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Castlemaine Forecast

Today 22°C
Tonight 8°C
mostly_sunny

Now

14.9°C rising
Updated at 11:00 EST

Central for Wednesday Partly cloudy. Patchy morning fog. Slight chance of a shower or drizzle, mostly clearing this morning, but the chance of a thunderstorm in the east in the late morning and afternoon. Areas of smoke haze. Light winds becoming W/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures between 19 and 22.

Currently at Ballarat Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 14.9°C rising
Dew Point 10.7°C rising
Feels Like 14.8°C
Relative Humidity 76%
Wind icon
W 7km/h falling
Wind Gusts 13km/h
Pressure 1017.0hPa falling
Fire Danger 1.8
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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

Nearby Now

Redesdale 18.9°C
Kilmore Gap 15.7°C
Bendigo Ap 20.0°C
Sheoaks 17.1°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Ballarat

48-hour forecast

12pm

Mostly clear
16°C

3pm

Mostly clear
19°C

6pm

Mostly clear
15°C

9pm

Mostly clear
14°C

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National Forecast

Castlemaine 7-day Weather Forecast

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

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Cloudy
Maximum 22°C 19°C 18°C 20°C 20°C 22°C 23°C
Minimum 9°C 8°C 5°C 5°C 5°C 6°C 8°C
Chance of Rain 5% 5% 5% 5% 5% 5% 40%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate
Frost Risk Nil Nil Slight Slight Slight Nil Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 3
km/h
14
km/h
14
km/h
16
km/h
12
km/h
14
km/h
9
km/h
8
km/h
11
km/h
11
km/h
7
km/h
4
km/h
6
km/h
8
km/h
Wind Direction SW 3km/h
SW
WNW 14km/h
WNW
WSW 14km/h
WSW
SW 16km/h
SW
SSW 12km/h
SSW
S 14km/h
S
SE 9km/h
SE
SSW 8km/h
SSW
SSE 11km/h
SSE
S 11km/h
S
SSE 7km/h
SSE
WNW 4km/h
WNW
NE 6km/h
NE
N 8km/h
N
Relative Humidity 84% 43% 76% 51% 72% 54% 71% 46% 70% 47% 67% 41% 64% 42%
Dew Point 12°C 9°C 10°C 8°C 7°C 9°C 6°C 8°C 6°C 9°C 7°C 8°C 9°C 9°C

Castlemaine Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
06:30 EST
sunrise
06:57 EST
sunset
17:45 EST
last light
18:12 EST
moon
rise
Wed 15:17 EST
set
Thu 02:34 EST
moon
Mon
Apr 30
moon
Tue
May 8
moon
Tue
May 15
moon
Tue
May 22

Castlemaine Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Apr 25
10°C - 0.0mm
Tue
Apr 24
14.2°C 25°C 0.0mm
Mon
Apr 23
11.5°C 27.5°C 0.0mm
Sun
Apr 22
7.0°C 26.0°C 0.0mm
Sat
Apr 21
5.0°C 29.0°C 0.0mm

Castlemaine Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Apr
153.9mm
25.7 Day(s)
Total For 2018
69.9mm
11 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
218.8mm
25 Day(s)
Wettest Day
26.6mm
Mar 25
Lowest Temperature
3.0°C
Apr 17
Highest Temperature
42.8°C
Jan 19

Castlemaine Almanac

full climatology
April Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
3.0°C
17th
Lowest On Record
-3.0°C
24th 1999
Average This Month
9.4°C
+1.7°C
Long-term Average
7.7°C
April Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
34.0°C
11th
Highest On Record
33.0°C
4th 1986
Average This Month
24.8°C
+4.7°C
Long-term Average
20.1°C
April Rainfall
Wettest This Month
8.6mm
15th
Total This Month
9.6mm
2 Day(s)
Long-term Average
41.9mm
8.0 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
141.2mm
2017
Driest On Record
4.9mm
1994
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