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Wed 04:00 WST
Current Warnings
 

Western Australia Forecast

  • Wednesday Cool with lingering showers in south. Cold morning, becoming warm inland and hot north.

  • Thursday Wind and cloud easing in the southeast. Dry and mostly sunny elsewhere.

  • Friday Patchy showers in the south. Winds increasing in the SW. Warm and dry in north.

  • Saturday Possible late showers in the SW. Sunny, warm and dry in the north and central.

  • Sunday . .

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 19/08 Mon 20/08 Tue 21/08

30.1°C

Kalumburu
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

36.5°C

Kalumburu
Avg: Rec:

35.0°C

Bidyadanga
Avg: Rec:

35.0°C

Kalumburu
Avg: Rec:

36.5°C

Kalumburu
Avg: Rec:

6.0°C

Bencubbin
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

0.6°C

Beverley
Avg: Rec:

2.0°C

Ongerup
Avg: Rec:

1.0°C

Collie East
Avg: Rec:

-5.0°C

Windy Harbour
Avg: Rec:

WSW 46km/h

Forrest
Windiest

64km/h

Gooseberry Hill

62km/h

Cape Leeuwin

83km/h

Hopetoun North
-
no rain last hr Wettest

0.6mm

Mundaring
Avg: Rec:
- -

10.0mm

Rocky Gully
Avg: Rec:

19.0mm

Hopetoun North
Avg: Rec:

19.0mm

Hopetoun North
Avg: Rec:
Western Australia's Records for August
Max Min Rain
Highest 40.0°C at
Kalumburu in 1970
Lowest 5.6°C at
Katanning in 1920
Highest 27.5°C at
Cadjebut in 1998
Lowest -7.2°C at
Eyre in 2008
Highest 287.5mm at
Cocos Island Ap in 1956

Western Australia Observations

Latest Observations
Station
(Group 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
09:48 WST
SSW 28 46 10.5 6.6 4.3 77 2 0.2 1022.2
09:50 WST
ESE 13 15 24.8 6.7 21.5 31 13 0.0 1016.4
09:50 WST
SSE 6 7 12.3 8.7 10.9 79 1 0.0 -
09:30 WST
- - - - - - - - - -
09:50 WST
WSW 28 33 17.4 8.8 11.7 57 6 0.0 1008.8
11:10 WST
NW 26 33 22.9 -24.6 14.1 3 44 0.0 1016.6
09:40 WST
SW 28 35 11.0 1.5 3.8 52 6 0.0 1019.7
09:40 WST
S 15 22 13.0 5.7 9.1 61 3 0.0 1025.3
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