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Current Warnings
 

Western Australia Forecast

  • Saturday Showers and thunderstorms in the north and west. Hot-to-very-hot throughout.

  • Sunday Rain over the Kimberley. Showers/storms NW to SE. Very hot over central parts. Milder in the SW.

  • Monday Showers and storms over central & southern inland. Rain about the Kimberley Coast. Hot throughout.

  • Tuesday Heavy rain in the far N, showers & storms inland. Hot throughout. Southerlies along the W coast.

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Wed 17/01 Thu 18/01 Fri 19/01

33.4°C

Wiluna Airport
Hottest

43.2°C

Eyre

46.0°C

Eucla

41.0°C

Warburton

46.2°C

Nyang

13.5°C

Jacup
Coldest

13.6°C

Mount Barker

6.9°C

Jarrahwood
 

4.6°C

Jarrahwood

SSE 38km/h

North Island
Windiest

87km/h

Norseman Ap

81km/h

Marble Bar

57km/h

Halls Creek
-
no rain last hr Wettest

31.2mm

Kalumburu

21.8mm

Mount Elizabeth
 

242.0mm

Derby Rfds
Western Australia's Records for January
Max Min Rain
Highest 49.8°C at
Mundrabilla Station in 1979
Lowest 13.9°C at
Mount Barker in 1917
Highest 35.5°C at
Wittenoom in 2003
Lowest 0.9°C at
Bridgetown in 1921
Highest 504.8mm at
Kuri Bay in 1982

Western Australia Monthly Summaries

January 2018
Station
(Ungroup by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
17.8 -0.3 30.5 -0.7 106.2 636
14.6 -0.8 29.2 -0.6 16.4 137
13.9 - 24.6 - 18.0 -
23.6 +1.0 32.0 +0.6 0.0 0
18.5 +0.2 33.1 -0.6 20.0 72
17.6 +0.9 29.8 +3.2 28.8 204
25.4 -0.9 33.0 -0.3 236.6 129
21.7 -1.8 35.6 -1.6 27.0 85
10  
A yellow cell indicates a probable monthly record for this site (sites with ≥ 10 years of records only). The number of years of records available for the relevant field for this month is indicated in black. See the station's climate page for full details.
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21:03 EDT

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