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37.31°S 144.23°E 566m AMSL

Castlemaine Forecast

Today 18°C
Tonight 6°C
Mostly sunny

Now

14.5°C falling
Updated at 16:00 EDT

Central for Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the east early this morning. Winds SW 20 to 30 km/h turning S 25 to 35 km/h in the morning then decreasing to 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 15 and 19. High.

Currently at Ballarat Ap

Temperature 14.5°C falling
Dew Point -0.4°C rising
Feels Like 12.2°C
Relative Humidity 36%
Wind icon
SE 35km/h rising
Wind Gusts 50km/h
Pressure 1023.2hPa rising
Fire Danger 13.2
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thursday

Sunrise sunrise
07:37 EDT
Sunset sunset
19:16 EDT

Nearby Now

Redesdale 17.8°C
Kilmore Gap 13.4°C
Bendigo Ap 17.9°C
Sheoaks 15.1°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Ballarat

clear

6pm

Clear
14°C
mostly clear

9pm

Mostly clear
9°C
mostly clear

12am

Mostly clear
8°C
mostly clear

3am

Mostly clear
7°C
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Central Weather Warnings

Vic - Thu 10:48 EDT
Gale Warning for Central Coast, Central Gippsland Coast and East Gippsland Coast. Strong Wind Warning for Gippsland Lakes

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Castlemaine 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Apr 2
Fri
Apr 3
Sat
Apr 4
Sun
Apr 5
Mon
Apr 6
Tue
Apr 7
Wed
Apr 8
mostly sunny
Mostly sunny
sunny
Sunny
mostly sunny
Mostly sunny
mostly sunny
Mostly sunny
possible shower
Possible shower
possible shower
Possible shower
possible shower
Possible shower
Maximum 18°C 19°C 22°C 23°C 20°C 16°C 18°C
Minimum 10°C 6°C 9°C 9°C 9°C 9°C 9°C
Chance of Rain 20% 20% 60% 50% 70% 70% 5%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index High High High Moderate Moderate
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 19
km/h
22
km/h
17
km/h
16
km/h
7
km/h
6
km/h
3
km/h
9
km/h
10
km/h
11
km/h
14
km/h
19
km/h
14
km/h
13
km/h
Wind Direction S 19km/h
S
SSE 22km/h
SSE
SSE 17km/h
SSE
SE 16km/h
SE
ESE 7km/h
ESE
N 6km/h
N
NNW 3km/h
NNW
W 9km/h
W
SSE 10km/h
SSE
SSE 11km/h
SSE
S 14km/h
S
S 19km/h
S
S 14km/h
S
S 13km/h
S
Relative Humidity 75% 35% 69% 33% 69% 39% 70% 34% 62% 43% 70% 58% 62% 43%
Dew Point 7°C 3°C 4°C 2°C 7°C 8°C 10°C 7°C 8°C 7°C 7°C 8°C 7°C 6°C

Castlemaine Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next Occurrence
First Light Sunrise Sunset Last Light Moon Phase moon rise moon set full moon last quarter new moon first quarter
first light
07:11 EDT
sunrise
07:37 EDT
sunset
19:16 EDT
last light
19:42 EDT
moon
rise
Thu 18:04 EDT
set
Fri 06:12 EDT
moon
Sat
Apr 4
moon
Sun
Apr 12
moon
Sun
Apr 19
moon
Sun
Apr 26

Castlemaine Past 5 Days

  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Apr 2
10.0°C 18°C 0.0mm
Wed
Apr 1
11.8°C 27.8°C 0.0mm
Tue
Mar 31
8.7°C 27.8°C 0.0mm
Mon
Mar 30
7.3°C 25.6°C 0.0mm
Sun
Mar 29
5.8°C 24.1°C 0.0mm

Castlemaine Year To Date

average rainfall to Apr
153.0mm
25.4 day(s)
total for 2015
97.4mm
20 day(s)
total to this day 2014
66.2mm
21 day(s)
wettest day
23.8mm
Jan 10
lowest temperature
2.6°C
Mar 25
highest temperature
38.5°C
Jan 2

Castlemaine Almanac

April minimum temperature
lowest this month
10.0°C
2nd
lowest on record
-3.0°C
24th 1999
average this month
10.9°C
+3.3°C
long-term average
7.6°C
April maximum temperature
highest this month
27.8°C
1st
highest on record
33.0°C
4th 1986
average this month
22.9°C
+2.8°C
long-term average
20.1°C
April rainfall
wettest this month
0.0mm
1st
total this month
0.0mm
0 day(s)
long-term average
40.7mm
8.0 day(s)
wettest on record
112.2mm
1989
driest on record
4.9mm
1994

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