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Current Warnings
 

Western Australia Forecast

  • Tuesday A few showers and storms in the Kimberley. Generally sunny and warm elsewhere.

  • Wednesday Mostly sunny in the south. Warm in the north with possible storms.

  • Thursday Areas of rain and showers in the north and south. A dry but cool in the west.

  • Friday Showers and storms in the north and central parts. Cool, windy and showery in the south.

  • Saturday . .

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 30/04 Sun 01/05 Mon 02/05

39.5°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap
Hottest

39.2°C

Wyndham Ap

39.8°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap

40.0°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap

40.0°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap

14.9°C

Southern Cross Ap
Coldest

2.5°C

Southern Cross Ap

0.4°C

Eyre

4.8°C

Southern Cross Ap

0.4°C

Eyre

SSE 33km/h

North Island
Windiest

64km/h

Forrest

50km/h

Cocos Island Ap

61km/h

Cocos Island Ap
-

0.2mm last hr

Christmas Island Ap
Wettest

12.6mm

Cocos Island Ap

85.2mm

Christmas Island Ap

33.0mm

Christmas Island Ap

33.0mm

Christmas Island Ap
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
(Group by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
10.8 - 18.2 - 2.0 -
74 23.6 +5.3 33.8 +2.2 0.0 0
10.0 +0.5 19.8 -1.4 19 2.0 2
15.8 +0.9 25.8 -0.4 0.0 0
9.0 -1.7 22.0 +0.8 0.0 0
57 15.4 +4.0 27.2 +3.5 0.2 1
5.7 -3.0 21.2 +0.4 0.0 0
10.8 +0.2 20 20.0 -2.4 22 0.2 0
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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