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Current Warnings
 

Western Australia Forecast

  • Friday Hot in the north, grading cool in the south. Hot in the north, grading cool in the south.

  • Saturday Showers and gusty winds in the south. Very hot in the north, grading cool in the south.

  • Sunday Showers and gusty winds in the south. Very hot in the north, grading cool in the south.

  • Monday Light showers over southern parts, otherwise dry. Dry winds throughout.

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Tue 15/08 Wed 16/08 Thu 17/08

26.1°C

Bayu Undan
Hottest

36.0°C

Wyndham Ap

37.0°C

Wyndham Ap

38.0°C

Wyndham Ap

38.0°C

Wyndham Ap

-2.1°C

Salmon Gums
Coldest

3.0°C

Eyre

-1.0°C

Norseman Ap
 

-6.0°C

Pingelly

NW 53km/h

Cape Leeuwin
Windiest

88km/h

Cape Leeuwin

87km/h

North Walpole

72km/h

Cape Leeuwin
-

1.4mm last hr

Cape Leeuwin
Wettest

36.0mm

Busselton

13.0mm

Denmark
 

72.4mm

Jarrahwood
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 22 20% < 1mm Nil ESE 16 71 S 17 46
Mostly sunny
12 23 5% < 1mm Nil SE 21 69 S 21 54
Mostly sunny
7 19 20% < 1mm Nil SE 8 82 S 7 61
Possible shower
8 17 40% < 1mm Nil NE 7 83 SE 11 63
Mostly sunny
7 22 20% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Mostly sunny
13 25 5% < 1mm Nil S 18 61 SSW 28 59
Cloudy
10 23 40% < 1mm Nil E 20 65 ENE 17 31
Mostly sunny
10 21 30% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Sunny
15 33 5% < 1mm Nil SE 4 57 N 15 25
Mostly cloudy
14 28 20% < 1mm Nil E 26 18 E 18 13
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