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Castlemaine Forecast

This morning 4°C
Today 9°C
possible_shower

Now

5.7°C rising
Updated at 01:00 EST

Central for Sunday Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers. Snow possible above 1000 metres. Winds W 30 to 45 km/h.
Monday Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. Snow falling above 600 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm near the coast in the morning. Possible hail. Winds W 30 to 45 km/h tending SW 25 to 40 km/h in the morning then tending NW/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.

Currently at Ballarat Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 5.7°C rising
Dew Point 5.1°C falling
Feels Like 0.8°C
Relative Humidity 96%
Wind icon
WNW 31km/h falling
Wind Gusts 52km/h
Pressure 1012.8hPa falling
Fire Danger 1.2
Rain since 9am/last hr 2.0mm / -

Sun on Mon

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Sunrise sunrise
07:21 EST
Sunset sunset
17:38 EST

Nearby Now

Redesdale 7.4°C
Kilmore Gap 5.1°C
Sheoaks 7.7°C
Melbourne Ap 9.2°C

Next 12 hours in Ballarat

48-hour forecast

3am

Rain. Windy
6°C

6am

Slight chance shower
4°C

9am

Intermittent rain
4°C

12pm

Mostly cloudy
6°C

Central Weather Warnings

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Vic - Sun 22:38 EST
Warning for Farmers and Graziers in Victoria. Cold, wet and windy weather is expected, possibly leading to sheep losses in exposed areas.

Vic - Sun 22:38 EST
Severe Weather Warning Damaging Winds for South West, Central, West and South Gippsland and East Gippsland Forecast Districts

Vic - Sun 22:37 EST
Coastal Strong Wind/Gale Warning

Victoria Weather Update

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Castlemaine 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Mon
Aug 3
Tue
Aug 4
Wed
Aug 5
Thu
Aug 6
Fri
Aug 7
Sat
Aug 8
Sun
Aug 9

Possible shower

Late shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Cloudy

Mostly sunny

Cloudy
Maximum 9°C 9°C 9°C 11°C 11°C 11°C 12°C
Minimum 4°C -2°C 4°C 2°C 3°C 1°C 2°C
Chance of Rain 80% 70% 80% 50% 20% 30% 50%
Rain Amount < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Low Low Low Low
Frost Risk Slight Severe Slight Moderate Moderate High Moderate
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 23
km/h
19
km/h
10
km/h
18
km/h
18
km/h
19
km/h
11
km/h
14
km/h
7
km/h
10
km/h
4
km/h
7
km/h
8
km/h
11
km/h
Wind Direction SW 23km/h
SW
SW 19km/h
SW
WNW 10km/h
WNW
WNW 18km/h
WNW
W 18km/h
W
WSW 19km/h
WSW
W 11km/h
W
SSW 14km/h
SSW
SW 7km/h
SW
SW 10km/h
SW
SSW 4km/h
SSW
S 7km/h
S
ESE 8km/h
ESE
N 11km/h
N
Relative Humidity 79% 54% 90% 71% 94% 74% 94% 65% 91% 68% 84% 60% 77% 60%
Dew Point 3°C 0°C 1°C 4°C 5°C 5°C 4°C 5°C 5°C 5°C 4°C 4°C 3°C 5°C

Castlemaine Sun & Moon Times

Monday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
06:53 EST
sunrise
07:21 EST
sunset
17:38 EST
last light
18:06 EST
moon
set
Mon 08:52 EST
rise
Mon 21:01 EST
moon
Fri
Aug 7
moon
Sat
Aug 15
moon
Sun
Aug 23
moon
Sun
Aug 30

Castlemaine Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sun
Aug 2
2.1°C - 5.5mm
Sat
Aug 1
0.2°C 9.8°C 4.2mm
Fri
Jul 31
-1.3°C 11.0°C 1.1mm
Thu
Jul 30
2.7°C 9.5°C 0.0mm
Wed
Jul 29
1.4°C 10.6°C 0.0mm

Castlemaine Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Aug
392.6mm
84.4 Day(s)
Total For 2015
259.0mm
87 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2014
323.0mm
100 Day(s)
Wettest Day
23.8mm
Jan 10
Lowest Temperature
-4.0°C
Jul 3
Highest Temperature
38.5°C
Jan 2

Castlemaine Almanac

full climatology
August Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
0.2°C
1st
Lowest On Record
-4.1°C
6th 1974
Average This Month
1.2°C
-2.4°C
Long-term Average
3.6°C
August Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
9.8°C
1st
Highest On Record
24.7°C
29th 1982
Average This Month
9.8°C
-3.4°C
Long-term Average
13.2°C
August Rainfall
Wettest This Month
5.5mm
2nd
Total This Month
9.7mm
2 Day(s)
Long-term Average
66.3mm
16.1 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
139.4mm
1981
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1990
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