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37.28°S 143.92°E 371m AMSL

Ballarat Forecast

This morning 0°C
Today 10°C
frost_then_sunny

Now

3.2°C rising
Updated at 00:20 EST

Central for Thursday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower, becoming less likely later this evening. Winds S/SW 15 to 25 km/h tending W/SW in the evening.
Friday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost about the ranges. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the east, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming W 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the early afternoon.

Currently at Ballarat Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 3.2°C rising
Dew Point 3.2°C rising
Feels Like 1.3°C
Relative Humidity 100%
Wind icon
W 7km/h rising
Wind Gusts 9km/h
Pressure 1019.8hPa rising
Fire Danger 0.5
Rain since 9am/last hr 3.0mm / -

Sun on Fri

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Sunrise sunrise
06:54 EST
Sunset sunset
17:59 EST

Nearby Now

Redesdale 2.0°C
Bendigo Ap 2.5°C
Sheoaks 2.7°C

Next 12 hours in Ballarat

48-hour forecast

3am

Fog
1°C

6am

Mostly cloudy
1°C

9am

Mostly clear
5°C

12pm

Mostly cloudy
9°C

Central Weather Warnings

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Vic - Thu 17:12 EST
Frost Warning for the Mallee, Wimmera, Northern Country, North Central, North East, South West, Central, West and South Gippsland and East

Victoria Weather Update

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Ballarat 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Fri
Aug 26
Sat
Aug 27
Sun
Aug 28
Mon
Aug 29
Tue
Aug 30
Wed
Aug 31
Thu
Sep 1

Frost then sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Late shower

Rain

Showers

Possible shower
Maximum 10°C 11°C 13°C 14°C 15°C 15°C 14°C
Minimum 0°C 2°C 4°C 5°C 7°C 8°C 6°C
Chance of Rain 20% 30% 30% 40% 90% 80% 90%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 5-10mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate
Frost Risk High Moderate Slight Slight Nil Nil Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 14
km/h
20
km/h
22
km/h
31
km/h
16
km/h
20
km/h
16
km/h
20
km/h
23
km/h
28
km/h
21
km/h
24
km/h
15
km/h
19
km/h
Wind Direction WNW 14km/h
WNW
W 20km/h
W
NNW 22km/h
NNW
NW 31km/h
NW
NNW 16km/h
NNW
NNW 20km/h
NNW
NE 16km/h
NE
NNE 20km/h
NNE
NE 23km/h
NE
NNE 28km/h
NNE
NNW 21km/h
NNW
NNW 24km/h
NNW
N 15km/h
N
NNW 19km/h
NNW
Relative Humidity 94% 76% 93% 69% 86% 67% 83% 65% 86% 74% 100% 83% 98% 82%
Dew Point 4°C 6°C 4°C 6°C 5°C 7°C 6°C 8°C 7°C 11°C 10°C 12°C 9°C 11°C

Ballarat Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:28 EST
sunrise
06:54 EST
sunset
17:59 EST
last light
18:26 EST
moon
rise
Fri 01:35 EST
set
Fri 12:09 EST
moon
Thu
Sep 1
moon
Fri
Sep 9
moon
Sat
Sep 17
moon
Fri
Sep 23

Ballarat Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Aug 25
3.0°C 10°C 1.2mm
Wed
Aug 24
0.5°C 9.6°C 0.4mm
Tue
Aug 23
3.5°C 11.0°C 0.8mm
Mon
Aug 22
4.0°C 12.4°C 2.4mm
Sun
Aug 21
4.6°C 10.8°C 5.2mm

Ballarat Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Aug
444.8mm
111.0 Day(s)
Total For 2016
388.2mm
117 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
361.2mm
106 Day(s)
Wettest Day
22.0mm
Mar 18
Lowest Temperature
-2.0°C
Jun 26
Highest Temperature
39.5°C
Jan 13

Ballarat Ap Almanac

full climatology
August Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-1.7°C
5th
Lowest On Record
-5.0°C
8th 1963
Average This Month
3.8°C
+0.3°C
Long-term Average
3.5°C
August Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
18.0°C
18th
Highest On Record
23.0°C
29th 1982
Average This Month
11.5°C
-0.1°C
Long-term Average
11.6°C
August Rainfall
Wettest This Month
8.8mm
19th
Total This Month
53.4mm
17 Day(s)
Long-term Average
74.5mm
19.6 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
167.1mm
1909
Driest On Record
13.0mm
1982
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Weather News

Snow season high becoming a low point

16:18 EST

The 2016 snow season has reached a new peak depth this week according to measurements taken today.

Late winter soaking causes flooding

16:13 EST

Rain gauges as far north as the Gulf of Carpentaria and south to Ulladulla have received decent rainfall in the last 24 hours, some of which caused dangerous flooding.

NSW weather: Bystanders 'watched helplessly' as 72yo man swept away by floodwaters

12:58 EST

A friend of a man feared drowned in floodwaters near Kyogle has told of "helplessly watching" the 72-year-old as he clung to a tree before being swept downstream.