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Current Warnings
 

Western Australia Forecast

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

  • Saturday Heavy rain and storms over the Kimberley. Very hot over western and central parts.

  • Sunday Showers and possible storms in the north and west. Very hot over central and southern parts.

  • Monday Showers and storms over the Kimberley and Pilbara. A few showers in the southwest. Hot throughout.

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Tue 21/02 Wed 22/02 Thu 23/02

29.2°C

Bedout Island
Hottest

40.1°C

Marble Bar

39.3°C

Marble Bar

41.0°C

Mandora

48.7°C

Yeelirrie

12.0°C

Forrest
Coldest

6.7°C

Wandering

6.5°C

Jarrahwood
 

5.0°C

Jarrahwood

E 31km/h

Cape Leeuwin
Windiest

77km/h

Forrest

68km/h

Karratha Ap

103km/h

Mardie
-
no rain last hr Wettest

18.6mm

Kulin

24.8mm

Christmas Island Ap
 

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 Monthly Summaries

February 2017
Station
(Group by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
13.5 - 23.4 - 56.6 -
25.7 -0.3 31.9 -1.0 147.4 82
15.2 -0.7 18 28.4 -1.7 39.8 632
23.9 +0.5 32.1 -0.5 28.2 139
16.5 -0.6 26.6 +0.4 14.4 72
23.0 +0.2 36.7 +0.8 22.4 49
16.8 -1.1 28.2 -3.8 83.2 268
17.8 -0.5 29.3 -2.4 22 137.2 1673
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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