Fairfax Media Network

Western Australian Weather

WA
Sat 16:00 WST
Current Warnings
 

Western Australia Forecast

  • Sunday Hot with showers and storms inland and east. Cooler change crossing south. Warm west coast.

  • Monday Hot with showers and storms north, heavy interior. Mild & clearing in far south. Heating up in west.

  • Tuesday Hot to very hot. Thunderstorms over the interio and extreme north.

  • Wednesday Widespread storms in the north, dry in the south. Very hot in the west, warm to very warm elsehwere.

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Thu 19/01 Fri 20/01 Sat 21/01

32.1°C

Mount Magnet
Hottest

38.9°C

Leonora Ap

41.6°C

Nyang

41.0°C

Mount Magnet

46.6°C

Gascoyne Junction

13.8°C

Rocky Gully
Coldest

6.0°C

Jarrahwood

8.4°C

Eyre
 

5.1°C

Rocky Gully

S 50km/h

Rottnest Island
Windiest

66km/h

Esperance Ap

68km/h

Geraldton Ap

62km/h

Wyndham Ap
-

4.2mm last hr

Christmas Island Ap
Wettest

41.8mm

Warmun

68.4mm

Bonney Downs
 

179.5mm

Kingston Rest
Western Australia's Records for January
Max Min Rain
Highest 49.8°C at
Mundrabilla Station in 1979
Lowest 13.9°C at
Mount Barker in 1917
Highest 35.5°C at
Wittenoom in 2003
Lowest 0.9°C at
Bridgetown in 1921
Highest 504.8mm at
Kuri Bay in 1982

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
23:50 WST
SSW 9 15 20.2 15.4 20.2 74 2 0.0 1008.3
23:50 WST
S 13 15 16.8 12.9 16.8 78 2 0.0 -
23:50 WST
W 6 7 14.9 13.3 14.9 90 1 0.0 1009.7
23:50 WST
SW 26 35 22.2 19.2 22.2 83 3 0.0 1008.3
23:50 WST
ESE 15 20 27.6 4.6 26.6 23 20 0.0 1006.3
23:50 WST
ESE 13 17 20.0 17.2 20.0 84 2 0.0 1009.6
23:50 WST
WNW 17 24 29.0 22.7 32.5 69 5 0.0 1008.9
02:20 WST
NNW 11 11 27.7 21.2 29.8 67 4 0.4 1009.9
Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

Steamy night in Brisbane

14:29 EDT

In the early hours of the morning, Brisbane had its warmest minimum temperature since at least 1999, when the mercury halted its descent at 28 degrees just after 3am.

Stormy conditions again for Aotearoa

11:51 EDT

Another intense low pressure system is set to impact New Zealand from this evening, with heavy rain and severe gales forecast.

Kimberley cattle country soaked by January rains in great start to season

18:55 EDT

Cattle stations in the Kimberley region of Western Australia have had an extremely wet start to 2017.