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Thu 04:00 WST
Current Warnings
 

Western Australia Forecast

  • Thursday Very hot in southwest, western and northern areas. Chance of a storm about the Kimberley.

  • Friday Very hot in central and northern areas. A little cooler in SW. Thundery showers far north.

  • Saturday Odd, light showers in the far south. Dry elsewhere. Hot in the west, north and interior.

  • Sunday Showers in the Kimberley, dry otherwise. Hot througout. Afternoon coastal seabreezes.

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 08/02 Tue 09/02 Wed 10/02

39.6°C

Port Hedland Ap
Hottest

46.0°C

Shark Bay Ap

45.6°C

Nyang

46.0°C

Roebourne Ap

46.0°C

Roebourne Ap

17.7°C

Styles Tower
Coldest

5.9°C

Eyre

7.8°C

Eyre
 

4.5°C

Bridgetown

E 37km/h

Coondewanna
Windiest

53km/h

Telfer Ap

59km/h

Cape Leeuwin

66km/h

Kalumburu
-
no rain last hr Wettest

43.0mm

Cocos Island Ap

17.5mm

Theda
 

95.0mm

Camballin
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 35.0°C at
Exmouth Town in 1968
Lowest -1.0°C at
Salmon Gums in 1950
Highest 416.0mm at
Cocos Island Ap in 2013

Western Australia Monthly Summaries

February 2016
Station
(Group by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
13.8 - 26.9 - 3.6 -
27.6 +1.6 33.4 +0.5 74 0.6 0
14.8 -1.1 31.8 +1.8 0.2 3
22.3 -1.1 68 37.2 +4.6 0.2 1
16.8 -0.3 23.6 -2.6 38.0 189
20.8 -2.0 35.4 -0.5 0.0 0
16.4 -1.5 31.0 -1.0 8.2 26
16.9 -1.4 21 35.0 +3.3 0.2 2
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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