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Western Australia Forecast

  • Wednesday Very warm northerly winds drawing heat south. Sunny day and mostly dry.

  • Thursday Warm and windy conditions ahead of rain. Rain about the west - heaviest evening.

  • Friday Cool, very windy & heavy rain in the southwest. Drier and warm over north and central parts.

  • Saturday Showers about the southwest corner. Dry and warm in the north, milder in the south.

  • Sunday Showers becoming lighter in the southwest. Dry, sunny and warm in the north.

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 20/05 Mon 21/05 Tue 22/05

28.0°C

Browse Is
Hottest

32.3°C

Wyndham Ap

33.3°C

Wyndham Ap

32.2°C

Kalumburu

38.3°C

Roebourne Ap

5.0°C

Salmon Gums
Coldest

-2.9°C

Eyre

-0.4°C

Collie East

-0.1°C

Collie East

-2.9°C

Eyre

ESE 25km/h

Rowley Shoals
Windiest

61km/h

Bedout Island

62km/h

Bedout Island

59km/h

Troughton Island
-
no rain last hr Wettest

80.4mm

Christmas Island Ap

2.2mm

Christmas Island Ap

0.2mm

Eucla

0.2mm

Eucla
Western Australia's Records for May
Max Min Rain
Highest 41.7°C at
Nyang in 2016
Lowest 7.8°C at
Mount Barker in 1908
Highest 29.6°C at
Troughton Island in 2016
Lowest -5.6°C at
Wandering in 1964
Highest 286.5mm at
Cape Leveque in 1949

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Weather News

How Australia survived its second-hottest summer without load-shedding blackouts

18:52 EST

Australia's electricity grid survived the second-hottest summer on record without load-shedding blackouts, despite the closure of a major coal-fired power station in Victoria, according to two reports released on Wednesday by the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO).

Rain deficit worsening in western NSW

16:08 EST

NSW, like most of Australia, has been stuck in a stagnant weather pattern for the last week, with a high pressure system to the south of the country blocking cold fronts from bringing any substantial rainfall.

Quiet weather coming to an end

12:24 EST

The stable weather pattern that has been gripping Australia through the middle of May will soon break down, making way for more active weather across southern states during the final week of autumn.