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Western Australian Weather

Current Warnings
 

Western Australia Forecast

  • Tuesday Hot in the west and north, warm elsewhere. Heavy showers and thunderstorms in the north.

  • Wednesday Widespread storms in the north, dry in the south. Very hot in the west, warm-to-hot elsehwere.

  • Thursday Widespread rain and storms Pilbara and Kimberley. Mostly dry and hot in the south.

  • Friday Heavy showers, gusty winds and storms in the north. Mostly dry and hot elsewhere.

  • Saturday Rain and storms along the northwest coast. Very hot and dry in most other places.

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 21/01 Sun 22/01 Mon 23/01

38.8°C

Mount Magnet
Hottest

42.0°C

Murchison

42.5°C

Bulga Downs

42.3°C

Nyang

46.6°C

Gascoyne Junction

20.3°C

North Walpole
Coldest

8.6°C

Wagin

7.0°C

Wandering

4.4°C

Salmon Gums

4.4°C

Salmon Gums

S 40km/h

Geraldton Ap
Windiest

62km/h

Wyndham Ap

81km/h

Kalgoorlie

64km/h

Wyndham Ap
-

3.6mm last hr

Christmas Island Ap
Wettest

34.0mm

Mount Vernon

111.6mm

Wyndham Ap

49.0mm

Kachana

44.0mm

Kununurra Ap
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
(ungroup by district)
Forecast Min Max Chance of rain Rain amount Frost risk 9am 3pm
Wind RH Wind RH
°C °C km/h % km/h %
Sunny
19 36 30% < 1mm Nil ESE 21 42 SSW 23 33
Possible thunderstorm
18 32 40% < 1mm Nil SSE 17 36 SSW 26 39
Sunny
15 32 5% < 1mm Nil ESE 14 50 SW 16 39
Increasing sunshine
15 23 40% < 1mm Nil E 16 62 ESE 25 50
Sunny
18 40 30% 5-10mm Nil - - - -
Possible thunderstorm
25 35 90% 1-5mm Nil SSE 22 49 S 24 49
Possible thunderstorm
21 40 50% 1-5mm Nil E 21 39 ENE 19 15
Sunny
19 31 30% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Thunderstorms
27 31 90% 5-10mm Nil ENE 36 77 NE 34 74
Late shower
24 38 40% < 1mm Nil ENE 22 40 ENE 23 27
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Weather News

Darwin deluge as monsoon returns

16:02 EDT

The monsoon trough has redeveloped over northern Australia this week, bringing Darwin its heaviest rain five years.

NT weather: Crocs, floods, and food drops as Top End residents brace for more heavy rainfall

15:36 EDT

The Katherine River is set to flood as an active monsoon trough causes heavy rains and squally showers across the Northern Territory, registering the wettest day in five years.

NSW heatwave: Records tumble in Moree, while Sydney set to swelter with top of 40C

14:06 EDT

As the mercury soars in Sydney today, spare a thought for the people of Moree in northern New South Wales, who are in the midst of a record-breaking heatwave.