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Ballarat Forecast

Today 28°C
Tonight 12°C
increasing_sunshine

Now

26.7°C steady
Updated at 16:20 EDT

Central for Thursday Mostly clear. Winds S/SE 20 to 30 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.

Currently at Ballarat Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 26.7°C steady
Dew Point 8.2°C steady
Feels Like 26.3°C
Relative Humidity 31%
Wind icon
S 20km/h falling
Wind Gusts 24km/h
Pressure 1015.2hPa steady
Fire Danger 16.7
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
06:50 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:28 EDT

Nearby Now

Sheoaks 23.5°C
Mt Gellibrand 21.8°C
Avalon Ap 23.3°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Ballarat

48-hour forecast

6pm

Mostly clear
27°C

9pm

Mostly cloudy
19°C

12am

Mostly cloudy
15°C

3am

Mostly cloudy
13°C

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Ballarat 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Feb 11
Fri
Feb 12
Sat
Feb 13
Sun
Feb 14
Mon
Feb 15
Tue
Feb 16
Wed
Feb 17

Increasing sunshine

Increasing sunshine

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 28°C 31°C 30°C 22°C 22°C 19°C 20°C
Minimum 13°C 12°C 12°C 12°C 9°C 9°C 8°C
Chance of Rain 5% 5% 30% 10% 40% 50% 50%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm
UV Index Very High Extreme Very High Very High Very 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 25
km/h
19
km/h
21
km/h
15
km/h
22
km/h
27
km/h
25
km/h
24
km/h
24
km/h
29
km/h
29
km/h
29
km/h
28
km/h
26
km/h
Wind Direction SSE 25km/h
SSE
SSE 19km/h
SSE
SE 21km/h
SE
S 15km/h
S
NNW 22km/h
NNW
WNW 27km/h
WNW
SSW 25km/h
SSW
S 24km/h
S
SSW 24km/h
SSW
SSW 29km/h
SSW
S 29km/h
S
S 29km/h
S
SSE 28km/h
SSE
SSE 26km/h
SSE
Relative Humidity 78% 31% 74% 19% 62% 17% 75% 34% 81% 34% 79% 43% 90% 38%
Dew Point 13°C 9°C 11°C 4°C 11°C 2°C 10°C 6°C 10°C 6°C 9°C 6°C 10°C 5°C

Ballarat Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
06:22 EDT
sunrise
06:50 EDT
sunset
20:28 EDT
last light
20:56 EDT
moon
set
Thu 22:05 EDT
rise
Fri 10:38 EDT
moon
Mon
Feb 15
moon
Tue
Feb 23
moon
Wed
Mar 2
moon
Wed
Mar 9

Ballarat Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Feb 11
13.4°C 27°C 0.0mm
Wed
Feb 10
11.9°C 28.2°C 0.0mm
Tue
Feb 9
- 29.9°C -
Mon
Feb 8
14.4°C - 0.0mm
Sun
Feb 7
14.2°C 33.1°C 0.0mm

Ballarat Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Feb
83.4mm
14.8 Day(s)
Total For 2016
46.8mm
14 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
79.4mm
10 Day(s)
Wettest Day
8.6mm
Jan 31
Lowest Temperature
6.7°C
Feb 1
Highest Temperature
39.5°C
Jan 13

Ballarat Ap Almanac

full climatology
February Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
6.7°C
1st
Lowest On Record
-1.4°C
3rd 1986
Average This Month
12.2°C
+0.6°C
Long-term Average
11.6°C
February Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
33.1°C
7th
Highest On Record
44.1°C
7th 2009
Average This Month
27.4°C
+2.0°C
Long-term Average
25.4°C
February Rainfall
Wettest This Month
4.2mm
1st
Total This Month
7.4mm
4 Day(s)
Long-term Average
44.3mm
7.2 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
240.3mm
1973
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1983
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