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Current Warnings
 

Western Australia Forecast

  • Friday Very hot in central and northern areas. A little cooler in SW. Thundery showers far north.

  • Saturday Odd, light showers in the far south. Dry elsewhere. Hot in the west, north and interior.

  • Sunday Chance shower in the Kimberley, dry otherwise. Hot througout. Fresh winds over the west coast.

  • Monday Chance shower in the Kimberley, dry otherwise. Hot throughout in easterly winds.

  • Tuesday Showers and storms possible in southwest. Hot easterly winds across interior.

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Tue 09/02 Wed 10/02 Thu 11/02

42.5°C

Marble Bar
Hottest

45.6°C

Nyang

46.4°C

Roebourne Ap

47.0°C

Roebourne Ap

48.0°C

Mardie

17.1°C

Shannon
Coldest

7.8°C

Eyre

12.0°C

Pemberton

14.5°C

Forrest

4.5°C

Bridgetown

SSW 50km/h

Rottnest Island
Windiest

59km/h

Cape Leeuwin

66km/h

Kalumburu

75km/h

Kalgoorlie
-

0.4mm last hr

Christmas Island Ap
Wettest

17.5mm

Theda

69.6mm

Cocos Island Ap

32.4mm

Cocos Island Ap

56.8mm

Christmas Island Ap
Western Australia's Records for February
Max Min Rain
Highest 50.5°C at
Mardie in 1998
Lowest 13.3°C at
Mount Barker in 1914
Highest 35.0°C at
Exmouth Town in 1968
Lowest -1.0°C at
Salmon Gums in 1950
Highest 416.0mm at
Cocos Island Ap in 2013

Western Australia Weather Forecasts

Station
(group by district)
Forecast Min Max Chance of rain Rain amount Frost risk 9am 3pm
Wind RH Wind RH
°C °C km/h % km/h %
Cloudy
17 21 5% < 1mm Nil SSW 17 52 S 21 51
Mostly sunny
29 35 30% < 1mm Nil WNW 16 65 WNW 24 56
Increasing sunshine
14 29 5% < 1mm Nil SE 19 52 SSE 22 29
Windy
26 35 30% < 1mm Nil SSE 40 39 S 44 42
Possible shower
19 26 50% < 1mm Nil S 22 62 SSE 26 59
Windy
19 32 5% < 1mm Nil SSE 35 45 S 44 42
Sunny
23 42 5% < 1mm Nil ENE 21 7 S 3 5
Sunny
19 33 5% < 1mm Nil SE 22 47 SE 23 21
Increasing sunshine
18 32 5% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Mostly sunny
17 32 5% < 1mm Nil SE 26 55 S 26 24
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Weather News

Rain welcome but many in western Queensland 'still doing it tough'

21:28 EDT

Rain in parts of western Queensland in the past week has raised hope that the drought may finally be over, but the long, dry years have already devastated pastures and wiped out incomes for many farming families.

Solid central Australian rain a bonus as pastoral company progresses with drought-proofing strategy aimed at selling heavier cattle

17:06 EDT

A Central Australian pastoral company says recent solid rain across its five cattle stations is a welcome bonus as it continues with a drought-proofing strategy.

Tropical Cyclone Tatiana intensifies, may bring dangerous swell to Queensland coast: BoM

16:18 EDT

Queensland's first cyclone of the season poses no immediate threat to the coast but may whip up dangerous swells for south-east beaches early next week, the Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) says.