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Current Warnings
 

Western Australia Forecast

  • Wednesday Light showers in the south. Warm and mostly sunny elsewhere.

  • Thursday Showers and gusty winds in the south. Warm and dry in the north with clear skies.

  • Friday Clearing showers and gusty winds in the south. Cold morning then mild to warm day, sunny inland.

  • Saturday Showers clearing south early. Cold, foggy morning in south, warm inland and N.

  • Sunday Parcly cloudy and mild in southwest. Sunny, warm and windy elsewhere.

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 12/08 Mon 13/08 Tue 14/08

31.5°C

Wyndham Ap
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

32.4°C

Kalumburu
Avg: Rec:

31.2°C

Kalumburu
Avg: Rec:

32.5°C

Kalumburu
Avg: Rec:

35.7°C

Kalumburu
Avg: Rec:

13.0°C

Shannon
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

-1.0°C

York
Avg: Rec:

1.5°C

Narrogin
Avg: Rec:

0.9°C

Southern Cross Ap
Avg: Rec:

-5.0°C

Windy Harbour
Avg: Rec:

WNW 38km/h

Cape Leeuwin
Windiest

68km/h

Varanus Is

88km/h

Cape Leeuwin

83km/h

Cape Leeuwin
-
no rain last hr Wettest

0.5mm

Darkan
Avg: Rec:
- -

26.2mm

Jarrahwood
Avg: Rec:

7.2mm

Northampton
Avg: Rec:
- -

7.0mm

Lancelin
Avg: Rec:
Western Australia's Records for August
Max Min Rain
Highest 40.0°C at
Kalumburu in 1970
Lowest 5.6°C at
Katanning in 1920
Highest 27.5°C at
Cadjebut in 1998
Lowest -7.2°C at
Eyre in 2008
Highest 287.5mm at
Cocos Island Ap in 1956

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 %
Mostly sunny
9 23 70% 1-5mm Nil NNE 14 61 NW 13 49
Sunny
11 21 30% 1-5mm Nil NNE 26 65 NW 22 59
Late shower
8 18 70% 1-5mm Nil ENE 4 75 WNW 5 73
Late shower
8 17 90% 1-5mm Nil NE 10 77 NE 12 69
Mostly sunny
7 22 40% 1-5mm Nil - - - -
Mostly sunny
13 24 20% < 1mm Nil NE 14 68 W 25 62
Mostly sunny
8 23 60% < 1mm Nil NNE 17 35 N 16 18
Mostly sunny
7 23 10% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Sunny
13 31 5% < 1mm Nil E 21 21 ENE 13 18
Sunny
7 23 5% < 1mm Nil E 30 17 ENE 11 6
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15:41 EST

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14:58 EST

Dry gusty winds and unseasonably warm temperatures are leading to Severe Fire Danger in the Greater Hunter, Greater Sydney and Illawarra/Shoalhaven fire areas.