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Western Australian Weather

Current Warnings
 

Western Australia Forecast

  • Thursday Hot with rain and storms north, heavy inland. Warm west & far south, light showers far south.

  • Friday Hot with rain and storms north, heavy interior. Heating up in the west. Mild in far south.

  • Saturday Hot with showers and storms inland. Hot west coast & southwest ahead of cooler change.

  • Sunday Hot with showers and storms inland and east. Cooler change crossing south. Warm west coast.

  • Monday . .

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 16/01 Tue 17/01 Wed 18/01

30.6°C

Meekatharra Ap
Hottest

43.0°C

Eucla

40.3°C

Paraburdoo Ap

39.0°C

Paraburdoo Ap

46.6°C

Gascoyne Junction

13.1°C

Styles Tower
Coldest

7.0°C

Jarrahwood

8.7°C

Windy Harbour
 

5.1°C

Rocky Gully

SSW 44km/h

Rottnest Island
Windiest

77km/h

Rottnest Island

66km/h

Gooseberry Hill

74km/h

Morawa Ap
-
no rain last hr Wettest

98.8mm

Laverton Ap

77.0mm

Ruby Plains
 

160.0mm

Home Valley
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 2017
Station
(Group by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
12.3 - 25.4 - 3.2 -
27.6 +1.3 33.0 -0.3 56.6 31
14.5 -0.9 29.3 -0.4 0.2 2
22.0 -0.5 30.9 -0.5 0.0 0
17.3 +0.7 27.3 +0.7 19.4 141
23.2 -0.4 35.1 -2.2 65.4 218
18.8 +0.4 33.4 -0.3 0.4 2
16.7 -1.4 31.8 +0.7 0.4 3
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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10:49 EDT

Radio transmitters have been inserted into the stomachs of 24 feedlot cattle to monitor their body temperatures, as part of a three-month trial investigating the impact of heatwaves.

Monsoon likely for Darwin and Top End, bringing cooler temperatures, more rain

10:15 EDT

People in Darwin and other parts of the Top End may be about to get relief from recent hot weather, with the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) predicting a monsoon trough will start to effect the area within days.

Severe winds lash Mudgee, causing mass power outage, damage to cars and buildings

08:09 EDT

Residents have described chaotic scenes in the streets of Mudgee as the town was battered by damaging winds today.