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Ballarat Forecast

Today 20°C
Tonight 7°C
windy_with_rain

Now

18.3°C rising
Updated at 12:00 EDT

South West for Thursday Mostly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of rain, easing to showers during the morning. The chance of a thunderstorm this morning. Winds N/NW 35 to 50 km/h turning W/SW during the morning. Daytime maximum temperatures between 18 and 21.

Currently at Westmere

24-hour graph
Temperature 18.3°C rising
Dew Point 7.7°C falling
Feels Like 18.3°C
Relative Humidity 50%
Wind icon
WNW 42km/h rising
Wind Gusts 61km/h
Pressure 999.1hPa
Fire Danger 11.2
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
05:57 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:37 EDT

Nearby Now

Ballarat Ap 15.3°C
Mt Gellibrand 17.2°C
Sheoaks 17.1°C
Mortlake 17.5°C

Next 12 hours in Ballarat

48-hour forecast

3pm

Mostly cloudy. Windy
20°C

6pm

Slight chance shower. Windy
16°C

9pm

Slight chance shower
12°C

12am

Mostly cloudy
10°C

South West Weather Warnings

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Vic - Thu 11:02 EDT
Gale Warning for Port Phillip, Western Port, West/Central coasts, Central/East Gippsland coasts. Strong Wind for Gippsland Lakes

Vic - Thu 10:49 EDT
Severe Weather Warning (Damaging Wind) for Central, South West, North East, East Gippsland & West & South Gippsland. Cancelled elsewhere

National Forecast

Ballarat 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Dec 8
Fri
Dec 9
Sat
Dec 10
Sun
Dec 11
Mon
Dec 12
Tue
Dec 13
Wed
Dec 14

Windy with rain

Clearing shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 20°C 14°C 20°C 23°C 29°C 31°C 22°C
Minimum 15°C 7°C 6°C 8°C 9°C 16°C 13°C
Chance of Rain 90% 30% 5% 5% 10% 50% 60%
Rain Amount 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme
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 35
km/h
36
km/h
28
km/h
24
km/h
13
km/h
15
km/h
15
km/h
12
km/h
18
km/h
18
km/h
27
km/h
26
km/h
24
km/h
26
km/h
Wind Direction NNW 35km/h
NNW
W 36km/h
W
SW 28km/h
SW
SW 24km/h
SW
WSW 13km/h
WSW
SW 15km/h
SW
S 15km/h
S
S 12km/h
S
NNE 18km/h
NNE
NNW 18km/h
NNW
NNW 27km/h
NNW
NW 26km/h
NW
W 24km/h
W
WSW 26km/h
WSW
Relative Humidity 95% 52% 79% 56% 82% 52% 85% 43% 68% 28% 50% 36% 77% 54%
Dew Point 15°C 10°C 6°C 6°C 9°C 10°C 11°C 10°C 12°C 9°C 13°C 15°C 12°C 12°C

Ballarat Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
05:26 EDT
sunrise
05:57 EDT
sunset
20:37 EDT
last light
21:08 EDT
moon
rise
Thu 13:54 EDT
set
Fri 02:31 EDT
moon
Wed
Dec 14
moon
Wed
Dec 21
moon
Thu
Dec 29
moon
Fri
Jan 6

Westmere Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Dec 7
2.6°C - 0.0mm
Tue
Dec 6
8.3°C 22.4°C 0.0mm
Mon
Dec 5
11.5°C 21.9°C 0.4mm
Sun
Dec 4
6.8°C 30.6°C 0.0mm
Sat
Dec 3
1.2°C 26.4°C 0.0mm

Ballarat Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
689.5mm
166.9 Day(s)
Total For 2016
714.2mm
174 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
432.8mm
146 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
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
5.9°C
7th
Lowest On Record
-1.0°C
5th 1991
Average This Month
9.2°C
-0.2°C
Long-term Average
9.4°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
28.9°C
4th
Highest On Record
40.6°C
31st 2005
Average This Month
23.8°C
+1.2°C
Long-term Average
22.6°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
1.0mm
5th
Total This Month
1.2mm
2 Day(s)
Long-term Average
50.4mm
10.9 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
188.5mm
1933
Driest On Record
3.4mm
1972
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Weather News

Turbulent Thursday in Vic, Tas, SA

15:52 EDT

Parts of Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia could be lashed by storms and damaging winds on Thursday as a cold front sweeps across Australia's southeast.

How to protect yourself from lightning strikes

15:38 EDT

It is storm season in Australia and, while being struck by lightning is considered a rare occurrence, there are several steps people can take to keep safe.

Storms plaguing NSW, Qld

10:52 EDT

Storm-weary parts of southeast Queensland and northeast New South Wales are preparing for another bout of wild weather today.