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37.57°S 143.79°E 430m AMSL

Ballarat Forecast

This morning 10°C
Today 15°C
late_shower

Now

12.5°C rising
Updated at 01:50 EST

Central for Monday Cloudy. High chance of showers near the Otways, medium chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the west in the late afternoon and evening. Winds N 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching between 14 and 19.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. High chance of showers. Snow falling above 1200 metres later. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late afternoon and evening. Possible hail in the west in the evening. Winds N 25 to 35 km/h shifting W/SW 15 to 25 km/h in the late morning and early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching between 13 and 17.

Currently at Ballarat Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 12.5°C rising
Dew Point 7.4°C rising
Feels Like 10.6°C
Relative Humidity 71%
Wind icon
NNE 18km/h falling
Wind Gusts 20km/h
Pressure 1021.1hPa steady
Fire Danger 2.5
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Mon

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Sunrise sunrise
07:27 EST
Sunset sunset
17:17 EST

Nearby Now

Sheoaks 15.9°C
Mt Gellibrand 14.3°C

Next 12 hours in Ballarat

48-hour forecast

3am

Mostly cloudy
11°C

6am

Slight chance shower
10°C

9am

Mostly cloudy
11°C

12pm

Slight chance shower
13°C

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National Forecast

Ballarat 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Mon
May 28
Tue
May 29
Wed
May 30
Thu
May 31
Fri
Jun 1
Sat
Jun 2
Sun
Jun 3

Late shower

Showers

Late shower

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Frost then sunny

Cloudy
Maximum 15°C 13°C 11°C 11°C 12°C 13°C 13°C
Minimum 10°C 8°C 3°C 5°C 4°C 3°C 4°C
Chance of Rain 80% 50% 70% 20% 5% 20% 50%
Rain Amount 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Low Low Low Low
Frost Risk Nil Nil Moderate Slight Slight Moderate Slight
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 23
km/h
28
km/h
23
km/h
20
km/h
14
km/h
24
km/h
20
km/h
25
km/h
13
km/h
18
km/h
13
km/h
17
km/h
13
km/h
18
km/h
Wind Direction NNE 23km/h
NNE
NNE 28km/h
NNE
WNW 23km/h
WNW
W 20km/h
W
W 14km/h
W
WNW 24km/h
WNW
SW 20km/h
SW
SW 25km/h
SW
SW 13km/h
SW
SSW 18km/h
SSW
WSW 13km/h
WSW
SW 17km/h
SW
WSW 13km/h
WSW
SW 18km/h
SW
Relative Humidity 85% 69% 95% 71% 97% 67% 95% 71% 97% 69% 96% 69% 99% 79%
Dew Point 9°C 10°C 8°C 8°C 5°C 5°C 6°C 6°C 6°C 7°C 6°C 8°C 7°C 10°C

Ballarat Sun & Moon Times

Monday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
06:58 EST
sunrise
07:27 EST
sunset
17:17 EST
last light
17:45 EST
moon
set
Mon 05:39 EST
rise
Mon 16:42 EST
moon
Wed
May 30
moon
Thu
Jun 7
moon
Thu
Jun 14
moon
Wed
Jun 20

Ballarat Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sun
May 27
7.4°C 15°C 0.0mm
Sat
May 26
2.2°C 16.3°C 0.4mm
Fri
May 25
5.3°C 15.0°C 0.0mm
Thu
May 24
8.9°C 12.6°C 0.0mm
Wed
May 23
9.0°C 10.9°C 2.4mm

Ballarat Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To May
240.6mm
53.1 Day(s)
Total For 2018
166.4mm
46 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
266.4mm
52 Day(s)
Wettest Day
25.4mm
Jan 27
Lowest Temperature
1.9°C
May 9
Highest Temperature
40.5°C
Jan 19

Ballarat Ap Almanac

full climatology
May Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
1.9°C
9th
Lowest On Record
-4.5°C
21st 1990
Average This Month
6.1°C
+0.5°C
Long-term Average
5.6°C
May Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
20.8°C
2nd
Highest On Record
26.1°C
1st 1988
Average This Month
14.1°C
+0.2°C
Long-term Average
13.9°C
May Rainfall
Wettest This Month
22.4mm
11th
Total This Month
59.6mm
18 Day(s)
Long-term Average
63.8mm
16.4 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
172.7mm
1960
Driest On Record
6.1mm
1934
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Weather News

Mid-week snow to help pre-season base

15:11 EST

A cold front due to cross the alpine region will bring some snow to the resorts from Tuesday, assisting the snow-making guns that are currently forming the base for the upcoming winter.

Melbourne's mild run nearly over

13:13 EST

With a trifecta of 20 degree days on the cards for Melbourne, residents are encouraged to make the most of these final warm days.

Tasmanian floods: Victims disappointed they will miss out on disaster relief funding

09:10 EST

Flood victims in Tasmania's Derwent Valley have criticised the Government for locking them out of the Natural Disaster Relief Fund.