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Current Warnings
 

Western Australia Forecast

  • Friday Showers/storms in the north, mostly dry elsewhere. Hot in the southeast, very hot elsewhere.

  • Saturday Very hot in the E and N. Thunder in the Kimberley. Windy, showers and storms in the south.

  • Sunday Showers and storms for the southwest. fresh winds in the southwest, mostly clear north.

  • Monday Windy, showers and storms in the southwest. Hot in the north grading to mild in the south.

  • Tuesday Very hot over inland Kimberley and Pilbara. Cool in the southwith wind and rain easing.

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Tue 12/12 Wed 13/12 Thu 14/12

37.1°C

Paraburdoo Ap
Hottest

42.9°C

Argyle Ap

43.9°C

Telfer Ap

45.0°C

Telfer Ap

45.1°C

Warmun

14.9°C

Shannon
Coldest

8.9°C

Collie East

7.7°C

Jacup

5.0°C

Eyre

2.5°C

Jarrahwood

SSW 38km/h

Garden Island
Windiest

90km/h

Forrest

81km/h

Giles

75km/h

Troughton Island
-
no rain last hr Wettest

36.2mm

Mundrabilla Station

40.0mm

Theda

46.0mm

Kalumburu

46.0mm

Kalumburu
Western Australia's Records for December
Max Min Rain
Highest 49.4°C at
Roebourne in 2011
Lowest 12.2°C at
Mount Barker in 1922
Highest 35.0°C at
Marble Bar in 1902
Lowest 0.0°C at
Bridgetown in 1953
Highest 711.0mm at
Munglinup West in 2010

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
15 29 5% < 1mm Nil E 21 44 SSW 21 35
Sunny
15 33 5% < 1mm Nil ESE 25 27 SSW 33 30
Sunny
11 27 5% < 1mm Nil E 6 49 WSW 14 44
Mostly sunny
13 22 5% < 1mm Nil N 6 52 SSE 17 49
Sunny
11 31 5% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Sunny
21 35 5% < 1mm Nil SSE 29 27 SSW 29 33
Sunny
13 30 5% < 1mm Nil E 13 44 ESE 13 16
Mostly sunny
15 23 5% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Mostly sunny
29 35 5% < 1mm Nil SW 22 50 W 29 48
Sunny
19 37 5% < 1mm Nil SE 29 18 ESE 20 9
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Weather News

Second surge of heat could challenge records

10:33 EDT

Another round of intense heat is about to sweep across southern and eastern Australia, challenging December heat records for the second time in a week.

Sydney weather: Temperatures hit 40C in western Sydney ahead of late cool change

18:43 EDT

Demand for ambulances has risen by 40 per cent across the Sydney metro area today, with temperatures in the western suburbs hitting 40 degrees Celsius.

How hot does it get in Australia?

14:43 EDT

With summer underway in Australia and heatwave conditions affecting a number of states this week, a lot of temperature observations are being compared to historical records.