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Castlemaine Forecast

This morning 17°C
Today 24°C
late_thunder

Now

13.1°C steady
Updated at 04:30 EDT

Central for Friday Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of rain, becoming less likely in the early afternoon. Showers heavy at times in the early morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the early morning. Winds NW/SW 15 to 20 km/h tending NW/NE early in the morning then tending S/SW 25 to 40 km/h in the morning. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low 20s.

Currently at Ballarat Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 13.1°C steady
Dew Point 13.1°C falling
Feels Like 11.4°C
Relative Humidity 100%
Wind icon
E 18km/h rising
Wind Gusts 24km/h
Pressure 997.3hPa falling
Fire Danger 1.0
Rain since 9am/last hr 11.2mm / -

Sun on Fri

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Sunrise sunrise
06:24 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:43 EDT

Nearby Now

Redesdale 15.0°C
Kilmore Gap 13.0°C
Bendigo Ap 15.3°C
Sheoaks 13.9°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Ballarat

48-hour forecast

6am

Heavy shower
14°C

9am

Shower
16°C

12pm

Mostly cloudy
17°C

3pm

Mostly clear
19°C

Central Weather Warnings

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Vic - Fri 04:34 EDT
Brown Rot Warning. Weather conditions are expected to be conducive towards the development of Brown Rot.

Vic - Thu 23:13 EDT
Coastal Wind Warning for VIC

Vic - Thu 22:59 EDT
Severe Weather Warning for VIC

National Forecast

Castlemaine 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Fri
Jan 20
Sat
Jan 21
Sun
Jan 22
Mon
Jan 23
Tue
Jan 24
Wed
Jan 25
Thu
Jan 26

Late thunder

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Clearing shower

Sunny

Sunny
Maximum 24°C 26°C 32°C 35°C 27°C 25°C 28°C
Minimum 17°C 11°C 12°C 20°C 20°C 12°C 12°C
Chance of Rain 80% 5% 10% 80% 20% 5% 20%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 10-20mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
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 7
km/h
25
km/h
14
km/h
14
km/h
10
km/h
10
km/h
14
km/h
18
km/h
18
km/h
20
km/h
16
km/h
18
km/h
12
km/h
9
km/h
Wind Direction WSW 7km/h
WSW
SSW 25km/h
SSW
S 14km/h
S
S 14km/h
S
E 10km/h
E
NE 10km/h
NE
NE 14km/h
NE
N 18km/h
N
SW 18km/h
SW
SW 20km/h
SW
S 16km/h
S
S 18km/h
S
SSE 12km/h
SSE
SSE 9km/h
SSE
Relative Humidity 86% 55% 64% 38% 58% 32% 54% 38% 69% 40% 60% 37% 60% 36%
Dew Point 17°C 15°C 9°C 10°C 11°C 13°C 15°C 18°C 15°C 13°C 9°C 9°C 10°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
05:55 EDT
sunrise
06:24 EDT
sunset
20:43 EDT
last light
21:13 EDT
moon
set
Fri 13:55 EDT
rise
Sat 01:22 EDT
moon
Sat
Jan 28
moon
Sat
Feb 4
moon
Sat
Feb 11
moon
Sun
Feb 19

Castlemaine Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Jan 19
11.8°C - 0.0mm
Wed
Jan 18
16.0°C 25.2°C 0.0mm
Tue
Jan 17
17.5°C 39.8°C 0.0mm
Mon
Jan 16
11.1°C 34.0°C 0.0mm
Sun
Jan 15
12.5°C 27.0°C 0.0mm

Castlemaine Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jan
39.5mm
5.9 Day(s)
Total For 2017
6.4mm
2 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
29.0mm
7 Day(s)
Wettest Day
5.8mm
Jan 14
Lowest Temperature
11.1°C
Jan 16
Highest Temperature
39.8°C
Jan 17

Castlemaine Almanac

full climatology
January Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
11.1°C
16th
Lowest On Record
0.8°C
19th 1993
Average This Month
15.4°C
+2.5°C
Long-term Average
12.9°C
January Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
39.8°C
17th
Highest On Record
43.7°C
31st 1968
Average This Month
29.7°C
+1.8°C
Long-term Average
27.9°C
January Rainfall
Wettest This Month
5.8mm
14th
Total This Month
6.4mm
2 Day(s)
Long-term Average
39.5mm
5.9 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
201.0mm
2011
Driest On Record
0.0mm
2009
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Weather News

Severe weather warning for Tasmania's north-east, possible flash flooding

18:03 EDT

Severe weather predicted for Tasmania's north and east on Friday has prompted a public warning from emergency services.

Wet night ahead of Friday flood threat

15:00 EDT

Rain and storms could bring flooding to parts of southern and southeast Australia during the next 24 hours.

Monsoon likely for Darwin and Top End, bringing cooler temperatures, more rain

14:03 EDT

People in Darwin and other parts of the Top End may be about to get relief from recent hot weather, with the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) predicting a monsoon trough will start to affect the area within days.