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37.43°S 144.08°E 626m AMSL

Ballarat Forecast

This morning 3°C
Today 7°C
showers

Now

5.4°C steady
Updated at 00:00 EST

Central for Tuesday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers near the Otways, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 900 metres. Winds NW 25 to 35 km/h.
Wednesday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow falling above 700 metres. Possible hail. Winds W/NW 25 to 40 km/h tending W/SW early in the morning.

Currently at Ballarat Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 5.4°C steady
Dew Point 5.3°C steady
Feels Like 1.7°C
Relative Humidity 99%
Wind icon
NW 18km/h falling
Wind Gusts 26km/h
Pressure 1014.2hPa steady
Fire Danger 0.8
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.6mm / -

Sun on Wed

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

Nearby Now

Sheoaks 7.5°C
Redesdale 7.0°C
Kilmore Gap 4.8°C

Next 12 hours in Ballarat

48-hour forecast

3am

Rain
5°C

6am

Intermittent rain
4°C

9am

Rain
3°C

12pm

Slight chance shower
6°C

Central Weather Warnings

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Vic - Tue 22:35 EST
Warning for Farmers and Graziers in Victoria. Cold, wet and windy weather is expected, possibly leading to sheep losses in exposed areas.

Vic - Tue 22:34 EST
Coastal Strong Wind/Gale Warning

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 80% 60% 50% 50% 80% 70% 70%
Rain Amount 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
UV Index Low Low Low 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
30
km/h
18
km/h
24
km/h
11
km/h
18
km/h
6
km/h
15
km/h
18
km/h
29
km/h
23
km/h
28
km/h
23
km/h
31
km/h
Wind Direction SW 20km/h
SW
SW 30km/h
SW
WSW 18km/h
WSW
WSW 24km/h
WSW
SW 11km/h
SW
SW 18km/h
SW
WSW 6km/h
WSW
WSW 15km/h
WSW
N 18km/h
N
NNW 29km/h
NNW
NNW 23km/h
NNW
NNW 28km/h
NNW
SW 23km/h
SW
WSW 31km/h
WSW
Relative Humidity 100% 79% 100% 82% 100% 76% 100% 73% 94% 66% 95% 75% 100% 77%
Dew Point 4°C 3°C 5°C 6°C 5°C 6°C 6°C 6°C 5°C 5°C 4°C 4°C 4°C 5°C

Ballarat Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise 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
set
Wed 10:12 EST
rise
Wed 23:20 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
Tue
Aug 4
-0.4°C 7°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
Fri
Jul 31
-1.1°C 9.0°C 2.8mm

Ballarat Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Aug
444.8mm
111.0 Day(s)
Total For 2015
332.2mm
93 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
1.6°C
-1.9°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
8.4°C
-3.2°C
Long-term Average
11.6°C
August Rainfall
Wettest This Month
3.2mm
3rd
Total This Month
5.4mm
3 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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Weather News

Grantham flood inquiry: Three people missing after 2011 deluge in Queensland never found, commission hears

19:04 EST

Three people who went missing during the deadly 2011 Grantham flood have never been found, an inquiry in Queensland has heard.

Ten people stranded in heavy snow rescued by helicopter from Tasmania's Mount Field national park

18:53 EST

Emergency workers have launched another rescue operation for people stranded in heavy snow, this time for 10 people snowed in at Lake Dobson in Mount Field National Park, about 75 kilometres north-west of Hobart.

Drought concessional loan scheme to be re-opened within days, says Federal Government drought coordinator

16:30 EST

A new "drought coordinator" working on the border of Victoria and South Australia, says the next round of drought concessional loans will be opened within days and funding boosts will be announced for a list of service providers.