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Castlemaine Forecast

This morning 13°C
Today 24°C
mostly_sunny

Now

12.0°C steady
Updated at 03:50 EDT

Central for Thursday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of drizzle. Winds W/SW 15 to 20 km/h tending S/SW 15 to 25 km/h in the evening.

Currently at Ballarat Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 12.0°C steady
Dew Point 12.2°C steady
Feels Like 10.0°C
Relative Humidity -
Wind icon
S 18km/h falling
Wind Gusts 22km/h
Pressure 1022.7hPa steady
Fire Danger -
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.2mm / -

Sun on Fri

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Sunrise sunrise
07:02 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:10 EDT

Nearby Now

Redesdale 14.3°C
Bendigo Ap 15.5°C
Kilmore Gap 13.1°C
Sheoaks 14.0°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Ballarat

48-hour forecast

6am

Mostly cloudy
12°C

9am

Mostly cloudy
13°C

12pm

Mostly clear
17°C

3pm

Mostly clear
21°C

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National Forecast

Castlemaine 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Fri
Feb 24
Sat
Feb 25
Sun
Feb 26
Mon
Feb 27
Tue
Feb 28
Wed
Mar 1
Thu
Mar 2

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Late shower
Maximum 24°C 22°C 29°C 30°C 32°C 33°C 32°C
Minimum 13°C 10°C 11°C 14°C 17°C 18°C 18°C
Chance of Rain 5% 20% 5% 5% 20% 40% 60%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
UV Index 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 15
km/h
19
km/h
20
km/h
20
km/h
9
km/h
8
km/h
12
km/h
9
km/h
12
km/h
9
km/h
10
km/h
7
km/h
11
km/h
6
km/h
Wind Direction S 15km/h
S
SSW 19km/h
SSW
S 20km/h
S
S 20km/h
S
E 9km/h
E
E 8km/h
E
ENE 12km/h
ENE
NE 9km/h
NE
ENE 12km/h
ENE
NE 9km/h
NE
ENE 10km/h
ENE
ENE 7km/h
ENE
NE 11km/h
NE
N 6km/h
N
Relative Humidity 73% 40% 72% 40% 71% 38% 64% 36% 64% 38% 59% 35% 54% 34%
Dew Point 11°C 10°C 9°C 8°C 11°C 13°C 11°C 13°C 14°C 16°C 15°C 16°C 14°C 14°C

Castlemaine Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:36 EDT
sunrise
07:02 EDT
sunset
20:10 EDT
last light
20:37 EDT
moon
rise
Fri 04:21 EDT
set
Fri 18:32 EDT
moon
Mon
Feb 27
moon
Sun
Mar 5
moon
Mon
Mar 13
moon
Tue
Mar 21

Castlemaine Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Feb 23
12.2°C - 0.0mm
Wed
Feb 22
9.0°C 32.5°C 0.0mm
Tue
Feb 21
5.0°C 25.2°C 0.0mm
Mon
Feb 20
9.5°C 20.1°C 2.4mm
Sun
Feb 19
6.0°C 15.0°C 0.0mm

Castlemaine Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Feb
77.7mm
11.0 Day(s)
Total For 2017
50.3mm
9 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
89.6mm
17 Day(s)
Wettest Day
19.6mm
Jan 20
Lowest Temperature
5.0°C
Feb 21
Highest Temperature
40.1°C
Feb 9

Castlemaine Almanac

full climatology
February Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
5.0°C
21st
Lowest On Record
3.0°C
7th 1980
Average This Month
12.6°C
-0.7°C
Long-term Average
13.3°C
February Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
40.1°C
9th
Highest On Record
43.9°C
7th 2009
Average This Month
26.8°C
-1.3°C
Long-term Average
28.1°C
February Rainfall
Wettest This Month
18.6mm
6th
Total This Month
24.0mm
5 Day(s)
Long-term Average
38.2mm
5.1 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
203.9mm
2012
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1991
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