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37.28°S 143.92°E 371m AMSL

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Today 13°C
Tonight 4°C
Clearing shower

Now

10.1°C falling
Updated at 17:00 EST

Central for Wednesday Partly cloudy. Isolated showers in the southeast this evening. Winds W/SW 15 to 25 km/h.

Currently at Ballarat Ap

Temperature 10.1°C falling
Dew Point 3.8°C rising
Feels Like 7.5°C
Relative Humidity 65%
Wind icon
SW 20km/h rising
Wind Gusts 31km/h
Pressure 1024.4hPa rising
Fire Danger 3.0
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.4mm / 0.0mm

Sun on Wednesday

Sunrise sunrise
06:02 EST
Sunset sunset
18:28 EST

Nearby Now

Redesdale 13.5°C
Bendigo Ap 14.4°C
Sheoaks 11.6°C

Next 12 hours in Ballarat

mostly clear

6pm

Mostly clear
11°C
clear

9pm

Clear
7°C
clear

12am

Clear
4°C
mostly cloudy

3am

Mostly cloudy
5°C
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Central Weather Warnings

Vic - Wed 16:40 EST
Strong Wind Warning for the West Coast, Central Coast, Central Gippsland Coast and East Gippsland Coast

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Ballarat 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Oct 1
Thu
Oct 2
Fri
Oct 3
Sat
Oct 4
Sun
Oct 5
Mon
Oct 6
Tue
Oct 7
clearing shower
Clearing shower
cloudy
Cloudy
fog then sunny
Fog then sunny
mostly sunny
Mostly sunny
mostly sunny
Mostly sunny
showers
Showers
possible shower
Possible shower
Maximum 13°C 15°C 17°C 23°C 20°C 20°C 14°C
Minimum 3°C 4°C 5°C 5°C 9°C 6°C 6°C
Chance of Rain 50% 30% 20% 20% 70% 70% 50%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm
UV Index High High High High High
Frost Risk Moderate Slight Slight Slight Nil Nil Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 23
km/h
24
km/h
22
km/h
23
km/h
12
km/h
12
km/h
24
km/h
26
km/h
18
km/h
21
km/h
17
km/h
27
km/h
26
km/h
32
km/h
Wind Direction SW 23km/h
SW
SW 24km/h
SW
WSW 22km/h
WSW
SW 23km/h
SW
SE 12km/h
SE
WSW 12km/h
WSW
NNW 24km/h
NNW
NW 26km/h
NW
N 18km/h
N
NW 21km/h
NW
N 17km/h
N
NW 27km/h
NW
WSW 26km/h
WSW
WSW 32km/h
WSW
Relative Humidity 74% 51% 85% 62% 87% 52% 71% 40% 91% 56% 93% 55% 97% 60%
Dew Point 4°C 3°C 8°C 8°C 8°C 7°C 9°C 9°C 10°C 9°C 11°C 10°C 8°C 6°C

Ballarat Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next Occurrence
First Light Sunrise Sunset Last Light Moon Phase moon set moon rise full moon last quarter new moon first quarter
first light
05:34 EST
sunrise
06:00 EST
sunset
18:29 EST
last light
18:56 EST
moon
set
Thu 01:06 EST
rise
Thu 11:38 EST
moon
Wed
Oct 8
moon
Thu
Oct 16
moon
Fri
Oct 24
moon
Fri
Oct 31

Ballarat Ap Past 5 Days

  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Oct 1
2.1°C 12°C 4.4mm
Tue
Sep 30
5.9°C 19.3°C 0.0mm
Mon
Sep 29
8.2°C 18.4°C 0.0mm
Sun
Sep 28
11.8°C 25.2°C 0.0mm
Sat
Sep 27
5.2°C 20.0°C 0.0mm

Ballarat Ap Year To Date

average rainfall to Oct
584.5mm
143.5 day(s)
total for 2014
379.6mm
112 day(s)
total to this day 2013
446.6mm
120 day(s)
wettest day
23.8mm
Apr 30
lowest temperature
-4.6°C
Aug 3
highest temperature
41.3°C
Jan 14

Ballarat Ap Almanac

October minimum temperature
lowest this month
2.1°C
1st
lowest on record
-3.6°C
22nd 2006
average this month
2.1°C
-4.0°C
long-term average
6.1°C
October maximum temperature
highest this month
12.0°C
1st
highest on record
33.4°C
12th 2006
average this month
12.0°C
-4.6°C
long-term average
16.6°C
October rainfall
wettest this month
4.4mm
1st
total this month
4.4mm
1 day(s)
long-term average
67.1mm
15.5 day(s)
wettest on record
193.3mm
1975
driest on record
0.0mm
1914

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