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Castlemaine Forecast

This morning 5°C
Today 12°C
mostly_sunny

Now

5.6°C falling
Updated at 08:00 EST

Central for Monday Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers this morning and afternoon. Winds S 25 to 35 km/h decreasing to 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures between 9 and 14.

Currently at Ballarat Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 5.6°C falling
Dew Point 5.6°C falling
Feels Like 2.5°C
Relative Humidity 100%
Wind icon
SSW 14km/h steady
Wind Gusts 20km/h
Pressure 1025.9hPa rising
Fire Danger 0.7
Rain since 9am/last hr 4.4mm / 0.0mm

Sun on Mon

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Sunrise sunrise
07:35 EST
Sunset sunset
17:12 EST

Nearby Now

Redesdale 6.8°C
Kilmore Gap 5.7°C
Bendigo Ap 1.8°C
Sheoaks 6.7°C

Next 12 hours in Ballarat

48-hour forecast

9am

Mostly cloudy
5°C

12pm

Mostly clear
8°C

3pm

Mostly clear
10°C

6pm

Mostly clear
7°C

Central Weather Warnings

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Vic - Mon 05:13 EST
Strong Wind Warning for Central Gippsland Coast and East Gippsland Coast. Cancellation for Port Phillip and Central Coast

Vic - Mon 04:06 EST
Cancellation of Sheep Graziers Warning for North Central, Central, West and South Gippsland and East Gippsland

National Forecast

Castlemaine 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Mon
Jun 18
Tue
Jun 19
Wed
Jun 20
Thu
Jun 21
Fri
Jun 22
Sat
Jun 23
Sun
Jun 24

Mostly sunny

Frost then sunny

Mostly sunny

Cloud increasing

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 12°C 12°C 11°C 12°C 11°C 13°C 13°C
Minimum 5°C 1°C 3°C 2°C 4°C 4°C 6°C
Chance of Rain 10% 5% 5% 10% 50% 80% 50%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
UV Index Low Low Low Low Low
Frost Risk Slight High Moderate Moderate Slight Slight Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 16
km/h
14
km/h
9
km/h
7
km/h
9
km/h
12
km/h
5
km/h
8
km/h
7
km/h
11
km/h
10
km/h
12
km/h
8
km/h
12
km/h
Wind Direction SSW 16km/h
SSW
SSW 14km/h
SSW
ESE 9km/h
ESE
NE 7km/h
NE
NE 9km/h
NE
NNE 12km/h
NNE
NE 5km/h
NE
NNW 8km/h
NNW
N 7km/h
N
NNW 11km/h
NNW
NNW 10km/h
NNW
NW 12km/h
NW
WNW 8km/h
WNW
WNW 12km/h
WNW
Relative Humidity 83% 66% 82% 61% 87% 70% 88% 70% 88% 75% 88% 79% 89% 77%
Dew Point 4°C 6°C 3°C 5°C 4°C 6°C 4°C 7°C 5°C 7°C 6°C 10°C 8°C 9°C

Castlemaine Sun & Moon Times

Monday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
07:06 EST
sunrise
07:35 EST
sunset
17:12 EST
last light
17:42 EST
moon
rise
Mon 11:17 EST
set
Mon 22:16 EST
moon
Wed
Jun 20
moon
Thu
Jun 28
moon
Fri
Jul 6
moon
Fri
Jul 13

Castlemaine Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sun
Jun 17
4°C - 4mm
Sat
Jun 16
3°C 10°C 4mm
Fri
Jun 15
7°C 11°C 3mm
Thu
Jun 14
5°C 12°C 4mm
Wed
Jun 13
6°C 11°C 3mm

Castlemaine Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jun
265.7mm
51.9 Day(s)
Total For 2018
187.0mm
32 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
272.2mm
44 Day(s)
Wettest Day
26.6mm
Mar 25
Lowest Temperature
-0.1°C
Jun 4
Highest Temperature
42.8°C
Jan 19

Castlemaine Almanac

full climatology
June Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-0.1°C
4th
Lowest On Record
-4.9°C
12th 1972
Average This Month
4.4°C
+0.9°C
Long-term Average
3.5°C
June Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
17.0°C
1st
Highest On Record
21.1°C
7th 1967
Average This Month
13.7°C
+1.1°C
Long-term Average
12.6°C
June Rainfall
Wettest This Month
13.4mm
12th
Total This Month
43.2mm
9 Day(s)
Long-term Average
56.2mm
14.2 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
136.2mm
1991
Driest On Record
12.8mm
1969
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