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Current Warnings
 

Western Australia Forecast

  • Thursday Very hot in southwest, western and northern areas. Chance of a storm about the Kimberley.

  • Friday Very hot in central and northern areas. A little cooler in SW. Thundery showers far north.

  • Saturday Odd, light showers in the far south. Dry elsewhere. Hot in the west, north and interior.

  • Sunday Showers in the Kimberley, dry otherwise. Hot througout. Afternoon coastal seabreezes.

  • Monday Showers/storms in the Kimerley, sunny elsewhere. Hot throughout in easterly winds.

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 08/02 Tue 09/02 Wed 10/02

45.7°C

Roebourne Ap
Hottest

46.0°C

Shark Bay Ap

45.6°C

Nyang

46.4°C

Roebourne Ap

47.0°C

Roebourne Ap

21.7°C

Hopetoun North
Coldest

5.9°C

Eyre

7.8°C

Eyre

12.0°C

Pemberton

4.5°C

Bridgetown

SSE 35km/h

North Island
Windiest

53km/h

Telfer Ap

59km/h

Cape Leeuwin

66km/h

Kalumburu
-
no rain last hr Wettest

43.0mm

Cocos Island Ap

17.5mm

Theda

69.6mm

Cocos Island Ap

69.6mm

Cocos Island 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

Western Australia Weather Forecasts

Station
(group by district)
Forecast Min Max Chance of rain Rain amount Frost risk 9am 3pm
Wind RH Wind RH
°C °C km/h % km/h %
Possible shower
17 21 10% < 1mm Nil SSE 17 55 S 22 50
Mostly sunny
28 34 50% < 1mm Nil W 19 69 W 26 60
Increasing sunshine
16 29 5% < 1mm Nil SE 19 48 SSE 24 29
Windy
28 38 30% < 1mm Nil SSE 40 30 S 44 35
Possible shower
19 25 60% < 1mm Nil S 22 64 SSE 27 64
Windy
20 33 5% < 1mm Nil SSE 35 41 S 44 39
Sunny
24 41 5% < 1mm Nil ENE 23 8 E 6 5
Sunny
19 34 5% < 1mm Nil SE 22 46 ESE 22 17
Mostly sunny
18 34 5% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Mostly sunny
18 33 5% < 1mm Nil SE 26 54 - -
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