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37.56°S 143.86°E 412m AMSL

Ballarat Forecast

Tonight 2°C
Tomorrow 12°C
late_shower

Now

4.8°C steady
Updated at 21:40 EST

Central for Thursday Partly cloudy. Slight chance of a shower during the morning and afternoon. Snow possible above 1100 metres. Winds W 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the evening then becoming NW 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 9 and 14.
Friday Partly cloudy. Very high chance of showers near the Otways, medium chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 1200 metres. Winds N/NW 25 to 35 km/h increasing to 25 to 40 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 16.

Currently at Ballarat Ap

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Temperature 4.8°C steady
Dew Point 4.5°C steady
Feels Like 2.5°C
Relative Humidity 98%
Wind icon
NW 5km/h steady
Wind Gusts 6km/h
Pressure 1013.9hPa falling
Fire Danger 0.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
07:09 EST
Sunset sunset
17:50 EST

Nearby Now

Sheoaks 7.0°C
Mt Gellibrand 6.1°C
Redesdale 4.1°C

Next 12 hours in Ballarat

48-hour forecast

12am

Mostly clear
5°C

3am

Mostly clear
3°C

6am

Mostly cloudy
3°C

9am

Mostly clear
5°C

Central Weather Warnings

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Vic - Thu 16:40 EST
Gale Warning for West and Central coasts. Strong Wind Warning for Port Phillip, Western Port and Central Gippsland and East Gippsland coasts

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Ballarat 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Aug 16
Fri
Aug 17
Sat
Aug 18
Sun
Aug 19
Mon
Aug 20
Tue
Aug 21
Wed
Aug 22

Mostly sunny

Late shower

Showers

Possible shower

Frost then sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 11°C 12°C 9°C 8°C 10°C 11°C 13°C
Minimum 5°C 2°C 3°C 2°C 0°C 3°C 2°C
Chance of Rain 50% 90% 90% 80% 40% 50% 40%
Rain Amount < 1mm 5-10mm 5-10mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Low Moderate Low Low Moderate
Frost Risk Slight Moderate Moderate Moderate High Moderate Moderate
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 21
km/h
24
km/h
21
km/h
34
km/h
25
km/h
36
km/h
32
km/h
36
km/h
18
km/h
30
km/h
21
km/h
25
km/h
19
km/h
28
km/h
Wind Direction WNW 21km/h
WNW
WNW 24km/h
WNW
N 21km/h
N
NNW 34km/h
NNW
WNW 25km/h
WNW
W 36km/h
W
SW 32km/h
SW
SW 36km/h
SW
WSW 18km/h
WSW
W 30km/h
W
W 21km/h
W
W 25km/h
W
NNE 19km/h
NNE
N 28km/h
N
Relative Humidity 92% 69% 98% 73% 94% 82% 92% 76% 91% 80% 96% 79% 90% 67%
Dew Point 6°C 4°C 5°C 7°C 5°C 5°C 3°C 4°C 3°C 6°C 6°C 7°C 5°C 7°C

Ballarat Sun & Moon Times

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First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
06:41 EST
sunrise
07:08 EST
sunset
17:51 EST
last light
18:18 EST
moon
set
Thu 23:16 EST
rise
Fri 10:48 EST
moon
Sat
Aug 18
moon
Sun
Aug 26
moon
Mon
Sep 3
moon
Mon
Sep 10

Ballarat Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Aug 16
2.8°C 11°C 1.8mm
Wed
Aug 15
6.4°C 13.8°C 0.2mm
Tue
Aug 14
4.0°C 13.6°C 0.4mm
Mon
Aug 13
4.3°C 10.6°C 2.2mm
Sun
Aug 12
-0.7°C 9.9°C 1.2mm

Ballarat Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Aug
443.9mm
111.0 Day(s)
Total For 2018
337.8mm
98 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
376.4mm
103 Day(s)
Wettest Day
25.4mm
Jan 27
Lowest Temperature
-2.7°C
Jul 2
Highest Temperature
40.5°C
Jan 19

Ballarat Ap Almanac

full climatology
August Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-0.7°C
12th
Lowest On Record
-5.0°C
8th 1963
Average This Month
3.3°C
-0.2°C
Long-term Average
3.5°C
August Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
16.2°C
10th
Highest On Record
23.0°C
29th 1982
Average This Month
11.7°C
+0.1°C
Long-term Average
11.6°C
August Rainfall
Wettest This Month
14.0mm
4th
Total This Month
39.4mm
13 Day(s)
Long-term Average
74.0mm
19.6 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
167.1mm
1909
Driest On Record
13.0mm
1982
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Weather News

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19:15 EST

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17:14 EST

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16:34 EST

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