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Western Australia Forecast

  • Tuesday A few showers and storms in the north. A band of rain and gusty winds crossing the south.

  • Wednesday Isolated storms in the north, dry in the south. Hot in the Kimberley and Pilbara.

  • Thursday Isolated showers and storms in the north. Hot to very hot in the Kimberley and Pilbara.

  • Friday Isolated thunderstorms in the north and northwest. Hot to very hot throughout.

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 18/02 Sun 19/02 Mon 20/02

28.6°C

Legendre Island
Hottest

41.6°C

Geraldton Ap

41.0°C

Gascoyne Junction

39.0°C

Mandora

48.7°C

Yeelirrie

11.4°C

Styles Tower
Coldest

10.1°C

Eyre

10.0°C

Eucla
 

5.0°C

Jarrahwood

WSW 51km/h

Cape Leeuwin
Windiest

70km/h

Carnarvon Ap

66km/h

Carnarvon Ap

66km/h

Cape Leeuwin
-

2.2mm last hr

Shannon
Wettest

51.0mm

Kachana

38.6mm

Yulmbu
 

210.6mm

Karratha 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 35.0°C at
Exmouth Town in 1968
Lowest -1.0°C at
Salmon Gums in 1950
Highest 416.0mm at
Cocos Island Ap in 2013

Western Australia Rainfall Bulletin

Tuesday February 21, 2017
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Rain to 9am Interval
mm Hours
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A yellow cell indicates a probable monthly record for this site (sites with ≥ 10 years of records only). The number of years of records available for the relevant field for this month is indicated in black. See the station's climate page for full details.
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Weather News

Ex-Tropical Cyclone Alfred makes landfall, weakens to tropical low

06:58 EDT

Tropical Cyclone Alfred has weakened to a tropical low as it begins to make landfall on the Gulf of Carpentaria's southern coast.

Cyclone Alfred forms in Gulf of Carpentaria prompting evacuations at Borroloola

06:34 EDT

Some homes in the community of Borroloola on the Gulf of Carpentaria were evacuated with 74 residents sheltering elsewhere, as they waited for Cyclone Alfred to make landfall about sunrise on Tuesday.

Kimberley wet season causing havoc but creating tourism opportunities

21:33 EDT

WA's Kimberley is in the midst of one of its biggest wet seasons on record, causing headaches for emergency services, remote communities and cattle stations cut off by flooding, but it has not been all bad news for the region.