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WA
Wed 04:00 WST
Current Warnings
 

Western Australia Forecast

  • Wednesday Showers and possible storms developing southwest. Gusty W'ly winds southwest. Very warm in north.

  • Thursday Rain and gusty showers in the southwest. Hot in the north, mild in the south.

  • Friday Cold in the southwest, warm in the north. Gustly SE'ly winds in the southeast.

  • Saturday Windy with showers in the south. Hot in the north, very warm in the centre.

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 23/07 Mon 24/07 Tue 25/07

26.8°C

Browse Is
Hottest

34.3°C

Kalumburu

35.0°C

Kalumburu

35.0°C

Wyndham Ap

35.8°C

Bidyadanga

1.8°C

Southern Cross Ap
Coldest

1.0°C

Jarrahwood

-1.0°C

Eyre
 

-4.0°C

Bulga Downs

NW 51km/h

Cape Leeuwin
Windiest

62km/h

Ocean Reef

53km/h

Cocos Island Ap

77km/h

Cape Leeuwin
-

0.3mm last hr

Styles Tower
Wettest

27.4mm

Bickley

9.0mm

Gingin Ap
 

59.0mm

Victor Road
Western Australia's Records for July
Max Min Rain
Highest 38.3°C at
Kalumburu in 2016
Lowest 0.0°C at
Wongan Hills in 2013
Highest 27.1°C at
Cocos Island Ap in 2016
Lowest -6.7°C at
Booylgoo Spring in 1969
Highest 320.6mm at
Bickley in 1996

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 shower
8 15 50% < 1mm Nil SW 19 78 WSW 19 65
Sunny
16 32 5% < 1mm Nil SSE 14 31 SSW 21 17
Possible shower
5 16 5% < 1mm Slight SSW 11 81 WSW 13 63
Mostly sunny
8 23 5% < 1mm Nil SSE 29 49 SSE 33 40
Possible shower
7 17 60% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Mostly sunny
10 19 30% < 1mm Nil SE 20 76 SSE 25 49
Sunny
8 23 5% < 1mm Nil ESE 28 20 SW 24 12
Mostly sunny
4 15 10% < 1mm Slight SW 18 65 SSW 20 40
Mostly sunny
3 16 5% < 1mm Moderate - - - -
Possible shower
7 17 5% < 1mm Nil SSE 15 75 S 18 56
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Weather News

Murray-Darling Basin Plan: Taxpayer-purchased water intended for rivers harvested by irrigators

18:09 EST

Billions of litres of water purchased by taxpayers to save Australia's inland rivers are instead being harvested by some irrigators to boost cotton-growing operations, in a policy failure that threatens to undermine the $13 billion Murray-Darling Basin Plan.

Windy night ahead for NSW, Vic

18:04 EST

It's going to be a blustery night in parts of eastern NSW, Victoria and Tasmania with damaging gusts possible in some areas into tomorrow morning.

Murray-Darling Basin: Angry communities call for inquiry after Four Corners pumping revelations

15:39 EST

Broken Hill's Mayor has joined other angry community leaders in calling for an inquiry into the operation of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan.