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37.55°S 144.05°E 596m AMSL

Ballarat Forecast

Tonight 1°C
Tomorrow 15°C
cloud_increasing

Now

3.8°C falling
Updated at 20:40 EST

Central for Wednesday Partly cloudy. High chance of showers with possible hail. Snow falling above 800 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm during the day. Winds W 20 to 30 km/h tending SW in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 10 and 14.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Patches of fog and light frost about the ranges. Slight chance of a shower near the coast. Winds W/NW 15 to 25 km/h tending W/SW 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between zero and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 13 and 17.

Currently at Ballarat Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 3.8°C falling
Dew Point 3.5°C rising
Feels Like 2.4°C
Relative Humidity 98%
Wind icon
Calm falling
Wind Gusts 2km/h
Pressure 1017.2hPa rising
Fire Danger 0.5
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
06:20 EST
Sunset sunset
18:18 EST

Nearby Now

Sheoaks 4.9°C
Kilmore Gap 5.8°C
Redesdale 4.0°C
Melbourne Ap 7.6°C

Next 12 hours in Ballarat

48-hour forecast

12am

Fog
3°C

3am

Fog
1°C

6am

Fog
1°C

9am

Clear
8°C

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Weatherpulse

Ballarat 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Sep 19
Thu
Sep 20
Fri
Sep 21
Sat
Sep 22
Sun
Sep 23
Mon
Sep 24
Tue
Sep 25

Mostly sunny

Cloud increasing

Cloudy

Late shower

Cloudy

Cloudy

Mostly sunny
Maximum 10°C 15°C 17°C 18°C 12°C 12°C 12°C
Minimum 4°C 1°C 4°C 5°C 4°C 2°C 1°C
Chance of Rain 40% 5% 10% 50% 20% 5% 60%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate High High Moderate
Frost Risk Slight High Slight Slight Slight Moderate High
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 23
km/h
23
km/h
12
km/h
18
km/h
13
km/h
18
km/h
16
km/h
21
km/h
20
km/h
24
km/h
17
km/h
20
km/h
13
km/h
19
km/h
Wind Direction W 23km/h
W
WSW 23km/h
WSW
WNW 12km/h
WNW
W 18km/h
W
NW 13km/h
NW
WNW 18km/h
WNW
NW 16km/h
NW
W 21km/h
W
SSW 20km/h
SSW
SSW 24km/h
SSW
S 17km/h
S
S 20km/h
S
S 13km/h
S
SW 19km/h
SW
Relative Humidity 88% 57% 87% 59% 89% 63% 88% 59% 85% 55% 83% 56% 82% 56%
Dew Point 5°C 2°C 6°C 7°C 8°C 10°C 10°C 10°C 5°C 3°C 4°C 4°C 4°C 3°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
05:53 EST
sunrise
06:19 EST
sunset
18:19 EST
last light
18:45 EST
moon
set
Thu 03:30 EST
rise
Thu 13:44 EST
moon
Tue
Sep 25
moon
Tue
Oct 2
moon
Tue
Oct 9
moon
Wed
Oct 17

Ballarat Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Sep 19
1.0°C 11°C 0.8mm
Tue
Sep 18
5.1°C 13.6°C 0.0mm
Mon
Sep 17
0.0°C 14.9°C 0.0mm
Sun
Sep 16
0.0°C 11.2°C 6.0mm
Sat
Sep 15
4.3°C 9.0°C 1.0mm

Ballarat Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Sep
516.0mm
127.8 Day(s)
Total For 2018
377.2mm
118 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
448.2mm
130 Day(s)
Wettest Day
25.4mm
Jan 27
Lowest Temperature
-3.8°C
Aug 29
Highest Temperature
40.5°C
Jan 19

Ballarat Ap Almanac

full climatology
September Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-1.9°C
8th
Lowest On Record
-4.6°C
1st 2015
Average This Month
3.6°C
-1.0°C
Long-term Average
4.6°C
September Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
21.9°C
11th
Highest On Record
27.9°C
30th 1961
Average This Month
14.1°C
+0.3°C
Long-term Average
13.8°C
September Rainfall
Wettest This Month
6.0mm
16th
Total This Month
17.6mm
10 Day(s)
Long-term Average
72.1mm
16.8 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
178.2mm
2016
Driest On Record
19.2mm
1972
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