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Current Warnings
 

Western Australia Forecast

  • Wednesday Early fog/frost patches in south, becoming sunnier. Drizzly low cloud in southeast, drier in north.

  • Thursday Early fog/frost patches in south then mostly sunny. Mild northerly winds in west. Warm in north.

  • Friday Colder, strong winds, rain & storms west & south. Mostly sunny and warm in east and north.

  • Saturday Heavy rain and strong wind in the southwest. Hot and generally dry in the north and east.

  • Sunday Strong wind/showers in south, rain over interior. Cold in southwest, warm in the north.

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 21/08 Mon 22/08 Tue 23/08

32.9°C

Kalumburu
Hottest

35.5°C

Warmun

36.4°C

Wyndham Ap

34.4°C

Wyndham Ap

37.2°C

Wyndham Ap

10.0°C

Esperance Ap
Coldest

-1.1°C

Eyre

-5.0°C

Pingelly

-3.3°C

Wandering

-5.0°C

Pingelly

SW 42km/h

Forrest
Windiest

90km/h

Ocean Reef

66km/h

Barrow Island

55km/h

Legendre Island
-
no rain last hr Wettest

24.0mm

Porongurups

28.2mm

Beaumont West

15.6mm

Beaumont West

10.0mm

Esperance
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 Monthly Summaries

August 2016
Station
(Ungroup by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
7.4 -0.9 21 17.6 -1.5 74.8 61
6.4 -1.2 18 16.3 -1.4 109.6 93
6.0 - 15.4 - 83.4 -
11.0 -0.6 23.2 +0.1 16.0 91
5.7 +0.1 17.8 -0.9 25.8 122
6.8 -0.7 19.6 +0.1 18.2 68
16.2 +1.3 31.4 +1.1 0.0 0
7.6 -1.1 22.5 -0.2 0.2 2
10  
A yellow cell indicates a probable monthly record for this site (sites with ≥ 10 years of records only). The number of years of records available for the relevant field for this month is indicated in black. See the station's climate page for full details.
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