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Castlemaine Forecast

Today 12°C
Tonight 4°C
showers

Now

9.4°C falling
Updated at 15:50 EST

North Central for Thursday Cloudy. Very high chance of showers, becoming less likely this evening. Snow falling above 1400 metres, lowering to 1000 metres by evening. Showers heavy at times in the east. The chance of a thunderstorm from late this morning, with gusty winds and possible small hail during this afternoon and evening. Winds W/NW 25 to 40 km/h.

Currently at Redesdale

24-hour graph
Temperature 9.4°C falling
Dew Point 6.4°C steady
Feels Like 6.9°C
Relative Humidity 81%
Wind icon
NNW 16km/h rising
Wind Gusts 20km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 1.5
Rain since 9am/last hr 1.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
07:05 EST
Sunset sunset
17:50 EST

Nearby Now

Bendigo Ap 10.0°C
Ballarat Ap 6.6°C
Kilmore Gap 9.5°C
Melbourne Ap 13.8°C

Next 12 hours in Redesdale

48-hour forecast

6pm

Chance shower or storm
8°C

9pm

Chance shower or storm
5°C

12am

Mostly cloudy
5°C

3am

Mostly cloudy
4°C

North Central Weather Warnings

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Vic - Thu 15:47 EST
Warning for Farmers and Graziers in Victoria. Cold, wet and windy weather is expected, possibly leading to sheep losses in exposed areas.

National Forecast

Castlemaine 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Aug 17
Fri
Aug 18
Sat
Aug 19
Sun
Aug 20
Mon
Aug 21
Tue
Aug 22
Wed
Aug 23

Showers

Windy with showers

Mostly sunny

Late shower

Clearing shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 12°C 11°C 11°C 11°C 10°C 13°C 13°C
Minimum 6°C 4°C 1°C -2°C 3°C 4°C 2°C
Chance of Rain 90% 90% 30% 90% 90% 60% 30%
Rain Amount 5-10mm 1-5mm < 1mm 5-10mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate
Frost Risk Nil Slight High Severe Moderate Slight Moderate
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 23
km/h
27
km/h
26
km/h
28
km/h
14
km/h
15
km/h
3
km/h
11
km/h
19
km/h
13
km/h
13
km/h
17
km/h
8
km/h
12
km/h
Wind Direction NNW 23km/h
NNW
WNW 27km/h
WNW
W 26km/h
W
W 28km/h
W
SW 14km/h
SW
SW 15km/h
SW
E 3km/h
E
N 11km/h
N
NNE 19km/h
NNE
N 13km/h
N
WNW 13km/h
WNW
WNW 17km/h
WNW
W 8km/h
W
WNW 12km/h
WNW
Relative Humidity 95% 78% 78% 70% 76% 57% 72% 57% 93% 87% 88% 76% 81% 66%
Dew Point 7°C 8°C 3°C 6°C 2°C 3°C 1°C 3°C 4°C 8°C 6°C 9°C 5°C 7°C

Castlemaine Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:38 EST
sunrise
07:05 EST
sunset
17:50 EST
last light
18:17 EST
moon
rise
Fri 03:43 EST
set
Fri 14:04 EST
moon
Tue
Aug 22
moon
Tue
Aug 29
moon
Wed
Sep 6
moon
Wed
Sep 13

Castlemaine Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Aug 17
5°C - 4.8mm
Wed
Aug 16
- - 9.6mm
Tue
Aug 15
7°C 15°C 0.4mm
Mon
Aug 14
7°C 17°C 0.2mm
Sun
Aug 13
4.0°C 17°C 0.8mm

Castlemaine Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Aug
392.3mm
85.2 Day(s)
Total For 2017
358.0mm
76 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
400.6mm
100 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
August Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
0.0°C
1st
Lowest On Record
-4.1°C
6th 1974
Average This Month
4.7°C
+1.1°C
Long-term Average
3.6°C
August Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
17.0°C
13th
Highest On Record
24.7°C
29th 1982
Average This Month
13.0°C
-0.2°C
Long-term Average
13.2°C
August Rainfall
Wettest This Month
10.8mm
7th
Total This Month
42.4mm
10 Day(s)
Long-term Average
65.6mm
16.2 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
139.4mm
1981
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1990
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