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Wed 22:00 WST
Current Warnings
 

Western Australia Forecast

  • Thursday Showers in the west, south and interior. Mostly dry and sunny in the north.

  • Friday Patchy, light rain possible in central parts. Showers developing in far SW ahead of front.

  • Saturday Cool with showers in the south. Showers and storms possible inland.

  • Sunday Cool in the southwest. Warm in central and north. Showers in the south, possible storms inland.

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 23/05 Tue 24/05 Wed 25/05

28.2°C

Browse Is
Hottest

36.6°C

Wyndham Ap

36.0°C

Wyndham Ap

36.0°C

Wyndham Ap

41.7°C

Nyang

7.4°C

Norseman Ap
Coldest

2.0°C

Yeelirrie

3.8°C

Bridgetown
 

-1.6°C

Eyre

W 48km/h

Cape Leeuwin
Windiest

101km/h

Cape Leeuwin

72km/h

Leonora Ap

74km/h

Cape Leeuwin
-

0.6mm last hr

Perth Airport
Wettest

51.6mm

Jarrahwood

22.0mm

Kalbarri
 

152.6mm

Marble Bar
Western Australia's Records for May
Max Min Rain
Highest 40.6°C at
Bidyadanga in 1990
Lowest 7.8°C at
Mount Barker in 1908
Highest 29.2°C at
Cockatoo Island in 1967
Lowest -5.6°C at
Wandering in 1964
Highest 286.5mm at
Cape Leveque in 1949

Western Australia Monthly Summaries

May 2016
Station
(Ungroup by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
10.3 -0.3 21.0 -1.4 105.6 117
9.8 +0.3 19.7 -1.4 73.4 72
9.4 - 18.8 - 67.2 -
15.4 +0.5 26.6 +0.4 3.8 11
7.8 -0.9 22.5 +1.8 1.2 5
10.8 +0.1 23.2 +2.0 37.6 118
21.1 +2.8 32.1 +0.5 91.6 338
12.9 +1.5 25.2 +1.5 40.2 198
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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Weather News

Wet week for NSW

20:12 EST

Three rain-bearing systems will traverse New South Wales within the next seven days, rounding out a bumper May.

Big surf closes beaches across Sydney, NSW

18:13 EST

Surf lifesavers have issued a warning to beachgoers as a large swell closes stretches of the New South Wales coastline.

Dampened SA in for more rain but also cold, strong winds

18:01 EST

Rain has fallen across a large part of South Australia during Wednesday and there is more to come, mainly on Friday, coinciding with cold winds.