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Ballarat Forecast

Today 10°C
Tonight 1°C
mostly_sunny

Now

7.2°C rising
Updated at 11:10 EST

Central for Monday Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers this morning and afternoon. Winds S 25 to 35 km/h decreasing to 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures between 9 and 14.

Currently at Ballarat Ap

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Temperature 7.2°C rising
Dew Point 6.1°C falling
Feels Like 4.8°C
Relative Humidity 93%
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SW 12km/h falling
Wind Gusts 15km/h
Pressure 1027.6hPa steady
Fire Danger 0.9
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Mon

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Sunrise sunrise
07:38 EST
Sunset sunset
17:13 EST

Nearby Now

Sheoaks 8.6°C
Mt Gellibrand 8.8°C
Avalon Ap 11.3°C

Next 12 hours in Ballarat

48-hour forecast

12pm

Mostly clear
8°C

3pm

Mostly clear
10°C

6pm

Mostly clear
7°C

9pm

Mostly clear
5°C

Central Weather Warnings

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Vic - Mon 10:13 EST
Strong Wind Warning for Central Gippsland Coast and East Gippsland Coast. Cancellation of Port Phillip and Central Coast

Vic - Mon 04:06 EST
Cancellation of Sheep Graziers Warning for North Central, Central, West and South Gippsland and East Gippsland

National Forecast

Ballarat 7-day Weather Forecast

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

Mostly sunny

Frost then sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 10°C 11°C 9°C 10°C 11°C 12°C 11°C
Minimum 4°C 1°C 3°C 2°C 4°C 5°C 6°C
Chance of Rain 10% 5% 5% 20% 40% 80% 70%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
UV Index Low Low Low Low Low
Frost Risk Slight High Moderate Moderate Slight Slight Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 19
km/h
22
km/h
12
km/h
17
km/h
19
km/h
26
km/h
13
km/h
17
km/h
16
km/h
22
km/h
21
km/h
22
km/h
16
km/h
20
km/h
Wind Direction SW 19km/h
SW
SSW 22km/h
SSW
E 12km/h
E
NNE 17km/h
NNE
NNE 19km/h
NNE
N 26km/h
N
N 13km/h
N
N 17km/h
N
N 16km/h
N
NNW 22km/h
NNW
NNW 21km/h
NNW
NW 22km/h
NW
NNW 16km/h
NNW
WNW 20km/h
WNW
Relative Humidity 99% 78% 93% 67% 94% 72% 93% 74% 93% 76% 100% 86% 100% 87%
Dew Point 5°C 7°C 4°C 5°C 4°C 4°C 4°C 6°C 6°C 7°C 7°C 10°C 8°C 9°C

Ballarat Sun & Moon Times

Monday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
07:09 EST
sunrise
07:38 EST
sunset
17:13 EST
last light
17:42 EST
moon
set
Mon 22:18 EST
rise
Tue 12:00 EST
moon
Wed
Jun 20
moon
Thu
Jun 28
moon
Fri
Jul 6
moon
Fri
Jul 13

Ballarat Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Mon
Jun 18
6°C - 5mm
Sun
Jun 17
3°C 9°C 14mm
Sat
Jun 16
0°C 9°C 2mm
Fri
Jun 15
4°C 10°C 6mm
Thu
Jun 14
4°C 11°C 2mm

Ballarat Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jun
303.3mm
71.3 Day(s)
Total For 2018
227.0mm
63 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
277.4mm
64 Day(s)
Wettest Day
25.4mm
Jan 27
Lowest Temperature
-1.6°C
Jun 1
Highest Temperature
40.5°C
Jan 19

Ballarat Ap Almanac

full climatology
June Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-1.6°C
1st
Lowest On Record
-4.6°C
23rd 1979
Average This Month
3.8°C
-0.1°C
Long-term Average
3.9°C
June Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
15.0°C
6th
Highest On Record
21.6°C
5th 1957
Average This Month
12.2°C
+1.1°C
Long-term Average
11.1°C
June Rainfall
Wettest This Month
14.0mm
17th
Total This Month
46.4mm
14 Day(s)
Long-term Average
62.7mm
18.2 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
169.5mm
1977
Driest On Record
12.8mm
2006
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Weather News

Could Ord Valley hay be the solution to feed shortages in drought-stricken SE Australia?

06:21 EST

Could fodder grown in Western Australia's remote Ord River Irrigation Scheme be the solution to the feed shortage on drought-stricken farmland in South Eastern Australia? The sub-tropical climate and access to irrigation allows farmers in the Ord to produce significant tonnages of Rhodes Grass hay for the local cattle industry, yields up to 30 tonnes per hectare a year.

Unlikely snow events in Australia

16:23 EST

It seems that every year, and especially around the first decent snowfall of the season, we always get asked where abouts it will snow.

Sunny skies but biting cold for Sydney

13:39 EST

Skies have been sunny across Sydney over the weekend, but a biting wind from a cold airmass over southeastern parts of the country is making it feel significantly colder than the mercury would suggest.