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37.55°S 143.90°E 450m AMSL

Ballarat Forecast

Tonight 6°C
Tomorrow 13°C
cloudy

Now

9.7°C steady
Updated at 23:00 EST

Central for Wednesday Cloudy. Patchy fog about the ranges early this morning. High chance of showers in the southeast, medium chance elsewhere. Winds W/SW 15 to 25 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures between 13 and 16.
Thursday Cloudy. High chance of showers near the Otways, medium chance elsewhere. Winds W/SW 15 to 25 km/h turning S 20 to 30 km/h in the late morning and early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 16.

Currently at Ballarat Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 9.7°C steady
Dew Point 7.3°C falling
Feels Like 7.8°C
Relative Humidity 85%
Wind icon
SSW 12km/h steady
Wind Gusts 24km/h
Pressure 1027.6hPa falling
Fire Danger 1.2
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
07:23 EST
Sunset sunset
17:19 EST

Nearby Now

Sheoaks 11.5°C
Mt Gellibrand 10.4°C
Redesdale 10.6°C

Next 12 hours in Ballarat

48-hour forecast

12am

Mostly cloudy
8°C

3am

Mostly cloudy
7°C

6am

Mostly cloudy
6°C

9am

Mostly cloudy
8°C

Central Weather Warnings

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Vic - Wed 22:00 EST
Coastal Wind Warning for VIC

National Forecast

Ballarat 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
May 23
Thu
May 24
Fri
May 25
Sat
May 26
Sun
May 27
Mon
May 28
Tue
May 29

Cloudy

Cloudy

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower

Showers
Maximum 13°C 13°C 15°C 16°C 17°C 16°C 14°C
Minimum 7°C 6°C 5°C 4°C 9°C 9°C 8°C
Chance of Rain 60% 20% 5% 40% 40% 60% 90%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
UV Index Low Low Low Low Low
Frost Risk Nil Nil Slight Slight Nil Nil Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 17
km/h
20
km/h
15
km/h
18
km/h
10
km/h
12
km/h
20
km/h
24
km/h
23
km/h
27
km/h
24
km/h
25
km/h
21
km/h
24
km/h
Wind Direction W 17km/h
W
WSW 20km/h
WSW
SW 15km/h
SW
SSW 18km/h
SSW
SE 10km/h
SE
E 12km/h
E
NNE 20km/h
NNE
N 24km/h
N
NNE 23km/h
NNE
N 27km/h
N
NNE 24km/h
NNE
N 25km/h
N
NNW 21km/h
NNW
NNW 24km/h
NNW
Relative Humidity 100% 84% 100% 76% 100% 63% 98% 69% 89% 72% 100% 80% 99% 83%
Dew Point 9°C 9°C 9°C 9°C 7°C 8°C 8°C 11°C 10°C 12°C 11°C 13°C 11°C 10°C

Ballarat Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
06:56 EST
sunrise
07:24 EST
sunset
17:19 EST
last light
17:47 EST
moon
set
Thu 01:33 EST
rise
Thu 14:33 EST
moon
Wed
May 30
moon
Thu
Jun 7
moon
Thu
Jun 14
moon
Wed
Jun 20

Ballarat Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
May 23
9.0°C 11°C 2.4mm
Tue
May 22
9.2°C 13.1°C 0.8mm
Mon
May 21
8.3°C 12.1°C 1.8mm
Sun
May 20
7.0°C 13.2°C 0.0mm
Sat
May 19
4.4°C 10.1°C 1.0mm

Ballarat Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To May
240.6mm
53.1 Day(s)
Total For 2018
166.0mm
45 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
241.8mm
47 Day(s)
Wettest Day
25.4mm
Jan 27
Lowest Temperature
1.9°C
May 9
Highest Temperature
40.5°C
Jan 19

Ballarat Ap Almanac

full climatology
May Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
1.9°C
9th
Lowest On Record
-4.5°C
21st 1990
Average This Month
6.1°C
+0.5°C
Long-term Average
5.6°C
May Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
20.8°C
2nd
Highest On Record
26.1°C
1st 1988
Average This Month
13.9°C
+0.0°C
Long-term Average
13.9°C
May Rainfall
Wettest This Month
22.4mm
11th
Total This Month
59.2mm
17 Day(s)
Long-term Average
63.8mm
16.4 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
172.7mm
1960
Driest On Record
6.1mm
1934
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16:08 EST

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12:24 EST

The stable weather pattern that has been gripping Australia through the middle of May will soon break down, making way for more active weather across southern states during the final week of autumn.