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Ararat Forecast

Today 21°C
Tonight 8°C
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Now

15.5°C rising
Updated at 09:50 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 Stawell Ap

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Temperature 15.5°C rising
Dew Point 8.7°C falling
Feels Like 15.5°C
Relative Humidity 64%
Wind icon
WNW 31km/h rising
Wind Gusts 43km/h
Pressure 999.0hPa falling
Fire Danger 4.9
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
06:01 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:40 EDT

Nearby Now

Mount William 5.7°C
Ballarat Ap 13.5°C

Next 12 hours in Eversley

48-hour forecast

12pm

Mostly clear. Windy
14°C

3pm

Mostly cloudy. Windy
16°C

6pm

Shower. Windy
12°C

9pm

Mostly cloudy. Windy
8°C

South West Weather Warnings

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Vic - Thu 05:10 EDT
Gale Warning for Port Phillip & West, Central, Central Gippsland & East Gippsland coasts. Strong Wind Warning Western Port & Gippsland Lakes

Vic - Thu 04:54 EDT
Severe Weather Warning (Damaging Wind) Central, South West, Nth Central, Northern Country, North East, Wimmera & East & West & Sth Gippsland

National Forecast

Ararat 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

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 21°C 17°C 23°C 25°C 31°C 34°C 26°C
Minimum 15°C 8°C 6°C 8°C 10°C 17°C 14°C
Chance of Rain 30% 5% 5% 5% 40% 40% 30%
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 27
km/h
33
km/h
22
km/h
21
km/h
6
km/h
11
km/h
9
km/h
8
km/h
12
km/h
14
km/h
19
km/h
24
km/h
16
km/h
20
km/h
Wind Direction NW 27km/h
NW
W 33km/h
W
SW 22km/h
SW
SW 21km/h
SW
SW 6km/h
SW
SW 11km/h
SW
SSE 9km/h
SSE
SSW 8km/h
SSW
NNE 12km/h
NNE
NNW 14km/h
NNW
NNW 19km/h
NNW
NW 24km/h
NW
W 16km/h
W
WSW 20km/h
WSW
Relative Humidity 78% 50% 65% 53% 68% 42% 68% 40% 53% 27% 41% 33% 62% 48%
Dew Point 12°C 10°C 5°C 7°C 8°C 9°C 9°C 10°C 10°C 10°C 12°C 16°C 10°C 13°C

Ararat 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
05:30 EDT
sunrise
06:01 EDT
sunset
20:40 EDT
last light
21:10 EDT
moon
rise
Thu 13:58 EDT
set
Fri 02:34 EDT
moon
Wed
Dec 14
moon
Wed
Dec 21
moon
Thu
Dec 29
moon
Fri
Jan 6

Ararat Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Dec 8
9°C - 24mm
Wed
Dec 7
4.6°C 27°C 0.0mm
Tue
Dec 6
9.2°C 22.2°C 0.0mm
Mon
Dec 5
12.8°C 22.2°C 4.0mm
Sun
Dec 4
9.0°C 32.0°C 0.0mm

Ararat Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
582.8mm
147.3 Day(s)
Total For 2016
718.0mm
115 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
416.9mm
127 Day(s)
Wettest Day
51.8mm
Sep 14
Lowest Temperature
-1.0°C
Aug 5
Highest Temperature
39.8°C
Jan 13

Ararat Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
4.6°C
7th
Lowest On Record
-1.0°C
5th 1993
Average This Month
8.7°C
-0.6°C
Long-term Average
9.3°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
32.0°C
4th
Highest On Record
42.5°C
31st 2005
Average This Month
25.3°C
+0.7°C
Long-term Average
24.6°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
24.0mm
8th
Total This Month
28.0mm
2 Day(s)
Long-term Average
37.7mm
8.5 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
105.5mm
2010
Driest On Record
0.3mm
1972
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