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Ballarat Forecast

Today 13°C
Tonight 5°C
cloudy

Now

12.3°C falling
Updated at 12:30 EST

Central for Thursday Cloudy. High chance of showers in the southeast, medium chance elsewhere, mainly this afternoon and evening. Winds W/SW 15 to 25 km/h turning S 20 to 30 km/h in the late morning and early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures between 12 and 16.

Currently at Ballarat Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 12.3°C falling
Dew Point 6.4°C steady
Feels Like 10.2°C
Relative Humidity 67%
Wind icon
S 20km/h steady
Wind Gusts 28km/h
Pressure 1027.0hPa falling
Fire Danger 3.0
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
07:24 EST
Sunset sunset
17:19 EST

Nearby Now

Sheoaks 13.5°C
Mt Gellibrand 12.1°C

Next 12 hours in Ballarat

48-hour forecast

3pm

Mostly cloudy
13°C

6pm

Mostly clear
10°C

9pm

Mostly cloudy
9°C

12am

Mostly cloudy
8°C

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National Forecast

Ballarat 7-day Weather Forecast

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

Cloudy

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower

Showers

Possible shower
Maximum 13°C 15°C 16°C 17°C 16°C 14°C 9°C
Minimum 6°C 5°C 4°C 9°C 9°C 8°C 3°C
Chance of Rain 20% 5% 10% 40% 70% 90% 80%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 5-10mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
UV Index Low Low Low Low Low
Frost Risk Nil Slight Slight Nil Nil Nil Moderate
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 16
km/h
19
km/h
10
km/h
10
km/h
18
km/h
24
km/h
22
km/h
25
km/h
24
km/h
25
km/h
19
km/h
22
km/h
22
km/h
26
km/h
Wind Direction SSW 16km/h
SSW
SSW 19km/h
SSW
SSE 10km/h
SSE
E 10km/h
E
NE 18km/h
NE
N 24km/h
N
NNE 22km/h
NNE
NNE 25km/h
NNE
NNE 24km/h
NNE
N 25km/h
N
NNW 19km/h
NNW
NW 22km/h
NW
WNW 22km/h
WNW
WSW 26km/h
WSW
Relative Humidity 99% 75% 100% 62% 98% 69% 90% 73% 100% 82% 100% 79% 100% 83%
Dew Point 9°C 9°C 7°C 7°C 8°C 11°C 10°C 12°C 11°C 13°C 9°C 10°C 5°C 6°C

Ballarat Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
06:56 EST
sunrise
07:24 EST
sunset
17:19 EST
last light
17:47 EST
moon
rise
Thu 14:33 EST
set
Fri 02:36 EST
moon
Wed
May 30
moon
Thu
Jun 7
moon
Thu
Jun 14
moon
Wed
Jun 20

Ballarat Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
May 24
9°C - 0.0mm
Wed
May 23
9.0°C 11°C 2.4mm
Tue
May 22
9.2°C 13.1°C 0.8mm
Mon
May 21
8.3°C 12.1°C 1.8mm
Sun
May 20
7.0°C 13.2°C 0.0mm

Ballarat Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To May
240.6mm
53.1 Day(s)
Total For 2018
166.0mm
45 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
242.2mm
48 Day(s)
Wettest Day
25.4mm
Jan 27
Lowest Temperature
1.9°C
May 9
Highest Temperature
40.5°C
Jan 19

Ballarat Ap Almanac

full climatology
May Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
1.9°C
9th
Lowest On Record
-4.5°C
21st 1990
Average This Month
6.2°C
+0.6°C
Long-term Average
5.6°C
May Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
20.8°C
2nd
Highest On Record
26.1°C
1st 1988
Average This Month
13.9°C
+0.0°C
Long-term Average
13.9°C
May Rainfall
Wettest This Month
22.4mm
11th
Total This Month
59.2mm
17 Day(s)
Long-term Average
63.8mm
16.4 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
172.7mm
1960
Driest On Record
6.1mm
1934
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12:24 EST

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