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Ballarat Forecast

Tonight 5°C
Tomorrow 10°C
showers_easing

Now

11.3°C steady
Updated at 20:40 EST

Central for Tuesday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers in the south, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the southwest later tonight. Possible hail near the Otways later tonight. Winds W 15 to 20 km/h tending NW 20 to 30 km/h in the evening.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. Snow falling above 1000 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning. Gusty winds and possible hail. Winds W/NW 25 to 35 km/h turning S/SW 30 to 45 km/h early in the morning.

Currently at Ballarat Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 11.3°C steady
Dew Point 11.1°C steady
Feels Like 8.7°C
Relative Humidity 99%
Wind icon
W 24km/h rising
Wind Gusts 28km/h
Pressure 1007.4hPa falling
Fire Danger 1.0
Rain since 9am/last hr 2.2mm / -

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
06:59 EST
Sunset sunset
17:46 EST

Nearby Now

Sheoaks 12.2°C
Mt Gellibrand 12.1°C
Avalon Ap 13.7°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Ballarat

48-hour forecast

12am

Slight chance shower
11°C

3am

Rain
8°C

6am

Chance shower
6°C

9am

Chance shower
6°C

Central Weather Warnings

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Vic - Tue 16:40 EST
Gale Warning for the West Coast, Central Coast, Central Gippsland Coast and East Gippsland Coast. Strong Wind Warning elsewhere

Vic - Tue 16:23 EST
Sheep Graziers Warning for Mallee, Wimmera, Northern Country, N Central, NE, SW, Central and W & S/E Gippsland

Vic - Tue 14:11 EST
Severe Weather Warning (Damaging Wind) for Central, SW, Wimmera, Mallee, N Country, N Central, NE, W & S/E Gippsland

National Forecast

Ballarat 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
Apr 25
Wed
Apr 26
Thu
Apr 27
Fri
Apr 28
Sat
Apr 29
Sun
Apr 30
Mon
May 1

Showers

Showers easing

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Late shower
Maximum 17°C 10°C 11°C 14°C 14°C 14°C 16°C
Minimum 11°C 5°C 3°C 6°C 9°C 3°C 5°C
Chance of Rain 90% 70% 50% 80% 50% 50% 80%
Rain Amount 5-10mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm 5-10mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate
Frost Risk Nil Slight Moderate Nil Nil Moderate Slight
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 17
km/h
18
km/h
30
km/h
32
km/h
20
km/h
23
km/h
19
km/h
24
km/h
20
km/h
18
km/h
13
km/h
17
km/h
23
km/h
24
km/h
Wind Direction W 17km/h
W
W 18km/h
W
SW 30km/h
SW
SW 32km/h
SW
SW 20km/h
SW
SW 23km/h
SW
W 19km/h
W
W 24km/h
W
WSW 20km/h
WSW
SSW 18km/h
SSW
NW 13km/h
NW
NW 17km/h
NW
NNW 23km/h
NNW
NW 24km/h
NW
Relative Humidity 100% 77% 95% 62% 89% 73% 100% 82% 100% 77% 97% 65% 96% 80%
Dew Point 13°C 13°C 6°C 2°C 5°C 7°C 10°C 11°C 11°C 9°C 7°C 8°C 9°C 12°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 EST
sunrise
07:00 EST
sunset
17:45 EST
last light
18:12 EST
moon
rise
Wed 06:14 EST
set
Wed 17:52 EST
moon
Wed
May 3
moon
Thu
May 11
moon
Fri
May 19
moon
Fri
May 26

Ballarat Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Apr 25
12.6°C 15°C 25.0mm
Mon
Apr 24
9.1°C 20.8°C 0.2mm
Sun
Apr 23
10.3°C 20.0°C 0.0mm
Sat
Apr 22
14.4°C 19.4°C 0.0mm
Fri
Apr 21
14.5°C 18.4°C 7.8mm

Ballarat Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Apr
176.7mm
36.8 Day(s)
Total For 2017
219.4mm
31 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
94.0mm
31 Day(s)
Wettest Day
47.4mm
Apr 10
Lowest Temperature
1.1°C
Mar 31
Highest Temperature
40.1°C
Feb 9

Ballarat Ap Almanac

full climatology
April Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
2.2°C
15th
Lowest On Record
-4.1°C
21st 1987
Average This Month
8.1°C
+0.7°C
Long-term Average
7.4°C
April Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
25.6°C
8th
Highest On Record
31.5°C
10th 2005
Average This Month
19.1°C
+1.0°C
Long-term Average
18.1°C
April Rainfall
Wettest This Month
47.4mm
10th
Total This Month
92.2mm
12 Day(s)
Long-term Average
51.3mm
12.5 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
154.1mm
1939
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1923
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Weather News

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14:26 EST

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14:21 EST

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