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Western Australia Forecast

  • Sunday Storms in the north/central, showers in southwest. Hot in the north grading to mild in the south.

  • Monday Storms in the north, partly cloudy in the south. Hot in the north, warm in the south.

  • Tuesday Showers & storms in the north & west, dry south. Very hot in the north, mild in the south.

  • Wednesday Showers and storms across the north. Cooler S'ly winds in the south. Coastal showers.

  • Thursday Storms in the north, mostly clear elsewhere. Hot in the north, grading warm elsewhere.

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Thu 23/03 Fri 24/03 Sat 25/03

28.7°C

Troughton Island
Hottest

39.3°C

Warburton

39.3°C

Warburton

41.0°C

Warburton

44.6°C

Mandora

10.7°C

Styles Tower
Coldest

10.8°C

Jandakot Ap

9.0°C

York
 

2.3°C

Bridgetown

W 59km/h

Cape Leeuwin
Windiest

94km/h

Port Hedland Ap

79km/h

Halls Creek Ap

107km/h

Cape Leeuwin
-

1.4mm last hr

Shannon
Wettest

98.0mm

Mulyie

91.8mm

Leonora Ap
 

193.0mm

Yeeda
Western Australia's Records for March
Max Min Rain
Highest 47.8°C at
Roebourne in 1998
Lowest 10.7°C at
Manjimup in 2005
Highest 34.0°C at
Mardie in 1973
Lowest -0.9°C at
Bridgetown in 1946
Highest 438.0mm at
Truscott in 2005

Western Australia Monthly Summaries

March 2017
Station
(Ungroup by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
17.5 +0.9 28.5 -1.2 21.2 102
14.9 +0.8 27.4 -0.4 49.2 324
13.3 - 22.9 - 42.4 -
22.5 +0.4 30.8 -0.8 1.4 9
72 18.4 +2.4 30.4 +1.0 21.8 80
16.6 +0.8 25.9 +0.4 4.8 21
26.4 +1.0 34.1 +0.1 42.8 43
22.0 +1.5 37.2 +3.5 15.8 44
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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Cyclone Debbie strengthens to cat 2 on way to probable cat 4 as it continues towards Queensland coast

01:31 EDT

A cyclone off northern Queensland has intensified to a category two and could reach category four by the time it crosses the coast somewhere between Cardwell and Bowen, near Townsville, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) has warned.

Cyclone Debbie: How the BOM names cyclones

20:42 EDT

The Bureau of Meteorology has off the coast of Queensland.

Queensland braces for Tropical Cyclone Debbie

12:37 EDT

Tropical Cyclone Debbie is strengthening quickly on its journey to make landfall, likely between Lucinda and Proserpine on Monday or Tuesday.