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Western Australian Weather

Current Warnings
 

Western Australia Forecast

  • Tuesday A few showers and storms in the north. A band of rain and gusty winds crossing the south.

  • Wednesday Isolated storms in the north, dry in the south. Hot in the Kimberley and Pilbara.

  • Thursday Isolated showers and storms in the north. Hot to very hot in the Kimberley and Pilbara.

  • Friday Isolated thunderstorms in the north and northwest. Hot to very hot throughout.

  • Saturday Heavy rain and storms over the Kimberley. Very hot over western and central parts.

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 18/02 Sun 19/02 Mon 20/02

37.6°C

Mardie
Hottest

41.6°C

Geraldton Ap

41.0°C

Gascoyne Junction

42.5°C

Eneabba

48.7°C

Yeelirrie

12.0°C

Shannon
Coldest

10.1°C

Eyre

10.0°C

Eucla

10.0°C

Rocky Gully

5.0°C

Jarrahwood

WSW 48km/h

Esperance Ap
Windiest

70km/h

Carnarvon Ap

66km/h

Carnarvon Ap

68km/h

Cape Leeuwin
-

0.6mm last hr

Shannon
Wettest

51.0mm

Kachana

38.6mm

Yulmbu

19.0mm

Mount Magnet

36.0mm

Salmon Gums
Western Australia's Records for February
Max Min Rain
Highest 50.5°C at
Mardie in 1998
Lowest 13.3°C at
Mount Barker in 1914
Highest 35.0°C at
Exmouth Town in 1968
Lowest -1.0°C at
Salmon Gums in 1950
Highest 416.0mm at
Cocos Island Ap in 2013

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 5% < 1mm Nil ENE 24 35 E 13 20
Sunny
22 39 10% < 1mm Nil E 27 26 SE 18 24
Sunny
17 33 5% < 1mm Nil E 16 43 NNW 6 27
Mostly sunny
16 26 5% < 1mm Nil E 22 66 E 23 44
Sunny
17 36 5% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Sunny
24 34 20% < 1mm Nil SSW 16 52 WSW 24 52
Sunny
17 32 5% < 1mm Nil E 20 51 E 18 26
Mostly sunny
15 24 5% < 1mm Nil SE 17 59 SE 24 60
Mostly sunny
27 36 30% < 1mm Nil SSW 16 63 S 14 53
Sunny
21 37 5% < 1mm Nil E 29 25 ESE 22 14
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Weather News

Sparks fly for southern parts of WA overnight

12:21 EDT

An impressive area of thunderstorms swept across the southwest of the country last night.

Canberra's coldest February morning on record

09:58 EDT

The nation's capital has rewritten the record books this morning, producing a May-like morning in February.

Ex-Tropical Cyclone Alfred makes landfall, weakens to tropical low

08:36 EDT

Tropical Cyclone Alfred has weakened to a tropical low as it nears landfall on the Gulf of Carpentaria's southern coast, but the Bureau of Meteorology warned the weather system remained powerful.