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Castlemaine Forecast

Today 20°C
Tonight 12°C
showers_increasing

Now

21.3°C falling
Updated at 13:40 EST

North Central for Monday Partly cloudy. Patchy fog early this morning. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely this afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the west late this afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming N/NE 25 to 35 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming N 20 to 30 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low 20s.

Currently at Redesdale

24-hour graph
Temperature 21.3°C falling
Dew Point 13.7°C falling
Feels Like 21.3°C
Relative Humidity 62%
Wind icon
NNE 20km/h rising
Wind Gusts 26km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 4.8
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Mon

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Sunrise sunrise
06:56 EST
Sunset sunset
17:46 EST

Nearby Now

Bendigo Ap 21.8°C
Ballarat Ap 20.3°C
Kilmore Gap 19.1°C
Melbourne Ap 22.4°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Redesdale

48-hour forecast

3pm

Shower
22°C

6pm

Shower
18°C

9pm

Shower
15°C

12am

Heavy shower
14°C

North Central Weather Warnings

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Vic - Mon 11:03 EST
Severe Weather Warning (Heavy Rain) for North Central and North East

Vic - Mon 10:46 EST
Sheep Graziers Warning for the North Central, South West and Central

National Forecast

Castlemaine 7-day Weather Forecast

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

Showers increasing

Rain

Possible shower

Cloudy

Possible shower

Cloudy

Mostly sunny
Maximum 20°C 18°C 11°C 14°C 17°C 18°C 17°C
Minimum 11°C 12°C 6°C 4°C 6°C 8°C 5°C
Chance of Rain 90% 90% 60% 40% 40% 5% 40%
Rain Amount 10-20mm 5-10mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate
Frost Risk Nil Nil Nil Slight Nil Nil Slight
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 8
km/h
11
km/h
13
km/h
15
km/h
25
km/h
25
km/h
15
km/h
16
km/h
12
km/h
16
km/h
14
km/h
14
km/h
8
km/h
10
km/h
Wind Direction ENE 8km/h
ENE
NE 11km/h
NE
WNW 13km/h
WNW
W 15km/h
W
SW 25km/h
SW
SW 25km/h
SW
SW 15km/h
SW
SW 16km/h
SW
W 12km/h
W
W 16km/h
W
SW 14km/h
SW
SW 14km/h
SW
SW 8km/h
SW
WSW 10km/h
WSW
Relative Humidity 85% 74% 93% 78% 73% 58% 75% 63% 86% 72% 81% 61% 77% 57%
Dew Point 13°C 15°C 13°C 13°C 3°C 3°C 4°C 7°C 9°C 12°C 8°C 11°C 7°C 9°C

Castlemaine Sun & Moon Times

Monday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:29 EST
sunrise
06:56 EST
sunset
17:46 EST
last light
18:13 EST
moon
set
Mon 16:33 EST
rise
Tue 05:02 EST
moon
Wed
Apr 26
moon
Wed
May 3
moon
Thu
May 11
moon
Fri
May 19

Castlemaine Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Mon
Apr 24
14°C - 0.0mm
Sun
Apr 23
12.0°C 22°C 0.2mm
Sat
Apr 22
15.0°C 19.5°C 14.4mm
Fri
Apr 21
16.5°C 17.0°C 23.0mm
Thu
Apr 20
16.0°C 22.1°C 0.0mm

Castlemaine Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Apr
153.0mm
25.4 Day(s)
Total For 2017
190.4mm
26 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
146.6mm
32 Day(s)
Wettest Day
54.5mm
Apr 10
Lowest Temperature
3.0°C
Mar 31
Highest Temperature
40.1°C
Feb 9

Castlemaine Almanac

full climatology
April Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
4.0°C
1st
Lowest On Record
-3.0°C
24th 1999
Average This Month
9.7°C
+2.1°C
Long-term Average
7.6°C
April Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
26.0°C
8th
Highest On Record
33.0°C
4th 1986
Average This Month
20.5°C
+0.4°C
Long-term Average
20.1°C
April Rainfall
Wettest This Month
54.5mm
10th
Total This Month
102.4mm
6 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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