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Western Australian Weather

Current Warnings
 

Western Australia Forecast

  • Wednesday Showers and storms in central, SW and NE. Hot throughout, cooler in far southwest.

  • Thursday Brisk winds with coastal showers. Hot in the N and E, grading warm S and W.

  • Friday Showers and storms in the north and northwest. Mostly clear in central and southern parts.

  • Saturday Showers and Storms along the north coast. Hot to very hot throughout.

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

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 14/01 Mon 15/01 Tue 16/01

38.1°C

Forrest
Hottest

42.0°C

Pardoo

40.7°C

Nyang

43.0°C

Eyre

46.2°C

Nyang

17.3°C

Manjimup
Coldest

9.6°C

Mount Barker

11.7°C

Eyre

16.5°C

Karnet

4.6°C

Jarrahwood

40km/h

Rottnest Island
Windiest

83km/h

Bickley

87km/h

Gooseberry Hill

109km/h

Cunderdin Airfield
-

0.2mm last hr

Shannon
Wettest

106.0mm

Murgoo

147.4mm

Dwellingup

71.0mm

Marble Bar

71.0mm

Marble Bar
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
(Group by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
13.8 - 24.9 - 15.8 -
25.4 -0.9 32.9 -0.4 235.0 128
14.6 -0.8 29.5 -0.3 15.8 132
23.6 +1.0 32.0 +0.6 0.0 0
17.0 +0.3 29.2 +2.6 28.8 204
21.4 -2.1 35.4 -1.8 27.0 85
18.2 -0.1 33.3 -0.4 20.0 72
17.9 -0.2 30.7 -0.5 104.0 623
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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Cyclone Joyce stirs up snake activity in WA's north as king brown strikes at dog

17:42 EDT

A cyclone which lashed northern Western Australia has stirred up snake activity in people's backyards, with a pet dog having a narrow miss with a deadly king brown on a family's veranda.

Fire danger rising as hot air spreads south

16:21 EDT

Soaring temperatures will elevate fire danger ratings across parts of southern Australia on Thursday and Friday.

'Our own personal cyclone' as severe thunderstorm rips through WA farming community of Cunderdin

15:33 EDT

Residents in Cunderdin have described a severe storm that tore through the region yesterday afternoon as "our own personal cyclone".