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Sat 04:11 WST
Current Warnings
 

Western Australia Forecast

  • Saturday Showers and possible storms over southern inland. Warm in the north, cool in the south.

  • Sunday Showers clearing over the south. Isolated thunderstorms in the northwest.

  • Monday Generally warm and dry, hot in the north. Gusty in the north inland and along the coast.

  • Tuesday Mostly dry throughout. Warm and dry in the north and west.

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Wed 24/05 Thu 25/05 Fri 26/05

28.5°C

Browse Is
Hottest

37.2°C

Wyndham Ap

36.6°C

Mandora

37.0°C

Mandora

37.4°C

Mandora

4.3°C

Southern Cross Ap
Coldest

1.8°C

Norseman Ap

2.2°C

Norseman Ap
 

-0.2°C

Salmon Gums

SE 35km/h

Cocos Island Ap
Windiest

55km/h

Cape Leeuwin

72km/h

Cape Leeuwin

55km/h

Esperance Ap
-

0.2mm last hr

Shannon
Wettest

7.4mm

Northcliffe

9.6mm

Chapman Hill
 

55.6mm

Bremer Bay
Western Australia's Records for May
Max Min Rain
Highest 40.6°C at
Bidyadanga in 1990
Lowest 7.8°C at
Mount Barker in 1908
Highest 29.2°C at
Cockatoo Island in 1967
Lowest -5.6°C at
Wandering in 1964
Highest 286.5mm at
Cape Leveque in 1949

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
14 20 50% 1-5mm Nil N 12 85 NNW 19 58
Sunny
15 31 5% < 1mm Nil ESE 24 36 ESE 19 21
Possible shower
11 21 90% 5-10mm Nil N 6 84 NNW 18 69
Sunny
14 28 5% < 1mm Nil E 16 35 N 19 47
Mostly sunny
8 23 5% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Mostly sunny
13 25 40% < 1mm Nil NE 14 54 NNW 22 37
Sunny
7 21 5% < 1mm Nil E 26 33 E 20 19
Mostly sunny
11 25 20% < 1mm Nil NNE 14 40 N 13 21
Possible shower
10 22 60% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Possible shower
14 22 50% 1-5mm Nil NNE 13 73 NNW 18 55
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