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Current Warnings
 

Western Australia Forecast

  • Thursday Isolated showers in the far south. Dry elsewhere. Cold morning with frost patches for the interior.

  • Friday Showers developing in the southwest. Dry elsewhere. Hot in the north, grading cool in the south.

  • Saturday Showers and gusty winds in the south. Very hot in the north, grading cool in the south.

  • Sunday Showers and gusty winds in the south. Very hot in the north, grading cool in the south.

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 14/08 Tue 15/08 Wed 16/08

27.4°C

Troughton Island
Hottest

37.0°C

Wyndham Ap

36.0°C

Wyndham Ap

37.0°C

Wyndham Ap

37.0°C

Wyndham Ap

-0.8°C

Southern Cross Ap
Coldest

8.0°C

Corrigin

2.0°C

Windy Harbour

9.0°C

Giles

-6.0°C

Pingelly

ESE 40km/h

Bedout Island
Windiest

103km/h

Cape Leeuwin

88km/h

Cape Leeuwin

87km/h

North Walpole
-

0.8mm last hr

Cocos Island Ap
Wettest

31.8mm

Bickley

16.8mm

Pemberton

0.0mm

Giles

72.4mm

Jarrahwood
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 Daily Summaries

Thursday August 17, 2017
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Station
(Group by district)
Min to 9am Anomaly Max from 9am Anomaly Rain to 9am
°C °C °C °C mm
9 +0 - - 0.0
10  
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Damaging winds and flooding threaten South Australia

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Winter warmth strikes eastern states

18:07 EST

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