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Castlemaine Forecast

This morning 16°C
Today 25°C
clearing_shower

Now

16.5°C rising
Updated at 03:50 EDT

Central for Sunday Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely later this evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds N/NW 25 to 40 km/h.

Currently at Ballarat Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 16.5°C rising
Dew Point 16.7°C rising
Feels Like 16.5°C
Relative Humidity -
Wind icon
N 24km/h rising
Wind Gusts 30km/h
Pressure 1007.0hPa steady
Fire Danger -
Rain since 9am/last hr 1.0mm / -

Sun on Mon

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Sunrise sunrise
05:56 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:32 EDT

Nearby Now

Redesdale 17.5°C
Kilmore Gap 17.9°C
Bendigo Ap 18.8°C
Sheoaks 21.2°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Ballarat

48-hour forecast

6am

Mostly cloudy
14°C

9am

Mostly clear
13°C

12pm

Mostly clear
17°C

3pm

Mostly clear
20°C

Central Weather Warnings

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Vic - Sun 22:20 EDT
Coastal Wind Warning for VIC

National Forecast

Castlemaine 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Mon
Dec 5
Tue
Dec 6
Wed
Dec 7
Thu
Dec 8
Fri
Dec 9
Sat
Dec 10
Sun
Dec 11

Clearing shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Clearing shower

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Sunny
Maximum 25°C 25°C 26°C 24°C 22°C 24°C 28°C
Minimum 16°C 11°C 10°C 15°C 10°C 7°C 9°C
Chance of Rain 40% 30% 60% 80% 5% 5% 5%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm 5-10mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Extreme 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 16
km/h
15
km/h
8
km/h
11
km/h
3
km/h
11
km/h
19
km/h
26
km/h
20
km/h
19
km/h
5
km/h
9
km/h
6
km/h
7
km/h
Wind Direction SW 16km/h
SW
SW 15km/h
SW
SSW 8km/h
SSW
WSW 11km/h
WSW
WSW 3km/h
WSW
NW 11km/h
NW
NNW 19km/h
NNW
W 26km/h
W
SW 20km/h
SW
SW 19km/h
SW
SW 5km/h
SW
WSW 9km/h
WSW
S 6km/h
S
SW 7km/h
SW
Relative Humidity 67% 35% 63% 35% 55% 29% 64% 48% 60% 41% 59% 35% 59% 31%
Dew Point 13°C 9°C 9°C 8°C 9°C 7°C 14°C 12°C 7°C 8°C 7°C 7°C 9°C 9°C

Castlemaine Sun & Moon Times

Monday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:26 EDT
sunrise
05:56 EDT
sunset
20:32 EDT
last light
21:02 EDT
moon
rise
Mon 10:48 EDT
set
Tue 00:39 EDT
moon
Wed
Dec 7
moon
Wed
Dec 14
moon
Wed
Dec 21
moon
Thu
Dec 29

Castlemaine Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sun
Dec 4
15.0°C - 0.0mm
Sat
Dec 3
10.2°C 28.0°C 0.0mm
Fri
Dec 2
9.5°C 23.1°C 0.0mm
Thu
Dec 1
10.0°C 27.5°C 0.0mm
Wed
Nov 30
12.2°C 28.0°C 0.0mm

Castlemaine Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
601.3mm
125.1 Day(s)
Total For 2016
754.7mm
150 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
366.0mm
129 Day(s)
Wettest Day
53.0mm
Sep 14
Lowest Temperature
-0.5°C
Jun 12
Highest Temperature
40.3°C
Jan 13

Castlemaine Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
9.5°C
2nd
Lowest On Record
1.0°C
12th 1995
Average This Month
11.2°C
+0.3°C
Long-term Average
10.9°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
28.0°C
3rd
Highest On Record
42.0°C
31st 2005
Average This Month
26.2°C
+0.8°C
Long-term Average
25.4°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
0.0mm
1st
Total This Month
0.0mm
0 Day(s)
Long-term Average
40.8mm
7.4 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
111.7mm
1986
Driest On Record
0.3mm
1972
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