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37.55°S 144.05°E 596m AMSL

Ballarat Forecast

Today 9°C
Tonight -3°C
sunny

Now

5.6°C falling
Updated at 17:50 EST

Central for Saturday Partly cloudy. Areas of frost about the ranges early this morning. Medium chance of showers, becoming less likely late this afternoon and evening. Snow possible above 500 metres early this morning, rising to 900 metres this afternoon. Possible hail with the showers. Winds S/SW 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the late evening.

Currently at Ballarat Ap

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Temperature 5.6°C falling
Dew Point 4.9°C rising
Feels Like 3.6°C
Relative Humidity 95%
Wind icon
S 9km/h falling
Wind Gusts 13km/h
Pressure 1026.7hPa falling
Fire Danger 0.7
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.4mm / -

Sun on Sat

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Sunrise sunrise
07:05 EST
Sunset sunset
17:53 EST

Nearby Now

Sheoaks 6.6°C
Kilmore Gap 4.2°C
Redesdale 5.5°C
Melbourne Ap 7.8°C

Next 12 hours in Ballarat

48-hour forecast

9pm

Mostly clear
2°C

12am

Fog
1°C

3am

Fog
-1°C

6am

Fog
-3°C

Central Weather Warnings

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Vic - Sat 15:44 EST
Frost Warning for Mallee, Wimmera, Northern Country, North Central, North East, South West, Central, and West & South/East Gippsland

Vic - Sat 04:54 EST
Sheep Graziers Warning for North Central, North East, South West, Central, West and South Gippsland and East Gippsland

National Forecast

Ballarat 7-day Weather Forecast

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

Sunny

Frost then sunny

Clearing shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Cloud increasing
Maximum 9°C 10°C 9°C 12°C 13°C 12°C 13°C
Minimum 1°C -3°C 1°C 2°C 5°C 3°C 1°C
Chance of Rain 30% 90% 80% 50% 50% 40% 40%
Rain Amount < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate
Frost Risk High Severe High Moderate Slight Moderate High
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 16
km/h
22
km/h
4
km/h
17
km/h
26
km/h
26
km/h
12
km/h
19
km/h
12
km/h
20
km/h
14
km/h
18
km/h
11
km/h
16
km/h
Wind Direction SW 16km/h
SW
SSW 22km/h
SSW
NNE 4km/h
NNE
N 17km/h
N
NNE 26km/h
NNE
NNE 26km/h
NNE
NW 12km/h
NW
WNW 19km/h
WNW
WNW 12km/h
WNW
W 20km/h
W
W 14km/h
W
WSW 18km/h
WSW
NNW 11km/h
NNW
NW 16km/h
NW
Relative Humidity 92% 64% 85% 54% 100% 80% 98% 77% 100% 71% 96% 69% 94% 66%
Dew Point 3°C 3°C 1°C 1°C 3°C 6°C 5°C 8°C 8°C 8°C 6°C 7°C 5°C 7°C

Ballarat Sun & Moon Times

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First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:37 EST
sunrise
07:04 EST
sunset
17:53 EST
last light
18:20 EST
moon
rise
Sun 05:41 EST
set
Sun 16:12 EST
moon
Tue
Aug 22
moon
Tue
Aug 29
moon
Wed
Sep 6
moon
Wed
Sep 13

Ballarat Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sat
Aug 19
1.3°C 9°C 3.4mm
Fri
Aug 18
3.3°C 8°C 6.6mm
Thu
Aug 17
5.5°C 11.9°C 5.8mm
Wed
Aug 16
6.6°C 13.0°C 7.6mm
Tue
Aug 15
6.4°C 13.1°C 0.6mm

Ballarat Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Aug
443.9mm
111.0 Day(s)
Total For 2017
392.2mm
106 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
369.8mm
111 Day(s)
Wettest Day
47.4mm
Apr 10
Lowest Temperature
-4.0°C
Jul 1
Highest Temperature
40.1°C
Feb 9

Ballarat Ap Almanac

full climatology
August Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-1.0°C
1st
Lowest On Record
-5.0°C
8th 1963
Average This Month
4.0°C
+0.5°C
Long-term Average
3.5°C
August Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
15.8°C
14th
Highest On Record
23.0°C
29th 1982
Average This Month
11.7°C
+0.1°C
Long-term Average
11.6°C
August Rainfall
Wettest This Month
8.6mm
7th
Total This Month
47.8mm
14 Day(s)
Long-term Average
74.0mm
19.6 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
167.1mm
1909
Driest On Record
13.0mm
1982
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Weather News

Coalcliff: Teenagers snapchat video of fire while searching burning home for survivors

15:14 EST

Three houses have burnt down after a house fire spread to two neighbouring homes, fanned by strong winds on Lawrence Hargrave Drive in Coalcliff, 25 kilometres north of Wollongong, last night.

Last significant rain for weeks in the nation's southwest

14:25 EST

The rain has tumbled down across southwestern parts of Australia during the past seven weeks, but that trend will finish today.

Wild Surf Batters the East Coast

10:18 EST

Damaging surf with waves up to 7 metres in some places are lashing the New South Wales Coast today.