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Current Warnings
 

Western Australia Forecast

  • Thursday Generally dry and windy statewide. Very hot in the north grading to mild in the south.

  • Friday Generally dry and windy statewide. Heat spreading to the west, mild in the south.

  • Saturday Storms possible in the north and southwest. Very hot in the north grading to mild in the south.

  • Sunday Showers and storms in centre and southwest. Hot in the east and mild on the west coast.

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 16/10 Tue 17/10 Wed 18/10

28.6°C

Browse Is
Hottest

42.5°C

Kununurra Ap

42.0°C

Wyndham Ap

43.0°C

Wyndham Ap

43.0°C

Wyndham Ap

2.3°C

Bridgetown
Coldest

2.0°C

Kellerberrin

3.0°C

Eyre
 

-1.2°C

Eyre

SE 33km/h

Rottnest Island
Windiest

96km/h

Cape Leeuwin

90km/h

Cape Leeuwin

61km/h

Mount Magnet
-
no rain last hr Wettest

28.7mm

Styles Tower

12.0mm

Mandurah
 

53.0mm

Ygnattering
Western Australia's Records for October
Max Min Rain
Highest 46.9°C at
Port Hedland Ap in 2002
Lowest 7.8°C at
Mount Barker in 1928
Highest 32.7°C at
Old Halls Creek in 1900
Lowest -5.0°C at
Eyre in 2013
Highest 322.6mm at
Cocos Island Ap in 1910

Western Australia Monthly Summaries

October 2017
Station
(Ungroup by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
10.8 -0.7 22.1 -1.3 33.4 87
8.9 -0.6 20.0 -1.1 15.6 48
8.9 - 19.3 - 37.6 -
16.4 +0.0 25.4 -0.7 2.6 51
10.8 -0.4 25.4 -0.5 0.0 0
11.9 +0.5 25.3 +1.4 18.2 93
24.1 +1.7 33.6 +0.6 1.0 71
17.6 +0.4 30.1 -1.7 52.4 345
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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