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Meekatharra Forecast

This morning 24°C
Today 35°C
possible_thunderstorm

Now

24.1°C falling
Updated at 04:10 WST

Gascoyne for Thursday Partly cloudy. High chance of showers in the north, medium chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Heavy falls possible in the north. Winds S/SW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming SE/SW 15 to 25 km/h early in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 30s.

Currently at Meekatharra Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 24.1°C falling
Dew Point 22.0°C falling
Feels Like 24.1°C
Relative Humidity 88%
Wind icon
SSE 12km/h rising
Wind Gusts 13km/h
Pressure 1009.1hPa rising
Fire Danger 1.8
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.6mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
05:28 WST
Sunset sunset
19:04 WST

Nearby Now

Mount Magnet 22.8°C
Morawa Ap 19.4°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Meekatharra

48-hour forecast

6am

Mostly clear
24°C

9am

Mostly clear
27°C

12pm

Slight chance storm
32°C

3pm

Mostly clear
34°C

Gascoyne Weather Warnings

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WA - Thu 04:13 WST
Fire Weather Warning for Western Australia. Weather conditions are expected to be conducive towards the rapid spread of fire.

WA - Thu 04:00 WST
Coastal Wind Warning for WA.

WA - Wed 10:33 WST
Flood Watch for the Murchison River

WA - Wed 10:15 WST
Final Flood Warning for the Gascoyne River

National Forecast

Meekatharra 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Jan 18
Fri
Jan 19
Sat
Jan 20
Sun
Jan 21
Mon
Jan 22
Tue
Jan 23
Wed
Jan 24

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm
Maximum 35°C 38°C 41°C 41°C 42°C 43°C 42°C
Minimum 24°C 25°C 27°C 29°C 29°C 29°C 30°C
Chance of Rain 40% 40% 40% 50% 30% 50% 70%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme
Frost Risk Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 10
km/h
10
km/h
21
km/h
12
km/h
18
km/h
8
km/h
10
km/h
9
km/h
14
km/h
10
km/h
15
km/h
13
km/h
11
km/h
15
km/h
Wind Direction S 10km/h
S
WSW 10km/h
WSW
ESE 21km/h
ESE
E 12km/h
E
ENE 18km/h
ENE
NNE 8km/h
NNE
ENE 10km/h
ENE
NE 9km/h
NE
ENE 14km/h
ENE
ENE 10km/h
ENE
ENE 15km/h
ENE
NNE 13km/h
NNE
ENE 11km/h
ENE
NNW 15km/h
NNW
Relative Humidity 59% 35% 47% 27% 34% 18% 33% 18% 30% 16% 24% 15% 28% 17%
Dew Point 19°C 17°C 18°C 16°C 16°C 12°C 17°C 13°C 16°C 12°C 13°C 12°C 15°C 12°C

Meekatharra Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:03 WST
sunrise
05:28 WST
sunset
19:04 WST
last light
19:29 WST
moon
rise
Thu 06:17 WST
set
Fri 20:33 WST
moon
Thu
Jan 25
moon
Thu
Feb 1
moon
Thu
Feb 8
moon
Fri
Feb 16

Meekatharra Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Jan 17
21.9°C 35°C 46.6mm
Tue
Jan 16
23.0°C 38.1°C 3.2mm
Mon
Jan 15
24.3°C 38.1°C 1.2mm
Sun
Jan 14
21.3°C 34.5°C 1.4mm
Sat
Jan 13
23.7°C 30.3°C 0.0mm

Meekatharra Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jan
29.7mm
4.2 Day(s)
Total For 2018
55.6mm
6 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
20.8mm
4 Day(s)
Wettest Day
46.6mm
Jan 17
Lowest Temperature
21.3°C
Jan 14
Highest Temperature
45.5°C
Jan 5

Meekatharra Ap Almanac

full climatology
January Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
21.3°C
14th
Lowest On Record
12.2°C
28th 1954
Average This Month
25.6°C
+1.2°C
Long-term Average
24.4°C
January Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
45.5°C
5th
Highest On Record
47.1°C
8th 2013
Average This Month
39.8°C
+1.5°C
Long-term Average
38.3°C
January Rainfall
Wettest This Month
46.6mm
17th
Total This Month
55.6mm
6 Day(s)
Long-term Average
29.7mm
4.2 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
135.4mm
2000
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1969
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