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Wed 22:00 WST
Current Warnings
 

Western Australia Forecast

  • Thursday Patchy rain and thunder developing inland. Very warm in the north, cool in the south.

  • Friday Rain/storms increasing in Goldfields/Interior area. Warm, dry and sunny in the north.

  • Saturday Patchy rain in south and east becoming light. Dry west coast. Cool in south. Warm in north.

  • Sunday Patchy rain and thunder in south. Cool in south. Warm in north.

WA Extremes and Records

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

26.5°C

Browse Is
Hottest

38.3°C

Wyndham Ap

38.0°C

Derby Ap

39.0°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap

39.0°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap

0.6°C

Salmon Gums
Coldest

-5.0°C

Kellerberrin

0.3°C

Salmon Gums
 

-6.0°C

Pingelly

SE 42km/h

North Island
Windiest

53km/h

Cape Leeuwin

57km/h

Cocos Island Ap

55km/h

North Island
-
no rain last hr Wettest

13.2mm

Cape Leeuwin

10.0mm

Warra Jarra
 

72.4mm

Jarrahwood
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 2017
Station
(Ungroup by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
9.2 +0.9 17.9 -1.2 145.6 119
8.3 +0.7 16.7 -0.9 157.6 133
8.5 - 15.6 - 152.2 -
11.0 -0.6 22.5 -0.6 13.2 75
5.9 +0.2 19.2 +0.5 11.0 51
8.6 +1.1 20.8 +1.4 32.8 121
14.7 -0.2 31.5 +1.2 0.2 9
9.6 +0.9 25.1 +2.4 0.0 0
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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Weather News

Near-record August heat in Broome

16:33 EST

Broome experienced its warmest August day in 22 years this week, twice.

Early bushfire season in parts of NSW

10:30 EST

The NSW Rural Fire Service announced this week that nine Local Government Areas will commence their bushfire season early this year, following a run of warm and dry weather during winter.

Hobart longing for rain

16:27 EST

Hobart could be having its first wetter than average month since January tomorrow.