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Ballarat Forecast

Today 25°C
Tonight 15°C
mostly_cloudy

Now

22.6°C falling
Updated at 15:30 EDT

Central for Friday Patchy fog in the early morning. Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers near the Otways later tonight. Winds NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to high 20s.

Currently at Ballarat Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 22.6°C falling
Dew Point 11.4°C steady
Feels Like 22.6°C
Relative Humidity 49%
Wind icon
NNW 7km/h falling
Wind Gusts 7km/h
Pressure 1016.4hPa steady
Fire Danger 5.8
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

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Sunrise sunrise
07:31 EDT
Sunset sunset
19:31 EDT

Nearby Now

Sheoaks 22.7°C
Mt Gellibrand 19.6°C
Avalon Ap 22.5°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Ballarat

48-hour forecast

6pm

Cloudy
24°C

9pm

Cloudy
20°C

12am

Cloudy
19°C

3am

Rain
17°C

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National Forecast

Ballarat 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Fri
Mar 24
Sat
Mar 25
Sun
Mar 26
Mon
Mar 27
Tue
Mar 28
Wed
Mar 29
Thu
Mar 30

Mostly cloudy

Possible shower

Possible shower

Late shower

Clearing shower

Cloud increasing

Mostly sunny
Maximum 25°C 25°C 27°C 29°C 20°C 21°C 18°C
Minimum 11°C 15°C 14°C 16°C 10°C 8°C 7°C
Chance of Rain 70% 60% 30% 90% 5% 50% 50%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm
UV Index High High High High High
Frost Risk Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 15
km/h
15
km/h
18
km/h
16
km/h
15
km/h
17
km/h
33
km/h
29
km/h
17
km/h
17
km/h
15
km/h
20
km/h
20
km/h
25
km/h
Wind Direction E 15km/h
E
NE 15km/h
NE
NNE 18km/h
NNE
NW 16km/h
NW
ENE 15km/h
ENE
N 17km/h
N
NNE 33km/h
NNE
WNW 29km/h
WNW
W 17km/h
W
WSW 17km/h
WSW
N 15km/h
N
NNW 20km/h
NNW
W 20km/h
W
WSW 25km/h
WSW
Relative Humidity 87% 48% 84% 54% 88% 46% 62% 56% 84% 43% 76% 35% 80% 48%
Dew Point 13°C 13°C 16°C 15°C 16°C 14°C 15°C 17°C 10°C 7°C 8°C 5°C 8°C 7°C

Ballarat Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
07:05 EDT
sunrise
07:31 EDT
sunset
19:31 EDT
last light
19:57 EDT
moon
set
Fri 17:10 EDT
rise
Sat 04:04 EDT
moon
Tue
Mar 28
moon
Tue
Apr 4
moon
Tue
Apr 11
moon
Wed
Apr 19

Ballarat Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
Mar 24
11°C 23°C 0.0mm
Thu
Mar 23
13.7°C 20°C 0.0mm
Wed
Mar 22
14.3°C 17.4°C 20.6mm
Tue
Mar 21
17.1°C 24.7°C 14.4mm
Mon
Mar 20
19.4°C 27.3°C 0.0mm

Ballarat Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Mar
125.4mm
24.3 Day(s)
Total For 2017
120.8mm
16 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
85.6mm
24 Day(s)
Wettest Day
36.4mm
Feb 6
Lowest Temperature
3.2°C
Feb 21
Highest Temperature
40.1°C
Feb 9

Ballarat Ap Almanac

full climatology
March Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
8.8°C
18th
Lowest On Record
-0.6°C
25th 1965
Average This Month
13.1°C
+3.1°C
Long-term Average
10.0°C
March Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
32.1°C
1st
Highest On Record
37.7°C
12th 1998
Average This Month
26.8°C
+4.3°C
Long-term Average
22.5°C
March Rainfall
Wettest This Month
20.6mm
22nd
Total This Month
38.0mm
4 Day(s)
Long-term Average
42.0mm
9.5 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
162.2mm
1911
Driest On Record
2.2mm
1923
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