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Castlemaine Forecast

This morning 10°C
Today 22°C
sunny

Now

8.4°C rising
Updated at 03:40 EDT

Central for Monday Mostly clear. Showers clearing eastwards early this evening. Winds W/SW 25 to 35 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.
Tuesday Sunny. Patchy fog in the east in the early morning. Winds W/NW 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late afternoon.

Currently at Ballarat Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 8.4°C rising
Dew Point 8.3°C rising
Feels Like 7.6°C
Relative Humidity 99%
Wind icon
NW 5km/h rising
Wind Gusts 7km/h
Pressure 1014.2hPa steady
Fire Danger 0.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 2.8mm / -

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
07:33 EDT
Sunset sunset
19:24 EDT

Nearby Now

Redesdale 7.3°C
Kilmore Gap 12.1°C
Bendigo Ap 9.3°C
Sheoaks 11.2°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Ballarat

48-hour forecast

6am

Clear
9°C

9am

Clear
12°C

12pm

Clear
18°C

3pm

Clear
21°C

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National Forecast

Castlemaine 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
Mar 28
Wed
Mar 29
Thu
Mar 30
Fri
Mar 31
Sat
Apr 1
Sun
Apr 2
Mon
Apr 3

Sunny

Late shower

Clearing shower

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower
Maximum 22°C 25°C 17°C 19°C 19°C 20°C 22°C
Minimum 10°C 10°C 9°C 6°C 6°C 8°C 8°C
Chance of Rain 5% 20% 20% 5% 10% 10% 60%
Rain Amount < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index High High High High 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 7
km/h
10
km/h
9
km/h
21
km/h
16
km/h
20
km/h
7
km/h
8
km/h
9
km/h
16
km/h
16
km/h
18
km/h
11
km/h
8
km/h
Wind Direction WSW 7km/h
WSW
WNW 10km/h
WNW
N 9km/h
N
NNW 21km/h
NNW
SW 16km/h
SW
SSW 20km/h
SSW
SSW 7km/h
SSW
SW 8km/h
SW
SW 9km/h
SW
SSW 16km/h
SSW
SSE 16km/h
SSE
S 18km/h
S
SE 11km/h
SE
S 8km/h
S
Relative Humidity 79% 42% 70% 41% 72% 46% 76% 44% 74% 56% 65% 50% 64% 43%
Dew Point 9°C 8°C 9°C 11°C 6°C 5°C 6°C 6°C 6°C 10°C 8°C 10°C 8°C 9°C

Castlemaine Sun & Moon Times

Tuesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
07:07 EDT
sunrise
07:33 EDT
sunset
19:24 EDT
last light
19:50 EDT
moon
rise
Tue 07:17 EDT
set
Tue 19:40 EDT
moon
Tue
Apr 4
moon
Tue
Apr 11
moon
Wed
Apr 19
moon
Wed
Apr 26

Castlemaine Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Mon
Mar 27
17.5°C - 0.0mm
Sun
Mar 26
17.0°C 29.0°C 0.0mm
Sat
Mar 25
14.8°C 28.5°C 0.2mm
Fri
Mar 24
13.0°C 26.0°C 0.0mm
Thu
Mar 23
15.5°C 23.5°C 0.0mm

Castlemaine Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Mar
112.3mm
17.4 Day(s)
Total For 2017
82.7mm
17 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
134.2mm
29 Day(s)
Wettest Day
19.6mm
Jan 20
Lowest Temperature
5.0°C
Feb 21
Highest Temperature
40.1°C
Feb 9

Castlemaine Almanac

full climatology
March Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
11.2°C
2nd
Lowest On Record
0.6°C
31st 1973
Average This Month
15.5°C
+4.6°C
Long-term Average
10.9°C
March Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
33.3°C
1st
Highest On Record
38.0°C
7th 1991
Average This Month
28.7°C
+4.1°C
Long-term Average
24.6°C
March Rainfall
Wettest This Month
15.6mm
22nd
Total This Month
32.2mm
7 Day(s)
Long-term Average
34.6mm
6.4 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
100.1mm
1969
Driest On Record
3.2mm
1986
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