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Western Australian Weather

Current Warnings
 

Western Australia Forecast

  • Wednesday Possibly isolated shower in east. Most dry and partly cloudy elsewhere.

  • Thursday Showers/storms over central parts, dry elswhere. Very warm in the N & E, mild in the SW.

  • Friday Some afternoon showers and storms in the SW. Warm in the south, very hot in the north.

  • Saturday Some afternoon showers and storms in the east. Very hot in the north, warm in the south.

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 22/04 Mon 23/04 Tue 24/04

29.9°C

Troughton Island
Hottest

40.8°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap

41.5°C

Pardoo

42.0°C

Roebourne Ap

43.7°C

Roebourne Ap

5.0°C

Eyre
Coldest

8.0°C

Goomalling

5.5°C

York
 

2.6°C

Jarrahwood

ESE 31km/h

North Island
Windiest

88km/h

Forrest

59km/h

Cocos Island Ap

55km/h

Christmas Island Ap
-

1.2mm last hr

Christmas Island Ap
Wettest

35.7mm

Victor Road

12.6mm

Cocos Island Ap
 

58.2mm

Siddins Creek
Western Australia's Records for April
Max Min Rain
Highest 45.0°C at
Marble Bar in 1928
Lowest 10.0°C at
Mount Barker in 1955
Highest 32.0°C at
Pannawonica in 1981
Lowest -2.2°C at
Wandering in 1954
Highest 439.9mm at
Wyndham Port in 1959

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 %
Mostly sunny
16 24 60% < 1mm Nil N 20 48 W 24 57
Mostly sunny
17 28 90% 1-5mm Nil NNE 15 41 WSW 24 48
Possible shower
14 22 60% 1-5mm Nil NNW 15 71 WNW 21 69
Late shower
16 21 80% 5-10mm Nil N 26 60 WNW 27 53
Mostly sunny
12 26 40% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Mostly sunny
19 28 20% < 1mm Nil SE 13 56 WSW 23 63
Mostly sunny
11 26 30% < 1mm Nil NNE 17 47 N 20 21
Mostly sunny
13 25 5% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Sunny
22 34 30% < 1mm Nil ESE 17 48 NNE 15 41
Mostly sunny
15 27 20% < 1mm Nil E 23 20 E 14 16
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Weather News

ANZAC Day forecast

11:33 EST

What will the weather be like for dawn services and ANZAC Day marches in Australia's capital cities? Brisbane will be dry with light winds at dawn and the day should stay rain-free, with only the slight chance of a light shower or two.

Perth rainfall is higher than Melbourne, Hobart, London despite reputation for sunny beaches

10:32 EST

Perth may be best known for its idyllic beaches and sunny skies, but the West Australian capital sees more rain than Melbourne, Hobart and London — cities often associated with gloomy, wet weather.

Corals build 'cloud umbrellas' to help keep cool under blazing sun, study says

10:04 EST

Australian researchers have found corals build "cloud umbrellas" to protect themselves from the scorching sun, and say coral loss through bleaching events could have wider ramifications for weather and agricultural production along the Queensland coast.