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Castlemaine Forecast

Today 35°C
Tonight 23°C
mostly_cloudy

Now

29.5°C rising
Updated at 12:20 EDT

Central for Monday Partly cloudy. Patchy fog in the southwest early this morning. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 29 to 35.

Currently at Ballarat Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 29.5°C rising
Dew Point 5.6°C rising
Feels Like 27.9°C
Relative Humidity 22%
Wind icon
N 11km/h rising
Wind Gusts 13km/h
Pressure 1011.9hPa steady
Fire Danger 20.3
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Nearby Now

Redesdale 30.4°C
Bendigo Ap 30.3°C
Sheoaks 30.8°C
Kilmore Gap 27.4°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Ballarat

48-hour forecast

3pm

Mostly clear
34°C

6pm

Mostly clear
33°C

9pm

Mostly clear
25°C

12am

Mostly cloudy
21°C

Central Weather Warnings

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Vic - Mon 10:27 EDT
Strong Wind Warning for the Following Areas: Port Phillip, West Coast, Central Coast and East Gippsland Coast

National Forecast

Castlemaine 7-day Weather Forecast

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

Mostly cloudy

Possible thunderstorm

Late shower

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 35°C 34°C 24°C 28°C 30°C 33°C 25°C
Minimum 17°C 23°C 15°C 10°C 11°C 12°C 15°C
Chance of Rain 30% 80% 20% 5% 5% 40% 40%
Rain Amount < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme
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 6
km/h
6
km/h
16
km/h
25
km/h
15
km/h
21
km/h
7
km/h
10
km/h
4
km/h
13
km/h
9
km/h
18
km/h
15
km/h
20
km/h
Wind Direction E 6km/h
E
N 6km/h
N
NNE 16km/h
NNE
NNW 25km/h
NNW
W 15km/h
W
W 21km/h
W
SSW 7km/h
SSW
WSW 10km/h
WSW
SW 4km/h
SW
WNW 13km/h
WNW
NNW 9km/h
NNW
WNW 18km/h
WNW
SW 15km/h
SW
SW 20km/h
SW
Relative Humidity 48% 28% 47% 42% 59% 44% 60% 32% 58% 26% 46% 23% 55% 40%
Dew Point 13°C 14°C 17°C 19°C 10°C 11°C 9°C 9°C 11°C 8°C 10°C 9°C 9°C 10°C

Castlemaine Sun & Moon Times

Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
-
sunrise
-
sunset
-
last light
-
moon
set
Mon 20:27 EDT
rise
Tue 06:43 EDT
moon
Tue
Dec 26
moon
Tue
Jan 2
moon
Tue
Jan 9
moon
Wed
Jan 17

Castlemaine Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Mon
Dec 18
17°C - 0.0mm
Sun
Dec 17
14°C 28°C 0.0mm
Sat
Dec 16
10.5°C 32°C 0.0mm
Fri
Dec 15
11.0°C 30.1°C 0.0mm
Thu
Dec 14
21.1°C 26.5°C 0.0mm

Castlemaine Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
601.2mm
125.9 Day(s)
Total For 2017
531.2mm
120 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
754.5mm
151 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
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
6.2°C
8th
Lowest On Record
1.0°C
12th 1995
Average This Month
11.6°C
+0.6°C
Long-term Average
11.0°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
36.1°C
13th
Highest On Record
42.0°C
31st 2005
Average This Month
25.4°C
-0.1°C
Long-term Average
25.5°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
28.2mm
2nd
Total This Month
43.8mm
5 Day(s)
Long-term Average
40.3mm
7.4 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
111.7mm
1986
Driest On Record
0.3mm
1972
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