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Ararat Forecast

Tonight 8°C
Tomorrow 28°C
sunny

Now

23.7°C falling
Updated at 19:20 EDT

South West for Thursday Partly cloudy. Slight chance of a shower in the morning and early afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the east early this morning. Winds SW 15 to 25 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures 20 to 26.
Friday Areas of fog in the early morning. Mostly sunny day. Winds SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming W/SW 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching 22 to 27.

Currently at Stawell Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 23.7°C falling
Dew Point 7.8°C steady
Feels Like 23.7°C
Relative Humidity 36%
Wind icon
SSE 22km/h steady
Wind Gusts 26km/h
Pressure 1008.8hPa rising
Fire Danger 13.3
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
06:01 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:44 EDT

Nearby Now

Mount William 15.1°C
Ballarat Ap 19.8°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Eversley

48-hour forecast

9pm

Clear
15°C

12am

Clear
11°C

3am

Clear
9°C

6am

Clear
8°C

South West Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Ararat 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Dec 14
Fri
Dec 15
Sat
Dec 16
Sun
Dec 17
Mon
Dec 18
Tue
Dec 19
Wed
Dec 20

Sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Cloudy

Possible shower

Mostly sunny
Maximum 26°C 28°C 28°C 32°C 38°C 36°C 25°C
Minimum 15°C 8°C 8°C 10°C 14°C 21°C 12°C
Chance of Rain 10% 5% 5% 20% 30% 70% 20%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 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 14
km/h
18
km/h
7
km/h
10
km/h
10
km/h
13
km/h
13
km/h
8
km/h
12
km/h
12
km/h
25
km/h
30
km/h
24
km/h
28
km/h
Wind Direction WSW 14km/h
WSW
WSW 18km/h
WSW
S 7km/h
S
WNW 10km/h
WNW
SW 10km/h
SW
SW 13km/h
SW
SE 13km/h
SE
SE 8km/h
SE
NE 12km/h
NE
NE 12km/h
NE
N 25km/h
N
NW 30km/h
NW
NW 24km/h
NW
WNW 28km/h
WNW
Relative Humidity 66% 41% 61% 27% 65% 35% 61% 26% 47% 32% 53% 37% 58% 45%
Dew Point 12°C 11°C 8°C 6°C 9°C 10°C 10°C 9°C 12°C 17°C 12°C 17°C 9°C 11°C

Ararat Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:31 EDT
sunrise
06:02 EDT
sunset
20:44 EDT
last light
21:15 EDT
moon
rise
Fri 04:12 EDT
set
Sat 18:46 EDT
moon
Mon
Dec 18
moon
Tue
Dec 26
moon
Tue
Jan 2
moon
Tue
Jan 9

Ararat Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Dec 14
10°C 25°C 0.0mm
Wed
Dec 13
12.0°C 37°C 0.0mm
Tue
Dec 12
10.0°C 32.0°C 0.0mm
Mon
Dec 11
11.0°C 25.0°C 0.0mm
Sun
Dec 10
11.0°C 27.0°C 0.0mm

Ararat Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
584.2mm
146.5 Day(s)
Total For 2017
585.6mm
116 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
765.8mm
129 Day(s)
Wettest Day
37.0mm
Nov 16
Lowest Temperature
-4.0°C
Aug 20
Highest Temperature
41.5°C
Feb 9

Ararat Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
7.0°C
5th
Lowest On Record
-1.0°C
5th 1993
Average This Month
10.6°C
+1.2°C
Long-term Average
9.4°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
37.0°C
13th
Highest On Record
42.5°C
31st 2005
Average This Month
23.4°C
-1.3°C
Long-term Average
24.7°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
28.4mm
1st
Total This Month
37.4mm
4 Day(s)
Long-term Average
37.7mm
8.4 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
105.5mm
2010
Driest On Record
0.3mm
1972
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Weather News

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10:00 EDT

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