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Ballarat Forecast

Today 10°C
Tonight 3°C
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Now

8.1°C falling
Updated at 16:00 EST

Central for Wednesday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, becoming less likely this afternoon. Snow falling above 1000 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm this morning. Possible hail. Winds S/SW 30 to 45 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures between 10 and 14.

Currently at Ballarat Ap

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Temperature 8.1°C falling
Dew Point 2.4°C falling
Feels Like 4.2°C
Relative Humidity 67%
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SSW 27km/h steady
Wind Gusts 43km/h
Pressure 1016.2hPa rising
Fire Danger 3.1
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.8mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
07:00 EST
Sunset sunset
17:45 EST

Nearby Now

Sheoaks 10.0°C
Redesdale 11.7°C
Mt Gellibrand 8.9°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Ballarat

48-hour forecast

6pm

Mostly cloudy
7°C

9pm

Mostly clear
6°C

12am

Mostly clear
5°C

3am

Mostly clear
4°C

Central Weather Warnings

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Vic - Wed 11:21 EST
Sheep Graziers Warning for the Northern Country, North Central, North East, South West, Central, West and South Gippsland and East Gippsland

Vic - Wed 11:11 EST
Gale Warning Central & East Gippsland Coasts. Strong Wind Warning Port Phillip, Western Port, Gippsland Lakes, W Coast and Central Coast

National Forecast

Ballarat 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Apr 26
Thu
Apr 27
Fri
Apr 28
Sat
Apr 29
Sun
Apr 30
Mon
May 1
Tue
May 2

Windy with showers

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Late shower

Possible shower
Maximum 10°C 11°C 14°C 14°C 14°C 16°C 13°C
Minimum 5°C 3°C 6°C 9°C 3°C 5°C 5°C
Chance of Rain 50% 60% 90% 40% 50% 90% 90%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate
Frost Risk Slight Moderate Nil Nil Moderate Slight Slight
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 29
km/h
32
km/h
21
km/h
22
km/h
19
km/h
23
km/h
20
km/h
19
km/h
12
km/h
18
km/h
22
km/h
25
km/h
23
km/h
24
km/h
Wind Direction SW 29km/h
SW
SW 32km/h
SW
SW 21km/h
SW
SW 22km/h
SW
WNW 19km/h
WNW
WSW 23km/h
WSW
SW 20km/h
SW
SSW 19km/h
SSW
N 12km/h
N
NNW 18km/h
NNW
NNW 22km/h
NNW
NW 25km/h
NW
W 23km/h
W
WSW 24km/h
WSW
Relative Humidity 94% 58% 89% 72% 100% 78% 100% 76% 96% 65% 96% 74% 98% 75%
Dew Point 6°C 2°C 5°C 6°C 10°C 10°C 10°C 10°C 6°C 8°C 9°C 11°C 8°C 8°C

Ballarat Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
06:33 EST
sunrise
07:00 EST
sunset
17:45 EST
last light
18:12 EST
moon
set
Wed 17:52 EST
rise
Thu 07:25 EST
moon
Wed
May 3
moon
Thu
May 11
moon
Fri
May 19
moon
Fri
May 26

Ballarat Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Apr 26
6.4°C 10°C 6.2mm
Tue
Apr 25
12.6°C 16.5°C 25.0mm
Mon
Apr 24
9.1°C 20.8°C 0.2mm
Sun
Apr 23
10.3°C 20.0°C 0.0mm
Sat
Apr 22
14.4°C 19.4°C 0.0mm

Ballarat Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Apr
176.7mm
36.8 Day(s)
Total For 2017
225.6mm
32 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
94.0mm
31 Day(s)
Wettest Day
47.4mm
Apr 10
Lowest Temperature
1.1°C
Mar 31
Highest Temperature
40.1°C
Feb 9

Ballarat Ap Almanac

full climatology
April Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
2.2°C
15th
Lowest On Record
-4.1°C
21st 1987
Average This Month
8.1°C
+0.7°C
Long-term Average
7.4°C
April Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
25.6°C
8th
Highest On Record
31.5°C
10th 2005
Average This Month
18.8°C
+0.7°C
Long-term Average
18.1°C
April Rainfall
Wettest This Month
47.4mm
10th
Total This Month
98.4mm
13 Day(s)
Long-term Average
51.3mm
12.5 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
154.1mm
1939
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1923
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Weather News

Several weather systems set to pummel NZ

15:10 EST

New Zealanders are bracing for a week of wild weather.

Smoke signals the burning of heavy stubble, a hangover of last year's record NSW crop

14:56 EST

The skies above New South Wales farms have been filled with smoke in recent weeks as growers burn a huge load of dry stubble left over from last year's record crop yields.

Victoria on track for wet April after wintry blast hits state

12:34 EST

Parts of Victoria have already received almost double the average rainfall this month, and some areas have recorded the wettest April in 16 years.