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25.16°S 118.38°E 489m AMSL

Meekatharra Forecast

Tonight 26°C
Tomorrow 42°C
sunny

Now

38.1°C rising
Updated at 18:00 WST

Gascoyne for Thursday Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the far northeast during this afternoon and evening. Winds SE 15 to 25 km/h tending NE/SE 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then tending SE/SW in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 36 to 41.
Friday Mostly sunny. Slight chance of a shower in the far northeast in the afternoon and early evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the east in the afternoon and early evening. Winds NE/SE 20 to 30 km/h tending N/NE 25 to 35 km/h in the morning then shifting W/SW 20 to 30 km/h in the late morning. Overnight temperatures falling to 21 to 26 with daytime temperatures reaching around 40.

Currently at Meekatharra Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 38.1°C rising
Dew Point 2.5°C rising
Feels Like 35.3°C
Relative Humidity 11%
Wind icon
WSW 12km/h rising
Wind Gusts 19km/h
Pressure 1008.5hPa falling
Fire Danger 41.6
Rain since 9am/last hr - / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
05:06 WST
Sunset sunset
18:54 WST

Nearby Now

Paraburdoo Ap 40.6°C
Newman Ap 38.8°C

Fire Danger Rating

VERY HIGH

Next 12 hours in Meekatharra

48-hour forecast

9pm

Clear
34°C

12am

Clear
30°C

3am

Clear
28°C

6am

Clear
27°C

Gascoyne Weather Warnings

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WA - Thu 15:13 WST
Fire Weather Warning for the Gascoyne Inland fire weather district

National Forecast

Meekatharra 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Dec 14
Fri
Dec 15
Sat
Dec 16
Sun
Dec 17
Mon
Dec 18
Tue
Dec 19
Wed
Dec 20

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny
Maximum 39°C 42°C 41°C 34°C 29°C 31°C 37°C
Minimum 24°C 26°C 25°C 20°C 14°C 15°C 20°C
Chance of Rain 5% 5% 5% 5% 5% 5% 5%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
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 23
km/h
5
km/h
25
km/h
18
km/h
14
km/h
34
km/h
20
km/h
32
km/h
22
km/h
26
km/h
22
km/h
12
km/h
27
km/h
12
km/h
Wind Direction ENE 23km/h
ENE
N 5km/h
N
NE 25km/h
NE
WNW 18km/h
WNW
W 14km/h
W
WNW 34km/h
WNW
WSW 20km/h
WSW
W 32km/h
W
SW 22km/h
SW
SW 26km/h
SW
SSE 22km/h
SSE
S 12km/h
S
E 27km/h
E
ENE 12km/h
ENE
Relative Humidity 27% 13% 18% 7% 17% 7% 35% 12% 39% 18% 40% 12% 20% 8%
Dew Point 10°C 6°C 8°C 0°C 6°C -1°C 9°C 1°C 5°C 3°C 8°C -1°C 4°C -2°C

Meekatharra Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
04:41 WST
sunrise
05:07 WST
sunset
18:55 WST
last light
19:21 WST
moon
rise
Fri 03:04 WST
set
Sat 17:09 WST
moon
Mon
Dec 18
moon
Tue
Dec 26
moon
Tue
Jan 2
moon
Tue
Jan 9

Meekatharra Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Dec 14
24.5°C - 0.0mm
Wed
Dec 13
22.5°C 36.8°C 0.2mm
Tue
Dec 12
23.4°C 37.0°C 0.0mm
Mon
Dec 11
23.1°C 38.8°C 0.0mm
Sun
Dec 10
24.6°C 38.3°C 0.0mm

Meekatharra Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
238.7mm
45.7 Day(s)
Total For 2017
195.0mm
46 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
210.0mm
52 Day(s)
Wettest Day
36.8mm
Mar 23
Lowest Temperature
1.5°C
Aug 3
Highest Temperature
43.6°C
Jan 5

Meekatharra Ap Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
19.3°C
1st
Lowest On Record
11.1°C
2nd 1952
Average This Month
23.4°C
+1.3°C
Long-term Average
22.1°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
38.8°C
11th
Highest On Record
45.3°C
31st 1997
Average This Month
36.0°C
-0.5°C
Long-term Average
36.5°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
0.2mm
5th
Total This Month
0.4mm
2 Day(s)
Long-term Average
14.9mm
3.1 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
111.4mm
2010
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1944
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