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37.60°S 143.77°E 398m AMSL

Ballarat Forecast

Today 15°C
Tonight 5°C
possible_shower

Now

12.1°C rising
Updated at 11:40 EDT

Central for Thursday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers in the east, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. Winds W/SW 15 to 25 km/h tending S/SW 20 to 30 km/h in the late morning and early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures between 15 and 19.

Currently at Ballarat Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 12.1°C rising
Dew Point 8.4°C rising
Feels Like 9.9°C
Relative Humidity 78%
Wind icon
SW 22km/h steady
Wind Gusts 28km/h
Pressure 1018.3hPa falling
Fire Danger 2.1
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
07:36 EDT
Sunset sunset
19:22 EDT

Nearby Now

Sheoaks 13.3°C
Mt Gellibrand 12.2°C
Redesdale 16.1°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Ballarat

48-hour forecast

3pm

Mostly clear
15°C

6pm

Mostly cloudy
14°C

9pm

Mostly clear
10°C

12am

Mostly clear
8°C

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National Forecast

Ballarat 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Mar 30
Fri
Mar 31
Sat
Apr 1
Sun
Apr 2
Mon
Apr 3
Tue
Apr 4
Wed
Apr 5

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 15°C 16°C 16°C 16°C 19°C 22°C 22°C
Minimum 6°C 5°C 5°C 6°C 5°C 5°C 8°C
Chance of Rain 30% 40% 50% 30% 5% 10% 10%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Moderate High High Moderate Moderate
Frost Risk Nil Slight Slight Nil Slight Slight Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 22
km/h
27
km/h
15
km/h
18
km/h
22
km/h
26
km/h
25
km/h
23
km/h
23
km/h
16
km/h
16
km/h
12
km/h
18
km/h
12
km/h
Wind Direction WSW 22km/h
WSW
SW 27km/h
SW
WSW 15km/h
WSW
WSW 18km/h
WSW
WSW 22km/h
WSW
SW 26km/h
SW
S 25km/h
S
S 23km/h
S
SE 23km/h
SE
SE 16km/h
SE
NE 16km/h
NE
ENE 12km/h
ENE
NE 18km/h
NE
NE 12km/h
NE
Relative Humidity 86% 50% 84% 42% 89% 52% 72% 54% 69% 41% 66% 35% 62% 35%
Dew Point 7°C 5°C 6°C 3°C 7°C 6°C 8°C 7°C 6°C 6°C 8°C 6°C 8°C 6°C

Ballarat Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
07:10 EDT
sunrise
07:36 EDT
sunset
19:22 EDT
last light
19:48 EDT
moon
set
Thu 21:00 EDT
rise
Fri 10:46 EDT
moon
Tue
Apr 4
moon
Tue
Apr 11
moon
Wed
Apr 19
moon
Wed
Apr 26

Ballarat Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Mar 30
6°C - 3mm
Wed
Mar 29
8.6°C 22°C 0.2mm
Tue
Mar 28
6.3°C 22.8°C 2.8mm
Mon
Mar 27
16.9°C 29.3°C 0.0mm
Sun
Mar 26
14.9°C 28.0°C 0.0mm

Ballarat Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Mar
125.4mm
24.3 Day(s)
Total For 2017
126.8mm
19 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
85.6mm
24 Day(s)
Wettest Day
36.4mm
Feb 6
Lowest Temperature
3.2°C
Feb 21
Highest Temperature
40.1°C
Feb 9

Ballarat Ap Almanac

full climatology
March Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
6.0°C
30th
Lowest On Record
-0.6°C
25th 1965
Average This Month
12.7°C
+2.7°C
Long-term Average
10.0°C
March Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
32.1°C
1st
Highest On Record
37.7°C
12th 1998
Average This Month
26.7°C
+4.2°C
Long-term Average
22.5°C
March Rainfall
Wettest This Month
20.6mm
22nd
Total This Month
44.0mm
7 Day(s)
Long-term Average
42.0mm
9.5 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
162.2mm
1911
Driest On Record
2.2mm
1923
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Weather News

BOM warns Brisbane, south-east Queensland face flooding from ex-Cyclone Debbie

11:20 EDT

All south-east Queensland schools have been shut today and businesses are being asked to close by lunchtime as ex-Cyclone Debbie nears, bringing severe thunderstorms, torrential rain and flash flooding.

Government loans announced for cyclone-affected farmers as wet weather prevents assessment of crop damage

11:16 EDT

Wet weather has continued to plague parts of cyclone-affected north Queensland overnight, hampering farmers' efforts to survey damage to their properties.

Cyclone Debbie: Swift water rescues underway in Mackay, heavy rain stalls cyclone recovery

11:10 EDT

Swift water rescues are underway with at least 50 people stranded in outlying areas of Mackay in north Queensland after heavy rain in the region overnight, Police Commissioner Ian Stewart says.