sheoaks 16.8°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Ballarat

48-hour forecast

3am

Mostly clear
14°C

6am

Mostly clear
12°C

9am

Mostly clear
15°C

12pm

Mostly clear
20°C

Central Weather Warnings

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Vic - Sat 22:00 EDT
Strong Wind Warning for the Following Areas: Central Coast, Central Gippsland Coast and East Gippsland Coast

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Castlemaine 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sun
Feb 14
Mon
Feb 15
Tue
Feb 16
Wed
Feb 17
Thu
Feb 18
Fri
Feb 19
Sat
Feb 20

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Sunny
Maximum 25°C 24°C 21°C 24°C 25°C 25°C 31°C
Minimum 14°C 12°C 11°C 10°C 12°C 14°C 12°C
Chance of Rain 5% 10% 10% 30% 40% 30% 5%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Very High Very High Very High 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 15
km/h
17
km/h
9
km/h
15
km/h
16
km/h
21
km/h
16
km/h
19
km/h
9
km/h
11
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10
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11
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10
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Wind Direction SW 15km/h
SW
SW 17km/h
SW
SSW 9km/h
SSW
SW 15km/h
SW
SSW 16km/h
SSW
S 21km/h
S
S 16km/h
S
SSE 19km/h
SSE
SSE 9km/h
SSE
S 11km/h
S
SSW 10km/h
SSW
SSW 11km/h
SSW
SSE 10km/h
SSE
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Relative Humidity 60% 31% 63% 33% 70% 40% 60% 36% 65% 39% 61% 37% 57%
Dew Point 9°C 7°C 9°C 7°C 9°C 7°C 7°C 8°C 10°C 10°C 11°C 10°C 11°C

Castlemaine Sun & Moon Times

Sunday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
06:24 EDT
sunrise
06:52 EDT
sunset
20:22 EDT
last light
20:50 EDT
moon
rise
Sun 12:51 EDT
set
Mon 00:04 EDT
moon
Mon
Feb 15
moon
Tue
Feb 23
moon
Wed
Mar 2
moon
Wed
Mar 9

Castlemaine Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sat
Feb 13
15.0°C - 0.0mm
Fri
Feb 12
14.5°C 32.5°C 0.0mm
Thu
Feb 11
13.1°C 31.5°C 0.0mm
Wed
Feb 10
12.5°C 32.1°C 0.0mm
Tue
Feb 9
12.8°C 33.1°C 0.0mm

Castlemaine Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Feb
77.7mm
11.0 Day(s)
Total For 2016
88.9mm
16 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
65.8mm
10 Day(s)
Wettest Day
20.2mm
Jan 5
Lowest Temperature
7.0°C
Jan 15
Highest Temperature
40.3°C
Jan 13

Castlemaine Almanac

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February Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
7.0°C
1st
Lowest On Record
3.0°C
7th 1980
Average This Month
13.5°C
+0.2°C
Long-term Average
13.3°C
February Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
34.0°C
7th
Highest On Record
43.9°C
7th 2009
Average This Month
29.6°C
+1.5°C
Long-term Average
28.1°C
February Rainfall
Wettest This Month
8.0mm
1st
Total This Month
13.2mm
2 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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Weather News

Heat put on hold in the southeast

14:24 EDT

Temperatures will cool down for much of the week for South Australia, Victoria and New South Wales.

Brief monsoonal activity for QLD and the NT

12:58 EDT

The monsoon trough has made a glancing blow of Queensland's Cape York Peninsula and the Top End.

Rain welcome but many in western Queensland 'still doing it tough'

21:28 EDT

Rain in parts of western Queensland in the past week has raised hope that the drought may finally be over, but the long, dry years have already devastated pastures and wiped out incomes for many farming families.