Fairfax Media Network

Western Australian Weather

Current Warnings
 

Western Australia Forecast

  • Wednesday Warm-to-hot in the northwest. Showers in the west.

  • Thursday Gusty southerly winds over the Esperance coast. Isolated light showers in the south..

  • Friday Mostly sunny and dry throughout. Hot in the north and mild in the south.

  • Saturday Gusty with showers in the southwest. Hot in the Kimberley and Pilbara.

  • Sunday Hot in the north and cooler in the south. Heavy showers crossing the southwest.

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 31/08 Mon 01/09 Tue 02/09

37.7°C

Mandora
Hottest

36.0°C

West Roebuck

36.5°C

Bidyadanga

38.0°C

Wyndham Ap

38.0°C

Wyndham Ap

12.9°C

Styles Tower
Coldest

-1.0°C

Jarrahwood

-1.5°C

Eyre

4.0°C

Bridgetown

-1.5°C

Eyre

SSW 31km/h

Carnarvon Ap
Windiest

50km/h

Forrest

53km/h

Esperance Ap

57km/h

Esperance Ap
-

0.2mm last hr

Shark Bay Ap
Wettest

10.0mm

Eyre

4.0mm

Cocos Island Ap

1.0mm

Esperance Ap

3.0mm

Pemberton
Western Australia's Records for September
Max Min Rain
Highest 43.1°C at
West Roebuck in 2003
Lowest 7.8°C at
Kojonup in 1971
Highest 29.7°C at
Wyndham in 2005
Lowest -4.6°C at
Eyre in 1989
Highest 244.9mm at
Cocos Island Ap in 1919

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
12:00 WST
SE 6 11 18.7 11.3 18.7 62 3 0.0 1021.3
12:00 WST
SSE 13 22 17.3 8.7 17.3 57 4 0.0 1023.4
12:30 WST
SSE 15 24 14.7 6.7 13.7 59 4 0.0 1023.4
12:30 WST
SSW 28 35 26.4 15.7 27.0 52 10 0.0 1017.0
12:29 WST
SSE 17 24 18.8 8.3 18.8 50 6 0.0 1019.4
12:00 WST
SE 15 22 17.8 4.7 17.8 42 8 0.0 1015.3
12:30 WST
W 15 20 29.1 14.1 28.7 40 12 0.0 1013.8
12:30 WST
N 22 31 28.4 -4.8 26.9 11 37 0.0 1018.9
Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

Frosty mornings for Tasmania

14:26 EST

Tasmania woke to a cold and frosty morning with road weather alerts issued for some areas due to icy conditions and there are more cold mornings to come.

Barrington Tops dusted with snow

13:30 EST

Residents of the Barrington Tops have a blanket of snow cover after the latest cold front crossed the Hunter Valley.

Slimy algae offers cheaper and quicker cattle feed supplement in dry weather

13:10 EST

New technology could allow cattle graziers to grow their own feed supplements deep in the murky waters of an algae pond.