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37.65°S 143.88°E 421m AMSL

Ballarat Forecast

Today 18°C
Tonight 9°C
cloudy

Now

16.0°C rising
Updated at 17:10 EDT

Central for Tuesday Partly cloudy. Patchy fog in the southwest early this morning. Slight chance of a shower near the Otways late this afternoon and evening. Winds S/SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day then becoming S/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures between 17 and 20.

Currently at Ballarat Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 16.0°C rising
Dew Point 9.0°C rising
Feels Like 13.2°C
Relative Humidity 63%
Wind icon
S 12km/h falling
Wind Gusts 17km/h
Pressure 1013.4hPa steady
Fire Danger 3.3
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
06:41 EDT
Sunset sunset
19:41 EDT

Nearby Now

Sheoaks 16.1°C
Mt Gellibrand 15.5°C
Avalon Ap 16.2°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Ballarat

48-hour forecast

6pm

Mostly clear
16°C

9pm

Mostly cloudy
13°C

12am

Mostly cloudy
11°C

3am

Mostly cloudy
10°C

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Ballarat 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
Oct 15
Wed
Oct 16
Thu
Oct 17
Fri
Oct 18
Sat
Oct 19
Sun
Oct 20
Mon
Oct 21

Cloudy

Showers

Showers

Windy with showers

Possible shower

Cloudy

Mostly sunny
Maximum 18°C 14°C 12°C 17°C 11°C 15°C 18°C
Minimum 7°C 9°C 5°C 4°C 5°C 4°C 5°C
Chance of Rain 80% 80% 40% 50% 40% 30% 5%
Rain Amount 1-5mm 5-10mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index High High High High High
Frost Risk Nil Nil Slight Slight Slight Slight Slight
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 15
km/h
18
km/h
14
km/h
20
km/h
28
km/h
34
km/h
29
km/h
40
km/h
28
km/h
34
km/h
24
km/h
29
km/h
16
km/h
20
km/h
Wind Direction S 15km/h
S
SW 18km/h
SW
N 14km/h
N
NW 20km/h
NW
WNW 28km/h
WNW
WSW 34km/h
WSW
N 29km/h
N
NW 40km/h
NW
W 28km/h
W
W 34km/h
W
WSW 24km/h
WSW
WSW 29km/h
WSW
SSW 16km/h
SSW
SW 20km/h
SW
Relative Humidity 88% 56% 100% 89% 95% 68% 85% 61% 86% 66% 93% 65% 90% 54%
Dew Point 8°C 9°C 11°C 12°C 6°C 6°C 6°C 9°C 6°C 5°C 6°C 7°C 7°C 8°C

Ballarat Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
06:13 EDT
sunrise
06:40 EDT
sunset
19:42 EDT
last light
20:09 EDT
moon
rise
Tue 20:55 EDT
set
Wed 08:04 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
Tue
Oct 15
7.5°C 17°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
Fri
Oct 11
5.8°C 15.3°C 0.0mm

Ballarat Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Oct
582.5mm
143.2 Day(s)
Total For 2019
457.6mm
133 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2018
386.4mm
124 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
7.1°C
+1.0°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
17.3°C
+0.5°C
Long-term Average
16.8°C
October Rainfall
Wettest This Month
2.0mm
5th
Total This Month
3.2mm
4 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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