Fairfax Media Network

Western Australian Weather

Current Warnings
 

Western Australia Forecast

  • Thursday Heavy rain and strong winds over the northwest. Very hot in central and eastern parts.

  • Friday Potentially damaging storms over the northwest. Very hot in the north and east, mild southwest.

  • Saturday Heavy rain over the northwest and central parts. Mild in the south, hot in the north and east.

  • Sunday Storms in the north/central, showers in southwest. Hot in the north grading to mild in the south.

  • Monday Storms in the north, partly cloudy in the south. Hot in the north, warm in the south.

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 20/03 Tue 21/03 Wed 22/03

37.3°C

Warburton
Hottest

40.7°C

Gascoyne Junction

39.1°C

Paraburdoo Ap

41.0°C

Warburton

44.6°C

Mandora

14.7°C

Styles Tower
Coldest

7.7°C

Salmon Gums

9.1°C

Gosnells City

11.0°C

Newdegate

2.3°C

Bridgetown

NW 42km/h

Rowley Shoals
Windiest

70km/h

Gooseberry Hill

77km/h

Perth Airport

70km/h

Rowley Shoals
-

3.8mm last hr

Cocos Island Ap
Wettest

50.8mm

Cocos Island Ap

103.2mm

Port Hedland Ap

105.0mm

Port Hedland Ap

105.2mm

Port Hedland Ap
Western Australia's Records for March
Max Min Rain
Highest 47.8°C at
Roebourne in 1998
Lowest 10.7°C at
Manjimup in 2005
Highest 34.0°C at
Mardie in 1973
Lowest -0.9°C at
Bridgetown in 1946
Highest 438.0mm at
Truscott in 2005

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 %
Mostly sunny
14 19 30% < 1mm Nil WSW 16 59 WSW 22 58
Possible thunderstorm
26 34 50% 1-5mm Nil SW 13 70 W 18 65
Mostly sunny
11 22 10% < 1mm Nil S 8 57 SW 14 45
Sunny
21 32 10% < 1mm Nil SSE 36 44 S 29 46
Mostly sunny
16 23 5% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Sunny
15 30 5% < 1mm Nil SE 26 50 S 29 34
Mostly sunny
23 35 30% < 1mm Nil S 24 41 S 27 26
Sunny
11 20 5% < 1mm Nil S 15 63 S 11 39
Sunny
9 22 5% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Mostly sunny
10 23 5% < 1mm Nil SSE 18 62 SSW 18 40
Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

Asperitas: How a Tasmanian geologist helped classify a new type of cloud

12:21 EDT

Gary McArthur's head has always been in the clouds.

New Cloud Atlas for World Met Day

12:06 EDT

Clouds are important and awesome.

Tropical cyclone off Queensland coast possible by Saturday, BOM forecasts

11:30 EDT

A tropical low off the north Queensland coast has the potential to develop into a cyclone later this week, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) says.