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Castlemaine Forecast

This morning 11°C
Today 26°C
late_shower

Now

9.8°C steady
Updated at 03:00 EST

Central for Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds N 30 to 45 km/h turning W/NW in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 28.
Sunday Partly cloudy. High chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the southeast in the afternoon. Winds NW 25 to 40 km/h increasing to 35 to 55 km/h in the morning then turning W 20 to 30 km/h during the afternoon and evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching between 13 and 18.

Currently at Redesdale

24-hour graph
Temperature 9.8°C steady
Dew Point 6.7°C falling
Feels Like 9.0°C
Relative Humidity 81%
Wind icon
SW 7km/h rising
Wind Gusts 9km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 1.2
Rain since 9am/last hr - / -

Sun on Sat

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Sunrise sunrise
06:12 EST
Sunset sunset
18:20 EST

Nearby Now

Ballarat Ap 14.4°C
Bendigo Ap 13.4°C
Kilmore Gap 16.4°C
Sheoaks -

Next 12 hours in Redesdale

48-hour forecast

6am

Mostly clear
10°C

9am

Mostly clear
18°C

12pm

Mostly cloudy
25°C

3pm

Mostly clear
27°C

Central Weather Warnings

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Vic - Fri 22:19 EST
for People in Central, Mallee, S W, N Country, N Central, Wimmera & Parts of E Gippsland, N E & W & S Gippsland Forecast Districts

Vic - Fri 22:04 EST
Coastal Wind Warning for VIC

National Forecast

Castlemaine 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Sep 23
Sun
Sep 24
Mon
Sep 25
Tue
Sep 26
Wed
Sep 27
Thu
Sep 28
Fri
Sep 29

Late shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 26°C 16°C 15°C 16°C 19°C 17°C 15°C
Minimum 11°C 9°C 6°C 2°C 6°C 9°C 6°C
Chance of Rain 40% 50% 50% 50% 70% 60% 40%
Rain Amount 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
UV Index High Moderate Moderate High High
Frost Risk Nil Nil Nil Moderate Nil Nil Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 22
km/h
31
km/h
25
km/h
30
km/h
17
km/h
20
km/h
6
km/h
8
km/h
13
km/h
16
km/h
13
km/h
18
km/h
17
km/h
19
km/h
Wind Direction NE 22km/h
NE
WNW 31km/h
WNW
NW 25km/h
NW
NW 30km/h
NW
WNW 17km/h
WNW
WNW 20km/h
WNW
SW 6km/h
SW
WNW 8km/h
WNW
NE 13km/h
NE
N 16km/h
N
WNW 13km/h
WNW
W 18km/h
W
W 17km/h
W
WNW 19km/h
WNW
Relative Humidity 49% 47% 82% 65% 81% 60% 72% 54% 67% 56% 78% 66% 74% 63%
Dew Point 7°C 13°C 9°C 9°C 7°C 8°C 4°C 7°C 7°C 10°C 10°C 11°C 7°C 8°C

Castlemaine Sun & Moon Times

Saturday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:46 EST
sunrise
06:12 EST
sunset
18:20 EST
last light
18:46 EST
moon
rise
Sat 08:00 EST
set
Sat 21:16 EST
moon
Thu
Sep 28
moon
Fri
Oct 6
moon
Thu
Oct 12
moon
Fri
Oct 20

Castlemaine Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
Sep 22
9.0°C - 0.0mm
Thu
Sep 21
8.4°C 23.6°C 0.0mm
Wed
Sep 20
2.0°C 16.6°C 0.2mm
Tue
Sep 19
5.7°C 13.0°C 2.8mm
Mon
Sep 18
6.0°C 20.0°C 0.0mm

Castlemaine Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Sep
454.7mm
98.6 Day(s)
Total For 2017
394.5mm
98 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
570.5mm
119 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
September Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-1.0°C
1st
Lowest On Record
-4.0°C
6th 1995
Average This Month
5.3°C
+0.3°C
Long-term Average
5.0°C
September Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
23.6°C
21st
Highest On Record
28.9°C
30th 2001
Average This Month
15.2°C
-0.5°C
Long-term Average
15.7°C
September Rainfall
Wettest This Month
2.8mm
5th
Total This Month
19.9mm
14 Day(s)
Long-term Average
62.4mm
13.4 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
168.5mm
2016
Driest On Record
15.0mm
2008
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Weather News

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16:36 EST

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16:24 EST

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