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Ararat Forecast

Today 32°C
Tonight 12°C
mostly_sunny

Now

26.1°C rising
Updated at 10:50 EDT

South West for Saturday Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower near the coast late this afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds W 20 to 30 km/h turning SW in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 25 to 32. Very High.

Currently at Stawell Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 26.1°C rising
Dew Point 4.0°C falling
Feels Like 25.7°C
Relative Humidity 24%
Wind icon
NW 12km/h rising
Wind Gusts 15km/h
Pressure 1009.7hPa steady
Fire Danger 17.7
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sat

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Sunrise sunrise
06:56 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:29 EDT

Nearby Now

Mount William 19.0°C
Hamilton Ap 20.7°C
Kanagulk 22.7°C

Fire Danger Rating

VERY HIGH

Next 12 hours in Hamilton

48-hour forecast

12pm

Clear
24°C

3pm

Mostly clear
29°C

6pm

Mostly clear
26°C

9pm

Mostly clear
19°C

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Ararat 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Feb 13
Sun
Feb 14
Mon
Feb 15
Tue
Feb 16
Wed
Feb 17
Thu
Feb 18
Fri
Feb 19

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Mostly sunny
Maximum 32°C 24°C 23°C 21°C 24°C 24°C 24°C
Minimum 15°C 12°C 10°C 11°C 9°C 11°C 13°C
Chance of Rain 20% 5% 20% 5% 40% 30% 5%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Extreme Very High Very High Very High 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 10
km/h
19
km/h
15
km/h
19
km/h
10
km/h
19
km/h
17
km/h
23
km/h
16
km/h
20
km/h
10
km/h
13
km/h
9
km/h
13
km/h
Wind Direction WNW 10km/h
WNW
WNW 19km/h
WNW
SW 15km/h
SW
SW 19km/h
SW
SW 10km/h
SW
SW 19km/h
SW
SSW 17km/h
SSW
S 23km/h
S
SSE 16km/h
SSE
S 20km/h
S
SSE 10km/h
SSE
S 13km/h
S
SSW 9km/h
SSW
SSW 13km/h
SSW
Relative Humidity 51% 24% 64% 36% 70% 38% 76% 40% 65% 36% 74% 43% 65% 41%
Dew Point 10°C 8°C 9°C 8°C 9°C 8°C 10°C 7°C 7°C 7°C 11°C 10°C 11°C 10°C

Ararat Sun & Moon Times

Saturday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
06:28 EDT
sunrise
06:56 EDT
sunset
20:29 EDT
last light
20:56 EDT
moon
rise
Sat 11:50 EDT
set
Sat 23:27 EDT
moon
Mon
Feb 15
moon
Tue
Feb 23
moon
Wed
Mar 2
moon
Wed
Mar 9

Ararat Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sat
Feb 13
12°C - 0.0mm
Fri
Feb 12
11.6°C 32°C 0.0mm
Thu
Feb 11
12.2°C 29.0°C 0.0mm
Wed
Feb 10
11.7°C 29.2°C 0.0mm
Tue
Feb 9
12.5°C 30.5°C 0.0mm

Ararat Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Feb
71.7mm
12.6 Day(s)
Total For 2016
76.4mm
8 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
73.1mm
11 Day(s)
Wettest Day
22.0mm
Jan 28
Lowest Temperature
7.2°C
Jan 16
Highest Temperature
39.8°C
Jan 13

Ararat Almanac

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February Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
10.8°C
1st
Lowest On Record
0.3°C
7th 1980
Average This Month
12.5°C
+1.2°C
Long-term Average
11.3°C
February Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
32.8°C
7th
Highest On Record
44.7°C
7th 2009
Average This Month
28.7°C
+1.6°C
Long-term Average
27.1°C
February Rainfall
Wettest This Month
20.4mm
1st
Total This Month
25.8mm
2 Day(s)
Long-term Average
32.5mm
5.5 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
225.7mm
1973
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1991
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