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Current Warnings
 

Western Australia Forecast

  • Tuesday Very hot in the north, west and southwest. Isolated thundery showers over the far north.

  • Wednesday Very hot in southwest, western and northern areas. Isolated showers/storms over the Kimberley.

  • Thursday Very hot in southwest, western and northern areas. Chance of a storm about the Kimberley.

  • Friday Very hot in central and northern areas. A little cooler in SW. Thundery showers far north.

  • Saturday Odd, light showers in the far south. Dry elsewhere. Hot in the west, north and interior.

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 06/02 Sun 07/02 Mon 08/02

44.3°C

Shark Bay Ap
Hottest

44.0°C

Nyang

44.0°C

Nyang

46.0°C

Shark Bay Ap

46.0°C

Shark Bay Ap

21.6°C

Cape Leeuwin
Coldest

10.1°C

Eyre

11.8°C

Hopetoun North

6.0°C

Eyre

4.5°C

Bridgetown

ENE 31km/h

Cocos Island Ap
Windiest

57km/h

Gooseberry Hill

61km/h

Gooseberry Hill

53km/h

Telfer Ap
-
no rain last hr Wettest

9.4mm

Country Downs

13.8mm

Kimbolton Range Station

0.2mm

Christmas Island Ap

43.0mm

Cocos Island 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 35.0°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
11:50 WST
W 11 13 39.5 7.1 37.2 14 38 0.0 1013.7
11:50 WST
NW 11 13 34.9 9.3 33.1 21 25 0.0 -
11:50 WST
SSW 19 24 32.0 15.6 31.8 37 16 0.0 1015.3
11:50 WST
SSW 24 31 33.8 21.6 37.6 49 13 0.0 1009.8
11:50 WST
NE 13 19 32.9 5.3 30.7 17 28 0.0 1018.1
11:50 WST
SE 17 20 23.6 14.0 23.6 55 6 - 1019.2
11:50 WST
W 17 22 34.0 24.5 41.0 57 8 0.0 1008.0
14:20 WST
ESE 20 26 36.2 -3.6 33.3 8 51 0.0 1016.5
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Weather News

Rivers down and cruises cancelled as Kakadu National Park swelters through one of its driest wet seasons on record

14:34 EDT

The World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park is suffering through one of its driest wet seasons on record.

Flash flooding swamps parched Townsville

13:54 EDT

A powerful band of severe thunderstorms swept through Townsville on Monday evening, with rain rates in excess of 100mm per hour.

Dry spell to continue for the Top End

13:53 EDT

After a brief monsoonal burst of rain at the beginning of January for central parts of the Northern Territory, the Top End continues to miss out on the heavy falls.