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Current Warnings
 

Western Australia Forecast

  • Monday A few light showers on south coast. Sunny elsewhere. Mild in west. Warm in north.

  • Tuesday A few light showers on south coast. Mostly sunny elsewhere. Mild in west. Warm north.

  • Wednesday A few light showers on south coast. Mostly sunny elsewhere. Mild in west. Warm north.

  • Thursday Light showers on south coast & later in west. Dry elsewhere. Mild in south. Warm north.

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Fri 31/07 Sat 01/08 Sun 02/08

26.3°C

Cocos Island Ap
Hottest

34.0°C

Wyndham Ap

34.9°C

Wyndham Ap

36.0°C

Wyndham Ap

36.0°C

Wyndham Ap

2.3°C

Salmon Gums
Coldest

6.4°C

Mount Elizabeth

1.1°C

Bridgetown
 

1.1°C

Bridgetown

ESE 35km/h

North Island
Windiest

92km/h

Mount Magnet

66km/h

North Island

53km/h

North Island
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no rain last hr Wettest

59.4mm

Amrista Park

22.6mm

Cocos Island Ap
 

59.4mm

Amrista Park
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

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Weather News

I thought it was supposed to be winter?

16:29 EST

Spring-like temperatures are bathing central and northern parts of New South Wales today, with some places experiencing record temperatures for this time of the year.

Rain and thunderstorms saturate southern NSW

12:27 EST

Areas of rain rolled across southern New South Wales yesterday and into early this morning, bringing some of the best August rainfall in several years for some places.

Tsunamis in Australia?

15:37 EST

With another earthquake of 5.7 magnitude being recorded today near off the southern Queensland coast, meteorologists and oceanographers are keeping a wary eye on the potential for tsunamis.