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Ballarat Forecast

Today 28°C
Tonight 18°C
mostly_sunny

Now

18.9°C rising
Updated at 10:10 EDT

Central for Wednesday Partly cloudy. Slight chance of a shower in the west late this afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds N/NE 25 to 35 km/h tending N/NW 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 26 to 31.

Currently at Ballarat Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 18.9°C rising
Dew Point 8.3°C rising
Feels Like 18.9°C
Relative Humidity 50%
Wind icon
NNE 35km/h rising
Wind Gusts 43km/h
Pressure 1017.0hPa rising
Fire Danger 9.5
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
07:01 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:16 EDT

Nearby Now

Sheoaks 21.8°C
Mt Gellibrand 18.3°C
Avalon Ap 22.2°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Ballarat

48-hour forecast

12pm

Mostly cloudy
22°C

3pm

Mostly cloudy
27°C

6pm

Mostly cloudy
27°C

9pm

Mostly cloudy
23°C

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National Forecast

Ballarat 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Feb 21
Thu
Feb 22
Fri
Feb 23
Sat
Feb 24
Sun
Feb 25
Mon
Feb 26
Tue
Feb 27

Mostly sunny

Showers

Possible shower

Showers

Late shower

Mostly sunny

Possible shower
Maximum 28°C 26°C 30°C 22°C 19°C 23°C 26°C
Minimum 15°C 18°C 18°C 17°C 10°C 10°C 11°C
Chance of Rain 40% 90% 60% 60% 20% 30% 30%
Rain Amount < 1mm 5-10mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Extreme Very High Extreme Extreme 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 29
km/h
24
km/h
19
km/h
23
km/h
26
km/h
31
km/h
25
km/h
28
km/h
27
km/h
26
km/h
16
km/h
15
km/h
20
km/h
22
km/h
Wind Direction NE 29km/h
NE
NNE 24km/h
NNE
ENE 19km/h
ENE
NNE 23km/h
NNE
NE 26km/h
NE
NNE 31km/h
NNE
NW 25km/h
NW
WSW 28km/h
WSW
SSW 27km/h
SSW
SSW 26km/h
SSW
SE 16km/h
SE
SSE 15km/h
SSE
NNE 20km/h
NNE
NNW 22km/h
NNW
Relative Humidity 58% 33% 64% 47% 73% 39% 78% 64% 80% 40% 79% 28% 63% 22%
Dew Point 10°C 10°C 14°C 14°C 16°C 13°C 17°C 14°C 9°C 5°C 10°C 4°C 8°C 3°C

Ballarat Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
06:33 EDT
sunrise
07:01 EDT
sunset
20:16 EDT
last light
20:43 EDT
moon
rise
Wed 11:57 EDT
set
Wed 23:24 EDT
moon
Fri
Feb 23
moon
Fri
Mar 2
moon
Fri
Mar 9
moon
Sun
Mar 18

Ballarat Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Feb 21
14°C - 0.0mm
Tue
Feb 20
12°C 29°C 0.0mm
Mon
Feb 19
13.6°C 22°C 0.6mm
Sun
Feb 18
9.5°C 27.8°C 0.0mm
Sat
Feb 17
5.3°C 27.7°C 0.2mm

Ballarat Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Feb
83.6mm
14.8 Day(s)
Total For 2018
46.0mm
12 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
82.6mm
11 Day(s)
Wettest Day
25.4mm
Jan 27
Lowest Temperature
5.3°C
Feb 15
Highest Temperature
40.5°C
Jan 19

Ballarat Ap Almanac

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February Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
5.3°C
15th
Lowest On Record
-1.4°C
3rd 1986
Average This Month
11.9°C
+0.3°C
Long-term Average
11.6°C
February Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
35.4°C
7th
Highest On Record
44.1°C
7th 2009
Average This Month
26.7°C
+1.3°C
Long-term Average
25.4°C
February Rainfall
Wettest This Month
0.6mm
19th
Total This Month
2.2mm
6 Day(s)
Long-term Average
44.1mm
7.2 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
240.3mm
1973
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1983
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08:36 EDT

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18:23 EDT

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