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Sat 15:25 WST
Current Warnings
 

Western Australia Forecast

  • Saturday Heavy rain and storms over the Kimberley. Very hot over western and central parts.

  • Sunday Isolated showers and storms over the northwest. Very hot over central and southern parts.

  • Monday Showers and storms over the Kimberley and Pilbara. A few showers in the southwest. Hot throughout.

  • Tuesday Showers and storms in the north. Hot in the south, very hot elsewhere.

  • Wednesday Thunderstorms easing in the north. Widespread heat across the state.

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Wed 22/02 Thu 23/02 Fri 24/02

35.5°C

Mount Magnet
Hottest

40.0°C

Nyang

41.1°C

Mandora

42.8°C

Port Hedland Ap

48.7°C

Yeelirrie

17.5°C

Eucla
Coldest

6.5°C

Jarrahwood

8.9°C

Eyre

9.2°C

Eyre

5.0°C

Jarrahwood

E 38km/h

Red Rocks Point
Windiest

68km/h

Karratha Ap

103km/h

Mardie

75km/h

Solomon Ap
-
no rain last hr Wettest

24.8mm

Christmas Island Ap

39.0mm

Yalleen

65.4mm

Kachana

31.4mm

Kununurra Ap
Western Australia's Records for February
Max Min Rain
Highest 50.5°C at
Mardie in 1998
Lowest 13.3°C at
Mount Barker in 1914
Highest 35.0°C at
Exmouth Town in 1968
Lowest -1.0°C at
Salmon Gums in 1950
Highest 416.0mm at
Cocos Island Ap in 2013

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 %
Late shower
17 23 30% < 1mm Nil SSE 12 75 SSE 20 62
Mostly sunny
27 36 5% < 1mm Nil SW 15 63 W 13 52
Sunny
17 32 5% < 1mm Nil SSE 13 60 SSW 18 37
Windy
25 34 10% < 1mm Nil SSE 25 50 SSW 30 48
Sunny
19 30 5% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Sunny
21 32 5% < 1mm Nil SSE 21 55 SSW 33 43
Sunny
23 38 5% < 1mm Nil E 22 18 SE 19 10
Mostly sunny
24 40 40% < 1mm Nil ENE 14 32 NE 9 19
Mostly sunny
20 38 5% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Mostly sunny
21 35 5% < 1mm Nil SSE 15 50 SSW 21 33
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Weather News

Warmer seas give east coast rain a helping hand

15:19 EDT

If you wanted to stay a bit warmer today, a dip in the ocean is probably your best bet, despite the rain.

Thunderstorms light up the Sydney night sky

13:18 EDT

Once the southerly change bumped into a low pressure trough sitting just off the Sydney coast last night, things became electric between the two.

Flood-affected WA farmers plead for faster relief funding

20:49 EDT

Flood-affected farmers in the Ravensthorpe shire on the south coast of WA say the State Government has been slow in reacting to their plight, adding there is a lack of comprehension around the scale of the damage.