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37.56°S 143.95°E 566m AMSL

Ballarat Forecast

This morning 7°C
Today 24°C
mostly_sunny

Now

8.7°C rising
Updated at 07:10 EDT

Central for Wednesday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the Otways later tonight. Light winds becoming NW/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to high 20s.

Currently at Ballarat Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 8.7°C rising
Dew Point 8.4°C rising
Feels Like 8.0°C
Relative Humidity 98%
Wind icon
S 5km/h falling
Wind Gusts 7km/h
Pressure 1014.9hPa steady
Fire Danger 0.7
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
05:57 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:36 EDT

Nearby Now

Sheoaks 7.3°C
Mt Gellibrand 10.6°C
Redesdale 9.0°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Ballarat

48-hour forecast

9am

Mostly clear
14°C

12pm

Mostly clear
18°C

3pm

Clear
23°C

6pm

Clear
23°C

Central Weather Warnings

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Vic - Wed 05:10 EDT
Gale Warning for Port Phillip, West Coast, Central Coast and East Gippsland Coast. Strong Wind for Western Port and Central Gippsland Coast

Vic - Wed 04:42 EDT
Severe Weather Warning (Damaging Winds) Central, South West, North Central, Wimmera, Northern Country, North East and W & S Gippsland

National Forecast

Ballarat 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Dec 7
Thu
Dec 8
Fri
Dec 9
Sat
Dec 10
Sun
Dec 11
Mon
Dec 12
Tue
Dec 13

Mostly sunny

Showers easing

Possible shower

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 24°C 21°C 15°C 20°C 23°C 31°C 31°C
Minimum 7°C 15°C 7°C 6°C 8°C 10°C 18°C
Chance of Rain 90% 90% 20% 5% 5% 40% 70%
Rain Amount 5-10mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Extreme Very High Extreme Extreme Extreme
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 9
km/h
17
km/h
31
km/h
33
km/h
28
km/h
24
km/h
14
km/h
14
km/h
15
km/h
12
km/h
17
km/h
17
km/h
25
km/h
22
km/h
Wind Direction ENE 9km/h
ENE
NNW 17km/h
NNW
NNW 31km/h
NNW
W 33km/h
W
SW 28km/h
SW
SW 24km/h
SW
SW 14km/h
SW
SW 14km/h
SW
S 15km/h
S
S 12km/h
S
NNE 17km/h
NNE
NNW 17km/h
NNW
N 25km/h
N
NW 22km/h
NW
Relative Humidity 71% 36% 97% 59% 82% 57% 84% 51% 86% 43% 69% 31% 55% 31%
Dew Point 9°C 7°C 15°C 12°C 6°C 6°C 9°C 9°C 11°C 10°C 13°C 12°C 14°C 12°C

Ballarat Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
05:26 EDT
sunrise
05:57 EDT
sunset
20:36 EDT
last light
21:07 EDT
moon
rise
Wed 12:50 EDT
set
Thu 01:55 EDT
moon
Wed
Dec 14
moon
Wed
Dec 21
moon
Thu
Dec 29
moon
Fri
Jan 6

Ballarat Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Dec 6
9.1°C 20°C 0.2mm
Mon
Dec 5
12.0°C 20.4°C 1.0mm
Sun
Dec 4
8.8°C 28.9°C 0.0mm
Sat
Dec 3
7.1°C 25.1°C 0.0mm
Fri
Dec 2
9.7°C 20.8°C 0.0mm

Ballarat Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
689.5mm
166.9 Day(s)
Total For 2016
714.2mm
174 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
432.0mm
145 Day(s)
Wettest Day
54.0mm
Sep 14
Lowest Temperature
-2.0°C
Jun 26
Highest Temperature
39.5°C
Jan 13

Ballarat Ap Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
7.1°C
3rd
Lowest On Record
-1.0°C
5th 1991
Average This Month
9.0°C
-0.4°C
Long-term Average
9.4°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
28.9°C
4th
Highest On Record
40.6°C
31st 2005
Average This Month
23.4°C
+0.8°C
Long-term Average
22.6°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
1.0mm
5th
Total This Month
1.2mm
2 Day(s)
Long-term Average
50.4mm
10.9 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
188.5mm
1933
Driest On Record
3.4mm
1972
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Weather News

Top End residents could be waiting until Christmas for a bit of rain relief

18:43 EDT

Top End residents are unlikely to be relieved of the oppressive hot and humid build up conditions until Christmas, because the rain-bringing La NiƱa weather pattern is unlikely to eventuate in coming months, the Bureau of Meteorology has warned.

One dead after Mt Warning campers struck by lightning, rescue operation underway

15:52 EDT

An international tourist has died and a woman has been injured after being hit by lightning while camping at Mt Warning, on the NSW north coast, police say.

Hot and stormy start to summer in NSW

15:50 EDT

The opening week of summer has been a hot and thundery mix in New South Wales and there is more to come.