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37.46°S 143.94°E 529m AMSL

Ballarat Forecast

Today 37°C
Tonight 20°C
sunny

Now

26.8°C rising
Updated at 09:00 EDT

Central for Thursday Hot and sunny. Winds N/NE 15 to 25 km/h turning NW 25 to 35 km/h during the morning then tending NW/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 35 to 40.

Currently at Ballarat Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 26.8°C rising
Dew Point 4.6°C rising
Feels Like 26.1°C
Relative Humidity 24%
Wind icon
NNE 27km/h falling
Wind Gusts 39km/h
Pressure 1017.7hPa rising
Fire Danger 25.8
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
06:23 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:47 EDT

Nearby Now

Sheoaks 30.0°C
Redesdale 26.3°C
Mt Gellibrand 25.2°C

Fire Danger Rating

VERY HIGH

Next 12 hours in Ballarat

48-hour forecast

12pm

Clear
31°C

3pm

Clear
36°C

6pm

Clear
37°C

9pm

Clear
29°C

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National Forecast

Ballarat 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Jan 18
Fri
Jan 19
Sat
Jan 20
Sun
Jan 21
Mon
Jan 22
Tue
Jan 23
Wed
Jan 24

Sunny

Sunny

Possible thunderstorm

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Sunny
Maximum 37°C 40°C 28°C 32°C 27°C 24°C 32°C
Minimum 16°C 20°C 15°C 14°C 15°C 11°C 11°C
Chance of Rain 5% 30% 60% 50% 10% 10% 20%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
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 23
km/h
22
km/h
24
km/h
24
km/h
19
km/h
20
km/h
11
km/h
14
km/h
18
km/h
23
km/h
20
km/h
22
km/h
15
km/h
18
km/h
Wind Direction NNE 23km/h
NNE
NNW 22km/h
NNW
N 24km/h
N
NW 24km/h
NW
SSE 19km/h
SSE
SSE 20km/h
SSE
SE 11km/h
SE
WNW 14km/h
WNW
SW 18km/h
SW
SSW 23km/h
SSW
S 20km/h
S
S 22km/h
S
SSE 15km/h
SSE
S 18km/h
S
Relative Humidity 33% 11% 24% 10% 71% 41% 70% 38% 78% 36% 78% 37% 72% 31%
Dew Point 7°C 2°C 6°C 3°C 13°C 14°C 15°C 16°C 15°C 11°C 12°C 9°C 14°C 13°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
05:53 EDT
sunrise
06:23 EDT
sunset
20:47 EDT
last light
21:17 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 - 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
26.4°C
+0.9°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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