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Current Warnings
 

Western Australia Forecast

  • Monday Isolated showers and mild far south coasts.. Warm elsewhere. Possible rain in the Kimberley.

  • Tuesday Light showers in far south, mostly dry elsewhere. Hot in the north, grading cool in the south.

  • Wednesday Warm and mostly dry throughout. Easterly winds.

  • Thursday Cool gusty showers in the southwest. Warm and windy in the north.

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Fri 28/04 Sat 29/04 Sun 30/04

28.2°C

Rowley Shoals
Hottest

35.1°C

Mandora

35.1°C

Mardie

34.0°C

Mandora

6.1°C

Bridgetown
Coldest

1.9°C

Salmon Gums

3.1°C

Norseman Ap
 

SE 33km/h

North Island
Windiest

72km/h

Troughton Island

68km/h

Browse Is

55km/h

Cocos Island Ap
-
no rain last hr Wettest

10.4mm

Troughton Island

5.6mm

Christmas Island Ap
 
Western Australia's Records for May
Max Min Rain
Highest 40.6°C at
Bidyadanga in 1990
Lowest 7.8°C at
Mount Barker in 1908
Highest 29.2°C at
Cockatoo Island in 1967
Lowest -5.6°C at
Wandering in 1964
Highest 286.5mm at
Cape Leveque in 1949

Western Australia Monthly Summaries

May 2017
Station
(Ungroup by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
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

Colder showery change moving through southern states

16:08 EST

A front is bringing a colder showery change to southern Australia, dropping temperatures by five-to-10 degrees.

North Queensland chills

09:54 EST

Some inland areas of Northern Queensland have had their coldest April morning in at least 60 years.

Fog and low cloud glooming southern Australia

14:41 EST

Large areas of southern Australia can expect a foggy start to the next few mornings, reducing visibility for the first few hours, even in the southeastern capitals.