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Western Australia Forecast

  • Thursday Showers and gusty winds in the south. Warm and dry in the north with clear skies.

  • Friday Clearing showers and gusty winds in the south. Cold morning then mild to warm day, sunny inland.

  • Saturday Showers clearing south early. Cold, foggy morning in south, warm inland and N.

  • Sunday Parcly cloudy and mild in southwest. Sunny, warm and windy elsewhere.

  • Monday Wind and rain increasing in the SW. Windy SE. Dry and mostly sunny in hte N & E.

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 13/08 Tue 14/08 Wed 15/08

26.1°C

Cocos Island Ap
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

31.2°C

Kalumburu
Avg: Rec:

32.5°C

Kalumburu
Avg: Rec:

32.3°C

Wyndham Ap
Avg: Rec:

35.7°C

Kalumburu
Avg: Rec:

8.0°C

Southern Cross Ap
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

1.5°C

Narrogin
Avg: Rec:

0.9°C

Southern Cross Ap
Avg: Rec:

-1.2°C

Norseman Ap
Avg: Rec:

-5.0°C

Windy Harbour
Avg: Rec:

SW 31km/h

Cape Leeuwin
Windiest

88km/h

Cape Leeuwin

83km/h

Cape Leeuwin

57km/h

Cape Leeuwin
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0.2mm last hr

Shannon
Avg: Rec:
Wettest

26.2mm

Jarrahwood
Avg: Rec:

7.2mm

Northampton
Avg: Rec:
- -

7.6mm

Garden Island
Avg: Rec:

61.0mm

Windy Harbour
Avg: Rec:
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 Sky Observations

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Weather News

Victoria bracing for worst fire season in a decade

19:15 EST

Record-breaking low rainfall in parts of Victoria is forcing the Country Fire Authority (CFA) to bring forward the start of its bushfire season.

Bumper ski season keeps on keeping on

17:14 EST

A cold front delivered more healthy snowfalls over the last couple of days, adding to the already above average snowpack, with more snow on the way.

Broken Hill plagued by emus as they head into town in search of food, water

16:34 EST

Mobs of emus have taken over the small mining town of Broken Hill in far west New South Wales, running laps of the main street, eating gardens and gate crashing football matches.