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37.43°S 143.79°E 419m AMSL

Ballarat Forecast

Tonight 6°C
Tomorrow 19°C
Mostly sunny

Now

10.1°C falling
Updated at 22:08 EDT

Central for Thursday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the southeast tonight, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. Winds SW 25 to 35 km/h decreasing to 20 to 25 km/h in the late evening.
Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the east, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm near the coast in the morning. Winds SW 20 to 30 km/h turning S 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon and evening. High.

Currently at Ballarat Ap

Temperature 10.1°C falling
Dew Point 9.8°C falling
Feels Like 8.3°C
Relative Humidity 98%
Wind icon
SSW 12km/h steady
Wind Gusts 24km/h
Pressure 1011.5hPa steady
Fire Danger 0.8
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.2mm / 0.2mm

Sun on Thursday

Sunrise sunrise
06:02 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:47 EDT

Nearby Now

Sheoaks 11.5°C
Redesdale 15.0°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Ballarat

mostly clear

12am

Mostly clear
10°C
mostly clear

3am

Mostly clear
7°C
mostly clear

6am

Mostly clear
6°C
mostly clear

9am

Mostly clear
11°C
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Central Weather Warnings

Vic - Thu 16:40 EDT
Strong Wind Warning for Port Phillip and Central Coast. Cancelled for West Coast

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Victoria Weather Update

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Ballarat 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Dec 25
Fri
Dec 26
Sat
Dec 27
Sun
Dec 28
Mon
Dec 29
Tue
Dec 30
Wed
Dec 31
late shower
Late shower
mostly sunny
Mostly sunny
sunny
Sunny
sunny
Sunny
mostly sunny
Mostly sunny
mostly sunny
Mostly sunny
sunny
Sunny
Maximum 23°C 19°C 24°C 29°C 26°C 21°C 26°C
Minimum 9°C 6°C 5°C 8°C 12°C 11°C 7°C
Chance of Rain 70% 5% 5% 20% 40% 10% 5%
Rain Amount 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme
Frost Risk Nil Nil Slight Nil Nil Nil Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 14
km/h
24
km/h
26
km/h
25
km/h
13
km/h
15
km/h
16
km/h
17
km/h
24
km/h
32
km/h
28
km/h
29
km/h
14
km/h
15
km/h
Wind Direction S 14km/h
S
WSW 24km/h
WSW
SW 26km/h
SW
SSW 25km/h
SSW
SSW 13km/h
SSW
S 15km/h
S
N 16km/h
N
WNW 17km/h
WNW
NW 24km/h
NW
W 32km/h
W
WSW 28km/h
WSW
SW 29km/h
SW
SSE 14km/h
SSE
SW 15km/h
SW
Relative Humidity 68% 32% 66% 35% 58% 24% 53% 21% 52% 32% 66% 39% 69% 27%
Dew Point 10°C 4°C 5°C 3°C 5°C 2°C 8°C 5°C 10°C 8°C 8°C 7°C 8°C 5°C

Ballarat Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next Occurrence
First Light Sunrise Sunset Last Light Moon Phase moon set moon rise first quarter full moon last quarter new moon
first light
05:31 EDT
sunrise
06:03 EDT
sunset
20:48 EDT
last light
21:19 EDT
moon
set
Thu 23:06 EDT
rise
Fri 10:32 EDT
moon
Mon
Dec 29
moon
Mon
Jan 5
moon
Tue
Jan 13
moon
Wed
Jan 21

Ballarat Ap Past 5 Days

  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Dec 25
9.8°C 22°C 0.0mm
Wed
Dec 24
7.6°C 23.2°C 0.0mm
Tue
Dec 23
17.6°C 24.1°C 0.0mm
Mon
Dec 22
16.2°C 28.7°C 0.0mm
Sun
Dec 21
8.3°C 31.5°C 0.0mm

Ballarat Ap Year To Date

average rainfall to Dec
691.4mm
167.1 day(s)
total for 2014
458.0mm
135 day(s)
total to this day 2013
570.2mm
161 day(s)
wettest day
23.8mm
Apr 30
lowest temperature
-4.6°C
Aug 3
highest temperature
41.3°C
Jan 14

Ballarat Ap Almanac

December minimum temperature
lowest this month
4.0°C
17th
lowest on record
-1.0°C
5th 1991
average this month
10.6°C
+1.2°C
long-term average
9.4°C
December maximum temperature
highest this month
31.5°C
21st
highest on record
40.6°C
31st 2005
average this month
24.5°C
+1.9°C
long-term average
22.6°C
December rainfall
wettest this month
3.4mm
19th
total this month
8.0mm
6 day(s)
long-term average
50.7mm
10.9 day(s)
wettest on record
188.5mm
1933
driest on record
3.4mm
1972

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