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Castlemaine Forecast

This morning 6°C
Today 12°C
showers

Now

5.6°C rising
Updated at 07:40 EST

Central for Thursday Cloudy. High chance of showers, becoming less likely this evening. Snow falling above 1000 metres by evening. The chance of a thunderstorm from late this morning, with gusty winds and possible small hail in the late morning and afternoon. Winds W/NW 30 to 45 km/h.

Currently at Ballarat Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 5.6°C rising
Dew Point 5.5°C rising
Feels Like 1.2°C
Relative Humidity 99%
Wind icon
NNW 25km/h rising
Wind Gusts 28km/h
Pressure 1001.9hPa falling
Fire Danger 0.9
Rain since 9am/last hr 5.2mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
07:05 EST
Sunset sunset
17:50 EST

Nearby Now

Redesdale 9.4°C
Kilmore Gap 7.0°C
Sheoaks 8.6°C
Melbourne Ap 9.2°C

Next 12 hours in Ballarat

48-hour forecast

9am

Shower. Chance storm
6°C

12pm

Shower. Chance storm. Windy
9°C

3pm

Chance shower or storm. Windy
9°C

6pm

Chance shower or storm
6°C

Central Weather Warnings

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Vic - Thu 05:17 EST
Gale Warning for Central Coast, Central Gippsland Coast and East Gippsland Coast. Strong Wind Warnings elsewhere

Vic - Thu 04:50 EST
Severe Weather Warning (Damaging Winds) South West, Central, East Gippsland, North East, West and South Gippsland and Wimmera

National Forecast

Castlemaine 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Aug 17
Fri
Aug 18
Sat
Aug 19
Sun
Aug 20
Mon
Aug 21
Tue
Aug 22
Wed
Aug 23

Showers

Windy with showers

Mostly sunny

Late shower

Clearing shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 12°C 11°C 11°C 11°C 10°C 13°C 13°C
Minimum 6°C 4°C 1°C -2°C 3°C 4°C 2°C
Chance of Rain 90% 90% 20% 90% 90% 80% 30%
Rain Amount 5-10mm 1-5mm < 1mm 5-10mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate
Frost Risk Nil Slight High Severe Moderate Slight Moderate
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 25
km/h
27
km/h
26
km/h
28
km/h
14
km/h
14
km/h
4
km/h
12
km/h
18
km/h
16
km/h
13
km/h
17
km/h
12
km/h
16
km/h
Wind Direction NW 25km/h
NW
WNW 27km/h
WNW
W 26km/h
W
WSW 28km/h
WSW
SW 14km/h
SW
SW 14km/h
SW
N 4km/h
N
N 12km/h
N
NNE 18km/h
NNE
NW 16km/h
NW
NW 13km/h
NW
WNW 17km/h
WNW
WNW 12km/h
WNW
W 16km/h
W
Relative Humidity 94% 79% 78% 67% 77% 58% 77% 61% 94% 85% 90% 79% 85% 75%
Dew Point 7°C 9°C 3°C 5°C 2°C 3°C 1°C 4°C 5°C 7°C 6°C 9°C 5°C 8°C

Castlemaine Sun & Moon Times

Thursday 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
07:05 EST
sunset
17:50 EST
last light
18:17 EST
moon
set
Thu 13:08 EST
rise
Fri 03:43 EST
moon
Tue
Aug 22
moon
Tue
Aug 29
moon
Wed
Sep 6
moon
Wed
Sep 13

Castlemaine Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Aug 16
9°C - 9.6mm
Tue
Aug 15
7°C 15°C 0.4mm
Mon
Aug 14
7°C 17°C 0.2mm
Sun
Aug 13
4.0°C 17°C 0.8mm
Sat
Aug 12
- 13.8°C -

Castlemaine Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Aug
392.3mm
85.2 Day(s)
Total For 2017
363.7mm
77 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
400.6mm
100 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
August Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
0.0°C
1st
Lowest On Record
-4.1°C
6th 1974
Average This Month
4.9°C
+1.3°C
Long-term Average
3.6°C
August Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
17.0°C
13th
Highest On Record
24.7°C
29th 1982
Average This Month
13.0°C
-0.2°C
Long-term Average
13.2°C
August Rainfall
Wettest This Month
10.8mm
7th
Total This Month
37.6mm
9 Day(s)
Long-term Average
65.6mm
16.2 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
139.4mm
1981
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1990
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Weather News

Climate change not the full story when it comes to above average winter temperatures

06:33 EST

Temperatures across southern Queensland and northern NSW have been up to 13 degrees Celsius above the August maximum on a number of days this week, and while climate change may the words on everyone's lips, it is not the whole story.

Damaging winds and flooding threaten South Australia

21:12 EST

It's going to be a windy 24 hours in South Australia as the second cold front of the week crosses the state's south.

Winter warmth strikes eastern states

18:07 EST

Parts of Queensland and New South Wales experienced their highest August temperature in eight years today.