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Current Warnings
 

Western Australia Forecast

  • Monday A few brisk showers on the south coast. Mostly dry elsewhere.

  • Tuesday A few showers and storms in the Kimberley. Generally sunny and warm elsewhere.

  • Wednesday Mostly sunny in the south. Warm in the north with possible storms.

  • Thursday Areas of rain and showers in the north and south. A dry but cool in the west.

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Fri 29/04 Sat 30/04 Sun 01/05

29.8°C

Browse Is
Hottest

38.4°C

Wyndham Ap

39.2°C

Wyndham Ap

40.0°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap

40.0°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap

2.4°C

Norseman Ap
Coldest

3.8°C

Wandering

2.5°C

Southern Cross Ap
 

2.5°C

Southern Cross Ap

W 33km/h

Cape Leeuwin
Windiest

77km/h

Busselton Jetty

64km/h

Forrest

50km/h

Cocos Island Ap
-

9.2mm last hr

Christmas Island Ap
Wettest

29.2mm

Dalyup Park

12.6mm

Cocos Island Ap
 

12.6mm

Cocos Island Ap
Western Australia's Records for May
Max Min Rain
Highest 40.6°C at
Bidyadanga in 1990
Lowest 7.8°C at
Mount Barker in 1908
Highest 29.2°C at
Cockatoo Island in 1967
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 %
Clearing shower
14 17 50% 1-5mm Nil SSW 22 71 WSW 18 65
Possible thunderstorm
23 33 90% 1-5mm Nil SSE 7 71 W 18 64
Clearing shower
12 20 60% < 1mm Nil SSE 12 77 SW 13 60
Sunny
20 29 40% < 1mm Nil SSE 30 53 S 34 55
Windy
12 25 30% < 1mm Nil W 20 40 - -
Mostly sunny
14 25 5% < 1mm Nil SE 26 71 S 28 48
Possible shower
16 25 60% 5-10mm Nil ESE 11 64 NNE 15 64
Sunny
10 23 5% < 1mm Nil S 15 64 ESE 12 34
Mostly sunny
11 21 20% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Mostly sunny
13 22 20% < 1mm Nil ESE 12 80 WSW 17 56
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