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Western Australia Forecast

  • Saturday Cloudy, windy rain & storms in south mainly SE. Mostly sunny and warm in the north.

  • Sunday Brisk wind, light showers in south. Dry windy west. Mostly sunny, warm and windy in the north.

  • Monday A few light showers on south coast. Sunny and warm elsewhere.

  • Tuesday Cloudy building in the west mostly sunny elsewhere. Cold start in the southeast, warm in the north.

  • Wednesday Cloudy with occasional showers near the west coast. Mostly sunny and dry in the north. Mild in south.

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Wed 29/07 Thu 30/07 Fri 31/07

26.6°C

Argyle Ap
Hottest

34.4°C

Mardie

34.3°C

Broome Ap

34.0°C

Wyndham Ap

35.0°C

Wyndham Ap

7.7°C

Bickley
Coldest

4.7°C

York

6.3°C

Mount Elizabeth

-36.5°C

Broome Ap

-36.5°C

Broome Ap

SE 38km/h

North Island
Windiest

107km/h

Forrest

107km/h

Forrest

92km/h

Mount Magnet
-

1.4mm last hr

Cocos Island Ap
Wettest

44.0mm

Eurardy

118.0mm

Capel North

59.4mm

Amrista Park

53.2mm

Southern Cross Ap
Western Australia's Records for August
Max Min Rain
Highest 40.0°C at
Kalumburu in 1970
Lowest 5.6°C at
Katanning in 1920
Highest 27.5°C at
Cadjebut in 1998
Lowest -7.2°C at
Eyre in 2008
Highest 287.5mm at
Cocos Island Ap in 1956

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 %
Possible shower
9 20 80% 5-10mm Nil NNW 13 89 WSW 21 59
Possible shower
11 21 90% 5-10mm Nil NW 17 76 WSW 25 56
Possible shower
8 18 70% 1-5mm Nil W 4 79 SW 15 67
Possible shower
10 19 70% 5-10mm Nil NNW 13 76 W 19 51
Late shower
8 19 80% 1-5mm Nil WNW 10 87 WNW 16 58
Sunny
13 23 50% < 1mm Nil SW 14 78 WSW 26 59
Mostly sunny
9 20 40% < 1mm Nil N 20 48 NW 25 34
Mostly sunny
5 21 30% < 1mm Slight - - - -
Sunny
13 31 5% < 1mm Nil ESE 11 32 SW 11 20
Sunny
7 24 5% < 1mm Nil NE 24 24 N 13 10
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Weather News

Tsunamis in Australia?

15:37 EST

With another earthquake of 5.7 magnitude being recorded today near off the southern Queensland coast, meteorologists and oceanographers are keeping a wary eye on the potential for tsunamis.

Hobart hopes for snow on Monday.

11:43 EST

A series of strong cold fronts which are moving in quick succession over southeastern parts of Australia threaten to bring low level snow over the coming days to parts of Tasmania.

Adelaide records coldest July in almost 20 years

11:36 EST

Adelaide has recorded its chilliest July in close to 20 years, with both maximum and minimum temperatures colder than average.