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Western Australian Weather

Current Warnings
 

Western Australia Forecast

  • Tuesday Cold morning in south then becoming sunnier. Dry in north. warm in northwest. Hot in northeast.

  • Wednesday Warm and breezy in west ahead of cooler change. Dry in east. warm in southeast. Hot in northeast.

  • Thursday Windy with showers in west and south, mainly SW. Hot in east, windy in southeast and interior.

  • Friday Possible showers southwest, dry elsewhere. Cool and windy southwest, hot in the north.

  • Saturday Gusty showers far southwest. Mild to warm south. Storms far northeast. Very warm to hot inland & N.

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 13/10 Sun 14/10 Mon 15/10

30.1°C

Argyle Ap
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

41.1°C

Wyndham Ap
Avg: Rec:

42.7°C

Wyndham Ap
Avg: Rec:

43.0°C

Wyndham Ap
Avg: Rec:

44.1°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap
Avg: Rec:

4.4°C

Wandering
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

5.4°C

Murchison
Avg: Rec:

6.0°C

Bencubbin
Avg: Rec:
 

4.0°C

Merredin
Avg: Rec:

SW 35km/h

Barrow Island
Windiest

83km/h

Garden Island

105km/h

Forrest

55km/h

Forrest
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no rain last hr Wettest

44.6mm

Huntly
Avg: Rec:
- -

26.8mm

Red Rocks Point
Avg: Rec:
 

44.6mm

Huntly
Avg: Rec:
- -
Western Australia's Records for October
Max Min Rain
Highest 46.9°C at
Port Hedland Ap in 2002
Lowest 7.8°C at
Mount Barker in 1928
Highest 32.7°C at
Old Halls Creek in 1900
Lowest -5.0°C at
Eyre in 2013
Highest 322.6mm at
Cocos Island Ap in 1910

Western Australia Sky Observations

Latest Sky Observations
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Weather News

Coles, Aldi blasted by Minister over handling of 10c milk levy for drought-stricken farmers

00:40 EDT

Federal Agriculture Minister David Littleproud has launched a scathing attack on Coles over its handling of the 10c milk levy for drought relief, calling the supermarket chain's approach "slippery" and saying the extra money may not even go back to the right farmers.

Deluge continues across south-east Queensland as drought-stricken farmers hope for more

21:13 EDT

The sodden weekend across south-east Queensland has delivered some remarkable rainfall totals, with Noosa Heads on the state's Sunshine Coast recording almost half a metre of rain.

Stormy weather sparks scrub fire and damages homes across SA

19:34 EDT

Wild weather has eased across South Australia but thousands of homes remain without power after wind gusts brought down trees and power lines, forcing the closure of major roads.