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Castlemaine Forecast

Today 12°C
Tonight 3°C
possible_shower

Now

9.9°C falling
Updated at 16:50 EST

Central for Monday Partly cloudy. Patchy morning fog about the ranges. Slight chance of a shower. Winds W/NW 15 to 25 km/h tending N/NW 20 to 30 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 10 and 15.

Currently at Ballarat Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 9.9°C falling
Dew Point 9.1°C falling
Feels Like 7.1°C
Relative Humidity 95%
Wind icon
NNW 22km/h rising
Wind Gusts 24km/h
Pressure 1018.3hPa steady
Fire Danger 1.1
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.2mm / -

Sun on Mon

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Sunrise sunrise
07:29 EST
Sunset sunset
17:31 EST

Nearby Now

Redesdale 11.2°C
Kilmore Gap 7.5°C
Bendigo Ap 12.1°C
Sheoaks 12.6°C

Next 12 hours in Ballarat

48-hour forecast

6pm

Mostly cloudy
8°C

9pm

Slight chance shower
7°C

12am

Mostly clear
7°C

3am

Mostly clear
5°C

Central Weather Warnings

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Vic - Mon 16:40 EST
Strong Wind Warning the Following Areas: Port Phillip, W Port, W Coast, Central Coast, Central Gippsland Coast & E Gippsland Coast

National Forecast

Castlemaine 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Mon
Jul 24
Tue
Jul 25
Wed
Jul 26
Thu
Jul 27
Fri
Jul 28
Sat
Jul 29
Sun
Jul 30

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Late shower

Possible shower

Late shower

Possible shower
Maximum 12°C 15°C 13°C 13°C 14°C 17°C 11°C
Minimum 3°C 3°C 5°C 1°C 4°C 4°C 6°C
Chance of Rain 50% 70% 60% 90% 20% 90% 60%
Rain Amount < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm 5-10mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm
UV Index Low Low Low Low Low
Frost Risk Moderate Moderate Slight High Slight Slight Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 7
km/h
12
km/h
11
km/h
18
km/h
20
km/h
19
km/h
8
km/h
19
km/h
14
km/h
12
km/h
21
km/h
20
km/h
18
km/h
18
km/h
Wind Direction NW 7km/h
NW
NW 12km/h
NW
NNE 11km/h
NNE
NNW 18km/h
NNW
WNW 20km/h
WNW
WSW 19km/h
WSW
NNE 8km/h
NNE
N 19km/h
N
W 14km/h
W
WNW 12km/h
WNW
NE 21km/h
NE
N 20km/h
N
WNW 18km/h
WNW
WNW 18km/h
WNW
Relative Humidity 96% 84% 87% 68% 88% 70% 90% 75% 88% 65% 76% 63% 89% 72%
Dew Point 6°C 9°C 4°C 9°C 6°C 8°C 4°C 8°C 6°C 8°C 3°C 10°C 5°C 6°C

Castlemaine Sun & Moon Times

Monday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
07:01 EST
sunrise
07:29 EST
sunset
17:31 EST
last light
17:59 EST
moon
set
Mon 18:31 EST
rise
Tue 08:36 EST
moon
Mon
Jul 31
moon
Tue
Aug 8
moon
Tue
Aug 15
moon
Tue
Aug 22

Castlemaine Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Mon
Jul 24
4°C - 5mm
Sun
Jul 23
3°C 13°C 0.0mm
Sat
Jul 22
-0.5°C - 0.2mm
Fri
Jul 21
-3.0°C 12.8°C 0.4mm
Thu
Jul 20
4.4°C 9.5°C 0.2mm

Castlemaine Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jul
326.7mm
69.0 Day(s)
Total For 2017
314.5mm
64 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
356.0mm
85 Day(s)
Wettest Day
54.5mm
Apr 10
Lowest Temperature
-3.0°C
Jul 21
Highest Temperature
40.1°C
Feb 9

Castlemaine Almanac

full climatology
July Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-3.0°C
21st
Lowest On Record
-6.3°C
21st 1982
Average This Month
2.8°C
-0.1°C
Long-term Average
2.9°C
July Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
13.5°C
17th
Highest On Record
21.4°C
30th 1975
Average This Month
11.6°C
-0.1°C
Long-term Average
11.7°C
July Rainfall
Wettest This Month
10.2mm
4th
Total This Month
38.9mm
16 Day(s)
Long-term Average
61.0mm
17.1 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
98.8mm
1995
Driest On Record
13.0mm
1994
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