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Western Australia Forecast

  • Monday Cold winds, showers easing in south. Patchy rain in the northeast.

  • Tuesday Light showers in in south. Rain in far north. Becoming dry and mostly sunny elsewhere.

  • Wednesday Strong wind change with rain in the west and south. Warm and dry in the east.

  • Thursday Rain in far east. Isolated showers in the south. Mostly dry elsewhere.

  • Friday Rain increasing in southwest. Mostly dry elsewhere. Warm-hot in the north, cool in southwest.

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Fri 26/08 Sat 27/08 Sun 28/08

32.5°C

Wyndham Ap
Hottest

36.1°C

Kalumburu

35.9°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap

35.0°C

Wyndham Ap

37.2°C

Wyndham Ap

9.1°C

Rocky Gully
Coldest

3.4°C

Balladonia

2.0°C

Ravensthorpe

1.0°C

Goomalling

-6.0°C

Pingelly

WSW 35km/h

Norseman Ap
Windiest

90km/h

Rottnest Island

83km/h

Cape Leeuwin

72km/h

Rottnest Island
-

1.6mm last hr

Cocos Island Ap
Wettest

58.0mm

Jarrahdale

29.8mm

Rocky Gully

40.0mm

Jacup

54.0mm

Mount Barker
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 2016
Station
(Group by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
6.4 - 15.7 - 116.2 -
16.4 +1.5 31.3 +1.0 17.6 1035
6.7 -0.9 18 16.4 -1.3 131.2 112
11.1 -0.5 23.3 +0.2 27.6 158
7.1 -0.4 19.8 +0.3 21.4 80
7.9 -0.8 22.5 -0.2 6.4 65
6.1 +0.5 17.8 -0.9 28.6 135
7.9 -0.4 17.7 -1.4 113.4 92
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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