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Ballarat Forecast

This morning 5°C
Today 15°C
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Now

4.1°C rising
Updated at 03:10 EST

Central for Tuesday Partly cloudy. Winds W 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.
Wednesday Mostly sunny. The chance of fog in the west in the early morning. High (80%) chance of rain in the west, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. Winds N/NW 15 to 20 km/h tending N/NE 35 to 50 km/h during the day.

Currently at Ballarat Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 4.1°C rising
Dew Point 4.1°C rising
Feels Like 1.0°C
Relative Humidity 100%
Wind icon
NE 12km/h steady
Wind Gusts 15km/h
Pressure 1011.9hPa steady
Fire Danger 0.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
06:05 EST
Sunset sunset
18:27 EST

Nearby Now

Sheoaks 5.1°C
Redesdale 2.6°C
Bendigo Ap 3.1°C

Next 12 hours in Ballarat

48-hour forecast

6am

Clear
5°C

9am

Clear
11°C

12pm

Mostly clear
14°C

3pm

Mostly cloudy. Windy
15°C

Central Weather Warnings

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Vic - Tue 22:46 EST
for People in the Central, Mallee, South West, Northern Country, North Central and Wimmera Forecast Districts

Vic - Tue 22:00 EST
Strong Wind Warning for the Following Areas: West Coast, Central Coast, Central Gippsland Coast and East Gippsland Coast

Victoria Weather Update

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Ballarat 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Sep 28
Thu
Sep 29
Fri
Sep 30
Sat
Oct 1
Sun
Oct 2
Mon
Oct 3
Tue
Oct 4

Windy with rain

Rain

Showers

Clearing shower

Late shower

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 15°C 11°C 11°C 14°C 20°C 12°C 13°C
Minimum 5°C 7°C 5°C 6°C 8°C 8°C 6°C
Chance of Rain 90% 90% 90% 40% 90% 90% 90%
Rain Amount 10-20mm 5-10mm 5-10mm < 1mm 10-20mm 5-10mm 1-5mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate High
Frost Risk Slight Nil Slight Nil Nil Nil Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 21
km/h
34
km/h
26
km/h
29
km/h
19
km/h
28
km/h
27
km/h
29
km/h
26
km/h
36
km/h
28
km/h
37
km/h
32
km/h
37
km/h
Wind Direction N 21km/h
N
NE 34km/h
NE
NNW 26km/h
NNW
N 29km/h
N
WNW 19km/h
WNW
WNW 28km/h
WNW
WNW 27km/h
WNW
NW 29km/h
NW
N 26km/h
N
N 36km/h
N
NNW 28km/h
NNW
NW 37km/h
NW
NW 32km/h
NW
WNW 37km/h
WNW
Relative Humidity 86% 64% 99% 84% 100% 82% 99% 70% 83% 67% 93% 79% 97% 81%
Dew Point 8°C 8°C 7°C 8°C 8°C 8°C 8°C 9°C 9°C 13°C 8°C 8°C 7°C 9°C

Ballarat Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:39 EST
sunrise
06:05 EST
sunset
18:27 EST
last light
18:53 EST
moon
rise
Wed 04:31 EST
set
Wed 15:49 EST
moon
Sat
Oct 1
moon
Sun
Oct 9
moon
Sun
Oct 16
moon
Sun
Oct 23

Ballarat Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Sep 27
1.7°C 13°C 7.8mm
Mon
Sep 26
3.6°C 13.5°C 0.8mm
Sun
Sep 25
4.0°C 12.0°C 4.6mm
Sat
Sep 24
4.8°C 15°C 0.2mm
Fri
Sep 23
3.1°C 15.7°C 0.2mm

Ballarat Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Sep
516.2mm
127.8 Day(s)
Total For 2016
554.8mm
137 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
408.2mm
124 Day(s)
Wettest Day
54.0mm
Sep 14
Lowest Temperature
-2.0°C
Jun 26
Highest Temperature
39.5°C
Jan 13

Ballarat Ap Almanac

full climatology
September Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
1.7°C
27th
Lowest On Record
-4.5°C
7th 1994
Average This Month
5.7°C
+1.1°C
Long-term Average
4.6°C
September Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
18.2°C
8th
Highest On Record
27.9°C
30th 1961
Average This Month
13.2°C
-0.6°C
Long-term Average
13.8°C
September Rainfall
Wettest This Month
54.0mm
14th
Total This Month
156.4mm
18 Day(s)
Long-term Average
71.4mm
16.8 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
162.9mm
1916
Driest On Record
19.2mm
1972
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Weather News

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16:49 EST

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Early northern rainfall

16:12 EST

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