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Current Warnings
 

Western Australia Forecast

  • Thursday Showers/storms in the north, mostly dry elsewhere. Very hot in the north, grading warm in the south.

  • Friday Showers/storms in the north, mostly dry elsewhere. Hot in the southeast, very hot elsewhere.

  • Saturday Very hot in the east and north. Windy in the S. Becoming cooler in the the southwest.

  • Sunday Showers and storms for the southwest. fresh winds in the southwest, mostly clear north.

  • Monday Windy showers and storms in the southwest. Hot in the north grading to mild in the south.

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 11/12 Tue 12/12 Wed 13/12

40.2°C

Telfer Ap
Hottest

41.8°C

Argyle Ap

43.0°C

Argyle Ap

44.0°C

Telfer Ap

45.1°C

Warmun

18.2°C

Shannon
Coldest

14.6°C

Shannon

9.0°C

Collie East

8.0°C

Newdegate

2.5°C

Jarrahwood

WSW 35km/h

Rowley Shoals
Windiest

88km/h

Leinster Ap

90km/h

Forrest

81km/h

Giles
-

0.2mm last hr

Christmas Island Ap
Wettest

23.2mm

Kojonup

16.0mm

Forrest

17.0mm

Doongan

17.0mm

Doongan
Western Australia's Records for December
Max Min Rain
Highest 49.4°C at
Roebourne in 2011
Lowest 12.2°C at
Mount Barker in 1922
Highest 35.0°C at
Marble Bar in 1902
Lowest 0.0°C at
Bridgetown in 1953
Highest 711.0mm at
Munglinup West in 2010

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 %
Showers
15 21 70% 5-10mm Nil WNW 32 57 WNW 42 40
Mostly sunny
29 35 5% < 1mm Nil WNW 21 63 WNW 27 61
Windy with showers
13 21 80% 5-10mm Nil W 32 52 W 43 52
Possible shower
19 27 5% < 1mm Nil SSW 27 54 SW 35 56
Possible thunderstorm
19 43 40% < 1mm Nil N 33 30 - -
Possible shower
16 25 60% < 1mm Nil W 29 62 WSW 41 57
Late shower
26 41 40% 1-5mm Nil N 29 20 N 27 15
Mostly sunny
21 34 5% < 1mm Nil W 21 34 WNW 36 20
Possible shower
13 22 80% 1-5mm Nil - - - -
Showers increasing
15 22 80% 1-5mm Nil WSW 35 62 WSW 40 52
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Weather News

Sydney weather: Temperatures forecast to push past 40C in western parts of the city

11:05 EDT

Much of NSW will swelter through its first heatwave of summer today, with temperatures in Sydney's west expected to soar above 40 degrees, but the city's east should be spared thanks to a sea breeze.

Burst of summer heat prompts fire ban in Sydney

10:00 EDT

Authorities have issued a total fire ban for Sydney today as the city's residents brace for the warmest day so far this season.

What is a heatwave?

15:40 EDT

A large portion of Australia is being affected by heatwave conditions this week.