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Western Australian Weather

Current Warnings
 

Western Australia Forecast

  • Saturday Showers and thunderstorms in the north and west. Hot-to-very-hot throughout.

  • Sunday Rain over the Kimberley. Showers/storms NW to SE. Very hot over central parts. Milder in the SW.

  • Monday Showers and storms over central & southern inland. Rain about the Kimberley Coast. Hot throughout.

  • Tuesday Heavy rain in the far N, showers & storms inland. Hot throughout. Southerlies along the W coast.

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Wed 17/01 Thu 18/01 Fri 19/01

30.6°C

Meekatharra Ap
Hottest

43.2°C

Eyre

46.0°C

Eucla

41.0°C

Warburton

46.2°C

Nyang

12.7°C

Rocky Gully
Coldest

13.6°C

Mount Barker

6.9°C

Jarrahwood
 

4.6°C

Jarrahwood

E 42km/h

Perth Airport
Windiest

87km/h

Norseman Ap

81km/h

Marble Bar

72km/h

Derby Ap
-
no rain last hr Wettest

31.2mm

Kalumburu

21.8mm

Mount Elizabeth
 

242.0mm

Derby Rfds
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
(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 %
Possible thunderstorm
18 22 40% < 1mm Nil SE 17 69 SE 22 64
Thunderstorms
26 31 60% 5-10mm Nil NW 19 73 NW 25 71
Mostly sunny
15 31 10% < 1mm Nil SE 17 60 SW 16 46
Sunny
24 32 5% < 1mm Nil SSW 26 79 SW 33 71
Mostly sunny
18 32 30% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Sunny
19 31 20% < 1mm Nil S 21 64 SSW 35 60
Mostly sunny
26 41 40% 1-5mm Nil ENE 25 16 E 14 12
Possible thunderstorm
22 37 70% < 1mm Nil E 18 54 E 14 30
Mostly sunny
18 35 5% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Mostly sunny
21 33 10% < 1mm Nil SE 19 57 SSW 27 46
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Weather News

Southern states swelter as power supply struggles

00:08 EDT

The power supply in Victoria and South Australia is being put to the test as five of the states and territories face an extreme heatwave, after temperatures in some areas hit 40 degrees Celsius.

Melbourne hits 42C before cool change as authorities defend 'heat kills' warnings

21:48 EDT

Melburnians — and the world's best tennis players — have battled through temperatures of about 42 degrees Celsius, as energy authorities curtailed some industrial users' power consumption and firefighters across Victoria stood on high alert.

Canberra braces for heatwave as temperatures expected to soar above 37C for four consecutive days

21:03 EDT

Canberrans are about to swelter through the weekend, with four consecutive days at or above 37 degrees Celsius.