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Western Australia Forecast

  • Wednesday Rain, storms and strong winds over the southeast. Hot in the north, mild and humid in the south.

  • Thursday Thunderstorms in the north, showers in the south. Hot in the north, mild and humid in the south.

  • Friday A few storms in the N & W, showers in the S. Heat building in the south.

  • Saturday Showers and thunderstorms in the N, W and S. Mild in the south, hot elsewhere.

  • Sunday Showers and thunderstorms in the north & south. Warm-to-hot statewide.

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 18/02 Mon 19/02 Tue 20/02

37.1°C

Shark Bay Ap
Hottest

42.7°C

Gascoyne Junction

37.9°C

Port Hedland Ap

38.4°C

Nyang

44.2°C

Nyang

16.9°C

North Walpole
Coldest

12.0°C

Ravensthorpe

9.2°C

Windy Harbour

7.5°C

Jarrahwood

5.9°C

Eyre

WSW 37km/h

Barrow Island
Windiest

88km/h

Southern Cross Ap

75km/h

Rottnest Island

64km/h

Perth Airport
-

0.2mm last hr

Esperance Ap
Wettest

131.0mm

Dampier Downs Airstrip

52.8mm

Troughton Island

36.0mm

Carnegie

36.0mm

Carnegie
Western Australia's Records for February
Max Min Rain
Highest 50.5°C at
Mardie in 1998
Lowest 13.3°C at
Mount Barker in 1914
Highest 35.1°C at
Wittenoom in 2015
Lowest -1.0°C at
Salmon Gums in 1950
Highest 416.0mm at
Cocos Island Ap in 2013

Western Australia Monthly Summaries

February 2018
Station
(Ungroup by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
18.4 +0.1 30.4 -1.2 0.2 1
15.5 -0.4 29.3 -0.8 0.0 0
14.4 - 25.2 - 9.0 -
23.7 +0.3 30.9 -1.7 0.8 4
19.0 +1.1 32.3 +0.2 43.0 139
18.5 +1.4 28.1 +1.8 32.4 160
25.5 -0.5 78 30.9 -2.1 77 557.2 314
23.0 +0.2 36.3 +0.3 81.8 186
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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