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Ballarat Forecast

Today 27°C
Tonight 14°C
late_shower

Now

25.4°C falling
Updated at 12:00 EDT

Central for Sunday Partly cloudy. Areas of fog early this morning. Medium chance of light showers this evening. Light winds becoming S/SE 20 to 30 km/h in the early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to high 20s.

Currently at Ballarat Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 25.4°C falling
Dew Point 7.1°C steady
Feels Like 25.6°C
Relative Humidity 31%
Wind icon
WNW 16km/h rising
Wind Gusts 20km/h
Pressure 1013.4hPa steady
Fire Danger 14.9
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sun

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Sunrise sunrise
06:57 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:20 EDT

Nearby Now

Sheoaks 24.1°C
Mt Gellibrand 22.2°C
Redesdale 29.7°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Ballarat

48-hour forecast

3pm

Mostly cloudy
27°C

6pm

Mostly cloudy
24°C

9pm

Rain
16°C

12am

Shower
15°C

Central Weather Warnings

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Vic - Sun 10:29 EDT
Strong Wind Warning for Port Phillip, Western Port, West Coast, Central Coast, Central Gippsland Coast and East Gippsland Coast

National Forecast

Ballarat 7-day Weather Forecast

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

Late shower

Possible shower

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower
Maximum 27°C 24°C 29°C 29°C 29°C 28°C 26°C
Minimum 12°C 14°C 13°C 15°C 18°C 17°C 18°C
Chance of Rain 80% 20% 5% 40% 50% 50% 80%
Rain Amount 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm 5-10mm
UV Index Extreme Very High Very High Extreme Very High
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 11
km/h
16
km/h
33
km/h
35
km/h
24
km/h
20
km/h
26
km/h
16
km/h
16
km/h
16
km/h
22
km/h
22
km/h
23
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22
km/h
Wind Direction ESE 11km/h
ESE
SW 16km/h
SW
SSE 33km/h
SSE
SSE 35km/h
SSE
ESE 24km/h
ESE
ESE 20km/h
ESE
NE 26km/h
NE
N 16km/h
N
NE 16km/h
NE
NNE 16km/h
NNE
NE 22km/h
NE
NNE 22km/h
NNE
N 23km/h
N
WNW 22km/h
WNW
Relative Humidity 69% 30% 91% 50% 76% 28% 60% 26% 64% 31% 65% 34% 63% 50%
Dew Point 12°C 8°C 14°C 13°C 12°C 9°C 10°C 7°C 15°C 10°C 13°C 11°C 14°C 15°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
06:30 EDT
sunrise
06:57 EDT
sunset
20:20 EDT
last light
20:47 EDT
moon
set
Sun 21:45 EDT
rise
Mon 09:53 EDT
moon
Fri
Feb 23
moon
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Mar 2
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Mar 9
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Sun
Mar 18

Ballarat Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sun
Feb 18
9°C - 0.0mm
Sat
Feb 17
5°C 28°C 0.2mm
Fri
Feb 16
11.2°C 23°C 0.4mm
Thu
Feb 15
5.3°C 21.6°C 0.0mm
Wed
Feb 14
12.2°C 20.5°C 0.4mm

Ballarat Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Feb
83.6mm
14.8 Day(s)
Total For 2018
45.4mm
11 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
78.6mm
10 Day(s)
Wettest Day
25.4mm
Jan 27
Lowest Temperature
5.0°C
Feb 17
Highest Temperature
40.5°C
Jan 19

Ballarat Ap Almanac

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February Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
5.0°C
17th
Lowest On Record
-1.4°C
3rd 1986
Average This Month
11.7°C
+0.1°C
Long-term Average
11.6°C
February Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
35.4°C
7th
Highest On Record
44.1°C
7th 2009
Average This Month
26.8°C
+1.4°C
Long-term Average
25.4°C
February Rainfall
Wettest This Month
0.4mm
11th
Total This Month
1.6mm
5 Day(s)
Long-term Average
44.1mm
7.2 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
240.3mm
1973
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1983
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Weather News

Cyclone Kelvin hits Kimberley coast bringing 'perfect storm' for flooding

11:26 EDT

Cyclone Kelvin has been upgraded to a category two system as it crosses the northern coast of Western Australia, with the storm bringing even more rain to the drenched region.

Cattle on the move as graziers give up on wet season in drought-stricken Queensland

10:37 EDT

There is an exodus of cattle leaving drought-stricken parts of western Queensland as graziers give up on seeing a wet season, two months before the rains are usually due to finish.

Cyclone threat downgraded for northern WA but record rain swamps Broome

18:12 EDT

A tropical low that is expected to build into a cyclone has dumped record-breaking rainfall on the town of Broome, swamping the town centre and prompting men to duck-dive in flooded roads to salvage cars.