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37.55°S 143.37°E 360m AMSL

Ballarat Forecast

Today 14°C
Tonight 6°C
possible_shower

Now

12.7°C falling
Updated at 16:50 EST

South West for Sunday Mostly cloudy. High chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the south during the morning and afternoon. Winds NW 25 to 35 km/h increasing to 35 to 50 km/h in the morning then tending W 25 to 35 km/h in the late evening. Stronger squalls near the coast and Otway ranges. Daytime maximum temperatures around 15.

Currently at Ballarat Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 12.7°C falling
Dew Point 5.8°C rising
Feels Like 9.0°C
Relative Humidity 63%
Wind icon
NW 53km/h falling
Wind Gusts 61km/h
Pressure 998.8hPa rising
Fire Danger 7.7
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sun

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Sunrise sunrise
06:12 EST
Sunset sunset
18:22 EST

Nearby Now

Stawell Ap 12.8°C
Sheoaks -

Next 12 hours in Ballarat

48-hour forecast

6pm

Slight chance storm. Windy
12°C

9pm

Mostly cloudy
10°C

12am

Mostly cloudy
9°C

3am

Chance shower
8°C

South West Weather Warnings

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Vic - Sun 15:56 EST
Severe Weather Warning (Damaging Winds) for Central, East Gippsland, South West, North East and West and South Gippsland

National Forecast

Ballarat 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sun
Sep 24
Mon
Sep 25
Tue
Sep 26
Wed
Sep 27
Thu
Sep 28
Fri
Sep 29
Sat
Sep 30

Possible shower

Possible shower

Late shower

Possible shower

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Maximum 14°C 12°C 15°C 19°C 14°C 13°C 14°C
Minimum 7°C 6°C 1°C 6°C 6°C 4°C 5°C
Chance of Rain 90% 80% 70% 50% 40% 40% 40%
Rain Amount 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate High High Moderate
Frost Risk Nil Nil High Nil Nil Slight Slight
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 32
km/h
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23
km/h
8
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12
km/h
25
km/h
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km/h
20
km/h
23
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31
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28
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29
km/h
Wind Direction NW 32km/h
NW
NW 38km/h
NW
W 20km/h
W
WSW 23km/h
WSW
ESE 8km/h
ESE
N 12km/h
N
NNE 25km/h
NNE
NW 30km/h
NW
W 20km/h
W
W 23km/h
W
NW 24km/h
NW
WNW 31km/h
WNW
W 28km/h
W
W 29km/h
W
Relative Humidity 89% 68% 96% 75% 79% 53% 77% 59% 93% 68% 84% 70% 89% 71%
Dew Point 8°C 8°C 7°C 8°C 4°C 6°C 8°C 11°C 8°C 8°C 7°C 8°C 7°C 9°C

Ballarat Sun & Moon Times

Monday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:45 EST
sunrise
06:11 EST
sunset
18:23 EST
last light
18:49 EST
moon
set
Sun 22:16 EST
rise
Mon 09:10 EST
moon
Thu
Sep 28
moon
Fri
Oct 6
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moon
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Oct 20

Ballarat Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sun
Sep 24
6.9°C 14°C 0.6mm
Sat
Sep 23
10.3°C 26°C 0.0mm
Fri
Sep 22
4.1°C 20.7°C 0.0mm
Thu
Sep 21
7.6°C 20.7°C 0.0mm
Wed
Sep 20
0.5°C 15.0°C 0.0mm

Ballarat Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Sep
516.0mm
127.8 Day(s)
Total For 2017
448.8mm
131 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
541.6mm
134 Day(s)
Wettest Day
47.4mm
Apr 10
Lowest Temperature
-4.0°C
Jul 1
Highest Temperature
40.1°C
Feb 9

Ballarat Ap Almanac

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September Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-2.2°C
17th
Lowest On Record
-4.6°C
1st 2015
Average This Month
4.1°C
-0.5°C
Long-term Average
4.6°C
September Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
26.0°C
23rd
Highest On Record
27.9°C
30th 1961
Average This Month
14.2°C
+0.4°C
Long-term Average
13.8°C
September Rainfall
Wettest This Month
9.2mm
14th
Total This Month
42.0mm
16 Day(s)
Long-term Average
72.1mm
16.8 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
178.2mm
2016
Driest On Record
19.2mm
1972
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Weather News

Much needed rain for Perth

13:22 EST

A complex low pressure system and cold front are affecting the southwestern parts of the country in coming days, leading to some welcome if gusty showers over Perth.

Records smashed under summer-like heat

11:55 EST

Over 100 different stations have had their hottest September day or night in at least a decade, including new state records in New South Wales and Victoria.

Bushfire fears as southern Queensland faces significant fire risk over the weekend

17:13 EST

Southern Queensland is in the grip of hot and dry conditions which prompted major fears for significant bushfires over the weekend.