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Current Warnings
 

Western Australia Forecast

  • Thursday Showers/storms over central parts, dry elswhere. Very warm in the N & E, mild in the SW.

  • Friday Some afternoon showers and storms in the SW. Warm in the south, very hot in the north.

  • Saturday Some afternoon showers and storms in the east. Very hot in the north, warm in the south.

  • Sunday Scattered storms in the N, mostly dry elsewhere. Very warm in the NW, warm-to-mild in the SW.

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 23/04 Tue 24/04 Wed 25/04

31.1°C

Roebourne Ap
Hottest

41.5°C

Pardoo

41.7°C

Roebourne Ap

41.0°C

Roebourne Ap

43.7°C

Roebourne Ap

7.1°C

Collie East
Coldest

5.5°C

York

4.0°C

Jarrahwood
 

2.6°C

Jarrahwood

42km/h

Bedout Island
Windiest

59km/h

Cocos Island Ap

55km/h

Christmas Island Ap

62km/h

Telfer Ap
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no rain last hr Wettest

12.6mm

Cocos Island Ap

23.8mm

Cocos Island Ap
 

58.2mm

Siddins Creek
Western Australia's Records for April
Max Min Rain
Highest 45.0°C at
Marble Bar in 1928
Lowest 10.0°C at
Mount Barker in 1955
Highest 32.0°C at
Pannawonica in 1981
Lowest -2.2°C at
Wandering in 1954
Highest 439.9mm at
Wyndham Port in 1959

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Weather News

Myer Hobart store beats flood and fire, but market conditions may be toughest foe

17:03 EST

It has risen again from the ashes and has emerged from a devastating flood — but the challenge for the latest incarnation of Myer's Hobart store is simply to get people to shop there.

Perth rainfall is higher than Melbourne, Hobart, London despite reputation for sunny beaches

14:41 EST

Perth may be best known for its idyllic beaches and sunny skies, but the West Australian capital sees more rain than Melbourne, Hobart and London — cities often associated with gloomy, wet weather.

Dry autumn for Murray-Darling

13:47 EST

With just over a month left until the end of autumn, it's shaping up to be a very dry season for most of the Murray-Darling Basin.