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Ballarat Forecast

Today 27°C
Tonight 10°C
sunny

Now

21.8°C rising
Updated at 13:00 EDT

Central for Friday Sunny. Patchy fog near the Yarra Valley early this morning. Light winds tending W/NW 15 to 25 km/h inland during the day with afternoon coastal sea breezes. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to high 20s.

Currently at Ballarat Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 21.8°C rising
Dew Point 5.7°C falling
Feels Like 21.8°C
Relative Humidity 35%
Wind icon
WNW 14km/h falling
Wind Gusts 20km/h
Pressure 1012.1hPa steady
Fire Danger 11.0
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Fri

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Sunrise sunrise
05:58 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:42 EDT

Nearby Now

Sheoaks 23.4°C
Kilmore Gap 22.9°C
Melbourne Ap 23.8°C
Avalon Ap 21.6°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Ballarat

48-hour forecast

3pm

Clear
26°C

6pm

Clear
26°C

9pm

Clear
19°C

12am

Clear
14°C

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National Forecast

Ballarat 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Fri
Dec 15
Sat
Dec 16
Sun
Dec 17
Mon
Dec 18
Tue
Dec 19
Wed
Dec 20
Thu
Dec 21

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Cloudy

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 27°C 26°C 28°C 35°C 34°C 24°C 23°C
Minimum 9°C 10°C 11°C 14°C 21°C 14°C 12°C
Chance of Rain 5% 5% 20% 30% 60% 20% 5%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm
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 12
km/h
15
km/h
13
km/h
14
km/h
23
km/h
16
km/h
18
km/h
16
km/h
27
km/h
29
km/h
28
km/h
29
km/h
19
km/h
17
km/h
Wind Direction SE 12km/h
SE
WNW 15km/h
WNW
SSW 13km/h
SSW
SW 14km/h
SW
SE 23km/h
SE
SE 16km/h
SE
NE 18km/h
NE
NNE 16km/h
NNE
NW 27km/h
NW
NNW 29km/h
NNW
WNW 28km/h
WNW
WNW 29km/h
WNW
SW 19km/h
SW
SW 17km/h
SW
Relative Humidity 67% 28% 69% 35% 75% 33% 55% 31% 54% 39% 67% 41% 70% 33%
Dew Point 10°C 6°C 11°C 9°C 13°C 11°C 14°C 14°C 15°C 19°C 11°C 10°C 11°C 6°C

Ballarat Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:27 EDT
sunrise
05:58 EDT
sunset
20:42 EDT
last light
21:13 EDT
moon
set
Sat 18:43 EDT
rise
Sun 05:19 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
Fri
Dec 15
9°C - 0.0mm
Thu
Dec 14
15°C 25°C 0.0mm
Wed
Dec 13
13.0°C 35°C 0.0mm
Tue
Dec 12
9.7°C 29.8°C 0.0mm
Mon
Dec 11
10.6°C 23.5°C 0.0mm

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
10.1°C
+0.6°C
Long-term Average
9.5°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
35.0°C
13th
Highest On Record
40.6°C
31st 2005
Average This Month
21.4°C
-1.4°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

Second surge of heat could challenge records

10:33 EDT

Another round of intense heat is about to sweep across southern and eastern Australia, challenging December heat records for the second time in a week.

Sydney weather: Temperatures hit 40C in western Sydney ahead of late cool change

18:43 EDT

Demand for ambulances has risen by 40 per cent across the Sydney metro area today, with temperatures in the western suburbs hitting 40 degrees Celsius.

How hot does it get in Australia?

14:43 EDT

With summer underway in Australia and heatwave conditions affecting a number of states this week, a lot of temperature observations are being compared to historical records.