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Current Warnings
 

Western Australia Forecast

  • Wednesday Brisk, cool southerlies in the southwest. Storms in north. Very hot inland.

  • Thursday Heat increasing in the south. Storms in north and centre.

  • Friday Hot-to-very hot along the coast. Storms in the north, clear in the southeast.

  • Saturday Thunderstorms in the north and west. Very hot inland and west.

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 04/12 Mon 05/12 Tue 06/12

34.7°C

Argyle Ap
Hottest

41.1°C

Telfer Ap

40.0°C

Newman Ap

42.0°C

Wyndham Ap

44.8°C

Marble Bar

14.0°C

Esperance Ap
Coldest

5.1°C

Salmon Gums

4.5°C

Jarrahwood
 

2.5°C

Salmon Gums

S 42km/h

North Island
Windiest

77km/h

Giles

62km/h

Forrest

75km/h

Warburton
-
no rain last hr Wettest

58.5mm

Kilto

62.0mm

Cygnet Bay
 

62.0mm

Cygnet Bay
Western Australia's Records for December
Max Min Rain
Highest 49.4°C at
Roebourne in 2011
Lowest 12.2°C at
Mount Barker in 1922
Highest 35.0°C at
Marble Bar in 1902
Lowest 0.0°C at
Bridgetown in 1953
Highest 711.0mm at
Munglinup West in 2010

Western Australia Monthly Summaries

December 2016
Station
(Ungroup by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
14.0 -2.4 24.7 -4.4 1.8 18
19 8.1 -5.4 22.7 -4.6 1.0 5
9.6 - 22.6 - 0.6 -
19.1 -1.6 27.4 -2.0 0.0 0
16.1 -0.5 32.9 +0.9 0.0 0
15.5 +0.5 23.2 -2.4 25.4 122
27.7 +1.2 33.6 -0.3 0.6 1
22.4 +0.5 35.5 -0.3 9.0 20
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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