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37.69°S 143.37°E 282m AMSL

Ballarat Forecast

Today 15°C
Tonight 5°C
cloudy

Now

14.8°C falling
Updated at 16:00 EST

South West for Thursday Cloudy. Medium chance of showers mostly during the morning and early afternoon. Winds W 15 to 20 km/h tending SW 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 17.

Currently at Westmere

24-hour graph
Temperature 14.8°C falling
Dew Point 6.6°C falling
Feels Like 13.5°C
Relative Humidity 58%
Wind icon
SW 18km/h steady
Wind Gusts 28km/h
Pressure 1021.6hPa steady
Fire Danger 4.2
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
07:00 EST
Sunset sunset
17:45 EST

Nearby Now

Ballarat Ap 13.0°C
Mt Gellibrand 14.6°C
Sheoaks 12.9°C
Mortlake 15.8°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Ballarat

48-hour forecast

6pm

Mostly cloudy
12°C

9pm

Mostly clear
9°C

12am

Mostly clear
7°C

3am

Mostly clear
6°C

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National Forecast

Ballarat 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Apr 26
Fri
Apr 27
Sat
Apr 28
Sun
Apr 29
Mon
Apr 30
Tue
May 1
Wed
May 2

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 15°C 16°C 19°C 17°C 19°C 21°C 22°C
Minimum 8°C 5°C 5°C 6°C 4°C 4°C 9°C
Chance of Rain 40% 5% 10% 5% 5% 10% 60%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate
Frost Risk Nil Slight Slight Nil Slight Slight Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 20
km/h
22
km/h
16
km/h
19
km/h
13
km/h
14
km/h
17
km/h
18
km/h
10
km/h
12
km/h
12
km/h
15
km/h
18
km/h
20
km/h
Wind Direction WSW 20km/h
WSW
SW 22km/h
SW
S 16km/h
S
SSE 19km/h
SSE
E 13km/h
E
SW 14km/h
SW
SSE 17km/h
SSE
S 18km/h
S
SE 10km/h
SE
SSW 12km/h
SSW
NNE 12km/h
NNE
N 15km/h
N
NNE 18km/h
NNE
N 20km/h
N
Relative Humidity 93% 56% 86% 52% 83% 43% 86% 48% 76% 34% 66% 34% 65% 41%
Dew Point 11°C 6°C 8°C 6°C 7°C 5°C 8°C 6°C 7°C 5°C 7°C 5°C 8°C 8°C

Ballarat Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set   Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
06:33 EST
sunrise
07:00 EST
sunset
17:45 EST
last light
18:12 EST
moon
set
Fri 03:40 EST

moon
Mon
Apr 30
moon
Tue
May 8
moon
Tue
May 15
moon
Tue
May 22

Westmere Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Apr 26
8.9°C - 0.0mm
Wed
Apr 25
5.7°C 19.4°C 0.0mm
Tue
Apr 24
11.7°C 26.1°C 0.0mm
Mon
Apr 23
4.9°C 29.3°C 0.0mm
Sun
Apr 22
10.6°C 22.7°C 0.2mm

Westmere Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Apr
125.5mm
33.8 Day(s)
Total For 2018
54.4mm
22 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
166.8mm
28 Day(s)
Wettest Day
13.8mm
Mar 24
Lowest Temperature
0.0°C
Apr 18
Highest Temperature
43.5°C
Jan 19

Westmere Almanac

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April Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
0.0°C
18th
Lowest On Record
-1.5°C
13th 2015
Average This Month
8.3°C
+0.6°C
Long-term Average
7.7°C
April Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
31.7°C
10th
Highest On Record
35.6°C
1st 2014
Average This Month
23.3°C
+3.3°C
Long-term Average
20.0°C
April Rainfall
Wettest This Month
9.4mm
15th
Total This Month
12.6mm
5 Day(s)
Long-term Average
37.6mm
12.9 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
91.6mm
2017
Driest On Record
10.8mm
2013
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