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Castlemaine Forecast

This morning 16°C
Today 29°C
mostly_sunny

Now

15.1°C rising
Updated at 04:20 EDT

North Central for Wednesday Cloud increasing. Winds N/NE 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Currently at Redesdale

24-hour graph
Temperature 15.1°C rising
Dew Point 9.8°C rising
Feels Like 15.1°C
Relative Humidity 70%
Wind icon
ESE 5km/h rising
Wind Gusts 6km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 2.1
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
06:59 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:14 EDT

Nearby Now

Bendigo Ap 18.4°C
Ballarat Ap 15.3°C
Kilmore Gap 17.3°C
Melbourne Ap 14.5°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Redesdale

48-hour forecast

6am

Mostly cloudy
13°C

9am

Mostly cloudy
18°C

12pm

Mostly cloudy
24°C

3pm

Mostly cloudy
28°C

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National Forecast

Castlemaine 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Feb 21
Thu
Feb 22
Fri
Feb 23
Sat
Feb 24
Sun
Feb 25
Mon
Feb 26
Tue
Feb 27

Mostly sunny

Rain

Possible shower

Showers

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Possible shower
Maximum 29°C 28°C 32°C 26°C 21°C 25°C 28°C
Minimum 16°C 19°C 20°C 18°C 11°C 10°C 12°C
Chance of Rain 50% 80% 60% 70% 10% 20% 30%
Rain Amount < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Extreme Very High Extreme Extreme Very 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 16
km/h
12
km/h
14
km/h
13
km/h
17
km/h
22
km/h
16
km/h
21
km/h
17
km/h
21
km/h
9
km/h
8
km/h
11
km/h
13
km/h
Wind Direction ENE 16km/h
ENE
NNE 12km/h
NNE
ENE 14km/h
ENE
NE 13km/h
NE
NE 17km/h
NE
NNE 22km/h
NNE
NW 16km/h
NW
W 21km/h
W
SW 17km/h
SW
SSW 21km/h
SSW
SSE 9km/h
SSE
ESE 8km/h
ESE
NNE 11km/h
NNE
NNW 13km/h
NNW
Relative Humidity 54% 38% 54% 49% 68% 49% 74% 57% 66% 43% 65% 35% 55% 32%
Dew Point 9°C 12°C 11°C 15°C 16°C 19°C 16°C 17°C 8°C 8°C 8°C 8°C 8°C 9°C

Castlemaine Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
06:32 EDT
sunrise
06:59 EDT
sunset
20:14 EDT
last light
20:41 EDT
moon
rise
Wed 11:54 EDT
set
Wed 23:23 EDT
moon
Fri
Feb 23
moon
Fri
Mar 2
moon
Fri
Mar 9
moon
Sun
Mar 18

Castlemaine Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Feb 20
14°C - 0.0mm
Mon
Feb 19
17.0°C 25°C 0.0mm
Sun
Feb 18
14.8°C 31.5°C 0.0mm
Sat
Feb 17
10.0°C 29.8°C 0.0mm
Fri
Feb 16
10.5°C 25.5°C 0.0mm

Castlemaine Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Feb
77.5mm
11.2 Day(s)
Total For 2018
32.6mm
5 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
47.9mm
8 Day(s)
Wettest Day
19.4mm
Jan 30
Lowest Temperature
6.5°C
Feb 12
Highest Temperature
42.8°C
Jan 19

Castlemaine Almanac

full climatology
February Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
6.5°C
12th
Lowest On Record
3.0°C
7th 1980
Average This Month
13.8°C
+0.5°C
Long-term Average
13.3°C
February Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
37.3°C
8th
Highest On Record
43.9°C
7th 2009
Average This Month
29.0°C
+0.8°C
Long-term Average
28.2°C
February Rainfall
Wettest This Month
2.0mm
11th
Total This Month
2.0mm
1 Day(s)
Long-term Average
37.3mm
5.1 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
203.9mm
2012
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1991
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