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37.44°S 143.61°E 399m AMSL

Ballarat Forecast

Today 10°C
Tonight 0°C
clearing_shower

Now

7.1°C rising
Updated at 11:30 EST

South West for Sunday Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers this morning. Winds S 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 12.

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24-hour graph
Temperature 7.1°C rising
Dew Point 6.5°C rising
Feels Like 3.8°C
Relative Humidity 96%
Wind icon
S 18km/h steady
Wind Gusts 26km/h
Pressure 1024.7hPa falling
Fire Danger 0.9
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.2mm / -

Sun on Sun

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Sunrise sunrise
06:50 EST
Sunset sunset
18:02 EST

Nearby Now

Sheoaks 9.0°C
Stawell Ap 9.0°C

Next 12 hours in Ballarat

48-hour forecast

12pm

Mostly clear
9°C

3pm

Mostly cloudy
10°C

6pm

Mostly cloudy
7°C

9pm

Mostly clear
4°C

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Ballarat 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sun
Aug 30
Mon
Aug 31
Tue
Sep 1
Wed
Sep 2
Thu
Sep 3
Fri
Sep 4
Sat
Sep 5

Clearing shower

Frost then sunny

Late shower

Rain

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Rain
Maximum 10°C 13°C 13°C 11°C 12°C 11°C 10°C
Minimum 4°C 0°C 1°C 6°C 5°C 4°C 1°C
Chance of Rain 10% 5% 70% 90% 80% 50% 20%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 10-20mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate
Frost Risk Slight High High Nil Slight Slight High
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 17
km/h
20
km/h
12
km/h
16
km/h
8
km/h
16
km/h
22
km/h
26
km/h
16
km/h
26
km/h
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km/h
25
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12
km/h
18
km/h
Wind Direction S 17km/h
S
S 20km/h
S
SSW 12km/h
SSW
S 16km/h
S
N 8km/h
N
NNW 16km/h
NNW
NNE 22km/h
NNE
NE 26km/h
NE
ENE 16km/h
ENE
S 26km/h
S
S 20km/h
S
SSW 25km/h
SSW
SW 12km/h
SW
SW 18km/h
SW
Relative Humidity 97% 66% 92% 53% 86% 57% 91% 75% 100% 78% 100% 68% 100% 68%
Dew Point 6°C 4°C 5°C 4°C 4°C 5°C 6°C 7°C 6°C 8°C 6°C 6°C 5°C 5°C

Ballarat Sun & Moon Times

Sunday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
06:24 EST
sunrise
06:50 EST
sunset
18:02 EST
last light
18:28 EST
moon
rise
Sun 18:40 EST
set
Mon 07:28 EST
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Sep 5
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Ballarat Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sun
Aug 30
5°C - 0.8mm
Sat
Aug 29
-0.2°C 8°C 2.2mm
Fri
Aug 28
5.0°C 11.0°C 0.8mm
Thu
Aug 27
0.5°C 12.0°C 0.2mm
Wed
Aug 26
6.1°C 12.3°C 2.6mm

Ballarat Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Aug
444.8mm
111.0 Day(s)
Total For 2015
365.2mm
110 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2014
330.4mm
99 Day(s)
Wettest Day
44.2mm
Feb 14
Lowest Temperature
-5.6°C
Jul 19
Highest Temperature
38.2°C
Jan 2

Ballarat Ap Almanac

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August Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-1.2°C
16th
Lowest On Record
-5.0°C
8th 1963
Average This Month
3.5°C
+0.0°C
Long-term Average
3.5°C
August Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
14.8°C
22nd
Highest On Record
23.0°C
29th 1982
Average This Month
10.7°C
-0.9°C
Long-term Average
11.6°C
August Rainfall
Wettest This Month
7.0mm
17th
Total This Month
38.4mm
20 Day(s)
Long-term Average
74.5mm
19.6 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
167.1mm
1909
Driest On Record
13.0mm
1982
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