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Current Warnings
 

Western Australia Forecast

  • Wednesday Very warm northerly winds drawing heat south. Sunny day and mostly dry.

  • Thursday Warm and windy conditions ahead of rain. Rain about the west - heaviest evening.

  • Friday Cool, very windy & heavy rain in the southwest. Drier and warm over north and central parts.

  • Saturday Showers about the southwest corner. Dry and warm in the north, milder in the south.

  • Sunday Showers becoming lighter in the southwest. Dry, sunny and warm in the north.

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 20/05 Mon 21/05 Tue 22/05

31.5°C

Wyndham Ap
Hottest

32.3°C

Wyndham Ap

33.3°C

Wyndham Ap

32.2°C

Kalumburu

38.3°C

Roebourne Ap

15.9°C

Eucla
Coldest

-2.9°C

Eyre

-0.4°C

Collie East

-0.1°C

Collie East

-2.9°C

Eyre

E 31km/h

Red Rocks Point
Windiest

61km/h

Bedout Island

62km/h

Bedout Island

59km/h

Troughton Island
-
no rain last hr Wettest

80.4mm

Christmas Island Ap

2.2mm

Christmas Island Ap

0.2mm

Eucla

0.2mm

Eucla
Western Australia's Records for May
Max Min Rain
Highest 41.7°C at
Nyang in 2016
Lowest 7.8°C at
Mount Barker in 1908
Highest 29.6°C at
Troughton Island in 2016
Lowest -5.6°C at
Wandering in 1964
Highest 286.5mm at
Cape Leveque in 1949

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 %
Possible thunderstorm
13 28 80% 20-40mm Nil NNE 26 34 NNE 37 28
Possible thunderstorm
12 30 80% 10-20mm Nil NNE 32 28 N 45 47
Possible thunderstorm
11 25 80% 20-40mm Nil NNE 23 52 NNE 41 40
Cloud increasing
11 25 80% 1-5mm Nil NNE 27 33 NNE 31 27
Possible thunderstorm
11 28 80% 10-20mm Nil - - - -
Possible thunderstorm
14 29 70% 5-10mm Nil NE 24 65 N 41 59
Mostly sunny
8 25 40% < 1mm Nil NNE 19 31 NNE 24 16
Sunny
8 22 20% < 1mm Nil NE 18 52 ENE 15 41
Sunny
13 32 5% < 1mm Nil E 18 30 ESE 10 27
Sunny
7 23 5% < 1mm Nil ENE 22 26 E 14 12
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12:24 EST

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