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37.25°S 144.20°E 425m AMSL

Castlemaine Forecast

Today 31°C
Tonight 15°C
mostly_sunny

Now

30.0°C rising
Updated at 12:20 EDT

Central for Sunday Partly cloudy. Areas of fog early this morning. Medium chance of light showers this evening. Light winds becoming S/SE 20 to 30 km/h in the early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to high 20s.

Currently at Redesdale

24-hour graph
Temperature 30.0°C rising
Dew Point 8.9°C falling
Feels Like 28.5°C
Relative Humidity 26%
Wind icon
WSW 12km/h steady
Wind Gusts 17km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 18.9
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sun

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Sunrise sunrise
06:56 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:17 EDT

Nearby Now

Ballarat Ap 26.6°C
Bendigo Ap 30.6°C
Kilmore Gap 24.1°C
Sheoaks 23.6°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Redesdale

48-hour forecast

3pm

Mostly clear
33°C

6pm

Mostly cloudy
31°C

9pm

Cloudy
20°C

12am

Chance shower
17°C

Central Weather Warnings

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Vic - Sun 10:29 EDT
Strong Wind Warning for Port Phillip, Western Port, West Coast, Central Coast, Central Gippsland Coast and East Gippsland Coast

National Forecast

Castlemaine 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sun
Feb 18
Mon
Feb 19
Tue
Feb 20
Wed
Feb 21
Thu
Feb 22
Fri
Feb 23
Sat
Feb 24

Mostly sunny

Windy

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower
Maximum 31°C 28°C 31°C 29°C 29°C 30°C 27°C
Minimum 13°C 15°C 15°C 16°C 18°C 18°C 20°C
Chance of Rain 80% 5% 5% 30% 40% 60% 90%
Rain Amount 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 5-10mm
UV Index Extreme Very High Very High Extreme Very High
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 5
km/h
9
km/h
25
km/h
27
km/h
14
km/h
9
km/h
14
km/h
9
km/h
9
km/h
8
km/h
12
km/h
13
km/h
11
km/h
17
km/h
Wind Direction SE 5km/h
SE
WSW 9km/h
WSW
S 25km/h
S
SSE 27km/h
SSE
SE 14km/h
SE
ESE 9km/h
ESE
ENE 14km/h
ENE
NNE 9km/h
NNE
ENE 9km/h
ENE
NE 8km/h
NE
ENE 12km/h
ENE
NE 13km/h
NE
NNW 11km/h
NNW
WNW 17km/h
WNW
Relative Humidity 57% 32% 76% 48% 62% 32% 55% 37% 58% 40% 64% 46% 62% 55%
Dew Point 12°C 13°C 14°C 15°C 11°C 12°C 10°C 12°C 13°C 14°C 14°C 16°C 16°C 17°C

Castlemaine Sun & Moon Times

Sunday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
06:29 EDT
sunrise
06:56 EDT
sunset
20:17 EDT
last light
20:45 EDT
moon
set
Sun 21:43 EDT
rise
Mon 09:52 EDT
moon
Fri
Feb 23
moon
Fri
Mar 2
moon
Fri
Mar 9
moon
Sun
Mar 18

Castlemaine Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sun
Feb 18
15°C - 0.0mm
Sat
Feb 17
10°C 30°C 0.0mm
Fri
Feb 16
10.5°C 25°C 0.0mm
Thu
Feb 15
6.5°C 23.2°C 0.0mm
Wed
Feb 14
16.0°C 23.8°C 0.0mm

Castlemaine Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Feb
77.5mm
11.2 Day(s)
Total For 2018
32.6mm
5 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
45.5mm
7 Day(s)
Wettest Day
19.4mm
Jan 30
Lowest Temperature
6.5°C
Feb 12
Highest Temperature
42.8°C
Jan 19

Castlemaine Almanac

full climatology
February Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
6.5°C
12th
Lowest On Record
3.0°C
7th 1980
Average This Month
13.6°C
+0.3°C
Long-term Average
13.3°C
February Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
37.3°C
8th
Highest On Record
43.9°C
7th 2009
Average This Month
29.0°C
+0.8°C
Long-term Average
28.2°C
February Rainfall
Wettest This Month
2.0mm
11th
Total This Month
2.0mm
1 Day(s)
Long-term Average
37.3mm
5.1 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
203.9mm
2012
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1991
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18:12 EDT

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