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Wed 04:00 WST
Current Warnings
 

Western Australia Forecast

  • Wednesday Cool change in the southwest, gusty winds. Warm and dry in the north and east.

  • Thursday Rain in far east. Isolated showers in the south. Mostly dry elsewhere.

  • Friday Rain increasing in southwest. Mostly dry elsewhere. Warm-hot in the north, cool in southwest.

  • Saturday Showers over the south and west, dry to north. Cool in south, grading to hot in north.

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 28/08 Mon 29/08 Tue 30/08

29.4°C

Wyndham Ap
Hottest

35.5°C

Wyndham Ap

36.5°C

Kununurra Ap

36.0°C

Kununurra Ap

37.2°C

Wyndham Ap

7.5°C

Newdegate
Coldest

1.0°C

Goomalling

0.1°C

York
 

-6.0°C

Pingelly

SW 42km/h

Rottnest Island
Windiest

72km/h

Rottnest Island

59km/h

Adele Is

68km/h

Cape Leeuwin
-

0.8mm last hr

Shannon
Wettest

39.6mm

Jacup

41.4mm

Larrawa Airfield
 

58.0mm

Jarrahdale
Western Australia's Records for August
Max Min Rain
Highest 40.0°C at
Kalumburu in 1970
Lowest 5.6°C at
Katanning in 1920
Highest 27.5°C at
Cadjebut in 1998
Lowest -7.2°C at
Eyre in 2008
Highest 287.5mm at
Cocos Island Ap in 1956

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 %
Cloudy
10 16 20% < 1mm Nil SSW 12 71 SW 11 59
Rain developing
18 29 10% < 1mm Nil SW 15 66 SW 20 48
Mostly sunny
5 16 10% < 1mm Slight SSE 2 81 WSW 6 59
Sunny
9 23 5% < 1mm Nil SSE 28 56 SSE 26 35
Possible thunderstorm
10 17 90% 1-5mm Nil SSE 17 80 S 23 74
Mostly sunny
7 19 5% < 1mm Nil SE 22 78 - -
Clearing shower
14 22 50% < 1mm Nil SW 20 52 SW 27 24
Cloudy
8 18 10% < 1mm Nil S 21 71 S 13 50
Mostly sunny
3 17 5% < 1mm Moderate - - - -
Mostly sunny
5 18 5% < 1mm Slight SSE 11 76 S 10 47
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Weather News

Rain flows off Uluru after burst of wet weather in Central Australia

15:21 EST

Rain has been filmed streaming down Uluru after another burst of wet weather in what has proved to be a damp year for Central Australia.

Flooding to end Victoria's wet winter

13:09 EST

A band of rain sweeping over Victoria may cause flooding in the state's north and northeast in the next 24 hours.

Wet winter almost over for Tasmania

11:25 EST

Parts of northern Tasmania are having one of the wettest winters on record, but it isn't over yet.