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37.75°S 143.70°E 426m AMSL

Ballarat Forecast

Today 21°C
Tonight 9°C
mostly_sunny

Now

18.4°C rising
Updated at 17:30 EDT

Central for Friday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of drizzle near the Otways, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds S 25 to 35 km/h.

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24-hour graph
Temperature 18.4°C rising
Dew Point 7.2°C falling
Feels Like 18.4°C
Relative Humidity 48%
Wind icon
S 31km/h falling
Wind Gusts 43km/h
Pressure 1024.2hPa rising
Fire Danger 9.3
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Fri

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Sunrise sunrise
07:04 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:12 EDT

Nearby Now

Sheoaks 17.7°C
Mt Gellibrand 16.9°C
Avalon Ap 19.3°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Ballarat

48-hour forecast

6pm

Mostly clear
20°C

9pm

Mostly clear
14°C

12am

Mostly clear
11°C

3am

Mostly cloudy
10°C

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National Forecast

Ballarat 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Fri
Feb 24
Sat
Feb 25
Sun
Feb 26
Mon
Feb 27
Tue
Feb 28
Wed
Mar 1
Thu
Mar 2

Mostly sunny

Windy

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Late shower

Late shower
Maximum 21°C 20°C 28°C 31°C 32°C 32°C 32°C
Minimum 11°C 9°C 9°C 14°C 15°C 18°C 17°C
Chance of Rain 20% 10% 5% 5% 10% 10% 60%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Very High
Frost Risk Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 23
km/h
27
km/h
27
km/h
28
km/h
14
km/h
15
km/h
22
km/h
16
km/h
20
km/h
16
km/h
20
km/h
15
km/h
19
km/h
16
km/h
Wind Direction S 23km/h
S
S 27km/h
S
S 27km/h
S
S 28km/h
S
E 14km/h
E
NE 15km/h
NE
NE 22km/h
NE
NE 16km/h
NE
NE 20km/h
NE
NNE 16km/h
NNE
NE 20km/h
NE
NE 15km/h
NE
NE 19km/h
NE
NNW 16km/h
NNW
Relative Humidity 83% 45% 87% 40% 90% 35% 71% 30% 67% 29% 61% 27% 61% 29%
Dew Point 11°C 9°C 9°C 6°C 12°C 10°C 14°C 11°C 14°C 12°C 15°C 11°C 15°C 12°C

Ballarat Sun & Moon Times

Saturday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:38 EDT
sunrise
07:05 EDT
sunset
20:11 EDT
last light
20:38 EDT
moon
set
Fri 18:35 EDT
rise
Sat 05:21 EDT
moon
Mon
Feb 27
moon
Sun
Mar 5
moon
Mon
Mar 13
moon
Tue
Mar 21

Ballarat Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
Feb 24
10.6°C 19°C 0.2mm
Thu
Feb 23
10.1°C 23.7°C 0.0mm
Wed
Feb 22
9.4°C 31.6°C 0.0mm
Tue
Feb 21
3.2°C 23.5°C 0.0mm
Mon
Feb 20
7.6°C 18.4°C 4.0mm

Ballarat Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Feb
83.4mm
14.8 Day(s)
Total For 2017
82.8mm
12 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
47.2mm
16 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
February Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
3.2°C
21st
Lowest On Record
-1.4°C
3rd 1986
Average This Month
10.4°C
-1.2°C
Long-term Average
11.6°C
February Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
40.1°C
9th
Highest On Record
44.1°C
7th 2009
Average This Month
24.7°C
-0.7°C
Long-term Average
25.4°C
February Rainfall
Wettest This Month
36.4mm
6th
Total This Month
44.2mm
7 Day(s)
Long-term Average
44.3mm
7.2 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
240.3mm
1973
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1983
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12:03 EDT

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