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Ararat Forecast

Today 30°C
Tonight 17°C
sunny

Now

29.5°C falling
Updated at 13:10 EDT

South West for Wednesday Mostly sunny. Slight chance of a shower in the southwest this evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds N 20 to 30 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures around 30.

Currently at Stawell Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 29.5°C falling
Dew Point 6.8°C falling
Feels Like 28.0°C
Relative Humidity 24%
Wind icon
N 24km/h falling
Wind Gusts 28km/h
Pressure 1017.6hPa falling
Fire Danger 25.7
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
06:40 EDT
Sunset sunset
19:47 EDT

Nearby Now

Mount William 21.1°C
Longerenong -

Next 12 hours in Eversley

48-hour forecast

3pm

Clear
27°C

6pm

Mostly clear
25°C

9pm

Mostly clear
22°C

12am

Chance shower
21°C

South West Weather Warnings

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Vic - Wed 10:43 EDT
Strong Wind Warning for the East Gippsland Coast

National Forecast

Ararat 7-day Weather Forecast

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

Sunny

Clearing shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower

Cloudy
Maximum 30°C 23°C 18°C 18°C 18°C 19°C 22°C
Minimum 15°C 17°C 7°C 5°C 5°C 6°C 9°C
Chance of Rain 90% 90% 5% 5% 30% 30% 60%
Rain Amount 5-10mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm
UV Index Very High Very High High High High
Frost Risk Nil Nil Nil Slight Slight Nil Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 19
km/h
22
km/h
17
km/h
18
km/h
21
km/h
22
km/h
15
km/h
18
km/h
14
km/h
17
km/h
9
km/h
10
km/h
6
km/h
10
km/h
Wind Direction NE 19km/h
NE
NNE 22km/h
NNE
N 17km/h
N
W 18km/h
W
SSW 21km/h
SSW
SSW 22km/h
SSW
SSW 15km/h
SSW
SW 18km/h
SW
SW 14km/h
SW
SW 17km/h
SW
SW 9km/h
SW
SW 10km/h
SW
NNE 6km/h
NNE
NW 10km/h
NW
Relative Humidity 54% 41% 89% 81% 71% 57% 78% 62% 85% 72% 86% 67% 78% 55%
Dew Point 9°C 15°C 19°C 18°C 6°C 9°C 7°C 11°C 8°C 13°C 8°C 11°C 11°C 12°C

Ararat Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:13 EDT
sunrise
06:40 EDT
sunset
19:47 EDT
last light
20:14 EDT
moon
set
Wed 18:11 EDT
rise
Thu 06:31 EDT
moon
Fri
Oct 20
moon
Sat
Oct 28
moon
Sat
Nov 4
moon
Sat
Nov 11

Ararat Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Oct 18
11°C - 0.0mm
Tue
Oct 17
9°C 30°C 0.0mm
Mon
Oct 16
5.0°C 27°C 0.0mm
Sun
Oct 15
5.5°C 22.0°C 0.0mm
Sat
Oct 14
6.2°C 18.0°C 2.0mm

Ararat Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Oct
502.2mm
127.7 Day(s)
Total For 2017
449.6mm
101 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
686.0mm
113 Day(s)
Wettest Day
30.0mm
Apr 25
Lowest Temperature
-4.0°C
Aug 20
Highest Temperature
41.5°C
Feb 9

Ararat Almanac

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October Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
1.0°C
10th
Lowest On Record
-4.5°C
22nd 2006
Average This Month
6.8°C
+0.7°C
Long-term Average
6.1°C
October Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
30.0°C
17th
Highest On Record
34.7°C
12th 2006
Average This Month
20.3°C
+2.0°C
Long-term Average
18.3°C
October Rainfall
Wettest This Month
20.0mm
12th
Total This Month
24.0mm
4 Day(s)
Long-term Average
55.8mm
12.7 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
201.6mm
1975
Driest On Record
2.7mm
2015
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