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37.45°S 143.84°E 440m AMSL

Ballarat Forecast

This morning 15°C
Today 35°C
cloud_increasing

Now

15.5°C rising
Updated at 02:50 EDT

Central for Wednesday Mostly sunny. Winds N/NE 15 to 25 km/h tending N/NW 25 to 35 km/h in the morning then shifting cooler SW 15 to 25 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to high 30s.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Winds W/SW 20 to 30 km/h tending SE/SW 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 18 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to high 20s.

Currently at Ballarat Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 15.5°C rising
Dew Point 7.3°C falling
Feels Like 15.5°C
Relative Humidity 58%
Wind icon
NNE 14km/h falling
Wind Gusts 17km/h
Pressure 1011.6hPa falling
Fire Danger 4.0
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
05:57 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:40 EDT

Nearby Now

Sheoaks 15.3°C
Redesdale 12.4°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Ballarat

48-hour forecast

6am

Mostly clear
16°C

9am

Mostly clear
23°C

12pm

Mostly clear
29°C

3pm

Mostly clear
34°C

Central Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Ballarat 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Dec 13
Thu
Dec 14
Fri
Dec 15
Sat
Dec 16
Sun
Dec 17
Mon
Dec 18
Tue
Dec 19

Cloud increasing

Possible shower

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Cloudy

Possible shower
Maximum 35°C 25°C 26°C 25°C 32°C 35°C 29°C
Minimum 15°C 17°C 9°C 10°C 11°C 19°C 20°C
Chance of Rain 60% 5% 5% 5% 20% 80% 80%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 5-10mm
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 26
km/h
26
km/h
21
km/h
22
km/h
15
km/h
12
km/h
16
km/h
15
km/h
22
km/h
14
km/h
19
km/h
15
km/h
25
km/h
26
km/h
Wind Direction NNE 26km/h
NNE
N 26km/h
N
WSW 21km/h
WSW
WSW 22km/h
WSW
SSE 15km/h
SSE
W 12km/h
W
SW 16km/h
SW
SW 15km/h
SW
ESE 22km/h
ESE
ENE 14km/h
ENE
NE 19km/h
NE
N 15km/h
N
N 25km/h
N
NNW 26km/h
NNW
Relative Humidity 44% 17% 76% 49% 69% 29% 72% 36% 70% 29% 54% 23% 58% 42%
Dew Point 10°C 6°C 15°C 13°C 10°C 6°C 11°C 9°C 13°C 12°C 18°C 11°C 15°C 15°C

Ballarat Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:26 EDT
sunrise
05:57 EDT
sunset
20:40 EDT
last light
21:11 EDT
moon
rise
Wed 03:05 EDT
set
Wed 15:53 EDT
moon
Mon
Dec 18
moon
Tue
Dec 26
moon
Tue
Jan 2
moon
Tue
Jan 9

Ballarat Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Dec 12
10°C 28°C 0.0mm
Mon
Dec 11
10.6°C 23°C 0.0mm
Sun
Dec 10
9.0°C 23.8°C 0.0mm
Sat
Dec 9
9°C 21°C 0.4mm
Fri
Dec 8
5.5°C 18°C 10.6mm

Ballarat Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
687.9mm
166.8 Day(s)
Total For 2017
631.8mm
170 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
730.4mm
177 Day(s)
Wettest Day
47.4mm
Apr 10
Lowest Temperature
-4.0°C
Jul 1
Highest Temperature
40.1°C
Feb 9

Ballarat Ap Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
5.5°C
8th
Lowest On Record
-1.0°C
5th 1991
Average This Month
9.6°C
+0.1°C
Long-term Average
9.5°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
28.0°C
12th
Highest On Record
40.6°C
31st 2005
Average This Month
19.7°C
-3.1°C
Long-term Average
22.8°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
22.4mm
1st
Total This Month
56.8mm
6 Day(s)
Long-term Average
49.9mm
10.9 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
188.5mm
1933
Driest On Record
3.4mm
1972
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Weather News

Oppressive heat targets northern WA

16:29 EDT

Some northern parts of Western Australia will experience an extreme heatwave this week as temperatures climb into the mid forties for a number of days.

Sweaty week ahead in Sydney

13:34 EDT

The Sydney Basin's first 40C of the season will occur this week and the city could experience its warmest spell of December days in 17 years.

Warming up in Canberra

16:35 EDT

Summer has taken a while to get going in Canberra this year but the nation's capital will get its fair share of heat during the next week.