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Current Warnings
 

Western Australia Forecast

  • Thursday Showers in the west, south and interior. Mostly dry and sunny in the north.

  • Friday Patchy, light rain in central parts. Showers developing in far SW later ahead of front.

  • Saturday Cool with showers in the south. Showers and storms possible inland.

  • Sunday Cool in the southwest. Warm in central and north. Showers in the south, possible storms inland.

  • Monday A few showers over the Interior and on Eucla coast. Mostly sunny and mild in the west.

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 23/05 Tue 24/05 Wed 25/05

31.6°C

Wyndham Ap
Hottest

36.6°C

Wyndham Ap

36.0°C

Wyndham Ap

36.5°C

Warmun

41.7°C

Nyang

7.7°C

Jacup
Coldest

2.0°C

Yeelirrie

3.8°C

Bridgetown

5.1°C

Eyre

-1.6°C

Eyre

SW 24km/h

Red Rocks Point
Windiest

101km/h

Cape Leeuwin

72km/h

Leonora Ap

77km/h

Cape Leeuwin
-
no rain last hr Wettest

51.6mm

Jarrahwood

22.6mm

Watsonia

20.0mm

Dwellingup

20.0mm

Dwellingup
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
(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 %
Late shower
9 20 30% < 1mm Nil NE 15 74 WNW 12 52
Possible shower
9 22 10% < 1mm Nil NE 16 68 WSW 16 47
Possible shower
8 19 40% < 1mm Nil NE 10 75 N 10 63
Late shower
8 18 30% < 1mm Nil N 14 77 N 13 57
Late shower
5 18 30% < 1mm Slight - - - -
Late shower
12 23 10% < 1mm Nil SSE 12 60 SSW 21 57
Possible shower
5 19 50% 1-5mm Slight NE 18 66 NNE 17 34
Possible shower
7 20 40% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Sunny
20 31 10% < 1mm Nil S 6 67 WSW 18 54
Possible shower
14 23 70% 1-5mm Nil E 15 69 ENE 14 58
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