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Current Warnings
 

Western Australia Forecast

  • Wednesday Isolated storms in the north, dry in the south. Hot in the Kimberley and Pilbara.

  • Thursday Isolated showers and storms in the north. Hot to very hot in the Kimberley and Pilbara.

  • Friday Isolated thunderstorms in the north and northwest. Hot to very hot throughout.

  • Saturday Heavy rain and storms over the Kimberley. Very hot over western and central parts.

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 19/02 Mon 20/02 Tue 21/02

31.4°C

Karratha Ap
Hottest

41.0°C

Gascoyne Junction

42.5°C

Eneabba

40.0°C

Telfer Ap

48.7°C

Yeelirrie

7.5°C

Bridgetown
Coldest

10.0°C

Eucla

10.4°C

Mount Barker
 

5.0°C

Jarrahwood

S 38km/h

Barrow Island
Windiest

66km/h

Carnarvon Ap

68km/h

Cape Leeuwin

77km/h

Forrest
-
no rain last hr Wettest

38.6mm

Yulmbu

80.0mm

Karri Valley
 

210.6mm

Karratha Ap
Western Australia's Records for February
Max Min Rain
Highest 50.5°C at
Mardie in 1998
Lowest 13.3°C at
Mount Barker in 1914
Highest 35.0°C at
Exmouth Town in 1968
Lowest -1.0°C at
Salmon Gums in 1950
Highest 416.0mm at
Cocos Island Ap in 2013

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Weather News

Cyclonic rain brings crocodiles 250 metres from homes in Queensland's gulf

18:50 EDT

While many Gulf of Carpentaria residents rejoiced at the thorough drenching , others are glancing over their shoulders with a sense of fear.

Sparks fly for southern parts of WA overnight

12:21 EDT

An impressive area of thunderstorms swept across the southwest of the country last night.

Canberra's coldest February morning on record

09:58 EDT

The nation's capital has rewritten the record books this morning, producing a May-like morning in February.