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37.70°S 143.88°E 362m AMSL

Ballarat Forecast

This morning 3°C
Today 12°C
possible_shower

Now

3.8°C steady
Updated at 03:40 EST

Central for Wednesday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers near the Yarra Valley, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 1200 metres. Possible hail. Winds SW 20 to 30 km/h.
Thursday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the east, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. Possible hail in the southeast in the early morning. Winds SW 20 to 30 km/h tending W 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.

Currently at Ballarat Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 3.8°C steady
Dew Point 3.7°C steady
Feels Like 1.0°C
Relative Humidity 99%
Wind icon
SSW 11km/h steady
Wind Gusts 13km/h
Pressure 1020.8hPa falling
Fire Danger 0.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 1.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
07:01 EST
Sunset sunset
17:44 EST

Nearby Now

Sheoaks 5.6°C
Mt Gellibrand 5.4°C
Avalon Ap 7.1°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Ballarat

48-hour forecast

6am

Mostly cloudy
3°C

9am

Mostly cloudy
7°C

12pm

Mostly cloudy
10°C

3pm

Chance shower
12°C

Central Weather Warnings

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Vic - Thu 03:25 EST
Warning Farmers & Graziers Inthe Warning to Sheep Graziers for the N Central, N E, Central, W & S Gippsland & E Gippsland Forecast Districts

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

National Forecast

Ballarat 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Apr 27
Fri
Apr 28
Sat
Apr 29
Sun
Apr 30
Mon
May 1
Tue
May 2
Wed
May 3

Possible shower

Possible shower

Showers easing

Mostly sunny

Late shower

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 12°C 14°C 15°C 15°C 15°C 11°C 11°C
Minimum 3°C 6°C 9°C 3°C 7°C 4°C 1°C
Chance of Rain 60% 90% 70% 50% 90% 80% 60%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate
Frost Risk Moderate Nil Nil Moderate Nil Slight High
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 20
km/h
21
km/h
18
km/h
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20
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10
km/h
17
km/h
23
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25
km/h
21
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23
km/h
21
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22
km/h
Wind Direction SW 20km/h
SW
SW 21km/h
SW
WNW 18km/h
WNW
W 22km/h
W
WSW 20km/h
WSW
SW 20km/h
SW
NW 10km/h
NW
NW 17km/h
NW
NNW 23km/h
NNW
NNW 25km/h
NNW
WSW 21km/h
WSW
WSW 23km/h
WSW
SW 21km/h
SW
SW 22km/h
SW
Relative Humidity 88% 74% 100% 78% 100% 76% 96% 65% 95% 72% 97% 74% 94% 71%
Dew Point 5°C 7°C 10°C 10°C 11°C 10°C 7°C 9°C 10°C 10°C 6°C 6°C 5°C 6°C

Ballarat Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
06:34 EST
sunrise
07:01 EST
sunset
17:44 EST
last light
18:11 EST
moon
rise
Thu 07:25 EST
set
Thu 18:35 EST
moon
Wed
May 3
moon
Thu
May 11
moon
Fri
May 19
moon
Fri
May 26

Ballarat Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Apr 26
6.4°C 10°C 6.2mm
Tue
Apr 25
12.6°C 16.5°C 25.0mm
Mon
Apr 24
9.1°C 20.8°C 0.2mm
Sun
Apr 23
10.3°C 20.0°C 0.0mm
Sat
Apr 22
14.4°C 19.4°C 0.0mm

Ballarat Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Apr
176.7mm
36.8 Day(s)
Total For 2017
225.6mm
32 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
94.0mm
31 Day(s)
Wettest Day
47.4mm
Apr 10
Lowest Temperature
1.1°C
Mar 31
Highest Temperature
40.1°C
Feb 9

Ballarat Ap Almanac

full climatology
April Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
2.2°C
15th
Lowest On Record
-4.1°C
21st 1987
Average This Month
8.1°C
+0.7°C
Long-term Average
7.4°C
April Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
25.6°C
8th
Highest On Record
31.5°C
10th 2005
Average This Month
18.8°C
+0.7°C
Long-term Average
18.1°C
April Rainfall
Wettest This Month
47.4mm
10th
Total This Month
98.4mm
13 Day(s)
Long-term Average
51.3mm
12.5 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
154.1mm
1939
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1923
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Weather News

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15:20 EST

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15:10 EST

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Smoke signals the burning of heavy stubble, a hangover of last year's record NSW crop

14:56 EST

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