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37.60°S 143.77°E 398m AMSL

Ballarat Forecast

Tonight 5°C
Tomorrow 12°C
showers

Now

6.7°C steady
Updated at 20:10 EST

Central for Thursday Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers. Snow possible above 1200 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm early this evening. Winds N 25 to 35 km/h turning NE in the evening.
Friday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow falling above 1200 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds N/NE 15 to 25 km/h tending W/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then tending N/NW in the evening.

Currently at Ballarat Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 6.7°C steady
Dew Point 6.7°C rising
Feels Like 2.8°C
Relative Humidity 100%
Wind icon
ENE 24km/h rising
Wind Gusts 26km/h
Pressure 987.3hPa falling
Fire Danger 0.9
Rain since 9am/last hr 3.8mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
06:03 EST
Sunset sunset
18:28 EST

Nearby Now

Sheoaks 8.2°C
Mt Gellibrand 6.7°C

Next 12 hours in Ballarat

48-hour forecast

9pm

Chance shower or storm
7°C

12am

Shower. Chance storm
7°C

3am

Chance shower or storm
6°C

6am

Chance shower or storm
5°C

Central Weather Warnings

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Vic - Thu 16:40 EST
Strong Wind Warning for Port Phillip and East Gippsland Coast. Cancellation for the Central Coast and Central Gippsland Coast

Vic - Thu 15:38 EST
Cancellation of Sheep Graziers Warning for Mallee, Wimmera, N Country, N Central, NE, SW and Central

Vic - Thu 13:15 EST
Flood Watch For Greater Melbourne Catchments (Werribee, Maribyrnong, Yarra, Dandenong and Bunyip)

Vic - Thu 10:56 EST
Initial Minor Flood Warning for the Campaspe River

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Ballarat 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Sep 29
Fri
Sep 30
Sat
Oct 1
Sun
Oct 2
Mon
Oct 3
Tue
Oct 4
Wed
Oct 5

Possible shower

Showers

Clearing shower

Rain developing

Showers

Showers

Possible shower
Maximum 11°C 12°C 13°C 19°C 11°C 13°C 15°C
Minimum 7°C 5°C 6°C 7°C 7°C 7°C 8°C
Chance of Rain 90% 90% 50% 90% 90% 90% 60%
Rain Amount 5-10mm 5-10mm < 1mm 10-20mm 1-5mm 5-10mm < 1mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate Moderate High Moderate
Frost Risk Nil Slight Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 28
km/h
31
km/h
18
km/h
20
km/h
26
km/h
28
km/h
28
km/h
33
km/h
28
km/h
37
km/h
32
km/h
39
km/h
30
km/h
34
km/h
Wind Direction NNW 28km/h
NNW
NNE 31km/h
NNE
WSW 18km/h
WSW
W 20km/h
W
WNW 26km/h
WNW
NW 28km/h
NW
N 28km/h
N
N 33km/h
N
NW 28km/h
NW
NW 37km/h
NW
NW 32km/h
NW
NW 39km/h
NW
WNW 30km/h
WNW
WNW 34km/h
WNW
Relative Humidity 93% 82% 100% 80% 100% 74% 82% 66% 99% 82% 100% 88% 93% 67%
Dew Point 8°C 7°C 7°C 9°C 9°C 9°C 8°C 12°C 8°C 8°C 10°C 11°C 8°C 9°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
05:35 EST
sunrise
06:02 EST
sunset
18:28 EST
last light
18:55 EST
moon
rise
Fri 05:39 EST
set
Fri 17:44 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
Thu
Sep 29
6.9°C 11°C 13.0mm
Wed
Sep 28
3.2°C 14.3°C 0.0mm
Tue
Sep 27
1.7°C 12.6°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

Ballarat Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Sep
516.2mm
127.8 Day(s)
Total For 2016
567.8mm
138 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
169.4mm
19 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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19:50 EST

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19:37 EST

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