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Western Australian Weather

Current Warnings
 

Western Australia Forecast

  • Wednesday Showers and storms in central, SW and NE. Hot throughout, cooler in far southwest.

  • Thursday Brisk winds with coastal showers. Hot in the N and E, grading warm S and W.

  • Friday Showers and storms in the north and northwest. Mostly clear in central and southern parts.

  • Saturday Showers and Storms along the north coast. Hot to very hot throughout.

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

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 14/01 Mon 15/01 Tue 16/01

39.5°C

Forrest
Hottest

42.0°C

Pardoo

40.7°C

Nyang

43.0°C

Eyre

46.2°C

Nyang

18.4°C

Witchcliffe
Coldest

9.6°C

Mount Barker

11.7°C

Eyre

16.5°C

Karnet

4.6°C

Jarrahwood

SSW 37km/h

Cape Naturaliste
Windiest

83km/h

Bickley

87km/h

Gooseberry Hill

109km/h

Cunderdin Airfield
-

0.6mm last hr

Shannon
Wettest

106.0mm

Murgoo

147.4mm

Dwellingup

71.0mm

Marble Bar

71.0mm

Marble Bar
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 24 40% < 1mm Nil E 22 62 ESE 27 58
Thunderstorms
26 33 50% 1-5mm Nil S 12 72 ESE 14 65
Mostly sunny
15 31 10% < 1mm Nil ESE 16 52 SSW 11 48
Possible thunderstorm
25 33 40% 1-5mm Nil SSW 17 71 SW 27 65
Cloudy
18 26 5% < 1mm Nil SSE 20 73 SSE 22 70
Sunny
19 32 20% < 1mm Nil SSE 12 55 WSW 26 56
Mostly sunny
24 40 5% < 1mm Nil ENE 14 25 E 23 13
Possible thunderstorm
17 35 30% < 1mm Nil E 18 59 E 15 32
Possible thunderstorm
18 37 50% 1-5mm Nil - - - -
Mostly sunny
21 34 50% < 1mm Nil E 20 51 SSW 17 45
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Weather News

Cyclone Joyce stirs up snake activity in WA's north as king brown strikes at dog

17:42 EDT

A cyclone which lashed northern Western Australia has stirred up snake activity in people's backyards, with a pet dog having a narrow miss with a deadly king brown on a family's veranda.

Fire danger rising as hot air spreads south

16:21 EDT

Soaring temperatures will elevate fire danger ratings across parts of southern Australia on Thursday and Friday.

'Our own personal cyclone' as severe thunderstorm rips through WA farming community of Cunderdin

15:33 EDT

Residents in Cunderdin have described a severe storm that tore through the region yesterday afternoon as "our own personal cyclone".