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Western Australia Forecast

  • Wednesday Hot with rain and storms noHot anrth, heavy inland. Warm west coast & southwest. Mild in SE with rain.

  • Thursday Hot with rain and storms north, heavy inland. Warm west & far south, light showers far south.

  • Friday Hot with rain and storms north, heavy interior. Heating up in the west. Mild in far south.

  • Saturday Hot with showers and storms inland. Hot west coast & southwest ahead of cooler change.

  • Sunday Hot with showers and storms inland and east. Cooler change crossing south. Warm west coast.

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 15/01 Mon 16/01 Tue 17/01

33.3°C

Meekatharra Ap
Hottest

42.9°C

Gascoyne Junction

43.0°C

Eucla

40.3°C

Paraburdoo Ap

46.6°C

Gascoyne Junction

16.9°C

Styles Tower
Coldest

8.8°C

Jarrahwood

7.0°C

Jarrahwood

8.7°C

Windy Harbour

5.1°C

Rocky Gully

SSW 53km/h

Rottnest Island
Windiest

68km/h

Cape Naturaliste

77km/h

Rottnest Island

66km/h

Gooseberry Hill
-
no rain last hr Wettest

27.6mm

Cherrabun

98.8mm

Laverton Ap

77.0mm

Ruby Plains

73.2mm

Kununurra Ap
Western Australia's Records for January
Max Min Rain
Highest 49.8°C at
Mundrabilla Station in 1979
Lowest 13.9°C at
Mount Barker in 1917
Highest 35.5°C at
Wittenoom in 2003
Lowest 0.9°C at
Bridgetown in 1921
Highest 504.8mm at
Kuri Bay in 1982

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Weather News

Kimberley flooding: Warnings ignored as wild weather lashes WA's north

20:11 EDT

Authorities are growing frustrated with people continuing to drive across fast-moving creek crossings, as hundreds of millimetres of rain swells river catchments across WA's north.

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19:11 EDT

A national scientific agency says Queensland's UV index so far this summer is higher than in previous years.

Severe winds lash Mudgee, causing mass power outage, damage to cars and buildings

19:00 EDT

Residents have described chaotic scenes in the streets of Mudgee as the town was battered by damaging winds today.