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Mount Helen Weather


37.63°S 143.88°E 471m AMSL

Ballarat Forecast

Tonight 2°C
Tomorrow 10°C
possible_shower

Now

6.2°C steady
Updated at 17:50 EST

Central for Wednesday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers. Snow possible above 1000 metres. Winds S 15 to 20 km/h turning W/SW in the evening.
Thursday Cloudy. Areas of frost about the ranges in the early morning. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow falling above 800 metres. Possible hail in the late morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late morning and afternoon. Winds W/SW 20 to 30 km/h tending S/SW in the middle of the day then tending W/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.

Currently at Ballarat Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 6.2°C steady
Dew Point 6.1°C steady
Feels Like 2.9°C
Relative Humidity 99%
Wind icon
S 16km/h falling
Wind Gusts 20km/h
Pressure 1013.3hPa steady
Fire Danger 0.7
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.4mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
06:57 EST
Sunset sunset
17:58 EST

Nearby Now

Sheoaks 7.7°C
Mt Gellibrand 7.0°C
Avalon Ap 9.8°C

Next 12 hours in Ballarat

48-hour forecast

9pm

Mostly clear
5°C

12am

Mostly clear
3°C

3am

Mostly cloudy
2°C

6am

Mostly cloudy
3°C

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Ballarat 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Aug 24
Thu
Aug 25
Fri
Aug 26
Sat
Aug 27
Sun
Aug 28
Mon
Aug 29
Tue
Aug 30

Possible shower

Possible shower

Late shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Rain developing

Rain
Maximum 10°C 10°C 10°C 11°C 12°C 14°C 15°C
Minimum 0°C 2°C 1°C 2°C 4°C 4°C 7°C
Chance of Rain 60% 90% 30% 40% 40% 60% 80%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 5-10mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate
Frost Risk High Moderate High Moderate Slight Slight Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 13
km/h
21
km/h
20
km/h
24
km/h
14
km/h
20
km/h
20
km/h
27
km/h
20
km/h
25
km/h
18
km/h
20
km/h
18
km/h
22
km/h
Wind Direction S 13km/h
S
SSW 21km/h
SSW
WSW 20km/h
WSW
SW 24km/h
SW
WNW 14km/h
WNW
W 20km/h
W
NNW 20km/h
NNW
NNW 27km/h
NNW
NNW 20km/h
NNW
NW 25km/h
NW
N 18km/h
N
NNE 20km/h
NNE
NE 18km/h
NE
NNE 22km/h
NNE
Relative Humidity 97% 77% 97% 78% 94% 78% 92% 71% 89% 72% 88% 76% 94% 76%
Dew Point 5°C 6°C 5°C 6°C 4°C 7°C 5°C 6°C 5°C 7°C 6°C 10°C 10°C 11°C

Ballarat Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:29 EST
sunrise
06:56 EST
sunset
17:58 EST
last light
18:25 EST
moon
rise
Thu 00:30 EST
set
Thu 11:21 EST
moon
Thu
Sep 1
moon
Fri
Sep 9
moon
Sat
Sep 17
moon
Fri
Sep 23

Ballarat Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Aug 24
0.5°C 10°C 0.4mm
Tue
Aug 23
3.5°C 11.0°C 0.8mm
Mon
Aug 22
4.0°C 12.4°C 2.4mm
Sun
Aug 21
4.6°C 10.8°C 5.2mm
Sat
Aug 20
2.1°C 9.7°C 8.4mm

Ballarat Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Aug
444.8mm
111.0 Day(s)
Total For 2016
387.0mm
116 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
358.6mm
105 Day(s)
Wettest Day
22.0mm
Mar 18
Lowest Temperature
-2.0°C
Jun 26
Highest Temperature
39.5°C
Jan 13

Ballarat Ap Almanac

full climatology
August Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-1.7°C
5th
Lowest On Record
-5.0°C
8th 1963
Average This Month
3.9°C
+0.4°C
Long-term Average
3.5°C
August Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
18.0°C
18th
Highest On Record
23.0°C
29th 1982
Average This Month
11.5°C
-0.1°C
Long-term Average
11.6°C
August Rainfall
Wettest This Month
8.8mm
19th
Total This Month
52.2mm
16 Day(s)
Long-term Average
74.5mm
19.6 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
167.1mm
1909
Driest On Record
13.0mm
1982
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