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Mon 11:04 WST
Current Warnings
 

Western Australia Forecast

  • Monday Windy, showers and storms in the southwest. Hot in the north grading to mild in the south.

  • Tuesday Very hot over inland Kimberley and Pilbara. Cool in the south with wind and rain easing.

  • Wednesday Storms over the Kimberley. Very hot in northwest. Dry elsewhere, milder on the southern coasts.

  • Thursday Hot and mostly sunny in the south. Very hot in the north. Storms for the Kimberley.

  • Friday Very hot throughout, especially east. Hot and stormy in the Kimberley.

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Fri 15/12 Sat 16/12 Sun 17/12

41.1°C

Marble Bar
Hottest

45.0°C

Marble Bar

44.8°C

Marble Bar

44.0°C

Forrest

45.1°C

Warmun

13.5°C

Esperance
Coldest

9.4°C

Jarrahwood

7.8°C

Windy Harbour

5.0°C

Windy Harbour

2.5°C

Jarrahwood

WNW 55km/h

Esperance Ap
Windiest

87km/h

Halls Creek

87km/h

Cape Leeuwin

105km/h

Cape Leeuwin
-

1.6mm last hr

Red Rocks Point
Wettest

60.6mm

Windjana Gorge

11.2mm

Margaret River Ap

36.0mm

Bickley

52.6mm

Christmas Island Ap
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 2017
Station
(Group by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
11.9 - 24.5 - 33.8 -
77 28.4 +1.9 34.9 +1.0 13.4 22
13.6 +0.1 28.1 +0.9 15.2 82
21.3 +0.6 31.0 +1.6 10.6 196
14.7 -0.4 27.7 +2.0 10.0 47
20.4 -1.5 35.3 -0.5 2.4 5
17.2 +0.6 32.3 +0.3 1.8 10
16.8 +0.5 30.0 +0.9 32.2 319
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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