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Current Warnings
 

Western Australia Forecast

  • Wednesday Showers/storms in south and central parts. Hot and mostly sunny in the north.

  • Thursday Showers in the west, south and interior. Mostly dry and sunny in the north.

  • Friday Patchy, light rain possible in central parts. Showers developing in far SW ahead of front.

  • Saturday Cool with showers in the south.. Showers and storms possible inland.

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 22/05 Mon 23/05 Tue 24/05

29.6°C

Troughton Island
Hottest

37.3°C

Warmun

36.6°C

Wyndham Ap

36.0°C

Wyndham Ap

41.7°C

Nyang

5.6°C

Jacup
Coldest

-1.6°C

Eyre

2.0°C

Yeelirrie
 

-1.6°C

Eyre

WSW 35km/h

Cape Leeuwin
Windiest

74km/h

Cape Leeuwin

101km/h

Cape Leeuwin

72km/h

Leonora Ap
-
no rain last hr Wettest

84.2mm

Christmas Island Ap

51.6mm

Jarrahwood
 

152.6mm

Marble Bar
Western Australia's Records for May
Max Min Rain
Highest 40.6°C at
Bidyadanga in 1990
Lowest 7.8°C at
Mount Barker in 1908
Highest 29.2°C at
Cockatoo Island in 1967
Lowest -5.6°C at
Wandering in 1964
Highest 286.5mm at
Cape Leveque in 1949

Western Australia Monthly Summaries

May 2016
Station
(Group by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
9.4 - 18.9 - 66.8 -
21.2 +2.9 32.1 +0.5 91.6 338
9.8 +0.3 19.7 -1.4 68.4 67
15.2 +0.3 26.7 +0.5 2.0 6
10.6 -0.1 23.5 +2.3 33.4 104
12.8 +1.4 25.0 +1.3 40.2 198
7.8 -0.9 22.8 +2.0 1.2 5
10.3 -0.3 21.1 -1.3 103.0 114
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.
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