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Castlemaine Forecast

Tonight 6°C
Tomorrow 11°C
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Now

11.2°C falling
Updated at 18:30 EST

Central for Tuesday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers in the south, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the southwest later tonight. Possible hail near the Otways later tonight. Winds W 15 to 20 km/h tending NW 20 to 30 km/h in the evening.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. Snow falling above 1000 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning. Gusty winds and possible hail. Winds W/NW 25 to 35 km/h turning S/SW 30 to 45 km/h early in the morning.

Currently at Ballarat Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 11.2°C falling
Dew Point 10.9°C falling
Feels Like 9.9°C
Relative Humidity 98%
Wind icon
NNW 11km/h rising
Wind Gusts 11km/h
Pressure 1006.8hPa rising
Fire Danger 0.8
Rain since 9am/last hr 1.8mm / -

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
06:57 EST
Sunset sunset
17:45 EST

Nearby Now

Redesdale 12.8°C
Kilmore Gap 12.3°C
Bendigo Ap 15.3°C
Sheoaks 12.4°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Ballarat

48-hour forecast

9pm

Slight chance shower
12°C

12am

Slight chance shower
11°C

3am

Rain
8°C

6am

Chance shower
6°C

Central Weather Warnings

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Vic - Tue 16:40 EST
Gale Warning for the West Coast, Central Coast, Central Gippsland Coast and East Gippsland Coast. Strong Wind Warning elsewhere

Vic - Tue 16:23 EST
Sheep Graziers Warning for Mallee, Wimmera, Northern Country, N Central, NE, SW, Central and W & S/E Gippsland

Vic - Tue 14:11 EST
Severe Weather Warning (Damaging Wind) for Central, SW, Wimmera, Mallee, N Country, N Central, NE, W & S/E Gippsland

National Forecast

Castlemaine 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
Apr 25
Wed
Apr 26
Thu
Apr 27
Fri
Apr 28
Sat
Apr 29
Sun
Apr 30
Mon
May 1

Possible shower

Windy with showers

Possible shower

Possible shower

Clearing shower

Mostly sunny

Late shower
Maximum 19°C 11°C 13°C 16°C 16°C 16°C 16°C
Minimum 14°C 6°C 4°C 7°C 10°C 5°C 7°C
Chance of Rain 90% 60% 30% 50% 60% 30% 90%
Rain Amount 5-10mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate
Frost Risk Nil Nil Slight Nil Nil Slight Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 12
km/h
14
km/h
24
km/h
25
km/h
16
km/h
17
km/h
11
km/h
15
km/h
13
km/h
13
km/h
4
km/h
7
km/h
9
km/h
12
km/h
Wind Direction WNW 12km/h
WNW
W 14km/h
W
SW 24km/h
SW
SW 25km/h
SW
SW 16km/h
SW
SW 17km/h
SW
W 11km/h
W
W 15km/h
W
WSW 13km/h
WSW
SW 13km/h
SW
WNW 4km/h
WNW
NW 7km/h
NW
NNW 9km/h
NNW
NW 12km/h
NW
Relative Humidity 93% 79% 79% 61% 72% 63% 87% 74% 84% 70% 80% 60% 79% 73%
Dew Point 16°C 15°C 5°C 3°C 4°C 6°C 10°C 11°C 10°C 11°C 7°C 8°C 8°C 11°C

Castlemaine Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
06:31 EST
sunrise
06:58 EST
sunset
17:44 EST
last light
18:10 EST
moon
rise
Wed 06:12 EST
set
Wed 17:50 EST
moon
Wed
May 3
moon
Thu
May 11
moon
Fri
May 19
moon
Fri
May 26

Castlemaine Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Apr 25
15.5°C - 31.0mm
Mon
Apr 24
14.0°C 22.2°C 0.0mm
Sun
Apr 23
12.0°C 21.6°C 0.2mm
Sat
Apr 22
15.0°C 19.5°C 14.4mm
Fri
Apr 21
16.5°C 17.0°C 23.0mm

Castlemaine Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Apr
153.0mm
25.4 Day(s)
Total For 2017
221.4mm
27 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
146.6mm
32 Day(s)
Wettest Day
54.5mm
Apr 10
Lowest Temperature
3.0°C
Mar 31
Highest Temperature
40.1°C
Feb 9

Castlemaine Almanac

full climatology
April Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
4.0°C
1st
Lowest On Record
-3.0°C
24th 1999
Average This Month
10.0°C
+2.4°C
Long-term Average
7.6°C
April Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
26.0°C
8th
Highest On Record
33.0°C
4th 1986
Average This Month
20.6°C
+0.5°C
Long-term Average
20.1°C
April Rainfall
Wettest This Month
54.5mm
10th
Total This Month
133.4mm
7 Day(s)
Long-term Average
40.7mm
8.0 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
112.2mm
1989
Driest On Record
4.9mm
1994
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