Fairfax Media Network

Western Australian Weather

Current Warnings
 

Western Australia Forecast

  • Wednesday Possibly isolated shower in east. Most dry and partly cloudy elsewhere.

  • 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.

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 22/04 Mon 23/04 Tue 24/04

29.3°C

Browse Is
Hottest

40.8°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap

41.5°C

Pardoo

42.0°C

Roebourne Ap

43.7°C

Roebourne Ap

6.2°C

Collie East
Coldest

8.0°C

Goomalling

5.5°C

York
 

2.6°C

Jarrahwood

SE 37km/h

North Island
Windiest

88km/h

Forrest

59km/h

Cocos Island Ap

55km/h

Christmas Island Ap
-

1.8mm last hr

Christmas Island Ap
Wettest

35.7mm

Victor Road

12.6mm

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

Western Australia Daily Summaries

Wednesday April 25, 2018
choose date:
Station
(Group by district)
Min to 9am Anomaly Max from 9am Anomaly Rain to 9am
°C °C °C °C mm
10  
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.
Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

ANZAC Day forecast

11:33 EST

What will the weather be like for dawn services and ANZAC Day marches in Australia's capital cities? Brisbane will be dry with light winds at dawn and the day should stay rain-free, with only the slight chance of a light shower or two.

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

10:32 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.

Corals build 'cloud umbrellas' to help keep cool under blazing sun, study says

10:04 EST

Australian researchers have found corals build "cloud umbrellas" to protect themselves from the scorching sun, and say coral loss through bleaching events could have wider ramifications for weather and agricultural production along the Queensland coast.