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Western Australian Weather

Current Warnings
 

Western Australia Forecast

  • Friday Hot with rain and storms north, heavy interior. Heating up in the west. Mild in far south.

  • Saturday Hot with showers & storms inland, mainly interior. Hot west coast & southwest ahead of cooler change.

  • Sunday Hot with showers and storms inland and east. Cooler change crossing south. Warm west coast.

  • Monday Hot with showers and storms north, heavy interior. Mild & clearing in far south. Heating up in west.

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Tue 17/01 Wed 18/01 Thu 19/01

30.8°C

Mount Keith
Hottest

40.3°C

Paraburdoo Ap

39.4°C

Gascoyne Junction

39.0°C

Leonora Ap

46.6°C

Gascoyne Junction

10.8°C

Jacup
Coldest

8.7°C

Windy Harbour

9.5°C

Ongerup
 

5.1°C

Rocky Gully

S 48km/h

Rottnest Island
Windiest

66km/h

Gooseberry Hill

74km/h

Morawa Ap

66km/h

Esperance Ap
-
no rain last hr Wettest

77.0mm

Ruby Plains

134.8mm

Telfer Ap
 

179.5mm

Kingston Rest
Western Australia's Records for January
Max Min Rain
Highest 49.8°C at
Mundrabilla Station in 1979
Lowest 13.9°C at
Mount Barker in 1917
Highest 35.5°C at
Wittenoom in 2003
Lowest 0.9°C at
Bridgetown in 1921
Highest 504.8mm at
Kuri Bay in 1982

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 %
Sunny
14 28 5% < 1mm Nil ESE 17 46 SW 24 40
Windy
15 29 5% < 1mm Nil SSE 23 41 SSW 36 42
Sunny
11 27 5% < 1mm Nil SSE 6 52 WSW 17 52
Mostly sunny
14 21 5% < 1mm Nil WSW 6 56 SSW 18 52
Sunny
13 32 5% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Sunny
20 28 30% < 1mm Nil S 29 53 SW 34 55
Mostly sunny
14 30 5% < 1mm Nil SSE 17 56 SE 14 24
Cloudy
19 24 20% < 1mm Nil SSE 20 70 SE 20 66
Possible shower
27 31 50% 1-5mm Nil NW 21 76 WNW 24 71
Thunderstorms
22 31 90% 1-5mm Nil N 18 74 N 18 58
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Weather News

Severe weather warning for Tasmania's north-east, possible flash flooding

18:03 EDT

Severe weather predicted for Tasmania's north and east on Friday has prompted a public warning from emergency services.

Wet night ahead of Friday flood threat

15:00 EDT

Rain and storms could bring flooding to parts of southern and southeast Australia during the next 24 hours.

Monsoon likely for Darwin and Top End, bringing cooler temperatures, more rain

14:03 EDT

People in Darwin and other parts of the Top End may be about to get relief from recent hot weather, with the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) predicting a monsoon trough will start to affect the area within days.