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Ararat Forecast

Tonight 2°C
Tomorrow 14°C
clearing_shower

Now

5.4°C steady
Updated at 21:50 EST

South West for Wednesday Partly cloudy. Very high chance of showers, most likely during the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm during the morning and afternoon. Winds NW 20 to 30 km/h turning W/SW during the morning then becoming light in the late evening.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Areas of frost and patchy fog near the Grampians in the morning. Medium chance of showers, with possible small hail in the south in the morning. Light winds becoming SW 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening.

Currently at Stawell Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 5.4°C steady
Dew Point 4.7°C rising
Feels Like 3.4°C
Relative Humidity 95%
Wind icon
SSE 9km/h rising
Wind Gusts 9km/h
Pressure 1020.7hPa rising
Fire Danger 0.7
Rain since 9am/last hr 3.2mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
07:03 EST
Sunset sunset
17:59 EST

Nearby Now

Mount William 0.6°C
Ballarat Ap 5.2°C

Next 12 hours in Eversley

48-hour forecast

12am

Mostly clear
2°C

3am

Mostly clear
1°C

6am

Mostly clear
1°C

9am

Mostly clear
4°C

South West Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Ararat 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Aug 23
Thu
Aug 24
Fri
Aug 25
Sat
Aug 26
Sun
Aug 27
Mon
Aug 28
Tue
Aug 29

Possible shower

Clearing shower

Cloudy

Cloudy

Cloudy

Possible shower

Clearing shower
Maximum 14°C 14°C 14°C 14°C 14°C 14°C 14°C
Minimum 6°C 2°C 2°C 4°C 3°C 1°C 3°C
Chance of Rain 90% 10% 20% 30% 30% 20% 40%
Rain Amount 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate
Frost Risk Nil Moderate Moderate Slight Moderate High Moderate
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 15
km/h
15
km/h
11
km/h
14
km/h
8
km/h
12
km/h
9
km/h
12
km/h
7
km/h
10
km/h
8
km/h
11
km/h
6
km/h
8
km/h
Wind Direction NNW 15km/h
NNW
W 15km/h
W
WSW 11km/h
WSW
SW 14km/h
SW
NW 8km/h
NW
WNW 12km/h
WNW
NW 9km/h
NW
WNW 12km/h
WNW
SSW 7km/h
SSW
SSW 10km/h
SSW
SSW 8km/h
SSW
SW 11km/h
SW
NW 6km/h
NW
WSW 8km/h
WSW
Relative Humidity 91% 89% 87% 68% 82% 71% 87% 72% 90% 73% 84% 67% 80% 68%
Dew Point 9°C 11°C 6°C 8°C 6°C 9°C 6°C 9°C 6°C 9°C 4°C 8°C 5°C 8°C

Ararat Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
06:35 EST
sunrise
07:01 EST
sunset
18:00 EST
last light
18:27 EST
moon
rise
Thu 08:29 EST
set
Thu 20:37 EST
moon
Tue
Aug 29
moon
Wed
Sep 6
moon
Wed
Sep 13
moon
Wed
Sep 20

Ararat Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Aug 23
4.2°C 14°C 0.6mm
Tue
Aug 22
0.5°C 13°C 0.0mm
Mon
Aug 21
2.8°C 14.0°C 5.0mm
Sun
Aug 20
-4.0°C 9.8°C 0.0mm
Sat
Aug 19
0.5°C 11.7°C 5.0mm

Ararat Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Aug
384.6mm
99.6 Day(s)
Total For 2017
367.8mm
77 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
452.2mm
87 Day(s)
Wettest Day
30.0mm
Apr 25
Lowest Temperature
-4.0°C
Aug 20
Highest Temperature
41.5°C
Feb 9

Ararat Almanac

full climatology
August Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-4.0°C
20th
Lowest On Record
-6.2°C
5th 1997
Average This Month
3.8°C
-0.1°C
Long-term Average
3.9°C
August Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
21.0°C
14th
Highest On Record
24.5°C
29th 1982
Average This Month
13.8°C
+0.8°C
Long-term Average
13.0°C
August Rainfall
Wettest This Month
16.6mm
6th
Total This Month
86.6mm
14 Day(s)
Long-term Average
68.1mm
18.1 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
152.0mm
2010
Driest On Record
12.1mm
1982
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