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37.61°S 143.58°E 394m AMSL

Ballarat Forecast

Today 35°C
Tonight 21°C
mostly_sunny

Now

30.7°C rising
Updated at 15:50 EDT

South West for Monday Partly cloudy. Patchy fog in the southeast early this morning. Light winds becoming NW/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then tending E/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 30 to 36.

Currently at Ballarat Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 30.7°C rising
Dew Point 8.4°C rising
Feels Like 29.1°C
Relative Humidity 25%
Wind icon
NW 7km/h falling
Wind Gusts 11km/h
Pressure 1010.6hPa falling
Fire Danger 17.4
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Nearby Now

Sheoaks 30.7°C
Mt Gellibrand 32.3°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Ballarat

48-hour forecast

6pm

Mostly clear
34°C

9pm

Mostly cloudy
25°C

12am

Mostly cloudy
21°C

3am

Mostly cloudy
23°C

South West Weather Warnings

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Vic - Mon 15:15 EDT
Severe Weather Warning (Damaging Winds) for elevated areas of Central, South West, North Central and Wimmera

Vic - Mon 10:27 EDT
Strong Wind Warning for Port Phillip, West Coast, Central Coast and East Gippsland Coast

National Forecast

Ballarat 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Mon
Dec 18
Tue
Dec 19
Wed
Dec 20
Thu
Dec 21
Fri
Dec 22
Sat
Dec 23
Sun
Dec 24

Mostly sunny

Possible thunderstorm

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Clearing shower
Maximum 35°C 32°C 22°C 25°C 28°C 30°C 23°C
Minimum 15°C 21°C 12°C 8°C 9°C 11°C 13°C
Chance of Rain 40% 30% 20% 5% 5% 60% 30%
Rain Amount < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
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 14
km/h
11
km/h
25
km/h
32
km/h
25
km/h
25
km/h
15
km/h
14
km/h
12
km/h
17
km/h
17
km/h
22
km/h
20
km/h
21
km/h
Wind Direction NE 14km/h
NE
NNE 11km/h
NNE
N 25km/h
N
NNW 32km/h
NNW
WNW 25km/h
WNW
W 25km/h
W
SW 15km/h
SW
WSW 14km/h
WSW
NNW 12km/h
NNW
WNW 17km/h
WNW
NW 17km/h
NW
WNW 22km/h
WNW
SSW 20km/h
SSW
SW 21km/h
SW
Relative Humidity 55% 23% 54% 38% 69% 50% 73% 32% 68% 24% 55% 19% 75% 40%
Dew Point 14°C 10°C 16°C 16°C 11°C 11°C 9°C 7°C 11°C 5°C 11°C 4°C 10°C 6°C

Ballarat Sun & Moon Times

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First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
-
sunrise
-
sunset
-
last light
-
moon
set
Mon 20:30 EDT
rise
Tue 06:44 EDT
moon
Tue
Dec 26
moon
Tue
Jan 2
moon
Tue
Jan 9
moon
Wed
Jan 17

Ballarat Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Mon
Dec 18
14°C 31°C 0.0mm
Sun
Dec 17
11.6°C 26°C 0.0mm
Sat
Dec 16
9.8°C 25.0°C 0.0mm
Fri
Dec 15
8.8°C 26.1°C 0.0mm
Thu
Dec 14
15.0°C 24.5°C 0.0mm

Ballarat Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
687.9mm
166.8 Day(s)
Total For 2017
631.8mm
170 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
730.4mm
177 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

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
5.5°C
8th
Lowest On Record
-1.0°C
5th 1991
Average This Month
10.4°C
+0.9°C
Long-term Average
9.5°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
35.3°C
13th
Highest On Record
40.6°C
31st 2005
Average This Month
22.6°C
-0.2°C
Long-term Average
22.8°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
22.4mm
1st
Total This Month
56.8mm
6 Day(s)
Long-term Average
49.9mm
10.9 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
188.5mm
1933
Driest On Record
3.4mm
1972
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Weather News

NT Christmas forecast: No monsoon for the Top End while Alice Springs swelters

15:35 EDT

Territorians are in for more hot and sticky conditions in the lead up to Christmas day with the weather bureau ruling out the chance of monsoonal rain to bring relief on the 25th.

Ashes third Test delayed as freak storm blows covers off WACA pitch

15:09 EDT

Australia's quest to regain the Ashes has been halted by bad weather on day five of the third test in Perth as a whips through the South West of WA.

Severe heat and thunderstorms for NSW and ACT

14:53 EDT

Heat is building alongside the threat of severe thunderstorms over much of NSW and the ACT today and over the coming days.