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Rottnest Is Forecast

This morning 15°C
Today 23°C
sunny

Now

17.2°C falling
Updated at 02:30 WST

Lower West for Wednesday Sunny. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.
Thursday Mostly sunny. Winds E 15 to 20 km/h tending NE 15 to 25 km/h early in the morning then shifting S/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Currently at Rottnest Island

24-hour graph
Temperature 17.2°C falling
Dew Point 12.1°C steady
Feels Like 17.2°C
Relative Humidity 72%
Wind icon
SE 25km/h falling
Wind Gusts 33km/h
Pressure 1020.8hPa falling
Fire Danger 3.4
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
06:45 WST
Sunset sunset
17:47 WST

Nearby Now

Swanbourne 13.6°C
Garden Island 16.0°C
Perth 12.2°C
Jandakot Ap 9.6°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Rottnest Is

48-hour forecast

3am

Clear
16°C

6am

Clear
15°C

9am

Clear
18°C

12pm

Clear
22°C

Lower West Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Rottnest Is 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Apr 25
Thu
Apr 26
Fri
Apr 27
Sat
Apr 28
Sun
Apr 29
Mon
Apr 30
Tue
May 1

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Windy

Mostly sunny
Maximum 23°C 24°C 23°C 25°C 25°C 23°C 21°C
Minimum 15°C 17°C 18°C 16°C 18°C 19°C 14°C
Chance of Rain 5% 20% 10% 5% 50% 90% 90%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate
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 20
km/h
21
km/h
19
km/h
21
km/h
21
km/h
30
km/h
27
km/h
19
km/h
27
km/h
13
km/h
21
km/h
34
km/h
28
km/h
30
km/h
Wind Direction ESE 20km/h
ESE
S 21km/h
S
NE 19km/h
NE
WSW 21km/h
WSW
S 21km/h
S
SSW 30km/h
SSW
E 27km/h
E
SSE 19km/h
SSE
NE 27km/h
NE
W 13km/h
W
WNW 21km/h
WNW
WSW 34km/h
WSW
S 28km/h
S
SSW 30km/h
SSW
Relative Humidity 69% 53% 58% 60% 75% 66% 74% 57% 66% 62% 69% 73% 66% 62%
Dew Point 12°C 13°C 12°C 15°C 15°C 16°C 14°C 16°C 14°C 17°C 16°C 16°C 12°C 13°C

Rottnest Is Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
06:20 WST
sunrise
06:45 WST
sunset
17:47 WST
last light
18:12 WST
moon
rise
Wed 15:09 WST
set
Thu 02:39 WST
moon
Mon
Apr 30
moon
Tue
May 8
moon
Tue
May 15
moon
Tue
May 22

Rottnest Island Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Apr 24
15.7°C 22°C 1.2mm
Mon
Apr 23
17.5°C 22.4°C 0.8mm
Sun
Apr 22
18.3°C 23.3°C 16.4mm
Sat
Apr 21
18.3°C 25.3°C 0.0mm
Fri
Apr 20
16.0°C 23.2°C 0.6mm

Rottnest Island Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Apr
78.9mm
15.9 Day(s)
Total For 2018
173.6mm
17 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
142.2mm
18 Day(s)
Wettest Day
142.2mm
Jan 16
Lowest Temperature
14.0°C
Mar 18
Highest Temperature
35.9°C
Jan 14

Rottnest Island Almanac

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April Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
14.9°C
15th
Lowest On Record
4.0°C
22nd 1991
Average This Month
17.3°C
+0.1°C
Long-term Average
17.2°C
April Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
30.8°C
16th
Highest On Record
38.0°C
6th 1991
Average This Month
23.5°C
-0.3°C
Long-term Average
23.8°C
April Rainfall
Wettest This Month
16.4mm
22nd
Total This Month
26.2mm
9 Day(s)
Long-term Average
35.5mm
7.7 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
152.2mm
2008
Driest On Record
0.0mm
2017
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