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Current Warnings
 

Western Australia Forecast

  • Thursday Heavy rain and strong winds over the northwest. Very hot in central and eastern parts.

  • Friday Potentially damaging storms over the northwest. Very hot in the north and east, mild southwest.

  • Saturday Heavy rain over the northwest and central parts. Mild in the south, hot in the north and east.

  • Sunday Storms in the north/central, showers in southwest. Hot in the north grading to mild in the south.

  • Monday Storms in the north, partly cloudy in the south. Hot in the north, warm in the south.

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 20/03 Tue 21/03 Wed 22/03

37.7°C

Giles
Hottest

40.7°C

Gascoyne Junction

39.1°C

Paraburdoo Ap

41.1°C

Warburton

44.6°C

Mandora

15.5°C

Styles Tower
Coldest

7.7°C

Salmon Gums

9.1°C

Gosnells City

11.0°C

Eneabba

2.3°C

Bridgetown

NW 48km/h

Port Hedland Ap
Windiest

70km/h

Gooseberry Hill

77km/h

Perth Airport

70km/h

Rowley Shoals
-
no rain last hr Wettest

50.8mm

Cocos Island Ap

103.2mm

Port Hedland Ap

105.2mm

Port Hedland Ap

105.2mm

Port Hedland Ap
Western Australia's Records for March
Max Min Rain
Highest 47.8°C at
Roebourne in 1998
Lowest 10.7°C at
Manjimup in 2005
Highest 34.0°C at
Mardie in 1973
Lowest -0.9°C at
Bridgetown in 1946
Highest 438.0mm at
Truscott in 2005

Western Australia Weather Forecasts

Station
(ungroup by district)
Forecast Min Max Chance of rain Rain amount Frost risk 9am 3pm
Wind RH Wind RH
°C °C km/h % km/h %
Mostly sunny
15 26 5% < 1mm Nil SSE 17 76 SSW 21 55
Sunny
16 29 30% < 1mm Nil SSE 25 64 S 35 49
Cloudy
15 26 10% < 1mm Nil S 12 74 S 15 59
Possible shower
17 20 80% < 1mm Nil SW 15 82 SSW 17 78
Mostly sunny
13 26 5% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Sunny
21 29 40% < 1mm Nil S 35 57 SSW 36 58
Rain
17 21 90% 5-10mm Nil SSE 8 85 SE 10 80
Possible shower
18 27 60% 1-5mm Nil SE 11 67 S 17 71
Possible thunderstorm
25 33 90% 1-5mm Nil NNW 20 79 NW 21 72
Mostly sunny
24 39 5% < 1mm Nil NNE 11 17 NNE 14 13
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