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37.46°S 144.09°E 666m AMSL

Ballarat Forecast

This morning 7°C
Today 19°C
mostly_sunny

Now

11.7°C rising
Updated at 07:20 EST

Central for Wednesday Partly cloudy. Patchy morning fog. Slight chance of a shower or drizzle, mostly clearing this morning, but the chance of a thunderstorm in the east in the late morning and afternoon. Areas of smoke haze. Light winds becoming W/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures between 19 and 22.

Currently at Ballarat Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 11.7°C rising
Dew Point 11.7°C rising
Feels Like 11.2°C
Relative Humidity 100%
Wind icon
S 7km/h steady
Wind Gusts 7km/h
Pressure 1017.3hPa steady
Fire Danger 0.7
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
06:59 EST
Sunset sunset
17:46 EST

Nearby Now

Sheoaks 12.8°C
Redesdale 9.9°C
Kilmore Gap 12.7°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Ballarat

48-hour forecast

9am

Mostly clear
11°C

12pm

Mostly clear
17°C

3pm

Mostly clear
19°C

6pm

Mostly clear
15°C

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National Forecast

Ballarat 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Apr 25
Thu
Apr 26
Fri
Apr 27
Sat
Apr 28
Sun
Apr 29
Mon
Apr 30
Tue
May 1

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Cloudy

Mostly sunny

Cloudy

Mostly sunny

Cloudy
Maximum 19°C 15°C 16°C 17°C 17°C 21°C 21°C
Minimum 7°C 9°C 5°C 5°C 5°C 5°C 7°C
Chance of Rain 40% 40% 5% 10% 5% 5% 10%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate
Frost Risk Nil Nil Slight Slight Slight Slight Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 7
km/h
20
km/h
19
km/h
24
km/h
15
km/h
22
km/h
13
km/h
17
km/h
14
km/h
16
km/h
10
km/h
12
km/h
13
km/h
17
km/h
Wind Direction WSW 7km/h
WSW
W 20km/h
W
WSW 19km/h
WSW
SW 24km/h
SW
SSW 15km/h
SSW
S 22km/h
S
ESE 13km/h
ESE
SSW 17km/h
SSW
SSE 14km/h
SSE
S 16km/h
S
E 10km/h
E
SW 12km/h
SW
N 13km/h
N
N 17km/h
N
Relative Humidity 91% 42% 90% 52% 86% 57% 84% 46% 84% 43% 76% 34% 69% 34%
Dew Point 10°C 6°C 10°C 5°C 8°C 8°C 7°C 6°C 7°C 5°C 7°C 5°C 9°C 5°C

Ballarat Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
06:32 EST
sunrise
06:59 EST
sunset
17:46 EST
last light
18:13 EST
moon
rise
Wed 15:19 EST
set
Thu 02:35 EST
moon
Mon
Apr 30
moon
Tue
May 8
moon
Tue
May 15
moon
Tue
May 22

Ballarat Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Apr 24
12.8°C 21°C 0.0mm
Mon
Apr 23
7.2°C 26.0°C 0.0mm
Sun
Apr 22
5.8°C 23.5°C 0.0mm
Sat
Apr 21
3.3°C 23.9°C 0.0mm
Fri
Apr 20
5.9°C 24.3°C 0.0mm

Ballarat Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Apr
176.8mm
36.7 Day(s)
Total For 2018
106.6mm
27 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
219.4mm
31 Day(s)
Wettest Day
25.4mm
Jan 27
Lowest Temperature
2.3°C
Mar 27
Highest Temperature
40.5°C
Jan 19

Ballarat Ap Almanac

full climatology
April Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
3.3°C
21st
Lowest On Record
-4.1°C
21st 1987
Average This Month
8.3°C
+0.9°C
Long-term Average
7.4°C
April Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
32.2°C
11th
Highest On Record
31.5°C
10th 2005
Average This Month
22.1°C
+3.9°C
Long-term Average
18.2°C
April Rainfall
Wettest This Month
13.8mm
15th
Total This Month
20.8mm
7 Day(s)
Long-term Average
51.3mm
12.5 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
154.1mm
1939
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1923
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Weather News

ANZAC Day forecast

11:33 EST

What will the weather be like for dawn services and ANZAC Day marches in Australia's capital cities? Brisbane will be dry with light winds at dawn and the day should stay rain-free, with only the slight chance of a light shower or two.

Perth rainfall is higher than Melbourne, Hobart, London despite reputation for sunny beaches

10:32 EST

Perth may be best known for its idyllic beaches and sunny skies, but the West Australian capital sees more rain than Melbourne, Hobart and London — cities often associated with gloomy, wet weather.

Corals build 'cloud umbrellas' to help keep cool under blazing sun, study says

10:04 EST

Australian researchers have found corals build "cloud umbrellas" to protect themselves from the scorching sun, and say coral loss through bleaching events could have wider ramifications for weather and agricultural production along the Queensland coast.