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Western Australian Weather

Current Warnings
 

Western Australia Forecast

  • Monday Generally warm and dry, hot in the north. Gusty in the north inland and along the coast.

  • Tuesday Mostly dry throughout. Warm and dry in the north and west.

  • Wednesday Showers approaching the southwest late. Mostly dry and sunny elsewhere.

  • Thursday Showers in the far southwest. Gusty along coast. Warm to hot and dry in the north.

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Fri 26/05 Sat 27/05 Sun 28/05

28.9°C

Browse Is
Hottest

37.0°C

Mandora

34.9°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap

35.0°C

Wyndham Ap

37.4°C

Mandora

3.0°C

Wandering
Coldest

2.6°C

Cunderdin Airfield

0.5°C

Wandering
 

-0.2°C

Salmon Gums

ESE 35km/h

Cocos Island Ap
Windiest

55km/h

Esperance Ap

55km/h

Halls Creek Ap

53km/h

Telfer Ap
-
no rain last hr Wettest

18.0mm

Greenbushes

6.8mm

Tangadee
 

55.6mm

Bremer Bay
Western Australia's Records for May
Max Min Rain
Highest 40.6°C at
Bidyadanga in 1990
Lowest 7.8°C at
Mount Barker in 1908
Highest 29.2°C at
Cockatoo Island in 1967
Lowest -5.6°C at
Wandering in 1964
Highest 286.5mm at
Cape Leveque in 1949

Western Australia Monthly Summaries

May 2017
Station
(Group by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
9.2 - 19.7 - 59.0 -
17.1 -1.2 32.6 +1.0 0.4 1
9.2 -0.3 21.0 -0.1 63.0 62
14.1 -0.8 27.8 +1.6 0.8 2
10.4 -0.3 22.3 +1.1 12.8 40
10.3 -1.1 25.5 +1.8 0.0 0
9.3 +0.6 21.3 +0.6 0.2 1
11.4 +0.8 22.6 +0.2 70.8 78
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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