Rottnest Island Weather


Rottnest Is Forecast

Tonight 20°C
Tomorrow 25°C
windy

Now

21.8°C steady
Updated at 19:40 WST

Lower West for Thursday Partly cloudy. Moderate chance of showers and thunderstorms inland in the S, possibly severe with damaging winds, large hail and heavy rain which may lead to flash flooding in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming W/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon then shifting E/SE during the afternoon and evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 30.
Friday Partly cloudy. Winds S/SE 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to around 18 with daytime temperatures reaching 25 to 30.

Currently at Rottnest Island

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Temperature 21.8°C steady
Dew Point 19.7°C steady
Feels Like 23.2°C
Relative Humidity 88%
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SW 11km/h steady
Wind Gusts 13km/h
Pressure 1010.1hPa rising
Fire Danger 1.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
06:22 WST
Sunset sunset
18:29 WST

Nearby Now

Swanbourne 22.6°C
Garden Island 23.1°C
Perth 23.7°C
Jandakot Ap 24.3°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Rottnest Is

48-hour forecast

9pm

Clear
23°C

12am

Clear
22°C

3am

Mostly clear
21°C

6am

Mostly clear
20°C

Lower West Weather Warnings

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WA - Thu 17:12 WST
Severe Storm Warning (wind/Rain/Hail) Central Wheat Belt and parts of Goldfields, Eucla, South East Coastal and Great Southern. Cancel

WA - Thu 16:17 WST
Hurricane Wind Warning Pilbara Coast E & W. Strong Wind Warning from Ningaloo Coast to Leeuwin Coast incl Perth Local Waters

WA - Thu 15:38 WST
Fire Weather Warning. Weather conditions are expected to be conducive towards the rapid spread of fire.

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Rottnest Is 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Mar 21
Fri
Mar 22
Sat
Mar 23
Sun
Mar 24
Mon
Mar 25
Tue
Mar 26
Wed
Mar 27

Sunny

Windy

Windy

Windy

Sunny

Sunny

Windy
Maximum 26°C 25°C 24°C 25°C 26°C 28°C 26°C
Minimum 21°C 20°C 15°C 15°C 14°C 18°C 22°C
Chance of Rain 10% 5% 5% 5% 5% 5% 20%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Very High Very High Very High Very High Very High
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 12
km/h
18
km/h
35
km/h
48
km/h
36
km/h
37
km/h
32
km/h
35
km/h
30
km/h
22
km/h
31
km/h
15
km/h
15
km/h
22
km/h
Wind Direction ESE 12km/h
ESE
SW 18km/h
SW
S 35km/h
S
SSW 48km/h
SSW
SSE 36km/h
SSE
SSW 37km/h
SSW
SSE 32km/h
SSE
SSW 35km/h
SSW
E 30km/h
E
SSE 22km/h
SSE
E 31km/h
E
S 15km/h
S
ENE 15km/h
ENE
SSW 22km/h
SSW
Relative Humidity 76% 75% 75% 69% 62% 44% 64% 55% 61% 38% 51% 46% 54% 60%
Dew Point 19°C 20°C 18°C 19°C 11°C 11°C 11°C 15°C 9°C 11°C 11°C 15°C 14°C 17°C

Rottnest Is Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
05:58 WST
sunrise
06:22 WST
sunset
18:28 WST
last light
18:52 WST
moon
set
Fri 07:21 WST
rise
Fri 19:37 WST
moon
Thu
Mar 28
moon
Fri
Apr 5
moon
Sat
Apr 13
moon
Fri
Apr 19

Rottnest Island Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Mar 21
21.3°C 29°C 0.0mm
Wed
Mar 20
20.4°C 26.2°C 0.2mm
Tue
Mar 19
20.7°C 28.0°C 0.0mm
Mon
Mar 18
21.5°C 29.8°C 0.0mm
Sun
Mar 17
19.6°C 27.0°C 0.0mm

Rottnest Island Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Mar
43.4mm
8.2 Day(s)
Total For 2019
16.0mm
10 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2018
145.8mm
6 Day(s)
Wettest Day
2.8mm
Mar 10
Lowest Temperature
14.1°C
Jan 25
Highest Temperature
35.4°C
Jan 20

Rottnest Island Almanac

full climatology
March Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
16.4°C
2nd
Lowest On Record
2.3°C
18th 1991
Average This Month
19.4°C
+0.8°C
Long-term Average
18.6°C
March Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
32.7°C
4th
Highest On Record
40.8°C
22nd 2004
Average This Month
26.1°C
+0.1°C
Long-term Average
26.0°C
March Rainfall
Wettest This Month
2.8mm
10th
Total This Month
8.8mm
5 Day(s)
Long-term Average
19.4mm
3.8 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
61.4mm
1998
Driest On Record
0.0mm
2004
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