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Current Warnings
 

Western Australia Forecast

  • Sunday Heavy rain and storms north and eastern central. Driest far southwest.

  • Monday Showers & storms over central W and N parts. Strong winds over the Pilbara and N interior.

  • Tuesday Clear with gusty southerlies along the west coast. Showers/storms across north, central and S inland.

  • Wednesday Heavy Rain/storms for southern interior. Hot in the north, warm and humid in the south.

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Thu 15/02 Fri 16/02 Sat 17/02

29.1°C

Bedout Island
Hottest

44.0°C

Gascoyne Junction

44.0°C

Cunderdin Airfield

39.0°C

Roebourne Ap

44.2°C

Nyang

13.5°C

Pearce
Coldest

5.9°C

Eyre

13.0°C

Eyre
 

5.9°C

Eyre

N 48km/h

Broome Ntc
Windiest

103km/h

Karratha Ap

94km/h

Broome Ntc

92km/h

Broome Ntc
-

0.2mm last hr

Christmas Island Ap
Wettest

140.0mm

Mount Elizabeth

370.6mm

Broome Ap
 

370.6mm

Broome 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 35.1°C at
Wittenoom in 2015
Lowest -1.0°C at
Salmon Gums in 1950
Highest 416.0mm at
Cocos Island Ap in 2013

Western Australia Daily Summaries

Sunday February 18, 2018
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Min to 9am Anomaly Max from 9am Anomaly Rain to 9am
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Weather News

Cyclone Kelvin expected to hit northern WA, posing threat to lives

06:27 EDT

Category one Cyclone Kelvin is likely to hit north Western Australia in the early hours of this morning, with the system bringing even more rain to the drenched region.

Cyclone threat downgraded for northern WA but record rain swamps Broome

18:12 EDT

A tropical low that is expected to build into a cyclone has dumped record-breaking rainfall on the town of Broome, swamping the town centre and prompting men to duck-dive in flooded roads to salvage cars.

Get the Bucket and Broome

12:50 EDT

Broome is fast approaching its annual rainfall record, after 1371mm has fallen in the gauge so far this year.