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Current Warnings
 

Western Australia Forecast

  • Thursday Thunderstorms in the north, showers in the south. Hot in the north, mild and humid in the south.

  • Friday A few storms in the N & W, showers in the S. Heat building in the south.

  • Saturday Showers and thunderstorms in the N, W and S. Mild in the south, hot elsewhere.

  • Sunday Showers and thunderstorms in the north & south. Warm-to-hot statewide.

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 19/02 Tue 20/02 Wed 21/02

30.7°C

Paraburdoo Ap
Hottest

37.9°C

Port Hedland Ap

38.4°C

Nyang

38.0°C

Shark Bay Ap

44.2°C

Nyang

16.8°C

Shannon
Coldest

9.2°C

Windy Harbour

7.5°C

Jarrahwood
 

5.9°C

Eyre

SE 55km/h

Forrest
Windiest

75km/h

Rottnest Island

64km/h

Perth Airport

74km/h

Forrest
-

7.2mm last hr

Red Rocks Point
Wettest

52.8mm

Troughton Island

36.0mm

Carnegie
 

370.6mm

Broome Ap
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 35.1°C at
Wittenoom in 2015
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
21:00 WST
SSW 9 15 20.9 14.8 20.9 68 3 0.0 1009.1
21:00 WST
S 11 19 19.6 13.5 19.6 68 3 0.0 1009.0
21:00 WST
ESE 13 17 18.7 16.5 18.7 87 2 0.2 1011.9
21:00 WST
WSW 20 31 25.5 21.6 26.7 79 3 0.0 1004.6
21:00 WST
S 9 11 21.3 21.0 21.3 98 1 7.4 1009.5
21:00 WST
ESE 37 56 20.1 19.4 20.1 96 2 11.0 1003.5
21:00 WST
WNW 4 9 26.7 25.4 30.1 93 1 0.0 1006.9
23:30 WST
NNW 11 13 26.5 19.7 27.8 66 4 0.0 1009.0
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Weather News

Cape Town's Day Zero pushed back, but authorities say drought threat still real

21:19 EDT

Theewaterskloof dam looks more like a desert.

Cyclone season takes toll on northern WA as yet another tropical low looms

19:12 EDT

The reopening of the flooded highway network in WA's north has offered temporary relief for truckies and travellers, but weary residents are being warned the abnormally hectic cyclone season may be set to continue, with a chance of more severe weather and flooding next week.

Storms, wind and hail damages properties and causes widespread blackouts in north Queensland

15:42 EDT

Fence posts were sent hurtling through walls as wild storms ripped through Queensland's central highlands, leaving tens of thousands of homes without power.