Fairfax Media Network

Western Australian Weather

WA
Sun 04:28 WST
Current Warnings
 

Western Australia Forecast

  • Sunday Cool in the southwest with showers and storms. Warm to hot elsewhere with thunderstorms east.

  • Monday Showers and storms over southern inland/coast. Hot, sunny and dry throughout the north.

  • Tuesday Cool and windy in the south. Warm inland, hot in the north.

  • Wednesday Possibly isolated shower in east. Most dry and partly cloudy elsewhere.

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Thu 19/04 Fri 20/04 Sat 21/04

30.4°C

Troughton Island
Hottest

40.3°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap

40.0°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap

40.0°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap

43.7°C

Roebourne Ap

15.0°C

Salmon Gums
Coldest

3.7°C

Salmon Gums

4.2°C

Eyre
 

2.6°C

Jarrahwood

WNW 48km/h

Cape Leeuwin
Windiest

88km/h

Wiluna Airport

66km/h

Cape Leeuwin

72km/h

Cape Leeuwin
-

4.4mm last hr

Shannon
Wettest

29.6mm

Christmas Island Ap

7.0mm

Cape Leeuwin
 

58.2mm

Siddins Creek
Western Australia's Records for April
Max Min Rain
Highest 45.0°C at
Marble Bar in 1928
Lowest 10.0°C at
Mount Barker in 1955
Highest 32.0°C at
Pannawonica in 1981
Lowest -2.2°C at
Wandering in 1954
Highest 439.9mm at
Wyndham Port in 1959

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 thunderstorm
17 23 70% 1-5mm Nil N 22 94 NNW 31 74
Sunny
25 35 5% < 1mm Nil SSW 9 72 W 17 57
Thunderstorms
16 22 80% 5-10mm Nil NNW 26 86 NW 37 72
Mostly sunny
21 29 40% < 1mm Nil S 22 71 SSW 21 59
Possible thunderstorm
16 29 60% 1-5mm Nil NE 17 51 ENE 17 35
Possible thunderstorm
16 27 40% < 1mm Nil N 14 78 WNW 30 67
Sunny
20 35 5% < 1mm Nil ENE 26 17 ENE 18 11
Possible thunderstorm
17 29 50% 1-5mm Nil NE 21 49 NW 20 29
Possible thunderstorm
14 25 80% 1-5mm Nil - - - -
Thunderstorms
16 23 70% 5-10mm Nil N 23 89 WNW 35 75
Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

Dry end to the wet season for the Top End

15:19 EST

A generally healthy wet season across the Northern Territory's Top End is having a very dry April to finish it off.

Outback weather watchers use local knowledge to record private history of rain events

08:38 EST

When your livelihood depends on the weather, predictions, patterns and planning are paramount, which is especially true for farmers and graziers in western Queensland where families have been keeping an eye on the skies for decades.

East coast rain and storm update

16:45 EST

Heavy rain, thunderstorms and damaging winds are all possible in parts of eastern Australia next week.