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37.65°S 143.68°E 357m AMSL

Ballarat Forecast

Today 7°C
Tonight 2°C
showers

Now

6.9°C falling
Updated at 14:20 EST

Central for Wednesday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, becoming less likely late this afternoon and evening with possible hail. Snow falling above 800 metres. Winds W/SW 25 to 35 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures between 6 and 11.

Currently at Ballarat Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 6.9°C falling
Dew Point 3.0°C falling
Feels Like 2.7°C
Relative Humidity 76%
Wind icon
SW 27km/h rising
Wind Gusts 33km/h
Pressure 1013.1hPa falling
Fire Danger 2.2
Rain since 9am/last hr 1.6mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
07:21 EST
Sunset sunset
17:41 EST

Nearby Now

Sheoaks 7.5°C
Mt Gellibrand 7.2°C

Next 12 hours in Ballarat

48-hour forecast

3pm

Mostly cloudy
7°C

6pm

Mostly cloudy
4°C

9pm

Mostly cloudy
3°C

12am

Mostly cloudy
2°C

Central Weather Warnings

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Vic - Wed 10:16 EST
Strong Wind Warning for Port Phillip, Western Port, West Coast, Central Coast, Central Gippsland Coast and East Gippsland Coast

Vic - Wed 05:11 EST
Sheep Graziers Warning for the South West, North Central, Northern Country, Central, W & S and East Gippsland and North East

Victoria Weather Update

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Ballarat 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Aug 5
Thu
Aug 6
Fri
Aug 7
Sat
Aug 8
Sun
Aug 9
Mon
Aug 10
Tue
Aug 11

Showers

Possible shower

Mostly cloudy

Mostly cloudy

Possible shower

Possible shower

Frost then sunny
Maximum 7°C 9°C 10°C 10°C 11°C 8°C 9°C
Minimum 3°C 2°C 3°C 3°C 3°C 4°C 0°C
Chance of Rain 90% 60% 60% 40% 70% 80% 70%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
UV Index Low Low Low Moderate Moderate
Frost Risk Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Slight High
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 20
km/h
29
km/h
18
km/h
24
km/h
11
km/h
18
km/h
5
km/h
14
km/h
18
km/h
29
km/h
22
km/h
28
km/h
24
km/h
30
km/h
Wind Direction WSW 20km/h
WSW
SW 29km/h
SW
WSW 18km/h
WSW
WSW 24km/h
WSW
SW 11km/h
SW
SW 18km/h
SW
S 5km/h
S
WSW 14km/h
WSW
N 18km/h
N
NNW 29km/h
NNW
NW 22km/h
NW
NW 28km/h
NW
NW 24km/h
NW
W 30km/h
W
Relative Humidity 100% 75% 100% 84% 100% 78% 100% 71% 94% 66% 97% 75% 100% 78%
Dew Point 4°C 3°C 5°C 7°C 5°C 7°C 6°C 5°C 5°C 5°C 4°C 4°C 2°C 5°C

Ballarat Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
06:54 EST
sunrise
07:21 EST
sunset
17:41 EST
last light
18:09 EST
moon
rise
Wed 23:20 EST
set
Thu 10:52 EST
moon
Fri
Aug 7
moon
Sat
Aug 15
moon
Sun
Aug 23
moon
Sun
Aug 30

Ballarat Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Aug 5
3°C - 4mm
Tue
Aug 4
-0.4°C 8°C 0.2mm
Mon
Aug 3
3.1°C 7.8°C 3.2mm
Sun
Aug 2
1.4°C 11.2°C 0.0mm
Sat
Aug 1
2.5°C 7.7°C 2.0mm

Ballarat Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Aug
444.8mm
111.0 Day(s)
Total For 2015
336.2mm
94 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2014
313.8mm
88 Day(s)
Wettest Day
44.2mm
Feb 14
Lowest Temperature
-5.6°C
Jul 19
Highest Temperature
38.2°C
Jan 2

Ballarat Ap Almanac

full climatology
August Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-0.4°C
4th
Lowest On Record
-5.0°C
8th 1963
Average This Month
1.9°C
-1.6°C
Long-term Average
3.5°C
August Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
11.2°C
2nd
Highest On Record
23.0°C
29th 1982
Average This Month
8.7°C
-2.9°C
Long-term Average
11.6°C
August Rainfall
Wettest This Month
4.0mm
5th
Total This Month
9.4mm
4 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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13:03 EST

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