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Castlemaine Forecast

Tonight 17°C
Tomorrow 26°C
possible_shower

Now

17.8°C falling
Updated at 21:20 EDT

Central for Friday Partly cloudy. Light winds.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and early afternoon. Winds N/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending N/NW in the morning then becoming light in the early afternoon.

Currently at Redesdale

24-hour graph
Temperature 17.8°C falling
Dew Point 13.1°C steady
Feels Like 17.8°C
Relative Humidity 74%
Wind icon
SW 5km/h rising
Wind Gusts 7km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 2.0
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Fri

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Sunrise sunrise
07:29 EDT
Sunset sunset
19:30 EDT

Nearby Now

Ballarat Ap 16.1°C
Bendigo Ap 19.6°C
Kilmore Gap 17.3°C
Sheoaks 16.6°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Ballarat

48-hour forecast

12am

Cloudy
19°C

3am

Slight chance shower
17°C

6am

Slight chance shower
16°C

9am

Mostly cloudy
18°C

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National Forecast

Castlemaine 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Fri
Mar 24
Sat
Mar 25
Sun
Mar 26
Mon
Mar 27
Tue
Mar 28
Wed
Mar 29
Thu
Mar 30

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Late shower

Sunny

Sunny

Clearing shower
Maximum 26°C 26°C 28°C 30°C 23°C 25°C 19°C
Minimum 12°C 17°C 15°C 18°C 10°C 10°C 11°C
Chance of Rain 60% 40% 30% 90% 10% 40% 30%
Rain Amount < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
UV Index High High High High 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 9
km/h
11
km/h
10
km/h
7
km/h
6
km/h
9
km/h
20
km/h
20
km/h
8
km/h
9
km/h
5
km/h
12
km/h
12
km/h
16
km/h
Wind Direction ESE 9km/h
ESE
ENE 11km/h
ENE
ENE 10km/h
ENE
NNW 7km/h
NNW
E 6km/h
E
NNE 9km/h
NNE
NE 20km/h
NE
NW 20km/h
NW
WSW 8km/h
WSW
WSW 9km/h
WSW
NE 5km/h
NE
NNW 12km/h
NNW
W 12km/h
W
WSW 16km/h
WSW
Relative Humidity 76% 51% 83% 60% 84% 50% 62% 53% 79% 44% 68% 38% 65% 49%
Dew Point 12°C 15°C 15°C 17°C 15°C 16°C 16°C 19°C 9°C 9°C 9°C 9°C 8°C 8°C

Castlemaine Sun & Moon Times

Saturday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
07:04 EDT
sunrise
07:30 EDT
sunset
19:28 EDT
last light
19:54 EDT
moon
rise
Sat 04:03 EDT
set
Sat 17:47 EDT
moon
Tue
Mar 28
moon
Tue
Apr 4
moon
Tue
Apr 11
moon
Wed
Apr 19

Castlemaine Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
Mar 24
13.0°C - 0.0mm
Thu
Mar 23
15.5°C 23.5°C 0.0mm
Wed
Mar 22
17.0°C 23.0°C 15.6mm
Tue
Mar 21
18.8°C 26.0°C 7.6mm
Mon
Mar 20
18.0°C 31.0°C 4.2mm

Castlemaine Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Mar
112.3mm
17.4 Day(s)
Total For 2017
82.5mm
16 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
134.2mm
29 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
March Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
11.2°C
2nd
Lowest On Record
0.6°C
31st 1973
Average This Month
15.4°C
+4.5°C
Long-term Average
10.9°C
March Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
33.3°C
1st
Highest On Record
38.0°C
7th 1991
Average This Month
28.8°C
+4.2°C
Long-term Average
24.6°C
March Rainfall
Wettest This Month
15.6mm
22nd
Total This Month
32.0mm
6 Day(s)
Long-term Average
34.6mm
6.4 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
100.1mm
1969
Driest On Record
3.2mm
1986
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