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37.46°S 144.09°E 666m AMSL

Ballarat Forecast

Today 31°C
Tonight 17°C
mostly_cloudy

Now

27.0°C falling
Updated at 14:20 EDT

Central for Saturday Partly cloudy. Slight chance of a shower, mainly during the late afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm later tonight. Winds SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h tending NE/SE in the morning then tending SE/SW 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures 25 to 32.

Currently at Ballarat Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 27.0°C falling
Dew Point 12.6°C falling
Feels Like 26.9°C
Relative Humidity 41%
Wind icon
S 25km/h steady
Wind Gusts 30km/h
Pressure 1014.1hPa rising
Fire Danger 13.8
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sat

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Sunrise sunrise
06:25 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:46 EDT

Nearby Now

Sheoaks 26.1°C
Redesdale 38.7°C
Kilmore Gap 29.8°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Ballarat

48-hour forecast

3pm

Mostly cloudy
31°C

6pm

Mostly cloudy
28°C

9pm

Mostly cloudy
23°C

12am

Mostly cloudy
19°C

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National Forecast

Ballarat 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Jan 20
Sun
Jan 21
Mon
Jan 22
Tue
Jan 23
Wed
Jan 24
Thu
Jan 25
Fri
Jan 26

Mostly cloudy

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Late shower
Maximum 31°C 32°C 27°C 25°C 29°C 33°C 35°C
Minimum 16°C 17°C 15°C 11°C 10°C 13°C 18°C
Chance of Rain 50% 40% 5% 5% 20% 10% 10%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 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 16
km/h
19
km/h
14
km/h
13
km/h
18
km/h
19
km/h
20
km/h
21
km/h
18
km/h
20
km/h
18
km/h
17
km/h
17
km/h
15
km/h
Wind Direction SE 16km/h
SE
S 19km/h
S
SSE 14km/h
SSE
SW 13km/h
SW
SSW 18km/h
SSW
SSW 19km/h
SSW
S 20km/h
S
SSW 21km/h
SSW
S 18km/h
S
SSW 20km/h
SSW
SE 18km/h
SE
SE 17km/h
SE
ENE 17km/h
ENE
E 15km/h
E
Relative Humidity 61% 30% 72% 34% 84% 34% 74% 33% 73% 31% 69% 31% 66% 28%
Dew Point 15°C 12°C 15°C 15°C 15°C 10°C 11°C 7°C 12°C 10°C 15°C 14°C 18°C 14°C

Ballarat Sun & Moon Times

Saturday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:55 EDT
sunrise
06:25 EDT
sunset
20:46 EDT
last light
21:16 EDT
moon
set
Sat 22:39 EDT
rise
Sun 10:01 EDT
moon
Thu
Jan 25
moon
Thu
Feb 1
moon
Thu
Feb 8
moon
Fri
Feb 16

Ballarat Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sat
Jan 20
17°C - 0.0mm
Fri
Jan 19
17.2°C 41°C 0.0mm
Thu
Jan 18
13.6°C 38.2°C 0.0mm
Wed
Jan 17
10.8°C 32.7°C 0.0mm
Tue
Jan 16
9.9°C 26.3°C 0.0mm

Ballarat Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jan
39.5mm
7.6 Day(s)
Total For 2018
8.2mm
4 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
35.8mm
4 Day(s)
Wettest Day
4.2mm
Jan 14
Lowest Temperature
6.7°C
Jan 14
Highest Temperature
41.0°C
Jan 19

Ballarat Ap Almanac

full climatology
January Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
6.7°C
14th
Lowest On Record
0.7°C
3rd 2009
Average This Month
11.8°C
+0.6°C
Long-term Average
11.2°C
January Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
41.0°C
19th
Highest On Record
42.0°C
25th 2003
Average This Month
27.8°C
+2.3°C
Long-term Average
25.5°C
January Rainfall
Wettest This Month
4.2mm
14th
Total This Month
8.2mm
4 Day(s)
Long-term Average
39.5mm
7.6 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
206.0mm
2011
Driest On Record
0.8mm
2009
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Weather News

Tropical thunder at the top of Down Under

12:55 EDT

Weather news of late has been focussed on the heatwave conditions plaguing southeastern Australia - and rightly so: these conditions are severe.

100 years ago, a cyclone without a name killed 30 people and almost levelled a young city

10:09 EDT

Nearly one year after tropical cyclone Debbie hit the north Queensland coast, the region is marking the centenary of another destructive cyclone, which all but flattened the young town of Mackay.

Southern states swelter as power supply struggles

00:08 EDT

The power supply in Victoria and South Australia is being put to the test as five of the states and territories face an extreme heatwave, after temperatures in some areas hit 40 degrees Celsius.