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Ballarat Forecast

Today 24°C
Tonight 11°C
sunny

Now

16.4°C rising
Updated at 11:30 EDT

Central for Tuesday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the coast this morning. Light winds becoming NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 20s.

Currently at Ballarat Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 16.4°C rising
Dew Point 3.8°C falling
Feels Like 16.4°C
Relative Humidity 43%
Wind icon
S 5km/h steady
Wind Gusts 9km/h
Pressure 1021.8hPa falling
Fire Danger 5.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
07:01 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:16 EDT

Nearby Now

Sheoaks 18.2°C
Redesdale 20.3°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Ballarat

48-hour forecast

12pm

Clear
18°C

3pm

Clear
23°C

6pm

Clear
23°C

9pm

Clear
16°C

Central Weather Warnings

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Vic - Tue 10:00 EDT
Coastal Wind Warning for VIC

National Forecast

Ballarat 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
Feb 21
Wed
Feb 22
Thu
Feb 23
Fri
Feb 24
Sat
Feb 25
Sun
Feb 26
Mon
Feb 27

Sunny

Windy

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Sunny
Maximum 24°C 31°C 25°C 22°C 21°C 27°C 30°C
Minimum 5°C 11°C 11°C 8°C 9°C 8°C 11°C
Chance of Rain 5% 10% 10% 20% 10% 5% 10%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Very High
Frost Risk Slight Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 8
km/h
12
km/h
30
km/h
40
km/h
19
km/h
19
km/h
20
km/h
24
km/h
28
km/h
29
km/h
21
km/h
20
km/h
18
km/h
17
km/h
Wind Direction SE 8km/h
SE
NNW 12km/h
NNW
NNE 30km/h
NNE
N 40km/h
N
SW 19km/h
SW
SW 19km/h
SW
S 20km/h
S
SSW 24km/h
SSW
S 28km/h
S
S 29km/h
S
SSE 21km/h
SSE
SSE 20km/h
SSE
ENE 18km/h
ENE
NNE 17km/h
NNE
Relative Humidity 83% 28% 48% 19% 83% 41% 85% 41% 88% 42% 82% 34% 75% 27%
Dew Point 7°C 4°C 6°C 4°C 12°C 10°C 9°C 8°C 10°C 7°C 10°C 9°C 13°C 9°C

Ballarat Sun & Moon Times

Tuesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:33 EDT
sunrise
07:01 EDT
sunset
20:16 EDT
last light
20:43 EDT
moon
set
Wed 17:04 EDT
rise
Thu 03:27 EDT
moon
Mon
Feb 27
moon
Sun
Mar 5
moon
Mon
Mar 13
moon
Tue
Mar 21

Ballarat Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Feb 21
3°C - 0.0mm
Mon
Feb 20
7.6°C 18°C 4.0mm
Sun
Feb 19
4.0°C 14.6°C 0.0mm
Sat
Feb 18
8.3°C 17.9°C 0.0mm
Fri
Feb 17
8.9°C 22.7°C 0.0mm

Ballarat Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Feb
83.4mm
14.8 Day(s)
Total For 2017
82.6mm
11 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
47.2mm
16 Day(s)
Wettest Day
36.4mm
Feb 6
Lowest Temperature
3.0°C
Feb 21
Highest Temperature
40.1°C
Feb 9

Ballarat Ap Almanac

full climatology
February Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
3.0°C
21st
Lowest On Record
-1.4°C
3rd 1986
Average This Month
10.4°C
-1.2°C
Long-term Average
11.6°C
February Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
40.1°C
9th
Highest On Record
44.1°C
7th 2009
Average This Month
24.7°C
-0.7°C
Long-term Average
25.4°C
February Rainfall
Wettest This Month
36.4mm
6th
Total This Month
44.0mm
6 Day(s)
Long-term Average
44.3mm
7.2 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
240.3mm
1973
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1983
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Weather News

Canberra's coldest February morning on record

09:58 EDT

The nation's capital has rewritten the record books this morning, producing a May-like morning in February.

Ex-Tropical Cyclone Alfred makes landfall, weakens to tropical low

08:36 EDT

Tropical Cyclone Alfred has weakened to a tropical low as it nears landfall on the Gulf of Carpentaria's southern coast, but the Bureau of Meteorology warned the weather system remained powerful.

Cyclone Alfred forms in Gulf of Carpentaria prompting evacuations at Borroloola

06:34 EDT

Some homes in the community of Borroloola on the Gulf of Carpentaria were evacuated with 74 residents sheltering elsewhere, as they waited for Cyclone Alfred to make landfall about sunrise on Tuesday.