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Ararat Forecast

This morning 1°C
Today 14°C
frost_then_sunny

Now

2.6°C rising
Updated at 02:00 EST

South West for Tuesday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost about the ranges. Areas of morning fog. Medium chance of showers in the west with a slight chance elsewhere, mainly during the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming NW 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening.
Wednesday Cloudy. High chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Winds NW 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 25 km/h before turning SW 15 to 20 km/h in the late morning and early afternoon.

Currently at Stawell Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 2.6°C rising
Dew Point 2.5°C rising
Feels Like 1.0°C
Relative Humidity 99%
Wind icon
E 5km/h steady
Wind Gusts 7km/h
Pressure 1016.9hPa rising
Fire Danger 0.5
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
07:04 EST
Sunset sunset
17:59 EST

Nearby Now

Mount William 2.2°C
Longerenong 2.1°C

Next 12 hours in Eversley

48-hour forecast

3am

Clear
1°C

6am

Clear
1°C

9am

Clear
5°C

12pm

Mostly clear
9°C

South West Weather Warnings

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Vic - Mon 15:07 EST
Frost Warning for the Mallee, Wimmera, Northern Country, North Central, North East, South West, West & South Gippsland and East Gippsland

National Forecast

Ararat 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
Aug 22
Wed
Aug 23
Thu
Aug 24
Fri
Aug 25
Sat
Aug 26
Sun
Aug 27
Mon
Aug 28

Frost then sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Cloud increasing
Maximum 14°C 14°C 14°C 14°C 13°C 13°C 14°C
Minimum 1°C 6°C 2°C 2°C 4°C 2°C 1°C
Chance of Rain 20% 90% 10% 50% 50% 40% 30%
Rain Amount < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate
Frost Risk High Nil Moderate Moderate Slight Moderate High
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 8
km/h
13
km/h
16
km/h
15
km/h
11
km/h
14
km/h
9
km/h
12
km/h
12
km/h
14
km/h
10
km/h
13
km/h
10
km/h
13
km/h
Wind Direction N 8km/h
N
NW 13km/h
NW
NNW 16km/h
NNW
W 15km/h
W
WSW 11km/h
WSW
SW 14km/h
SW
NW 9km/h
NW
WNW 12km/h
WNW
W 12km/h
W
WSW 14km/h
WSW
SW 10km/h
SW
SW 13km/h
SW
W 10km/h
W
WSW 13km/h
WSW
Relative Humidity 84% 70% 92% 86% 87% 68% 83% 73% 88% 74% 82% 70% 83% 73%
Dew Point 4°C 9°C 9°C 11°C 7°C 8°C 5°C 9°C 7°C 8°C 5°C 7°C 6°C 9°C

Ararat Sun & Moon Times

Tuesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
06:38 EST
sunrise
07:04 EST
sunset
17:59 EST
last light
18:25 EST
moon
rise
Tue 07:15 EST
set
Tue 18:29 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
Mon
Aug 21
2.8°C - 5.0mm
Sun
Aug 20
-4.0°C 9°C 0.0mm
Sat
Aug 19
0.5°C 11.7°C 5.0mm
Fri
Aug 18
5.2°C 11.5°C 9.0mm
Thu
Aug 17
6.5°C 14.5°C 15.0mm

Ararat Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Aug
384.6mm
99.6 Day(s)
Total For 2017
367.2mm
76 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
4.0°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
86.0mm
13 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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