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37.44°S 143.61°E 399m AMSL

Ballarat Forecast

Today 24°C
Tonight 9°C
mostly_sunny

Now

14.9°C rising
Updated at 08:50 EDT

South West for Thursday Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of drizzle in the south, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds W 20 to 30 km/h turning S/SW 15 to 25 km/h in the late morning and afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 20 to 25.

Currently at Ballarat Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 14.9°C rising
Dew Point 12.8°C falling
Feels Like 14.1°C
Relative Humidity 87%
Wind icon
W 12km/h rising
Wind Gusts 15km/h
Pressure 1017.8hPa rising
Fire Danger 1.4
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
07:03 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:13 EDT

Nearby Now

Sheoaks 16.8°C
Stawell Ap 18.0°C

Next 12 hours in Ballarat

48-hour forecast

12pm

Mostly clear
19°C

3pm

Mostly clear
23°C

6pm

Mostly cloudy
23°C

9pm

Mostly clear
17°C

South West Weather Warnings

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Vic - Thu 05:10 EDT
Strong Wind Warning for West Coast, Central Coast and East Gippsland Coast. Cancelled for Central Gippsland Coast

National Forecast

Ballarat 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Feb 23
Fri
Feb 24
Sat
Feb 25
Sun
Feb 26
Mon
Feb 27
Tue
Feb 28
Wed
Mar 1

Mostly sunny

Drizzle clearing

Drizzle clearing

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Sunny
Maximum 24°C 22°C 20°C 27°C 29°C 31°C 33°C
Minimum 12°C 9°C 9°C 9°C 13°C 16°C 18°C
Chance of Rain 10% 10% 30% 5% 10% 30% 60%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Very High
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 19
km/h
20
km/h
20
km/h
26
km/h
28
km/h
30
km/h
15
km/h
15
km/h
24
km/h
18
km/h
24
km/h
17
km/h
19
km/h
16
km/h
Wind Direction W 19km/h
W
WSW 20km/h
WSW
SSW 20km/h
SSW
SSW 26km/h
SSW
S 28km/h
S
SSE 30km/h
SSE
ESE 15km/h
ESE
ENE 15km/h
ENE
NNE 24km/h
NNE
NNE 18km/h
NNE
NE 24km/h
NE
NNE 17km/h
NNE
NE 19km/h
NE
NE 16km/h
NE
Relative Humidity 86% 48% 87% 45% 84% 40% 89% 38% 71% 31% 70% 29% 62% 28%
Dew Point 12°C 12°C 10°C 9°C 9°C 6°C 12°C 11°C 12°C 10°C 15°C 11°C 17°C 12°C

Ballarat Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:36 EDT
sunrise
07:03 EDT
sunset
20:13 EDT
last light
20:40 EDT
moon
set
Thu 17:51 EDT
rise
Fri 04:22 EDT
moon
Mon
Feb 27
moon
Sun
Mar 5
moon
Mon
Mar 13
moon
Tue
Mar 21

Ballarat Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Feb 22
9.4°C 30°C 0.0mm
Tue
Feb 21
3.2°C 23.5°C 0.0mm
Mon
Feb 20
7.6°C 18.4°C 4.0mm
Sun
Feb 19
4.0°C 14.6°C 0.0mm
Sat
Feb 18
8.3°C 17.9°C 0.0mm

Ballarat Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Feb
83.4mm
14.8 Day(s)
Total For 2017
82.6mm
11 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
47.2mm
16 Day(s)
Wettest Day
36.4mm
Feb 6
Lowest Temperature
3.2°C
Feb 21
Highest Temperature
40.1°C
Feb 9

Ballarat Ap Almanac

full climatology
February Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
3.2°C
21st
Lowest On Record
-1.4°C
3rd 1986
Average This Month
10.4°C
-1.2°C
Long-term Average
11.6°C
February Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
40.1°C
9th
Highest On Record
44.1°C
7th 2009
Average This Month
24.9°C
-0.5°C
Long-term Average
25.4°C
February Rainfall
Wettest This Month
36.4mm
6th
Total This Month
44.0mm
6 Day(s)
Long-term Average
44.3mm
7.2 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
240.3mm
1973
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1983
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Weather News

Power plant outages contributed to overloading scare during NSW heatwave, report finds

18:22 EDT

Australia's energy operator has found power plant failures contributed to the unprecedented pressure on the New South Wales electricity grid during this month's heatwave.

Sydney flying fox backyard rescues at record high due to food shortage, heat

15:24 EDT

Flying fox rescuers in Sydney are experiencing "the worst season ever" as a record number of bats get caught and injured in nets used to protect backyard fruit trees.

Weekend rainfall on the cards for hot and dry inland NSW

11:55 EDT

With a few days to go until the official end to the summer season, it looks like parts of New South Wales could still see the odd drop of rain.