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37.59°S 143.98°E 521m AMSL

Ballarat Forecast

Today 27°C
Tonight 16°C
sunny

Now

24.7°C rising
Updated at 13:10 EDT

Central for Wednesday Sunny. Winds N/NE 25 to 35 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures 26 to 32.

Currently at Ballarat Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 24.7°C rising
Dew Point 11.6°C rising
Feels Like 24.7°C
Relative Humidity 44%
Wind icon
N 29km/h falling
Wind Gusts 31km/h
Pressure 1021.1hPa falling
Fire Danger 12.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
06:37 EDT
Sunset sunset
19:44 EDT

Nearby Now

Sheoaks 28.7°C
Mt Gellibrand 27.6°C
Kilmore Gap 23.0°C
Avalon Ap 32.2°C

Next 12 hours in Ballarat

48-hour forecast

3pm

Clear
26°C

6pm

Mostly clear
26°C

9pm

Mostly clear
22°C

12am

Mostly cloudy
20°C

Central Weather Warnings

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Vic - Wed 10:43 EDT
Strong Wind Warning for the East Gippsland Coast

National Forecast

Ballarat 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Oct 18
Thu
Oct 19
Fri
Oct 20
Sat
Oct 21
Sun
Oct 22
Mon
Oct 23
Tue
Oct 24

Sunny

Possible thunderstorm

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower

Cloudy
Maximum 27°C 21°C 17°C 17°C 16°C 18°C 20°C
Minimum 14°C 16°C 6°C 4°C 5°C 6°C 8°C
Chance of Rain 90% 80% 10% 30% 60% 40% 70%
Rain Amount 1-5mm 5-10mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Very High Very High High High High
Frost Risk Nil Nil Nil Slight Slight Nil Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 25
km/h
27
km/h
23
km/h
22
km/h
25
km/h
27
km/h
20
km/h
24
km/h
20
km/h
25
km/h
15
km/h
17
km/h
11
km/h
19
km/h
Wind Direction NE 25km/h
NE
NNE 27km/h
NNE
N 23km/h
N
W 22km/h
W
SSW 25km/h
SSW
SSW 27km/h
SSW
SSW 20km/h
SSW
SW 24km/h
SW
SW 20km/h
SW
SW 25km/h
SW
SSW 15km/h
SSW
SW 17km/h
SW
NNE 11km/h
NNE
NNW 19km/h
NNW
Relative Humidity 67% 46% 100% 85% 84% 51% 88% 60% 95% 72% 97% 61% 88% 52%
Dew Point 11°C 14°C 17°C 18°C 7°C 6°C 7°C 9°C 8°C 11°C 9°C 10°C 10°C 10°C

Ballarat Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:10 EDT
sunrise
06:37 EDT
sunset
19:44 EDT
last light
20:11 EDT
moon
set
Wed 18:07 EDT
rise
Thu 06:28 EDT
moon
Fri
Oct 20
moon
Sat
Oct 28
moon
Sat
Nov 4
moon
Sat
Nov 11

Ballarat Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Oct 18
10°C - 0.0mm
Tue
Oct 17
10°C 26°C 0.0mm
Mon
Oct 16
6.3°C 24°C 0.0mm
Sun
Oct 15
5.8°C 21.7°C 0.2mm
Sat
Oct 14
5.3°C 16.2°C 1.0mm

Ballarat Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Oct
582.5mm
143.2 Day(s)
Total For 2017
481.6mm
145 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
651.0mm
150 Day(s)
Wettest Day
47.4mm
Apr 10
Lowest Temperature
-4.0°C
Jul 1
Highest Temperature
40.1°C
Feb 9

Ballarat Ap Almanac

full climatology
October Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
0.4°C
10th
Lowest On Record
-3.6°C
22nd 2006
Average This Month
6.6°C
+0.5°C
Long-term Average
6.1°C
October Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
26.0°C
17th
Highest On Record
33.4°C
12th 2006
Average This Month
18.4°C
+1.6°C
Long-term Average
16.8°C
October Rainfall
Wettest This Month
17.4mm
12th
Total This Month
24.4mm
10 Day(s)
Long-term Average
66.5mm
15.4 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
193.3mm
1975
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1914
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Weather News

Missing trawler crew have 'best shot' at survival due to experience, rescue coordinator says

12:50 EDT

The family of the missing "safety-conscious" skipper of a trawler that sank off central Queensland say he ran a dry boat and would have equipped his crew with the skills to survive in open waters.

More heavy rain ahead for soggy southern Queensland as roads flood, towns cut off

11:50 EDT

Queensland's big wet is showing no signs of easing with coastal areas north of Hervey Bay forecast to cop a battering again and the Bruce Highway cut south of Miriam Vale.

October rainfall records doubled in Queensland

10:23 EDT

It has been a remarkably wet October in parts of Queensland, with some areas receiving seven months worth of rain during the last two and a half weeks.