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Castlemaine Forecast

Tonight 17°C
Tomorrow 35°C
mostly_sunny

Now

16.5°C falling
Updated at 23:00 EDT

Central for Sunday Partly cloudy. Areas of fog in the east early this morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the east this afternoon. Winds E/SE 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 24 to 29.
Monday Patchy fog in the early morning. Partly cloudy. Winds E/SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming E/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 15 with daytime temperatures reaching 29 to 35.

Currently at Ballarat Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 16.5°C falling
Dew Point 16.0°C falling
Feels Like 16.5°C
Relative Humidity 97%
Wind icon
SE 12km/h steady
Wind Gusts 17km/h
Pressure 1015.2hPa steady
Fire Danger 1.0
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Nearby Now

Redesdale 18.9°C
Bendigo Ap 21.1°C
Kilmore Gap 15.2°C
Sheoaks 15.7°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Ballarat

48-hour forecast

12am

Mostly cloudy
16°C

3am

Mostly cloudy
15°C

6am

Mostly cloudy
17°C

9am

Mostly cloudy
24°C

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National Forecast

Castlemaine 7-day Weather Forecast

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

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible thunderstorm

Late shower

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny
Maximum 31°C 35°C 34°C 24°C 28°C 30°C 33°C
Minimum 13°C 17°C 23°C 15°C 10°C 11°C 12°C
Chance of Rain 5% 30% 60% 20% 5% 10% 40%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 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 16
km/h
8
km/h
7
km/h
8
km/h
18
km/h
25
km/h
16
km/h
20
km/h
8
km/h
10
km/h
4
km/h
10
km/h
9
km/h
20
km/h
Wind Direction SSE 16km/h
SSE
S 8km/h
S
ENE 7km/h
ENE
NNE 8km/h
NNE
NNE 18km/h
NNE
NNW 25km/h
NNW
W 16km/h
W
W 20km/h
W
SW 8km/h
SW
WSW 10km/h
WSW
NNE 4km/h
NNE
WNW 10km/h
WNW
NNW 9km/h
NNW
WNW 20km/h
WNW
Relative Humidity 58% 27% 49% 29% 44% 35% 56% 41% 61% 32% 55% 30% 43% 22%
Dew Point 11°C 10°C 14°C 14°C 15°C 16°C 9°C 10°C 9°C 9°C 10°C 10°C 9°C 8°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
Sun
Dec 17
14°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
Wed
Dec 13
15.8°C 36.1°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
11.3°C
+0.3°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
25.2°C
-0.3°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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