Basalt Weather


37.31°S 144.09°E 456m AMSL

Castlemaine Forecast

Today 11°C
Tonight 6°C
possible_shower

Now

8.9°C falling
Updated at 16:50 EST

Central for Thursday Partly cloudy. High chance of showers late this afternoon and evening. Winds W 15 to 25 km/h turning NW early in the morning then increasing to 25 to 40 km/h in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures between 9 and 14.

Currently at Ballarat Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 8.9°C falling
Dew Point 5.6°C steady
Feels Like 1.4°C
Relative Humidity 80%
Wind icon
NNW 33km/h falling
Wind Gusts 39km/h
Pressure 1015.7hPa rising
Fire Danger 2.3
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
07:33 EST
Sunset sunset
17:26 EST

Nearby Now

Redesdale 10.0°C
Sheoaks 11.0°C
Bendigo Ap 10.2°C
Kilmore Gap 8.0°C

Next 12 hours in Ballarat

48-hour forecast

6pm

Chance shower
9°C

9pm

Slight chance shower
9°C

12am

Chance shower
10°C

3am

Mostly cloudy
9°C

Central Weather Warnings

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Vic - Thu 16:40 EST
Coastal Wind Warning for VIC

Vic - Wed 23:01 EST
Cancellation of Sheep Graziers Warning North Central, North East, South West, Central, West and South Gippsland & East Gippsland

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Castlemaine 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Jul 18
Fri
Jul 19
Sat
Jul 20
Sun
Jul 21
Mon
Jul 22
Tue
Jul 23
Wed
Jul 24

Possible shower

Possible shower

Sunny

Clearing shower

Sunny

Showers

Possible shower
Maximum 11°C 13°C 14°C 13°C 14°C 11°C 12°C
Minimum 4°C 6°C 6°C 6°C 3°C 6°C 3°C
Chance of Rain 70% 40% 30% 40% 40% 80% 50%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm
UV Index Low Low Low Low Low
Frost Risk Slight Nil Nil Nil Moderate Nil Moderate
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 8
km/h
16
km/h
5
km/h
10
km/h
17
km/h
24
km/h
12
km/h
12
km/h
15
km/h
23
km/h
18
km/h
20
km/h
9
km/h
13
km/h
Wind Direction NW 8km/h
NW
NW 16km/h
NW
W 5km/h
W
NW 10km/h
NW
NNE 17km/h
NNE
NNE 24km/h
NNE
NNW 12km/h
NNW
NW 12km/h
NW
NNE 15km/h
NNE
N 23km/h
N
NNW 18km/h
NNW
NW 20km/h
NW
W 9km/h
W
WNW 13km/h
WNW
Relative Humidity 94% 70% 93% 69% 87% 63% 78% 64% 81% 62% 77% 78% 87% 76%
Dew Point 5°C 6°C 7°C 8°C 6°C 7°C 4°C 7°C 3°C 7°C 4°C 7°C 4°C 8°C

Castlemaine Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
07:04 EST
sunrise
07:32 EST
sunset
17:27 EST
last light
17:55 EST
moon
rise
Thu 18:38 EST
set
Fri 09:01 EST
moon
Thu
Jul 25
moon
Thu
Aug 1
moon
Thu
Aug 8
moon
Thu
Aug 15

Castlemaine Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Jul 18
4.5°C - 1.4mm
Wed
Jul 17
7.0°C 11.0°C 0.2mm
Tue
Jul 16
8.0°C 11.0°C 0.0mm
Mon
Jul 15
5.0°C 11.5°C 0.4mm
Sun
Jul 14
3.5°C 10.9°C 0.8mm

Castlemaine Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jul
326.7mm
69.0 Day(s)
Total For 2019
289.7mm
62 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2018
230.8mm
39 Day(s)
Wettest Day
35.0mm
May 2
Lowest Temperature
-3.0°C
Jun 23
Highest Temperature
45.0°C
Jan 25

Castlemaine Almanac

full climatology
July Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
2.0°C
3rd
Lowest On Record
-6.3°C
21st 1982
Average This Month
5.3°C
+2.4°C
Long-term Average
2.9°C
July Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
16.0°C
5th
Highest On Record
21.4°C
30th 1975
Average This Month
12.3°C
+0.6°C
Long-term Average
11.7°C
July Rainfall
Wettest This Month
6.0mm
11th
Total This Month
22.6mm
11 Day(s)
Long-term Average
61.0mm
17.1 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
98.8mm
1995
Driest On Record
13.0mm
1994
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