It's been an unseasonably warm night in Ballarat.
According to data from the weather bureau collected at the Ballarat Airport we dropped to a low of just over 13C at midnight well above the average October low of 6.2C.
The temperature also started climbing well before sunrise, rising to 15C at 4am.
Warm northerly winds are expected to shift southerly with a cooler change tonight with a top of 22C, again higher than the 17C average.
Expect a shower or two on Friday with a top of just 16C and an overnight low right on the average of 6C,