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Western Australia Forecast

  • Monday Showers/storms in Kimberley & western inland. Hot from north to southern central, cooler in west.

  • Tuesday A few showers and storms in the north. A band of rain and gusty winds crossing the south.

  • Wednesday Isolated storms in the north, dry in the south. Hot in the Kimberley and Pilbara.

  • Thursday Isolated showers and storms in the north. Hot to very hot in the Kimberley and Pilbara.

  • Friday Isolated thunderstorms in the north and northwest. Hot to very hot throughout.

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Fri 17/02 Sat 18/02 Sun 19/02

38.2°C

Port Hedland Ap
Hottest

39.4°C

Giles

41.6°C

Geraldton Ap

41.0°C

Gascoyne Junction

48.7°C

Yeelirrie

18.1°C

North Walpole
Coldest

6.5°C

Salmon Gums

10.1°C

Eyre

10.0°C

Eucla

5.0°C

Jarrahwood

NNW 42km/h

Mount Magnet
Windiest

87km/h

Paraburdoo Ap

70km/h

Carnarvon Ap

66km/h

Carnarvon Ap
-
no rain last hr Wettest

32.0mm

Halls Creek Ap

51.0mm

Kachana

38.6mm

Yulmbu

22.2mm

Derby 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 35.0°C at
Exmouth Town in 1968
Lowest -1.0°C at
Salmon Gums in 1950
Highest 416.0mm at
Cocos Island Ap in 2013

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 %
Clearing shower
16 22 20% < 1mm Nil WSW 30 69 SW 32 47
Mostly sunny
18 25 10% < 1mm Nil SSW 28 62 SSW 35 52
Possible shower
14 22 30% < 1mm Nil SW 26 50 SW 30 43
Possible thunderstorm
14 18 60% 1-5mm Nil WSW 35 61 WSW 41 53
Clearing shower
14 22 20% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Increasing sunshine
23 30 40% < 1mm Nil S 34 65 S 40 52
Thunderstorms clearing
20 27 40% < 1mm Nil W 26 68 W 32 36
Windy
17 40 50% < 1mm Nil NNE 28 24 NW 27 24
Mostly sunny
26 33 40% < 1mm Nil WNW 14 73 WNW 17 67
Sunny
18 36 5% < 1mm Nil NE 24 17 NNW 18 11
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Weather News

Cyclone Alfred forms in Gulf of Carpentaria, BOM warns of damaging winds, rain

16:03 EDT

A category one cyclone has formed in the Gulf of Carpentaria but is due to weaken before heading towards the Northern Territory coast.

King Ash Bay fishing village flooded as Tropical Cyclone Alfred forms in Gulf of Carpentaria

14:35 EDT

Shacks in the fishing village of King Ash Bay in the Northern Territory's Gulf of Carpentaria have been flooded by the McArthur River.

Tropical Cyclone Alfred emerges over the Gulf

13:45 EDT

Early today, a tropical low that has been lingering over the Gulf of Carpentaria was upgraded to tropical cyclone.