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Current Warnings
 

Western Australia Forecast

  • Monday Cold winds, showers easing in south. Patchy rain in the northeast.

  • Tuesday Light showers in in south. Rain in far north. Becoming dry and mostly sunny elsewhere.

  • Wednesday Strong wind change with rain in the west and south. Warm and dry in the east.

  • Thursday Rain in far east. Isolated showers in the south. Mostly dry elsewhere.

  • Friday Rain increasing in southwest. Mostly dry elsewhere. Warm-hot in the north, cool in southwest.

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Fri 26/08 Sat 27/08 Sun 28/08

34.6°C

Wyndham Ap
Hottest

36.1°C

Kalumburu

35.9°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap

35.5°C

Wyndham Ap

37.2°C

Wyndham Ap

10.4°C

Rocky Gully
Coldest

3.4°C

Balladonia

2.0°C

Ravensthorpe

1.0°C

Goomalling

-6.0°C

Pingelly

WNW 37km/h

Forrest
Windiest

90km/h

Rottnest Island

83km/h

Cape Leeuwin

72km/h

Rottnest Island
-
no rain last hr Wettest

58.0mm

Jarrahdale

29.8mm

Rocky Gully

39.6mm

Jacup

54.0mm

Mount Barker
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 Weather Forecasts

Station
(group by district)
Forecast Min Max Chance of rain Rain amount Frost risk 9am 3pm
Wind RH Wind RH
°C °C km/h % km/h %
Wind and showers easing
10 14 80% < 1mm Nil SSW 20 85 SW 20 77
Rain
18 27 90% 10-20mm Nil W 7 75 WSW 15 72
Mostly cloudy
7 16 30% < 1mm Nil S 9 86 SW 10 61
Mostly sunny
9 22 5% < 1mm Nil SE 18 63 S 26 47
Mostly sunny
9 20 10% < 1mm Nil NNW 27 59 WNW 26 44
Possible shower
9 18 40% < 1mm Nil SSE 12 91 SSW 16 66
Rain
13 18 80% 1-5mm Nil SSW 10 61 NW 9 51
Possible shower
8 16 60% < 1mm Nil WSW 25 74 WSW 22 65
Mostly sunny
5 16 10% < 1mm Slight - - - -
Mostly sunny
7 17 10% < 1mm Nil S 12 84 SW 18 57
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12:17 EST

Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) staff from across the country have begun a fortnight of industrial action following failed negotiations over pay and conditions.