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37.59°S 143.98°E 521m AMSL

Ballarat Forecast

Tonight 2°C
Tomorrow 7°C
Clearing shower

Now

6.5°C falling
Updated at 23:30 EST

Central for Friday Cloudy. Scattered showers. Winds NW 25 to 40 km/h decreasing to 20 to 30 km/h in the late evening.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Scattered showers, more frequent near the coast. Isolated snow showers about the ranges above 700 metres. Possible hail until evening. Winds NW/SW 20 to 30 km/h tending SW before dawn.

Currently at Ballarat Ap

Temperature 6.5°C falling
Dew Point 6.4°C falling
Feels Like 2.9°C
Relative Humidity 99%
Wind icon
SW 20km/h steady
Wind Gusts 35km/h
Pressure 1015.8hPa rising
Fire Danger 0.8
Rain since 9am/last hr 2.0mm / 1.6mm

Sun on Friday

Sunrise sunrise
07:38 EST
Sunset sunset
17:22 EST

Nearby Now

Sheoaks 7.7°C
Mt Gellibrand 6.9°C
Kilmore Gap 6.8°C
Avalon Ap 9.7°C

Next 12 hours in Ballarat

heavy rain

12am

Heavy rain
7°C
rain

3am

Rain
5°C
mostly clear

6am

Mostly clear
3°C
mostly clear

9am

Mostly clear
3°C
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Central Weather Warnings

Vic - Fri 22:02 EST
Coastal Strong Wind/Gale Warning

Vic - Fri 15:31 EST
Flood Watch for Greater Melbourne Catchments (Werribee, Maribyrnong, Yarra, Dandenong And Bunyip)

Victoria weather update

Victoria Weather Update

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Ballarat 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Fri
Jul 11
Sat
Jul 12
Sun
Jul 13
Mon
Jul 14
Tue
Jul 15
Wed
Jul 16
Thu
Jul 17
windy with showers
Windy with showers
clearing shower
Clearing shower
frost then sunny
Frost then sunny
frost then sunny
Frost then sunny
rain
Rain
late shower
Late shower
showers
Showers
Maximum 10°C 7°C 10°C 11°C 9°C 10°C 7°C
Minimum 3°C 2°C -1°C 0°C 2°C 4°C 4°C
Chance of Rain 90% 40% 10% 80% 70% 90% 80%
Rain Amount 5-10mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
UV Index Low Low Low Low Low Low
Frost Risk Moderate Moderate Severe High Moderate Slight Slight
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 25
km/h
30
km/h
18
km/h
24
km/h
15
km/h
18
km/h
10
km/h
17
km/h
20
km/h
23
km/h
25
km/h
28
km/h
30
km/h
34
km/h
Wind Direction NNW 25km/h
NNW
NNW 30km/h
NNW
WSW 18km/h
WSW
SW 24km/h
SW
W 15km/h
W
SW 18km/h
SW
ENE 10km/h
ENE
ENE 17km/h
ENE
NNE 20km/h
NNE
NNE 23km/h
NNE
NNW 25km/h
NNW
NNW 28km/h
NNW
NW 30km/h
NW
WNW 34km/h
WNW
Relative Humidity 100% 92% 100% 80% 97% 77% 100% 74% 96% 82% 100% 82% 100% 95%
Dew Point 6°C 8°C 3°C 4°C 3°C 6°C 4°C 6°C 4°C 6°C 5°C 7°C 5°C 6°C

Ballarat Sun & Moon Times

Saturday Next Occurrence
First Light Sunrise Sunset Last Light Moon Phase moon set moon rise last quarter new moon first quarter full moon
first light
07:09 EST
sunrise
07:38 EST
sunset
17:23 EST
last light
17:52 EST
moon
set
Sat 06:49 EST
rise
Sat 17:23 EST
moon
Sat
Jul 19
moon
Sun
Jul 27
moon
Mon
Aug 4
moon
Mon
Aug 11

Ballarat Ap Past 5 Days

  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
Jul 11
5.0°C 10°C 12.6mm
Thu
Jul 10
1.0°C 8.7°C 13.0mm
Wed
Jul 9
4.3°C 7.8°C 4.0mm
Tue
Jul 8
4.7°C 11.2°C 0.0mm
Mon
Jul 7
1.4°C 10.0°C 1.0mm

Ballarat Ap Year To Date

average rainfall to Jul
371.0mm
91.5 day(s)
total for 2014
276.2mm
71 day(s)
total to this day 2013
239.0mm
71 day(s)
wettest day
23.8mm
Apr 30
lowest temperature
-1.0°C
May 1
highest temperature
41.3°C
Jan 14

Ballarat Ap Almanac

July minimum temperature
lowest this month
1.0°C
10th
lowest on record
-6.0°C
21st 1982
average this month
3.5°C
+0.5°C
long-term average
3.0°C
July maximum temperature
highest this month
11.7°C
2nd
highest on record
19.1°C
30th 1975
average this month
9.6°C
-0.6°C
long-term average
10.2°C
July rainfall
wettest this month
13.0mm
10th
total this month
39.4mm
7 day(s)
long-term average
66.5mm
20.1 day(s)
wettest on record
185.4mm
1923
driest on record
19.8mm
2001

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