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Current Warnings
 

Western Australia Forecast

  • Wednesday Isolated storms in the north, dry in the south. Hot in the Kimberley and Pilbara.

  • Thursday Isolated showers and storms in the north. Hot to very hot in the Kimberley and Pilbara.

  • Friday Isolated thunderstorms in the north and northwest. Hot to very hot throughout.

  • Saturday Heavy rain and storms over the Kimberley. Very hot over western and central parts.

WA Extremes and Records

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

31.4°C

Karratha Ap
Hottest

41.0°C

Gascoyne Junction

42.5°C

Eneabba

40.0°C

Telfer Ap

48.7°C

Yeelirrie

7.5°C

Bridgetown
Coldest

10.0°C

Eucla

10.4°C

Mount Barker
 

5.0°C

Jarrahwood

S 38km/h

Barrow Island
Windiest

66km/h

Carnarvon Ap

68km/h

Cape Leeuwin

77km/h

Forrest
-
no rain last hr Wettest

38.6mm

Yulmbu

80.0mm

Karri Valley
 

210.6mm

Karratha 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
02:50 WST
- 0 0 11.8 7.9 11.8 77 1 0.0 1019.4
02:50 WST
- 0 0 10.8 7.1 10.8 78 1 0.2 -
02:50 WST
W 11 15 14.8 8.5 14.2 66 3 1.2 1016.6
02:50 WST
SSE 26 33 21.5 14.9 21.5 66 5 - 1013.9
02:50 WST
S 9 13 11.4 5.1 10.5 65 2 0.2 1016.9
02:50 WST
WSW 19 24 14.7 8.4 13.4 66 3 1.0 1012.5
02:50 WST
WNW 15 19 28.4 24.5 32.9 79 3 0.0 1010.2
05:20 WST
N 19 20 28.0 3.3 26.7 20 25 0.0 1012.1
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18:50 EDT

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Sparks fly for southern parts of WA overnight

12:21 EDT

An impressive area of thunderstorms swept across the southwest of the country last night.

Canberra's coldest February morning on record

09:58 EDT

The nation's capital has rewritten the record books this morning, producing a May-like morning in February.