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Western Australian Weather

Current Warnings
 

Western Australia Forecast

  • 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.

  • Sunday Showers and possible storms in the north and west. Very hot over central and southern parts.

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 20/02 Tue 21/02 Wed 22/02

31.0°C

Barrow Island
Hottest

42.5°C

Eneabba

40.1°C

Marble Bar

40.0°C

Mardie

48.7°C

Yeelirrie

8.7°C

Salmon Gums
Coldest

10.4°C

Mount Barker

6.7°C

Wandering
 

5.0°C

Jarrahwood

SE 37km/h

North Island
Windiest

68km/h

Cape Leeuwin

77km/h

Forrest

68km/h

Karratha Ap
-
no rain last hr Wettest

35.8mm

Salmon Gums

18.6mm

Kulin
 

210.6mm

Karratha Ap
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
17 29 5% < 1mm Nil S 16 56 SW 28 41
Mostly sunny
20 30 20% < 1mm Nil S 27 66 SSW 36 50
Sunny
14 29 5% < 1mm Nil S 7 65 SW 19 48
Late shower
16 22 30% < 1mm Nil SW 10 70 SSW 20 65
Sunny
16 34 5% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Sunny
23 33 80% 1-5mm Nil S 31 62 SSW 36 56
Mostly sunny
23 40 40% 1-5mm Nil NNE 9 26 W 7 17
Mostly sunny
16 32 5% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Possible thunderstorm
25 32 60% 1-5mm Nil NW 9 70 WNW 12 65
Sunny
21 37 5% < 1mm Nil ENE 23 17 SE 8 11
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Weather News

Power plant outages contributed to overloading scare during NSW heatwave, report finds

18:22 EDT

Australia's energy operator has found power plant failures contributed to the unprecedented pressure on the New South Wales electricity grid during this month's heatwave.

Sydney flying fox backyard rescues at record high due to food shortage, heat

15:24 EDT

Flying fox rescuers in Sydney are experiencing "the worst season ever" as a record number of bats get caught and injured in nets used to protect backyard fruit trees.

Weekend rainfall on the cards for hot and dry inland NSW

11:55 EDT

With a few days to go until the official end to the summer season, it looks like parts of New South Wales could still see the odd drop of rain.