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Sat 04:09 WST
Current Warnings
 

Western Australia Forecast

  • Saturday Hot and dry in the south. Very hot elsewhere, storms in the far north.

  • Sunday Very hot in the north and west. Cooler in SE. Moderate easterlies inland. stormy in far N.

  • Monday Very hot and sunny in most areas of WA. High chance of thunderstorms in the far north.

  • Tuesday Hot over northern, western and southwestern areas. Isolated thundery showers over the far north.

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Wed 03/02 Thu 04/02 Fri 05/02

28.8°C

Broome Ntc
Hottest

38.2°C

Carnarvon Ap

40.5°C

Nyang

41.0°C

Roebourne Ap

41.0°C

Roebourne Ap

9.0°C

Eyre
Coldest

7.5°C

Salmon Gums

8.1°C

Balladonia
 

4.5°C

Bridgetown

S 35km/h

Rottnest Island
Windiest

57km/h

Geraldton Ap

57km/h

Esperance Ap

59km/h

Badgingarra
-

0.2mm last hr

Christmas Island Ap
Wettest

38.8mm

Kununurra Ap

70.4mm

Larrawa Airfield
 

82.0mm

Bonney Downs
Western Australia's Records for February
Max Min Rain
Highest 50.5°C at
Mardie in 1998
Lowest 13.3°C at
Mount Barker in 1914
Highest 35.0°C at
Exmouth Town in 1968
Lowest -1.0°C at
Salmon Gums in 1950
Highest 416.0mm at
Cocos Island Ap in 2013

Western Australia Observations

Latest Observations
Station
(Ungroup by district)
Time Wind dir Wind spd Wind gust Tmp Dew pt Feels like RH Fire Rain Pres
km/h km/h °C °C °C % mm hPa
06:00 WST
S 6 9 19.9 12.4 19.9 62 3 0.0 1014.4
06:00 WST
SE 7 11 16.1 13.6 16.1 85 1 0.0 1016.3
06:00 WST
SSW 9 9 14.3 13.9 13.9 97 1 0.0 1018.2
06:00 WST
SSE 19 28 24.2 16.0 24.2 60 6 0.0 1008.9
06:00 WST
ESE 6 7 18.5 9.3 18.5 55 4 0.0 1017.6
06:00 WST
NNE 9 11 16.0 12.6 14.6 80 2 0.0 1017.8
06:00 WST
SW 11 15 28.6 24.9 33.7 80 3 0.0 1008.1
08:30 WST
ESE 13 17 20.1 2.6 20.1 31 11 - 1014.9
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