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Ballarat Forecast

Today 15°C
Tonight 5°C
showers

Now

16.6°C rising
Updated at 15:10 EST

Central for Saturday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely during the morning and afternoon. Winds W/SW 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 14 and 18.

Currently at Ballarat Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 16.6°C rising
Dew Point 11.1°C falling
Feels Like 16.6°C
Relative Humidity 70%
Wind icon
W 18km/h falling
Wind Gusts 24km/h
Pressure 1022.4hPa falling
Fire Danger 3.0
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sat

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Sunrise sunrise
07:03 EST
Sunset sunset
17:41 EST

Nearby Now

Sheoaks 16.8°C
Mt Gellibrand 14.3°C
Avalon Ap 16.6°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Ballarat

48-hour forecast

6pm

Mostly cloudy
13°C

9pm

Mostly clear
10°C

12am

Fog
9°C

3am

Fog
7°C

Central Weather Warnings

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Vic - Sat 10:00 EST
Strong Wind Warning for Central Gippsland Coast and East Gippsland Coast. Canceled for Central Coast

National Forecast

Ballarat 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Apr 29
Sun
Apr 30
Mon
May 1
Tue
May 2
Wed
May 3
Thu
May 4
Fri
May 5

Showers

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower

Frost then sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 15°C 15°C 15°C 12°C 11°C 14°C 15°C
Minimum 10°C 5°C 8°C 5°C 3°C 2°C 2°C
Chance of Rain 60% 40% 70% 50% 20% 10% 70%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate
Frost Risk Nil Slight Nil Slight Moderate Moderate Moderate
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 18
km/h
18
km/h
13
km/h
18
km/h
22
km/h
24
km/h
17
km/h
21
km/h
18
km/h
20
km/h
14
km/h
14
km/h
18
km/h
19
km/h
Wind Direction W 18km/h
W
WSW 18km/h
WSW
N 13km/h
N
NNW 18km/h
NNW
NNW 22km/h
NNW
NW 24km/h
NW
SW 17km/h
SW
SW 21km/h
SW
S 18km/h
S
S 20km/h
S
ESE 14km/h
ESE
E 14km/h
E
NE 18km/h
NE
NNE 19km/h
NNE
Relative Humidity 100% 81% 96% 74% 96% 71% 94% 63% 92% 65% 88% 62% 92% 73%
Dew Point 13°C 12°C 9°C 10°C 10°C 10°C 7°C 5°C 5°C 5°C 6°C 7°C 7°C 10°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
06:36 EST
sunrise
07:03 EST
sunset
17:41 EST
last light
18:08 EST
moon
set
Sat 20:15 EST
rise
Sun 10:51 EST
moon
Wed
May 3
moon
Thu
May 11
moon
Fri
May 19
moon
Fri
May 26

Ballarat Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sat
Apr 29
10°C 17°C 1mm
Fri
Apr 28
7.0°C 15°C 0.4mm
Thu
Apr 27
3.3°C 10.6°C 1.0mm
Wed
Apr 26
6.4°C 9.7°C 6.2mm
Tue
Apr 25
12.6°C 16.5°C 25.0mm

Ballarat Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Apr
176.7mm
36.8 Day(s)
Total For 2017
228.0mm
35 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
96.6mm
32 Day(s)
Wettest Day
47.4mm
Apr 10
Lowest Temperature
1.1°C
Mar 31
Highest Temperature
40.1°C
Feb 9

Ballarat Ap Almanac

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April Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
2.2°C
15th
Lowest On Record
-4.1°C
21st 1987
Average This Month
7.9°C
+0.5°C
Long-term Average
7.4°C
April Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
25.6°C
8th
Highest On Record
31.5°C
10th 2005
Average This Month
18.3°C
+0.2°C
Long-term Average
18.1°C
April Rainfall
Wettest This Month
47.4mm
10th
Total This Month
100.8mm
16 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

Fog and low cloud glooming southern Australia

14:41 EST

Large areas of southern Australia can expect a foggy start to the next few mornings, reducing visibility for the first few hours, even in the southeastern capitals.

Dry taste for tropics

11:51 EST

The strongest southeasterly wind surge since last Dry Season has swept out any lingering sticky humidity from the summer over a large swathe of the central and eastern tropics.

BOM predicts a less destructive South Australian coastal storm season this year

18:26 EST

As the mercury plummets across South Australia ahead of winter, coastal properties are preparing for the inevitable storm surges.