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Ararat Forecast

This morning 2°C
Today 18°C
mostly_sunny

Now

5.0°C falling
Updated at 05:40 EDT

South West for Friday Partly cloudy. The chance of fog about the ranges early this morning. Slight (30%) chance of a shower near the coast, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming W 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 18.

Currently at Stawell Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 5.0°C falling
Dew Point 4.0°C steady
Feels Like 5.0°C
Relative Humidity 93%
Wind icon
Calm steady
Wind Gusts 0km/h
Pressure 1020.5hPa falling
Fire Danger 0.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Fri

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Sunrise sunrise
07:40 EDT
Sunset sunset
19:24 EDT

Nearby Now

Mount William 2.9°C
Ballarat Ap 2.9°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Eversley

48-hour forecast

9am

Mostly clear
6°C

12pm

Mostly clear
11°C

3pm

Mostly clear
14°C

6pm

Mostly clear
12°C

South West Weather Warnings

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Vic - Fri 05:10 EDT
Strong Wind Warning the Following Areas: Port Phillip, W Port, W Coast, Central Coast, Central Gippsland Coast & E Gippsland Coast

National Forecast

Ararat 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Fri
Mar 31
Sat
Apr 1
Sun
Apr 2
Mon
Apr 3
Tue
Apr 4
Wed
Apr 5
Thu
Apr 6

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 18°C 17°C 18°C 20°C 23°C 24°C 25°C
Minimum 2°C 6°C 5°C 4°C 5°C 7°C 9°C
Chance of Rain 10% 5% 5% 5% 5% 5% 10%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index High High High High Moderate
Frost Risk Moderate Nil Slight Slight Slight Nil Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 6
km/h
11
km/h
15
km/h
21
km/h
15
km/h
18
km/h
13
km/h
10
km/h
6
km/h
5
km/h
10
km/h
8
km/h
12
km/h
11
km/h
Wind Direction SW 6km/h
SW
WSW 11km/h
WSW
SW 15km/h
SW
SW 21km/h
SW
S 15km/h
S
S 18km/h
S
SSE 13km/h
SSE
SSE 10km/h
SSE
ESE 6km/h
ESE
NE 5km/h
NE
NE 10km/h
NE
NNE 8km/h
NNE
NNE 12km/h
NNE
N 11km/h
N
Relative Humidity 81% 46% 82% 55% 69% 54% 69% 40% 66% 39% 58% 38% 53% 36%
Dew Point 3°C 5°C 8°C 8°C 6°C 8°C 6°C 6°C 7°C 8°C 7°C 9°C 8°C 9°C

Ararat Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
07:14 EDT
sunrise
07:40 EDT
sunset
19:24 EDT
last light
19:50 EDT
moon
rise
Fri 10:49 EDT
set
Fri 21:48 EDT
moon
Tue
Apr 4
moon
Tue
Apr 11
moon
Wed
Apr 19
moon
Wed
Apr 26

Ararat Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Mar 30
6.2°C 15°C 4.0mm
Wed
Mar 29
10.0°C 25.0°C 0.0mm
Tue
Mar 28
7.6°C 24.0°C 1.0mm
Mon
Mar 27
16.2°C 28.0°C 0.0mm
Sun
Mar 26
16.0°C 28.0°C 0.0mm

Ararat Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Mar
102.3mm
20.8 Day(s)
Total For 2017
87.0mm
16 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
113.1mm
19 Day(s)
Wettest Day
27.0mm
Feb 6
Lowest Temperature
2.5°C
Feb 21
Highest Temperature
41.5°C
Feb 9

Ararat Almanac

full climatology
March Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
6.2°C
30th
Lowest On Record
-0.9°C
21st 1981
Average This Month
12.3°C
+2.7°C
Long-term Average
9.6°C
March Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
35.0°C
1st
Highest On Record
39.0°C
7th 1991
Average This Month
28.0°C
+4.1°C
Long-term Average
23.9°C
March Rainfall
Wettest This Month
9.0mm
22nd
Total This Month
24.0mm
6 Day(s)
Long-term Average
30.6mm
8.2 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
100.8mm
1984
Driest On Record
5.4mm
2005
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01:41 EDT

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01:26 EDT

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