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Western Australia Forecast

  • Friday Hot in north with showers/storms, mainly west. Showers & the odd storm in south. Cooler in SW.

  • Saturday Very warm, showers/storms western inland & far nth. Cool to mild in south, light showers, mainly SE.

  • Sunday Warm to hot, showers/storms in west & far north. Cooler change in far SW. Dry in east.

  • Monday Warm to hot, showers/storms in west, south & north. Cooler change across south & west coast.

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Tue 20/02 Wed 21/02 Thu 22/02

30.7°C

Mount Magnet
Hottest

38.4°C

Nyang

40.0°C

Gascoyne Junction

38.0°C

Morawa Ap

44.2°C

Nyang

15.7°C

Gingin Ap
Coldest

7.5°C

Jarrahwood

11.5°C

Gingin Ap
 

5.9°C

Eyre

SSE 40km/h

North Island
Windiest

64km/h

Perth Airport

74km/h

Forrest

62km/h

Cape Naturaliste
-

0.4mm last hr

Rocky Gully
Wettest

35.8mm

Carnegie

227.0mm

Kununurra
 

370.6mm

Broome Ap
Western Australia's Records for February
Max Min Rain
Highest 50.5°C at
Mardie in 1998
Lowest 13.3°C at
Mount Barker in 1914
Highest 35.1°C at
Wittenoom in 2015
Lowest -1.0°C at
Salmon Gums in 1950
Highest 416.0mm at
Cocos Island Ap in 2013

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Weather News

Sodden wet season in Darwin

14:39 EDT

Darwin is close to surpassing its long-term average wet season rainfall total with two months to spare.

Remnants of Tropical Cyclone Kelvin soak Eucla

13:24 EDT

Western Australia's easternmost settlement just had its wettest day in half a century.

Category six cyclone rating needed as storms get bigger, New Zealand Climate Minister says

11:43 EDT

Scientists may need to create a sixth category for cyclones as climate change creates more extreme weather events, according to New Zealand's Climate Change Minister.