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Ballarat Forecast

This morning 6°C
Today 14°C
fog_then_sunny

Now

12.8°C steady
Updated at 00:30 EST

Central for Thursday Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers. Winds N/NW 15 to 25 km/h tending NW/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.
Friday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning fog. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the east in the early morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Light winds becoming N 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Min 9 Max 17 ##.

Currently at Sheoaks

24-hour graph
Temperature 12.8°C steady
Dew Point 10.9°C rising
Feels Like 11.2°C
Relative Humidity 88%
Wind icon
WNW 16km/h steady
Wind Gusts 24km/h
Pressure 1019.5hPa
Fire Danger 1.4
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.2mm / -

Sun on Fri

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Sunrise sunrise
07:26 EST
Sunset sunset
17:18 EST

Nearby Now

Redesdale 8.9°C
Mt Gellibrand 10.9°C

Next 12 hours in Ballarat

48-hour forecast

3am

Fog
9°C

6am

Fog
7°C

9am

Fog
8°C

12pm

Mostly clear
12°C

Central Weather Warnings

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Vic - Thu 23:29 EST
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National Forecast

Ballarat 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Fri
May 26
Sat
May 27
Sun
May 28
Mon
May 29
Tue
May 30
Wed
May 31
Thu
Jun 1

Fog then sunny

Late shower

Showers

Mostly sunny

Showers

Possible shower

Mostly sunny
Maximum 14°C 14°C 10°C 11°C 10°C 9°C 10°C
Minimum 6°C 7°C 5°C 3°C 5°C 4°C 4°C
Chance of Rain 30% 80% 80% 70% 60% 70% 50%
Rain Amount < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Low Low Low Low
Frost Risk Nil Nil Slight Moderate Slight Slight Slight
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 7
km/h
16
km/h
27
km/h
33
km/h
22
km/h
28
km/h
17
km/h
21
km/h
24
km/h
27
km/h
19
km/h
22
km/h
18
km/h
22
km/h
Wind Direction N 7km/h
N
NNW 16km/h
NNW
N 27km/h
N
N 33km/h
N
NW 22km/h
NW
NW 28km/h
NW
WNW 17km/h
WNW
WNW 21km/h
WNW
NW 24km/h
NW
WNW 27km/h
WNW
W 19km/h
W
W 22km/h
W
W 18km/h
W
W 22km/h
W
Relative Humidity 100% 73% 96% 71% 99% 77% 99% 72% 100% 80% 100% 80% 100% 76%
Dew Point 8°C 9°C 9°C 9°C 7°C 6°C 5°C 6°C 7°C 7°C 6°C 6°C 6°C 6°C

Ballarat Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
06:57 EST
sunrise
07:26 EST
sunset
17:18 EST
last light
17:46 EST
moon
rise
Fri 07:23 EST
set
Fri 17:59 EST
moon
Thu
Jun 1
moon
Fri
Jun 9
moon
Sat
Jun 17
moon
Sat
Jun 24

Ballarat Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
May 25
8.4°C 14°C 1.0mm
Wed
May 24
4.1°C 13.1°C 0.4mm
Tue
May 23
9.0°C 15.8°C 0.0mm
Mon
May 22
8.7°C 16.1°C 0.2mm
Sun
May 21
9.9°C 14.8°C 0.0mm

Ballarat Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To May
240.9mm
53.1 Day(s)
Total For 2017
243.2mm
49 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
169.6mm
48 Day(s)
Wettest Day
47.4mm
Apr 10
Lowest Temperature
-1.5°C
May 3
Highest Temperature
40.1°C
Feb 9

Ballarat Ap Almanac

full climatology
May Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-1.5°C
3rd
Lowest On Record
-4.5°C
21st 1990
Average This Month
5.3°C
-0.3°C
Long-term Average
5.6°C
May Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
18.6°C
18th
Highest On Record
26.1°C
1st 1988
Average This Month
14.6°C
+0.7°C
Long-term Average
13.9°C
May Rainfall
Wettest This Month
5.8mm
20th
Total This Month
15.0mm
14 Day(s)
Long-term Average
64.2mm
16.3 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
172.7mm
1960
Driest On Record
6.1mm
1934
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Weather News

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13:47 EST

It's going to be a chilly end to autumn in Australia's southeast, with three cold fronts set to sweep through during the six days.

Odds favour Perth having drier, warmer winter than average

10:13 EST

Perth residents have been heralding the arrival of winter after heavy rainfall over the weekend and significant fog blanketed Perth city this week.

Another foggy start for Brisbane

15:20 EST

Flights were diverted from Brisbane Airport this morning as fog once again shrouded southeast Queensland.