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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 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 %
Possible shower
19 26 50% < 1mm Nil ESE 10 76 S 22 62
Possible thunderstorm
24 30 80% 20-40mm Nil NNW 38 87 NW 38 83
Increasing sunshine
17 29 10% < 1mm Nil S 6 67 WSW 23 56
Windy
22 28 20% < 1mm Nil SSW 29 67 SW 37 61
Possible thunderstorm
20 30 40% < 1mm Nil E 15 63 ESE 23 61
Mostly sunny
19 28 20% < 1mm Nil SSW 21 72 SW 33 61
Possible shower
23 33 60% 1-5mm Nil ENE 13 50 ENE 20 39
Possible thunderstorm
23 36 40% 1-5mm Nil NE 20 64 NNE 17 33
Increasing sunshine
15 33 5% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Mostly sunny
19 28 10% < 1mm Nil W 10 75 WSW 26 61
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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.