Ballarat Weather Records

Ballarat, Victoria weather averages and records from 1750–2023 based on data made available by the NOAA.
All-Time Recorded High
The highest temperature ever recorded in Ballarat, Victoria was 44.1 °C which occurred on February 7, 2009.
Highest Temperatures: All-Time By Year
All-Time Recorded Low
The lowest temperature ever recorded in Ballarat, Victoria was -6.0 °C which occurred on July 21, 1982.
Lowest Temperatures: All-Time By Year
Ballarat Weather by Month
Averages based on the years 1991–2020
Month Average (°C) Record (°C) Average (cm)
High ☀️ Low 🌙 High ☀️ Low 🌙 Precipitation 💧
January 26.1 11.6 42.0 0.7 4.5
February 25.8 11.7 44.1 -1.4 3.7
March 22.9 9.9 37.9 -0.6 3.1
April 18.4 7.1 32.2 -4.1 4.2
May 14.2 5.1 26.1 -4.5 5.0
June 11.2 3.6 21.6 -4.6 6.0
July 10.6 3.0 19.1 -6.0 6.1
August 11.8 3.1 23.0 -5.0 6.5
September 14.1 4.4 27.9 -4.6 6.9
October 17.3 5.9 33.4 -3.6 5.4
November 20.4 7.9 37.3 -1.0 5.4
December 23.4 9.5 43.5 -1.0 4.5
Entire year 18.0 6.9 44.1 -6.0 61.7
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1750–2023
Highest daily low 26.9 °C January 18, 1959
Lowest daily high 3.2 °C May 31, 1977
Greatest daily range
(Difference of high and low)
30.8 °C December 20, 2019
Greatest difference in daily high
over two conscutive days
23.4 °C Dec 20–21, 2019
Most daily precipitation 12.2 cm February 6, 1973
Most monthly precipitation 24.0 cm February 1973
Most yearly precipitation 99.6 cm 1960
Most yearly days with precipitation 214 1939
Most days in a year < 0 °C 42 1982
Most days in a year ≥ 20 °C 153 2018
Most days in a year ≥ 25 °C 88 2017
Most days in a year ≥ 30 °C 44 2019
Most days in a year ≥ 35 °C 19 2019
Most days in a year ≥ 40 °C 4 2009
Ballarat Weather Streaks
Most consecutive days...
With precipitation 25 days Jul 31 – Aug 24, 1939
Without precipitation 36 days Jan 28 – Mar 4, 1983
High temperature ≥ 20 °C 49 days Jan 19 – Mar 8, 1983
High temperature ≥ 25 °C 18 days Feb 26 – Mar 15, 2017
High temperature ≥ 30 °C 10 days Feb 27 – Mar 8, 1989
High temperature ≥ 35 °C 7 days Jan 22–28, 1961
High temperature ≥ 40 °C 3 days Jan 28–30, 2009
Plant Hardiness Zone
9B
Ballarat is in plant hardiness zone 9B
based on average yearly minimum temperature from 1991–2020
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