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Ballarat Forecast

Today 15°C
Tonight 7°C
rain

Now

13.5°C falling
Updated at 14:00 EST

South West for Wednesday Becoming cloudy. Areas of fog in the east early this morning. Very high (95%) chance of rain, most likely this evening. Rain heavy at times this evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the west later tonight. Winds N 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 30 to 45 km/h in the morning then turning NE 35 to 50 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 18.

Currently at Ballarat Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 13.5°C falling
Dew Point 7.3°C falling
Feels Like 10.6°C
Relative Humidity 66%
Wind icon
NNE 40km/h rising
Wind Gusts 57km/h
Pressure 1003.6hPa falling
Fire Danger 5.2
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
06:05 EST
Sunset sunset
18:27 EST

Nearby Now

Sheoaks 16.9°C
Mt Gellibrand 16.3°C

Next 12 hours in Ballarat

48-hour forecast

3pm

Mostly cloudy. Windy
15°C

6pm

Intermittent rain
13°C

9pm

Rain. Windy
11°C

12am

Heavy rain. Windy
11°C

South West Weather Warnings

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Vic - Wed 11:05 EST
Gale Wind Warning for Central and East Gippsland Coasts, Strong Wind for West and Central Coasts. Cancel Port Phillip and Gippsland Lakes.

Vic - Wed 11:00 EST
Severe Weather Warning (Damaging Wind/Heavy Rain) for Central, Mallee, South West, Northern Country, North Central, Wimmera and North East

Vic - Wed 10:40 EST
Sheep Graziers Warning for Mallee, Wimmera, Northern Country, North Central, North East, South West and Central

Victoria Weather Update

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Ballarat 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Sep 28
Thu
Sep 29
Fri
Sep 30
Sat
Oct 1
Sun
Oct 2
Mon
Oct 3
Tue
Oct 4

Rain

Rain

Showers

Clearing shower

Late shower

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 15°C 11°C 11°C 14°C 20°C 12°C 13°C
Minimum 5°C 7°C 5°C 6°C 8°C 8°C 6°C
Chance of Rain 90% 90% 90% 30% 90% 90% 90%
Rain Amount 10-20mm 5-10mm 5-10mm < 1mm 5-10mm 5-10mm 1-5mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate High
Frost Risk Slight Nil Slight Nil Nil Nil Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 21
km/h
34
km/h
26
km/h
29
km/h
16
km/h
24
km/h
27
km/h
28
km/h
32
km/h
35
km/h
31
km/h
38
km/h
35
km/h
40
km/h
Wind Direction N 21km/h
N
NE 34km/h
NE
NNW 26km/h
NNW
N 29km/h
N
NW 16km/h
NW
W 24km/h
W
WNW 27km/h
WNW
NW 28km/h
NW
N 32km/h
N
N 35km/h
N
NNW 31km/h
NNW
NW 38km/h
NW
NW 35km/h
NW
WNW 40km/h
WNW
Relative Humidity 86% 65% 96% 85% 100% 85% 96% 71% 79% 67% 97% 85% 96% 79%
Dew Point 8°C 9°C 7°C 8°C 8°C 9°C 8°C 9°C 9°C 14°C 8°C 10°C 7°C 9°C

Ballarat 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
05:39 EST
sunrise
06:05 EST
sunset
18:27 EST
last light
18:53 EST
moon
set
Wed 15:49 EST
rise
Thu 05:06 EST
moon
Sat
Oct 1
moon
Sun
Oct 9
moon
Sun
Oct 16
moon
Sun
Oct 23

Ballarat Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Sep 28
3°C - 0.0mm
Tue
Sep 27
1.7°C 13°C 7.8mm
Mon
Sep 26
3.6°C 13.5°C 0.8mm
Sun
Sep 25
4.0°C 12.0°C 4.6mm
Sat
Sep 24
4.8°C 15°C 0.2mm

Ballarat Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Sep
516.2mm
127.8 Day(s)
Total For 2016
554.8mm
137 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
408.2mm
124 Day(s)
Wettest Day
54.0mm
Sep 14
Lowest Temperature
-2.0°C
Jun 26
Highest Temperature
39.5°C
Jan 13

Ballarat Ap Almanac

full climatology
September Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
1.7°C
27th
Lowest On Record
-4.5°C
7th 1994
Average This Month
5.6°C
+1.0°C
Long-term Average
4.6°C
September Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
18.2°C
8th
Highest On Record
27.9°C
30th 1961
Average This Month
13.2°C
-0.6°C
Long-term Average
13.8°C
September Rainfall
Wettest This Month
54.0mm
14th
Total This Month
156.4mm
18 Day(s)
Long-term Average
71.4mm
16.8 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
162.9mm
1916
Driest On Record
19.2mm
1972
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Weather News

South Australia weather: Wind gusts exceeding 80kph slam Port Augusta

13:34 EST

Wind gusts of 83 kilometres per hour have slammed Port Augusta at the top of the Eyre Peninsula, as South Australia braces itself for severe weather.

South Australia weather: 'Cyclone' expected to hit state

12:57 EST

Wild weather described as a "cyclone" is expected to hit South Australia this afternoon, with flood watches in place across the state.

Days of dangerous weather starts today

10:40 EST

Thunderstorms are firing up in South Australia this morning at the beginning of a multi-day and multi-state severe weather event.