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Western Australian Weather

Current Warnings
 

Western Australia Forecast

  • Friday Areas of heavy rain and storms in the far north. Patchy showers and storms in the west.

  • Saturday Showers and thunderstorms in the north and west. Hot-to-very-hot throughout.

  • Sunday Rain over the Kimberley. Showers/storms NW to SE. Very hot over central parts. Milder in the SW.

  • Monday Showers and storms over central & southern inland. Rain about the Kimberley Coast. Hot throughout.

  • Tuesday Heavy rain in the far N, showers & storms inland. Hot throughout. Southerlies along the W coast.

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Tue 16/01 Wed 17/01 Thu 18/01

36.4°C

Warburton
Hottest

42.8°C

Eyre

43.0°C

Eyre

46.0°C

Eucla

46.2°C

Nyang

15.8°C

Mount Barker
Coldest

16.5°C

Karnet

13.6°C

Mount Barker

7.0°C

Bridgetown

4.6°C

Jarrahwood

E 42km/h

Cape Leeuwin
Windiest

109km/h

Cunderdin Airfield

87km/h

Norseman Ap

81km/h

Marble Bar
-
no rain last hr Wettest

90.0mm

Napier Downs

31.0mm

Kalumburu

22.0mm

Mount Elizabeth

22.0mm

Mount Elizabeth
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

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 %
Mostly sunny
16 23 20% < 1mm Nil ENE 20 62 ESE 26 57
Thunderstorms
25 34 50% 1-5mm Nil SSW 12 73 W 14 69
Mostly sunny
15 32 20% < 1mm Nil ESE 16 52 SSW 10 49
Mostly sunny
24 32 10% < 1mm Nil SSW 22 76 SW 30 67
Drizzle clearing
18 26 50% < 1mm Nil SSE 21 72 SSE 22 72
Mostly sunny
20 32 5% < 1mm Nil SE 11 61 SW 26 59
Mostly sunny
26 40 20% < 1mm Nil NE 16 28 E 21 16
Possible thunderstorm
17 33 40% 1-5mm Nil E 18 61 E 15 37
Mostly sunny
18 36 40% 1-5mm Nil - - - -
Mostly sunny
21 34 10% < 1mm Nil E 21 51 SW 16 46
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