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Ballarat Forecast

This morning 20°C
Today 40°C
sunny

Now

20.4°C rising
Updated at 04:50 EDT

Central for Friday Very hot and sunny. Winds N/NW 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 25 to 35 km/h early in the morning then shifting cooler S/SW 20 to 30 km/h in the afternoon and evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 19 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching 37 to 42.

Currently at Ballarat Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 20.4°C rising
Dew Point 1.3°C falling
Feels Like 20.4°C
Relative Humidity 28%
Wind icon
NE 16km/h steady
Wind Gusts 19km/h
Pressure 1013.4hPa steady
Fire Danger 14.0
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Fri

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Sunrise sunrise
06:24 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:47 EDT

Nearby Now

Sheoaks 23.4°C
Mt Gellibrand 24.7°C
Mortlake 20.4°C

Fire Danger Rating

SEVERE

Next 12 hours in Ballarat

48-hour forecast

6am

Clear
21°C

9am

Clear
27°C

12pm

Clear
34°C

3pm

Clear
40°C

Central Weather Warnings

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Vic - Fri 04:15 EDT
Fire Weather Warning for the Mallee, Wimmera, North Central, South West and Central

National Forecast

Ballarat 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Fri
Jan 19
Sat
Jan 20
Sun
Jan 21
Mon
Jan 22
Tue
Jan 23
Wed
Jan 24
Thu
Jan 25

Sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Possible shower
Maximum 40°C 28°C 30°C 28°C 25°C 29°C 33°C
Minimum 20°C 16°C 15°C 14°C 11°C 9°C 12°C
Chance of Rain 30% 50% 70% 10% 10% 40% 30%
Rain Amount < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme
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 24
km/h
25
km/h
18
km/h
17
km/h
13
km/h
14
km/h
17
km/h
21
km/h
21
km/h
22
km/h
17
km/h
21
km/h
16
km/h
18
km/h
Wind Direction NNE 24km/h
NNE
NNW 25km/h
NNW
SE 18km/h
SE
SSE 17km/h
SSE
SSE 13km/h
SSE
W 14km/h
W
SW 17km/h
SW
SSW 21km/h
SSW
SSE 21km/h
SSE
S 22km/h
S
S 17km/h
S
S 21km/h
S
SE 16km/h
SE
SE 18km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 23% 7% 62% 32% 69% 35% 83% 39% 77% 38% 75% 32% 71% 37%
Dew Point 5°C -2°C 12°C 10°C 14°C 13°C 15°C 12°C 11°C 9°C 12°C 11°C 14°C 14°C

Ballarat Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:54 EDT
sunrise
06:24 EDT
sunset
20:47 EDT
last light
21:16 EDT
moon
set
Fri 22:04 EDT
rise
Sat 09:03 EDT
moon
Thu
Jan 25
moon
Thu
Feb 1
moon
Thu
Feb 8
moon
Fri
Feb 16

Ballarat Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Jan 18
14°C 37°C 0.0mm
Wed
Jan 17
11°C 33°C 0.0mm
Tue
Jan 16
9.9°C 26°C 0.0mm
Mon
Jan 15
9.2°C 24.6°C 0.0mm
Sun
Jan 14
6.7°C 20.5°C 4.2mm

Ballarat Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jan
39.5mm
7.6 Day(s)
Total For 2018
8.2mm
4 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
13.6mm
3 Day(s)
Wettest Day
4.2mm
Jan 14
Lowest Temperature
6.7°C
Jan 14
Highest Temperature
40.0°C
Jan 6

Ballarat Ap Almanac

full climatology
January Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
6.7°C
14th
Lowest On Record
0.7°C
3rd 2009
Average This Month
11.3°C
+0.1°C
Long-term Average
11.2°C
January Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
40.0°C
6th
Highest On Record
42.0°C
25th 2003
Average This Month
27.0°C
+1.5°C
Long-term Average
25.5°C
January Rainfall
Wettest This Month
4.2mm
14th
Total This Month
8.2mm
4 Day(s)
Long-term Average
39.5mm
7.6 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
206.0mm
2011
Driest On Record
0.8mm
2009
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Weather News

Victoria sweats through heatwave as bushfires ease

22:20 EDT

Victorians are being warned there will be no respite from Thursday's heat as temperatures are expected to rise above 40 degrees Celsius again on Friday.

Four days of intense heat in western Sydney

17:28 EDT

Parts of western Sydney could experience their hottest four-day spell in more than 20 years between Friday and Monday.

SA heatwave forecast forces total fire bans, cancellation of TDU community challenge event

12:36 EDT

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