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Castlemaine Forecast

Today 15°C
Tonight 10°C
cloud_increasing

Now

9.6°C rising
Updated at 11:00 EST

Central for Wednesday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the coast early this morning. Winds NW 20 to 30 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures between 13 and 19. Low-Moderate.

Currently at Ballarat Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 9.6°C rising
Dew Point 7.9°C rising
Feels Like 6.7°C
Relative Humidity 89%
Wind icon
N 22km/h steady
Wind Gusts 28km/h
Pressure 1016.1hPa rising
Fire Danger 1.3
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
07:06 EST
Sunset sunset
17:33 EST

Nearby Now

Redesdale 11.9°C
Bendigo Ap 13.6°C
Sheoaks 13.2°C
Kilmore Gap 10.7°C

Next 12 hours in Ballarat

48-hour forecast

12pm

Mostly clear
12°C

3pm

Mostly clear
14°C

6pm

Mostly clear
12°C

9pm

Mostly clear
11°C

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Castlemaine 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
May 4
Thu
May 5
Fri
May 6
Sat
May 7
Sun
May 8
Mon
May 9
Tue
May 10

Cloud increasing

Cloudy

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Rain

Late shower

Possible shower
Maximum 15°C 19°C 21°C 21°C 18°C 15°C 15°C
Minimum 5°C 10°C 10°C 9°C 12°C 9°C 7°C
Chance of Rain 20% 10% 5% 90% 90% 90% 80%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 20-40mm 1-5mm < 1mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate
Frost Risk Slight Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 10
km/h
16
km/h
16
km/h
21
km/h
10
km/h
13
km/h
11
km/h
17
km/h
23
km/h
24
km/h
24
km/h
24
km/h
16
km/h
17
km/h
Wind Direction WNW 10km/h
WNW
NW 16km/h
NW
N 16km/h
N
NNW 21km/h
NNW
N 10km/h
N
NNW 13km/h
NNW
NNE 11km/h
NNE
NNE 17km/h
NNE
NE 23km/h
NE
NNE 24km/h
NNE
N 24km/h
N
WNW 24km/h
WNW
W 16km/h
W
SW 17km/h
SW
Relative Humidity 78% 54% 71% 56% 70% 52% 68% 47% 85% 91% 85% 79% 84% 75%
Dew Point 5°C 6°C 8°C 10°C 9°C 11°C 8°C 10°C 10°C 16°C 8°C 11°C 8°C 11°C

Castlemaine Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:38 EST
sunrise
07:06 EST
sunset
17:33 EST
last light
18:01 EST
moon
set
Wed 15:59 EST
rise
Thu 04:47 EST
moon
Sat
May 7
moon
Sat
May 14
moon
Sun
May 22
moon
Sun
May 29

Castlemaine Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
May 4
5°C - 4mm
Tue
May 3
9.1°C 17°C 0.0mm
Mon
May 2
2.0°C 15.6°C 2.0mm
Sun
May 1
10.2°C 13.5°C 25.0mm
Sat
Apr 30
14.5°C 20.0°C 7.4mm

Castlemaine Year To Date

Average Rainfall To May
208.8mm
37.2 Day(s)
Total For 2016
188.2mm
37 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
119.8mm
33 Day(s)
Wettest Day
25.0mm
May 1
Lowest Temperature
2.0°C
May 2
Highest Temperature
40.3°C
Jan 13

Castlemaine Almanac

full climatology
May Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
2.0°C
2nd
Lowest On Record
-2.6°C
25th 1969
Average This Month
6.6°C
+1.2°C
Long-term Average
5.4°C
May Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
17.0°C
3rd
Highest On Record
26.0°C
1st 1988
Average This Month
15.4°C
-0.4°C
Long-term Average
15.8°C
May Rainfall
Wettest This Month
25.0mm
1st
Total This Month
31.0mm
3 Day(s)
Long-term Average
55.8mm
11.8 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
152.2mm
2007
Driest On Record
8.4mm
1991
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