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Current Warnings
 

Western Australia Forecast

  • Sunday Brisk wind, light showers in south. Dry windy west. Mostly sunny, warm and windy in the north.

  • Monday A few light showers on south coast. Sunny elsewhere. Mild in west. Warm in north.

  • Tuesday A few light showers on south coast. Mostly sunny elsewhere. Mild in west. Warm north.

  • Wednesday A few light showers on south coast. Mostly sunny elsewhere. Mild in west. Warm north.

  • Thursday Light showers on south coast & later in west. Dry elsewhere. Mild in south. Warm north.

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Thu 30/07 Fri 31/07 Sat 01/08

30.2°C

Argyle Ap
Hottest

34.3°C

Broome Ap

34.0°C

Wyndham Ap

34.9°C

Wyndham Ap

36.0°C

Wyndham Ap

7.2°C

Newdegate
Coldest

6.3°C

Mount Elizabeth

6.4°C

Mount Elizabeth

1.1°C

Bridgetown

1.1°C

Bridgetown

ESE 33km/h

North Island
Windiest

107km/h

Forrest

92km/h

Mount Magnet

66km/h

North Island
-
no rain last hr Wettest

118.0mm

Capel North

59.4mm

Amrista Park

22.6mm

Cocos Island Ap

22.6mm

Cocos Island Ap
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
(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 %
Possible shower
9 16 40% < 1mm Nil NNE 4 78 E 10 59
Sunny
15 30 5% < 1mm Nil ESE 27 21 SSE 18 15
Cloudy
6 18 5% < 1mm Nil ENE 11 81 ENE 9 56
Mostly sunny
13 27 5% < 1mm Nil NE 19 41 WNW 14 33
Possible shower
7 17 60% < 1mm Nil SW 8 74 SSW 13 68
Mostly sunny
10 22 20% < 1mm Nil ENE 32 58 ENE 20 39
Sunny
6 19 5% < 1mm Nil E 27 37 E 21 17
Cloudy
6 15 10% < 1mm Nil ENE 14 76 ENE 14 45
Cloudy
6 17 5% < 1mm Nil ENE 16 86 ENE 16 52
Cloudy
8 19 5% < 1mm Nil ENE 24 82 ENE 21 46
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Weather News

I thought it was supposed to be winter?

16:29 EST

Spring-like temperatures are bathing central and northern parts of New South Wales today, with some places experiencing record temperatures for this time of the year.

Rain and thunderstorms saturate southern NSW

12:27 EST

Areas of rain rolled across southern New South Wales yesterday and into early this morning, bringing some of the best August rainfall in several years for some places.

Tsunamis in Australia?

15:37 EST

With another earthquake of 5.7 magnitude being recorded today near off the southern Queensland coast, meteorologists and oceanographers are keeping a wary eye on the potential for tsunamis.