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Western Australia Forecast

  • Monday Showers/storms in Kimberley & western inland. Hot from north to southern central, cooler in west.

  • Tuesday A few showers and storms in the north. A band of rain and gusty winds crossing the south.

  • Wednesday Isolated storms in the north, dry in the south. Hot in the Kimberley and Pilbara.

  • Thursday Isolated showers and storms in the north. Hot to very hot in the Kimberley and Pilbara.

  • Friday Isolated thunderstorms in the north and northwest. Hot to very hot throughout.

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Fri 17/02 Sat 18/02 Sun 19/02

37.3°C

Mandora
Hottest

39.4°C

Giles

41.6°C

Geraldton Ap

41.0°C

Mandora

48.7°C

Yeelirrie

17.9°C

Styles Tower
Coldest

6.5°C

Salmon Gums

10.1°C

Eyre

10.0°C

Eucla

5.0°C

Jarrahwood

SSW 40km/h

Rottnest Island
Windiest

87km/h

Paraburdoo Ap

70km/h

Carnarvon Ap

66km/h

Carnarvon Ap
-
no rain last hr Wettest

32.0mm

Halls Creek Ap

51.0mm

Kachana

22.0mm

Derby Ap

22.2mm

Derby Ap
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 2017
Station
(Group by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
13.8 - 23.6 - 46.6 -
25.5 -0.5 31.7 -1.2 147.4 82
15.4 -0.5 28.9 -1.2 38.4 610
24.1 +0.7 32.1 -0.5 28.2 139
17.1 +0.0 26.0 -0.2 13.2 66
23.7 +0.9 37.2 +1.3 22.4 49
17.2 -0.7 28.1 -3.9 82.6 266
18.5 +0.2 30.1 -1.6 22 134.8 1644
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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13:45 EDT

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Alice Springs the calm centre of Australia's wild weekend weather

13:15 EDT

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Fears hay stocks could run low into winter if good rain does not fall in Hunter Valley

13:13 EDT

A hay contractor in the New South Wales Hunter Valley says the region is drier than he has seen it in over a decade, and that without good rainfall leading into winter, hay supplies could run low.