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37.56°S 143.86°E 412m AMSL

Ballarat Forecast

Tonight 4°C
Tomorrow 12°C
clearing_shower

Now

10.8°C rising
Updated at 20:50 EDT

Central for Wednesday Cloudy. Very high chance of rain, most likely during the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm late this afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming NW/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 13 and 17.
Thursday Cloudy. High chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow falling above 900 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Possible hail in the morning and afternoon. Winds N/NW 15 to 20 km/h turning W/SW 30 to 45 km/h in the late morning then decreasing to 20 to 30 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 10 and 15.

Currently at Ballarat Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 10.8°C rising
Dew Point 10.8°C rising
Feels Like 9.3°C
Relative Humidity 100%
Wind icon
ESE 9km/h falling
Wind Gusts 9km/h
Pressure 1009.2hPa rising
Fire Danger 0.7
Rain since 9am/last hr 5.6mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
06:40 EDT
Sunset sunset
19:42 EDT

Nearby Now

Sheoaks 11.1°C
Mt Gellibrand 9.9°C
Redesdale 10.5°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Ballarat

48-hour forecast

12am

Slight chance shower
8°C

3am

Rain
7°C

6am

Mostly clear
5°C

9am

Chance shower or storm
6°C

Central Weather Warnings

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Vic - Wed 16:44 EDT
Sheep Graziers Warning Thursday Wimmera, N Country, North Central, North East, South West, Central, W & S Gippsland & East Gippsland

Vic - Wed 16:43 EDT
Gale Warning Thursday E Gippsland. Strong Wind Warning Thursday Pt Phillip, W Port, Gippsland Lakes & West, Central & Central Gippslands

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Ballarat 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Oct 16
Thu
Oct 17
Fri
Oct 18
Sat
Oct 19
Sun
Oct 20
Mon
Oct 21
Tue
Oct 22

Possible shower

Clearing shower

Late shower

Possible shower

Cloudy

Mostly sunny

Sunny
Maximum 14°C 12°C 17°C 12°C 15°C 19°C 22°C
Minimum 9°C 4°C 3°C 4°C 5°C 5°C 5°C
Chance of Rain 80% 80% 60% 50% 20% 10% 5%
Rain Amount 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index High High High High High
Frost Risk Nil Slight Moderate Slight Slight Slight Slight
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 17
km/h
23
km/h
29
km/h
36
km/h
27
km/h
41
km/h
26
km/h
32
km/h
23
km/h
26
km/h
17
km/h
20
km/h
12
km/h
17
km/h
Wind Direction N 17km/h
N
NW 23km/h
NW
W 29km/h
W
WSW 36km/h
WSW
N 27km/h
N
NW 41km/h
NW
W 26km/h
W
W 32km/h
W
WSW 23km/h
WSW
WSW 26km/h
WSW
SW 17km/h
SW
SW 20km/h
SW
NE 12km/h
NE
NW 17km/h
NW
Relative Humidity 98% 85% 95% 72% 86% 52% 85% 69% 95% 68% 93% 57% 79% 46%
Dew Point 11°C 12°C 5°C 6°C 6°C 7°C 4°C 6°C 7°C 9°C 8°C 10°C 9°C 10°C

Ballarat Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
06:11 EDT
sunrise
06:38 EDT
sunset
19:43 EDT
last light
20:10 EDT
moon
rise
Wed 21:55 EDT
set
Thu 08:37 EDT
moon
Mon
Oct 21
moon
Mon
Oct 28
moon
Mon
Nov 4
moon
Wed
Nov 13

Ballarat Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Oct 16
9.2°C 16°C 0.6mm
Tue
Oct 15
7.5°C 17.2°C 0.2mm
Mon
Oct 14
10.1°C 23.0°C 0.0mm
Sun
Oct 13
8.7°C 19.3°C 0.0mm
Sat
Oct 12
5.9°C 19.0°C 0.0mm

Ballarat Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Oct
582.5mm
143.2 Day(s)
Total For 2019
458.2mm
134 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2018
389.0mm
125 Day(s)
Wettest Day
43.8mm
May 10
Lowest Temperature
-2.5°C
Jun 24
Highest Temperature
41.0°C
Jan 25

Ballarat Ap Almanac

full climatology
October Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
0.3°C
1st
Lowest On Record
-3.6°C
22nd 2006
Average This Month
7.3°C
+1.2°C
Long-term Average
6.1°C
October Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
23.0°C
14th
Highest On Record
33.4°C
12th 2006
Average This Month
17.2°C
+0.4°C
Long-term Average
16.8°C
October Rainfall
Wettest This Month
2.0mm
5th
Total This Month
3.8mm
5 Day(s)
Long-term Average
66.5mm
15.4 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
193.3mm
1975
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1914
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Weather News

Piggery closes on Atherton Tableland amid spiralling grain costs, imported pork, in 'sign of the times'

14:46 EDT

George Greenwood cuts a forlorn figure as he walks through the empty stalls of his once-thriving piggery.

Storms to strike NSW and Queensland

12:54 EDT

Severe thunderstorms are possible in parts of Queensland and NSW during the next two days.

Wintry spell in southeastern Australia

12:08 EDT

A wintry mix of weather will hit southeastern Australia during the next 48 hours, with showers, thunderstorms, hail and even a chance of thundersnow.