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Fri 22:00 WST
Current Warnings
 

Western Australia Forecast

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

  • Sunday Chance shower in the Kimberley, dry otherwise. Hot througout. Fresh winds over the west coast.

  • Monday Chance shower in the Kimberley, dry otherwise. Hot throughout in easterly winds.

  • Tuesday Showers and storms possible in southwest. Hot easterly winds across interior.

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Wed 10/02 Thu 11/02 Fri 12/02

31.1°C

Telfer Ap
Hottest

46.4°C

Roebourne Ap

47.0°C

Roebourne Ap

48.0°C

Mardie

48.0°C

Mardie

12.8°C

Styles Tower
Coldest

12.0°C

Pemberton

14.5°C

Forrest
 

4.5°C

Bridgetown

SSE 55km/h

North Island
Windiest

66km/h

Kalumburu

75km/h

Kalgoorlie

77km/h

Curtin Ap
-

2.6mm last hr

Christmas Island Ap
Wettest

69.6mm

Cocos Island Ap

32.4mm

Cocos Island Ap
 

95.0mm

Camballin
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
02:20 WST
SSE 13 15 20.3 15.1 20.3 72 3 0.0 1018.1
02:20 WST
S 7 9 15.7 12.8 15.7 83 1 0.0 -
02:20 WST
SSW 15 20 16.2 9.7 16.2 65 3 0.0 1021.0
02:20 WST
S 37 48 26.0 17.2 26.9 58 10 0.0 1009.7
02:20 WST
SSE 22 31 20.4 11.9 20.4 58 6 0.0 1017.2
02:20 WST
S 19 24 19.9 18.0 19.9 89 2 0.0 1014.1
02:20 WST
WNW 17 22 30.3 23.0 34.5 65 5 0.0 1008.1
04:50 WST
ESE 15 17 25.3 -2.8 24.9 15 25 0.0 1013.1
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16:18 EDT

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