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Ballarat Forecast

This morning 9°C
Today 29°C
mostly_sunny

Now

13.8°C steady
Updated at 02:50 EDT

Central for Saturday Mostly clear. Slight (20%) chance of drizzle near the Otways, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds S/SE 20 to 30 km/h.
Sunday Mostly sunny. Areas of fog in the early morning. Slight (20%) chance of drizzle near surf coast in the early morning. Winds E/SE 20 to 30 km/h tending SE/SW before dawn then tending NE/SE early in the morning.

Currently at Ballarat Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 13.8°C steady
Dew Point 12.4°C falling
Feels Like 11.5°C
Relative Humidity 91%
Wind icon
SE 29km/h falling
Wind Gusts 43km/h
Pressure 1020.1hPa steady
Fire Danger 1.7
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sun

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Sunrise sunrise
07:06 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:09 EDT

Nearby Now

Sheoaks 14.4°C
Mt Gellibrand 14.1°C
Avalon Ap 17.9°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Ballarat

48-hour forecast

6am

Mostly clear
11°C

9am

Mostly clear
16°C

12pm

Mostly clear
23°C

3pm

Mostly clear
28°C

Central Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Ballarat 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sun
Feb 26
Mon
Feb 27
Tue
Feb 28
Wed
Mar 1
Thu
Mar 2
Fri
Mar 3
Sat
Mar 4

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Late shower
Maximum 29°C 31°C 32°C 32°C 32°C 30°C 28°C
Minimum 9°C 13°C 15°C 15°C 16°C 15°C 15°C
Chance of Rain 5% 5% 10% 20% 50% 30% 60%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
UV Index Extreme 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 16
km/h
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km/h
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km/h
15
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18
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13
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15
km/h
13
km/h
14
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km/h
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23
km/h
17
km/h
20
km/h
Wind Direction ENE 16km/h
ENE
NE 17km/h
NE
NE 21km/h
NE
NE 15km/h
NE
NE 18km/h
NE
NNE 13km/h
NNE
NE 15km/h
NE
ESE 13km/h
ESE
E 14km/h
E
S 18km/h
S
ESE 16km/h
ESE
SSE 23km/h
SSE
ESE 17km/h
ESE
SSE 20km/h
SSE
Relative Humidity 85% 37% 67% 30% 65% 29% 59% 30% 58% 26% 66% 33% 82% 42%
Dew Point 13°C 12°C 12°C 11°C 14°C 12°C 12°C 12°C 13°C 10°C 13°C 12°C 16°C 14°C

Ballarat Sun & Moon Times

Sunday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:39 EDT
sunrise
07:06 EDT
sunset
20:09 EDT
last light
20:36 EDT
moon
rise
Sun 06:22 EDT
set
Sun 19:56 EDT
moon
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Feb 27
moon
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Ballarat Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sat
Feb 25
8.4°C 20°C 0.0mm
Fri
Feb 24
10.6°C 19.7°C 0.2mm
Thu
Feb 23
10.1°C 23.7°C 0.0mm
Wed
Feb 22
9.4°C 31.6°C 0.0mm
Tue
Feb 21
3.2°C 23.5°C 0.0mm

Ballarat Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Feb
83.4mm
14.8 Day(s)
Total For 2017
82.8mm
12 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
49.0mm
17 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

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February Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
3.2°C
21st
Lowest On Record
-1.4°C
3rd 1986
Average This Month
10.3°C
-1.3°C
Long-term Average
11.6°C
February Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
40.1°C
9th
Highest On Record
44.1°C
7th 2009
Average This Month
24.5°C
-0.9°C
Long-term Average
25.4°C
February Rainfall
Wettest This Month
36.4mm
6th
Total This Month
44.2mm
7 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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Weather News

Warmer seas give east coast rain a helping hand

15:19 EDT

If you wanted to stay a bit warmer today, a dip in the ocean is probably your best bet, despite the rain.

Thunderstorms light up the Sydney night sky

13:18 EDT

Once the southerly change bumped into a low pressure trough sitting just off the Sydney coast last night, things became electric between the two.

Flood-affected WA farmers plead for faster relief funding

20:49 EDT

Flood-affected farmers in the Ravensthorpe shire on the south coast of WA say the State Government has been slow in reacting to their plight, adding there is a lack of comprehension around the scale of the damage.