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Western Australian Weather

Current Warnings
 

Western Australia Forecast

  • Wednesday Showers and storms in central, SW and NE. Hot throughout, cooler in far southwest.

  • Thursday Brisk winds with coastal showers. Hot in the N and E, grading warm S and W.

  • Friday Showers and storms in the north and northwest. Mostly clear in central and southern parts.

  • Saturday Showers and Storms along the north coast. Hot to very hot throughout.

  • Sunday Rain over the Kimberley. Showers/storms NW to SE. Very hot over central parts. Milder in the SW.

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 14/01 Mon 15/01 Tue 16/01

39.5°C

Forrest
Hottest

42.0°C

Pardoo

40.7°C

Nyang

43.0°C

Eyre

46.2°C

Nyang

18.6°C

Shannon
Coldest

9.6°C

Mount Barker

11.7°C

Eyre

16.5°C

Karnet

4.6°C

Jarrahwood

SSW 37km/h

Cape Naturaliste
Windiest

83km/h

Bickley

87km/h

Gooseberry Hill

109km/h

Cunderdin Airfield
-

0.6mm last hr

Shannon
Wettest

106.0mm

Murgoo

147.4mm

Dwellingup

71.0mm

Marble Bar

71.0mm

Marble Bar
Western Australia's Records for January
Max Min Rain
Highest 49.8°C at
Mundrabilla Station in 1979
Lowest 13.9°C at
Mount Barker in 1917
Highest 35.5°C at
Wittenoom in 2003
Lowest 0.9°C at
Bridgetown in 1921
Highest 504.8mm at
Kuri Bay in 1982

Western Australia Weather Forecasts

Station
(group by district)
Forecast Min Max Chance of rain Rain amount Frost risk 9am 3pm
Wind RH Wind RH
°C °C km/h % km/h %
Drizzle
17 19 20% < 1mm Nil SSW 25 69 S 24 57
Possible thunderstorm
26 33 40% 1-5mm Nil SW 9 70 W 17 67
Mostly cloudy
15 27 5% < 1mm Nil S 20 63 S 18 49
Possible thunderstorm
23 31 20% < 1mm Nil S 32 77 SSW 32 63
Mostly sunny
24 44 30% < 1mm Nil NNE 25 17 W 14 27
Mostly sunny
19 28 20% < 1mm Nil S 28 73 SSW 36 67
Mostly sunny
24 40 20% < 1mm Nil NE 28 23 NE 14 11
Possible thunderstorm
23 34 30% 1-5mm Nil SSW 16 60 S 21 42
Drizzle clearing
17 27 5% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Mostly cloudy
18 28 5% < 1mm Nil S 22 71 SSW 24 53
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Weather News

Cyclone Joyce stirs up snake activity in WA's north as king brown strikes at dog

17:42 EDT

A cyclone which lashed northern Western Australia has stirred up snake activity in people's backyards, with a pet dog having a narrow miss with a deadly king brown on a family's veranda.

Fire danger rising as hot air spreads south

16:21 EDT

Soaring temperatures will elevate fire danger ratings across parts of southern Australia on Thursday and Friday.

'Our own personal cyclone' as severe thunderstorm rips through WA farming community of Cunderdin

15:33 EDT

Residents in Cunderdin have described a severe storm that tore through the region yesterday afternoon as "our own personal cyclone".