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Current Warnings
 

Western Australia Forecast

  • Thursday Warm and windy conditions ahead of rain. Rain about the west - heaviest evening.

  • Friday Cool, very windy & heavy rain in the southwest. Drier and warm over north and central parts.

  • Saturday Showers about the southwest corner. Dry and warm in the north, milder in the south.

  • Sunday Showers becoming lighter in the southwest. Dry, sunny and warm in the north.

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 21/05 Tue 22/05 Wed 23/05

27.1°C

Browse Is
Hottest

33.3°C

Wyndham Ap

32.2°C

Kalumburu

33.0°C

Wyndham Ap

38.3°C

Roebourne Ap

1.3°C

Collie East
Coldest

-0.4°C

Collie East

-0.1°C

Collie East
 

-2.9°C

Eyre

NNE 35km/h

Cape Leeuwin
Windiest

62km/h

Bedout Island

59km/h

Troughton Island

59km/h

Halls Creek
-
no rain last hr Wettest

2.2mm

Christmas Island Ap

0.2mm

Eucla
 

80.4mm

Christmas Island Ap
Western Australia's Records for May
Max Min Rain
Highest 41.7°C at
Nyang in 2016
Lowest 7.8°C at
Mount Barker in 1908
Highest 29.6°C at
Troughton Island in 2016
Lowest -5.6°C at
Wandering in 1964
Highest 286.5mm at
Cape Leveque in 1949

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 %
Thunderstorms clearing
10 19 50% 1-5mm Nil W 33 73 W 34 66
Sunny
15 31 5% < 1mm Nil SSE 3 56 WSW 17 42
Showers
10 21 80% 5-10mm Nil WSW 26 77 WSW 25 64
Mostly sunny
14 23 20% < 1mm Nil SSW 21 57 SSW 26 57
Mostly sunny
14 23 50% < 1mm Nil NNW 28 40 NW 27 44
Mostly sunny
14 23 40% < 1mm Nil WSW 27 58 WSW 26 57
Possible shower
13 24 50% < 1mm Nil NE 18 22 NNW 15 23
Cloudy
9 19 40% < 1mm Nil WNW 29 60 W 30 46
Possible shower
8 19 70% 1-5mm Nil - - - -
Showers
12 21 80% 1-5mm Nil WSW 27 69 W 28 62
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Weather News

How Australia survived its second-hottest summer without load-shedding blackouts

18:52 EST

Australia's electricity grid survived the second-hottest summer on record without load-shedding blackouts, despite the closure of a major coal-fired power station in Victoria, according to two reports released on Wednesday by the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO).

Rain deficit worsening in western NSW

16:08 EST

NSW, like most of Australia, has been stuck in a stagnant weather pattern for the last week, with a high pressure system to the south of the country blocking cold fronts from bringing any substantial rainfall.

Quiet weather coming to an end

12:24 EST

The stable weather pattern that has been gripping Australia through the middle of May will soon break down, making way for more active weather across southern states during the final week of autumn.