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Castlemaine Forecast

Tonight 8°C
Tomorrow 18°C
cloudy

Now

12.0°C rising
Updated at 21:20 EDT

North Central for Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the east, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Winds SW 25 to 40 km/h decreasing to 20 to 30 km/h in the late evening.
Friday Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the east in the morning and early afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Snow possible above 1300 metres. Winds SW 25 to 35 km/h turning S 20 to 30 km/h in the afternoon.

Currently at Redesdale

24-hour graph
Temperature 12.0°C rising
Dew Point 8.8°C falling
Feels Like 10.0°C
Relative Humidity 81%
Wind icon
SW 18km/h steady
Wind Gusts 26km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 1.8
Rain since 9am/last hr 4.8mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
05:56 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:34 EDT

Nearby Now

Bendigo Ap 12.5°C
Ballarat Ap 9.2°C
Sheoaks 10.9°C
Melbourne Ap 12.5°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Bendigo

48-hour forecast

12am

Mostly clear
13°C

3am

Mostly clear
11°C

6am

Mostly clear
9°C

9am

Mostly cloudy
13°C

North Central Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Castlemaine 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Dec 8
Fri
Dec 9
Sat
Dec 10
Sun
Dec 11
Mon
Dec 12
Tue
Dec 13
Wed
Dec 14

Mostly sunny

Cloudy

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower
Maximum 22°C 18°C 22°C 26°C 31°C 34°C 27°C
Minimum 16°C 8°C 7°C 10°C 11°C 16°C 18°C
Chance of Rain 90% 5% 5% 5% 10% 50% 50%
Rain Amount 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm
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 24
km/h
31
km/h
22
km/h
21
km/h
6
km/h
10
km/h
9
km/h
7
km/h
7
km/h
12
km/h
18
km/h
24
km/h
15
km/h
19
km/h
Wind Direction NNW 24km/h
NNW
W 31km/h
W
SW 22km/h
SW
SW 21km/h
SW
SSW 6km/h
SSW
WSW 10km/h
WSW
S 9km/h
S
SSW 7km/h
SSW
NE 7km/h
NE
NNW 12km/h
NNW
N 18km/h
N
NW 24km/h
NW
W 15km/h
W
W 19km/h
W
Relative Humidity 81% 46% 62% 48% 65% 41% 66% 37% 53% 25% 34% 27% 57% 45%
Dew Point 14°C 10°C 4°C 6°C 7°C 8°C 10°C 10°C 11°C 9°C 9°C 13°C 14°C 14°C

Castlemaine Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
05:26 EDT
sunrise
05:56 EDT
sunset
20:35 EDT
last light
21:06 EDT
moon
set
Fri 02:29 EDT
rise
Fri 14:58 EDT
moon
Wed
Dec 14
moon
Wed
Dec 21
moon
Thu
Dec 29
moon
Fri
Jan 6

Castlemaine Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Dec 8
15.4°C - 11.0mm
Wed
Dec 7
8.5°C 28.0°C 0.0mm
Tue
Dec 6
12.3°C 22.5°C 0.0mm
Mon
Dec 5
17.0°C 25.0°C 2.2mm
Sun
Dec 4
15.0°C 32.0°C 0.0mm

Castlemaine Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
601.3mm
125.1 Day(s)
Total For 2016
767.9mm
152 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
367.8mm
130 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
8.5°C
7th
Lowest On Record
1.0°C
12th 1995
Average This Month
12.2°C
+1.3°C
Long-term Average
10.9°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
32.0°C
4th
Highest On Record
42.0°C
31st 2005
Average This Month
26.6°C
+1.2°C
Long-term Average
25.4°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
11.0mm
8th
Total This Month
13.2mm
2 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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