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Castlemaine Forecast

Today 37°C
Tonight 20°C
mostly_sunny

Now

33.5°C rising
Updated at 14:20 EDT

Central for Wednesday Mostly sunny. Winds N/NE 15 to 25 km/h tending N/NW 25 to 35 km/h in the morning then cooler, gusty SW 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to high 30s.

Currently at Ballarat Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 33.5°C rising
Dew Point 4.2°C falling
Feels Like 31.2°C
Relative Humidity 16%
Wind icon
NNW 31km/h rising
Wind Gusts 39km/h
Pressure 1007.5hPa falling
Fire Danger 46.8
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
05:57 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:37 EDT

Nearby Now

Redesdale 36.2°C
Kilmore Gap 31.9°C
Sheoaks 35.4°C
Bendigo Ap 35.8°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Ballarat

48-hour forecast

3pm

Mostly clear
34°C

6pm

Mostly cloudy
34°C

9pm

Mostly cloudy
27°C

12am

Mostly cloudy
23°C

Central Weather Warnings

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Vic - Wed 04:33 EDT
Fire Weather Warning. Weather conditions are expected to be conducive towards the rapid spread of fire.

National Forecast

Castlemaine 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Dec 13
Thu
Dec 14
Fri
Dec 15
Sat
Dec 16
Sun
Dec 17
Mon
Dec 18
Tue
Dec 19

Mostly sunny

Clearing shower

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower
Maximum 37°C 30°C 29°C 29°C 35°C 39°C 32°C
Minimum 15°C 20°C 11°C 12°C 13°C 22°C 23°C
Chance of Rain 40% 20% 5% 5% 10% 50% 80%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm
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 12
km/h
19
km/h
11
km/h
17
km/h
6
km/h
12
km/h
5
km/h
10
km/h
14
km/h
9
km/h
10
km/h
10
km/h
16
km/h
19
km/h
Wind Direction NE 12km/h
NE
N 19km/h
N
WSW 11km/h
WSW
WSW 17km/h
WSW
S 6km/h
S
WNW 12km/h
WNW
SW 5km/h
SW
WSW 10km/h
WSW
SSE 14km/h
SSE
SE 9km/h
SE
E 10km/h
E
E 10km/h
E
N 16km/h
N
NNW 19km/h
NNW
Relative Humidity 38% 15% 57% 42% 55% 26% 51% 26% 55% 28% 44% 25% 46% 35%
Dew Point 9°C 6°C 14°C 16°C 9°C 7°C 10°C 7°C 13°C 14°C 17°C 16°C 15°C 15°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
05:26 EDT
sunrise
05:57 EDT
sunset
20:37 EDT
last light
21:08 EDT
moon
set
Wed 15:51 EDT
rise
Thu 03:35 EDT
moon
Mon
Dec 18
moon
Tue
Dec 26
moon
Tue
Jan 2
moon
Tue
Jan 9

Castlemaine Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Dec 13
16°C - 0.0mm
Tue
Dec 12
8.0°C 35°C 0.0mm
Mon
Dec 11
7.8°C 29.0°C 0.0mm
Sun
Dec 10
9.8°C 27.5°C 0.0mm
Sat
Dec 9
6.8°C 23°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
10.4°C
-0.6°C
Long-term Average
11.0°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
35.0°C
12th
Highest On Record
42.0°C
31st 2005
Average This Month
23.3°C
-2.2°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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