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37.56°S 143.95°E 566m AMSL

Ballarat Forecast

Tonight 17°C
Tomorrow 31°C
possible_thunderstorm

Now

23.3°C steady
Updated at 22:10 EDT

Central for Saturday Partly cloudy. Slight chance of a shower, mainly during the late afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm later tonight. Winds SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h tending NE/SE in the morning then tending SE/SW 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures 25 to 32.
Sunday Patchy fog in the early morning. Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming SE/SW 15 to 25 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 27 to 33.

Currently at Ballarat Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 23.3°C steady
Dew Point 9.7°C steady
Feels Like 23.3°C
Relative Humidity 42%
Wind icon
SSE 24km/h falling
Wind Gusts 28km/h
Pressure 1014.3hPa rising
Fire Danger 11.2
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sat

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Sunrise sunrise
06:25 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:46 EDT

Nearby Now

Sheoaks 19.4°C
Mt Gellibrand 18.4°C
Redesdale 24.8°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Ballarat

48-hour forecast

12am

Mostly cloudy
21°C

3am

Mostly cloudy
20°C

6am

Mostly cloudy
17°C

9am

Mostly clear
21°C

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National Forecast

Ballarat 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Jan 20
Sun
Jan 21
Mon
Jan 22
Tue
Jan 23
Wed
Jan 24
Thu
Jan 25
Fri
Jan 26

Mostly cloudy

Possible thunderstorm

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Sunny
Maximum 31°C 31°C 29°C 26°C 28°C 31°C 34°C
Minimum 16°C 17°C 15°C 11°C 11°C 13°C 17°C
Chance of Rain 40% 50% 5% 10% 20% 10% 40%
Rain Amount 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme 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 17
km/h
21
km/h
15
km/h
14
km/h
17
km/h
19
km/h
20
km/h
20
km/h
18
km/h
19
km/h
19
km/h
16
km/h
16
km/h
14
km/h
Wind Direction SSE 17km/h
SSE
S 21km/h
S
SSE 15km/h
SSE
SSW 14km/h
SSW
SSW 17km/h
SSW
SW 19km/h
SW
S 20km/h
S
SSW 20km/h
SSW
SSE 18km/h
SSE
S 19km/h
S
ESE 19km/h
ESE
SE 16km/h
SE
NE 16km/h
NE
ENE 14km/h
ENE
Relative Humidity 64% 35% 74% 40% 82% 35% 74% 33% 73% 30% 71% 29% 63% 30%
Dew Point 15°C 14°C 17°C 16°C 15°C 12°C 12°C 8°C 12°C 9°C 14°C 11°C 17°C 14°C

Ballarat Sun & Moon Times

Sunday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:57 EDT
sunrise
06:26 EDT
sunset
20:46 EDT
last light
21:15 EDT
moon
set
Sat 22:39 EDT
rise
Sun 10:01 EDT
moon
Thu
Jan 25
moon
Thu
Feb 1
moon
Thu
Feb 8
moon
Fri
Feb 16

Ballarat Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sat
Jan 20
17°C 30°C 0.0mm
Fri
Jan 19
17.2°C 41°C 0.0mm
Thu
Jan 18
13.6°C 38.2°C 0.0mm
Wed
Jan 17
10.8°C 32.7°C 0.0mm
Tue
Jan 16
9.9°C 26.3°C 0.0mm

Ballarat Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jan
39.5mm
7.6 Day(s)
Total For 2018
8.2mm
4 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
35.8mm
4 Day(s)
Wettest Day
4.2mm
Jan 14
Lowest Temperature
6.7°C
Jan 14
Highest Temperature
41.0°C
Jan 19

Ballarat Ap Almanac

full climatology
January Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
6.7°C
14th
Lowest On Record
0.7°C
3rd 2009
Average This Month
11.8°C
+0.6°C
Long-term Average
11.2°C
January Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
41.0°C
19th
Highest On Record
42.0°C
25th 2003
Average This Month
27.9°C
+2.4°C
Long-term Average
25.5°C
January Rainfall
Wettest This Month
4.2mm
14th
Total This Month
8.2mm
4 Day(s)
Long-term Average
39.5mm
7.6 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
206.0mm
2011
Driest On Record
0.8mm
2009
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Weather News

Heating up in Sydney

16:59 EDT

Temperatures have been steadily climbing across the Sydney basin today, the second day of a prolonged period of heat for the region.

Tropical thunder at the top of Down Under

12:55 EDT

Weather news of late has been focussed on the heatwave conditions plaguing southeastern Australia - and rightly so: these conditions are severe.

100 years ago, a cyclone without a name killed 30 people and almost levelled a young city

10:09 EDT

Nearly one year after tropical cyclone Debbie hit the north Queensland coast, the region is marking the centenary of another destructive cyclone, which all but flattened the young town of Mackay.