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Western Australia Forecast

  • Tuesday A few showers and storms in the north. A band of rain and gusty winds crossing the south.

  • Wednesday Isolated storms in the north, dry in the south. Hot in the Kimberley and Pilbara.

  • Thursday Isolated showers and storms in the north. Hot to very hot in the Kimberley and Pilbara.

  • Friday Isolated thunderstorms in the north and northwest. Hot to very hot throughout.

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 18/02 Sun 19/02 Mon 20/02

28.7°C

Legendre Island
Hottest

41.6°C

Geraldton Ap

41.0°C

Gascoyne Junction

39.0°C

Mandora

48.7°C

Yeelirrie

11.4°C

Styles Tower
Coldest

10.1°C

Eyre

10.0°C

Eucla
 

5.0°C

Jarrahwood

WSW 46km/h

Cape Leeuwin
Windiest

70km/h

Carnarvon Ap

66km/h

Carnarvon Ap

66km/h

Cape Leeuwin
-

2.2mm last hr

Shannon
Wettest

51.0mm

Kachana

38.6mm

Yulmbu
 

210.6mm

Karratha 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
(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 %
Clearing shower
16 22 10% < 1mm Nil SW 32 68 SW 33 49
Mostly sunny
18 25 5% < 1mm Nil SSW 26 61 SSW 35 54
Clearing shower
14 23 5% < 1mm Nil SW 28 49 SW 29 42
Windy with showers
14 18 80% < 1mm Nil WSW 34 61 WSW 40 50
Clearing shower
14 23 10% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Increasing sunshine
23 30 40% < 1mm Nil S 35 69 S 39 53
Thunderstorms clearing
19 27 60% < 1mm Nil W 27 67 - -
Possible thunderstorm
17 40 50% < 1mm Nil NNE 28 27 NW 26 23
Mostly sunny
26 33 60% 1-5mm Nil WNW 12 76 NW 17 69
Sunny
18 36 5% < 1mm Nil NE 24 18 NNW 17 10
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Weather News

Ex-Tropical Cyclone Alfred makes landfall, weakens to tropical low

06:58 EDT

Tropical Cyclone Alfred has weakened to a tropical low as it begins to make landfall on the Gulf of Carpentaria's southern coast.

Cyclone Alfred forms in Gulf of Carpentaria prompting evacuations at Borroloola

06:34 EDT

Some homes in the community of Borroloola on the Gulf of Carpentaria were evacuated with 74 residents sheltering elsewhere, as they waited for Cyclone Alfred to make landfall about sunrise on Tuesday.

Kimberley wet season causing havoc but creating tourism opportunities

21:33 EDT

WA's Kimberley is in the midst of one of its biggest wet seasons on record, causing headaches for emergency services, remote communities and cattle stations cut off by flooding, but it has not been all bad news for the region.