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Colac Forecast

Tonight 20°C
Tomorrow 38°C
sunny

Now

30.2°C falling
Updated at 21:10 EDT

South West for Thursday Very hot and sunny. Winds N 20 to 30 km/h tending NW 25 to 35 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 40.
Friday Very hot and sunny with northwest to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h ahead of a cooler south to southwesterly change moving along the coast during the morning and extending inland during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 32 to 43.

Currently at Mt Gellibrand

24-hour graph
Temperature 30.2°C falling
Dew Point -1.3°C falling
Feels Like 28.3°C
Relative Humidity 13%
Wind icon
SSE 14km/h falling
Wind Gusts 15km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 31.2
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
06:21 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:49 EDT

Nearby Now

Aireys Inlet 28.7°C
Cape Otway 28.1°C
Sheoaks 31.3°C
Mortlake 26.3°C

Fire Danger Rating

SEVERE

Next 12 hours in Colac

48-hour forecast

12am

Clear
23°C

3am

Clear
20°C

6am

Clear
21°C

9am

Clear
28°C

South West Weather Warnings

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Vic - Thu 15:31 EDT
Fire Weather Warning for the Mallee, Wimmera, North Central, South West and Central

National Forecast

Colac 7-day Weather Forecast

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

Sunny

Sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Sunny
Maximum 39°C 38°C 26°C 29°C 26°C 24°C 27°C
Minimum 16°C 20°C 16°C 15°C 16°C 12°C 11°C
Chance of Rain 5% 40% 70% 40% 5% 20% 5%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 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 20
km/h
28
km/h
23
km/h
21
km/h
18
km/h
24
km/h
15
km/h
19
km/h
20
km/h
23
km/h
16
km/h
21
km/h
16
km/h
22
km/h
Wind Direction N 20km/h
N
NW 28km/h
NW
NNW 23km/h
NNW
W 21km/h
W
SSE 18km/h
SSE
SSE 24km/h
SSE
SE 15km/h
SE
SSE 19km/h
SSE
SW 20km/h
SW
SSW 23km/h
SSW
S 16km/h
S
S 21km/h
S
S 16km/h
S
SSE 22km/h
SSE
Relative Humidity 40% 13% 30% 15% 79% 45% 93% 55% 88% 46% 86% 47% 82% 44%
Dew Point 11°C 6°C 9°C 7°C 14°C 14°C 18°C 19°C 16°C 14°C 13°C 12°C 13°C 13°C

Colac Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:52 EDT
sunrise
06:22 EDT
sunset
20:48 EDT
last light
21:19 EDT
moon
set
Fri 22:06 EDT
rise
Sat 09:02 EDT
moon
Thu
Jan 25
moon
Thu
Feb 1
moon
Thu
Feb 8
moon
Fri
Feb 16

Mt Gellibrand Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Jan 18
16°C 39°C 0.0mm
Wed
Jan 17
12°C 31°C 0.0mm
Tue
Jan 16
10.8°C 25°C 0.0mm
Mon
Jan 15
12.3°C 22.8°C 0.0mm
Sun
Jan 14
8.8°C 20.7°C 3.2mm

Mt Gellibrand Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jan
36.4mm
7.1 Day(s)
Total For 2018
5.2mm
2 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
14.2mm
5 Day(s)
Wettest Day
3.2mm
Jan 14
Lowest Temperature
8.8°C
Jan 14
Highest Temperature
41.0°C
Jan 6

Mt Gellibrand Almanac

full climatology
January Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
8.8°C
14th
Lowest On Record
5.2°C
18th 2004
Average This Month
12.7°C
+0.2°C
Long-term Average
12.5°C
January Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
41.0°C
6th
Highest On Record
44.8°C
29th 2009
Average This Month
26.7°C
+1.0°C
Long-term Average
25.7°C
January Rainfall
Wettest This Month
3.2mm
14th
Total This Month
5.2mm
2 Day(s)
Long-term Average
36.4mm
7.1 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
148.6mm
2011
Driest On Record
0.0mm
2013
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