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Current Warnings
 

Western Australia Forecast

  • Friday Showers and possible storms in the southwest. Warm in the northeast with some thundery showers.

  • Saturday Gusty showers spreading across southwest. Isolated thunderstorms in the east.

  • Sunday Gales and brisk showers in the southwest. Mostly dry and sunny in the north.

  • Monday Gusty showers in the south and west. Mostly clear skies and dry in the north.

  • Tuesday Showers on the south coast, mainly east. Generally sunny elsewhere. Warm in the north.

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Tue 25/08 Wed 26/08 Thu 27/08

34.8°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap
Hottest

37.6°C

Warmun

37.0°C

Warmun

36.4°C

Wyndham Ap

37.6°C

Warmun

14.0°C

Eucla
Coldest

-0.2°C

Newdegate

0.4°C

Wandering

2.0°C

York

-3.4°C

Eyre

E 37km/h

Red Rocks Point
Windiest

53km/h

Bedout Island

103km/h

Forrest

53km/h

Cape Leeuwin
-
no rain last hr Wettest

7.0mm

Red Rocks Point

0.4mm

Northampton

16.6mm

Rottnest Island

17.0mm

Rottnest Island
Western Australia's Records for August
Max Min Rain
Highest 40.0°C at
Kalumburu in 1970
Lowest 5.6°C at
Katanning in 1920
Highest 27.5°C at
Cadjebut in 1998
Lowest -7.2°C at
Eyre in 2008
Highest 287.5mm at
Cocos Island Ap in 1956

Western Australia Monthly Summaries

August 2015
Station
(Group by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
7.2 - 17.2 - 88.4 -
15.1 +0.2 31.2 +0.9 0.4 24
8.2 +0.6 18.1 +0.4 86.0 73
12.1 +0.5 24.8 +1.7 14.8 85
8.2 +0.7 18.7 -0.8 66.4 249
9.3 +0.6 23.8 +1.1 1.8 18
7.4 +1.8 18.2 -0.5 43.6 206
8.8 +0.5 19.4 +0.3 93.0 76
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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