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Rottnest Island Weather


Rottnest Is Forecast

This morning 17°C
Today 23°C
windy

Now

19.4°C rising
Updated at 08:20 WST

Lower West for Thursday Cloud clearing. Winds S/SW 25 to 35 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to high 20s.

Currently at Rottnest Island

24-hour graph
Temperature 19.4°C rising
Dew Point 11.4°C rising
Feels Like 19.4°C
Relative Humidity 60%
Wind icon
SSW 40km/h falling
Wind Gusts 46km/h
Pressure 1012.0hPa falling
Fire Danger 7.9
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
05:30 WST
Sunset sunset
19:27 WST

Nearby Now

Swanbourne 19.6°C
Garden Island 18.9°C
Perth 19.2°C
Jandakot Ap 20.2°C

Next 12 hours in Rottnest Is

48-hour forecast

9am

Mostly clear
21°C

12pm

Mostly clear. Windy
22°C

3pm

Clear. Windy
23°C

6pm

Clear. Windy
21°C

Lower West Weather Warnings

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WA - Thu 05:31 WST
Strong Wind Warning for Perth Local Waters, Pilbara Coast W & Ningaloo, Gascoyne, Geraldton, Perth, Albany and Esperance Coasts

National Forecast

Rottnest Is 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Jan 19
Fri
Jan 20
Sat
Jan 21
Sun
Jan 22
Mon
Jan 23
Tue
Jan 24
Wed
Jan 25

Windy

Sunny

Sunny

Windy

Clearing shower

Sunny

Sunny
Maximum 23°C 24°C 25°C 23°C 23°C 26°C 29°C
Minimum 17°C 17°C 18°C 18°C 16°C 17°C 21°C
Chance of Rain 5% 5% 5% 20% 30% 5% 10%
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 38
km/h
42
km/h
20
km/h
38
km/h
19
km/h
40
km/h
38
km/h
48
km/h
31
km/h
44
km/h
31
km/h
35
km/h
25
km/h
26
km/h
Wind Direction SSW 38km/h
SSW
SSW 42km/h
SSW
SE 20km/h
SE
SSW 38km/h
SSW
S 19km/h
S
SW 40km/h
SW
SSW 38km/h
SSW
SW 48km/h
SW
S 31km/h
S
SSW 44km/h
SSW
ESE 31km/h
ESE
S 35km/h
S
ENE 25km/h
ENE
SSW 26km/h
SSW
Relative Humidity 64% 56% 51% 59% 54% 68% 67% 66% 57% 54% 47% 51% 43% 53%
Dew Point 14°C 14°C 11°C 15°C 14°C 18°C 16°C 16°C 11°C 13°C 10°C 15°C 12°C 18°C

Rottnest Is Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
05:03 WST
sunrise
05:30 WST
sunset
19:27 WST
last light
19:54 WST
moon
set
Thu 11:57 WST
rise
Thu 23:51 WST
moon
Fri
Jan 20
moon
Sat
Jan 28
moon
Sat
Feb 4
moon
Sat
Feb 11

Rottnest Island Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Jan 18
18.3°C 31°C 0.0mm
Tue
Jan 17
17.0°C 25.3°C 0.0mm
Mon
Jan 16
18.8°C 23.6°C 0.0mm
Sun
Jan 15
20.0°C 24.0°C 0.0mm
Sat
Jan 14
17.6°C 26.8°C 0.0mm

Rottnest Island Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jan
12.5mm
2.4 Day(s)
Total For 2017
0.6mm
1 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
0.6mm
2 Day(s)
Wettest Day
0.6mm
Jan 12
Lowest Temperature
15.7°C
Jan 13
Highest Temperature
36.2°C
Jan 4

Rottnest Island Almanac

full climatology
January Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
15.7°C
13th
Lowest On Record
11.3°C
5th 1999
Average This Month
18.5°C
-0.6°C
Long-term Average
19.1°C
January Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
36.2°C
4th
Highest On Record
41.9°C
30th 1991
Average This Month
26.6°C
+0.1°C
Long-term Average
26.5°C
January Rainfall
Wettest This Month
0.6mm
12th
Total This Month
0.6mm
1 Day(s)
Long-term Average
12.5mm
2.4 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
59.0mm
2000
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1984
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Weather News

Cattle prepare for simulated heatwave for Queensland study into their welfare, performance

10:49 EDT

Radio transmitters have been inserted into the stomachs of 24 feedlot cattle to monitor their body temperatures, as part of a three-month trial investigating the impact of heatwaves.

Monsoon likely for Darwin and Top End, bringing cooler temperatures, more rain

10:15 EDT

People in Darwin and other parts of the Top End may be about to get relief from recent hot weather, with the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) predicting a monsoon trough will start to effect the area within days.

Severe winds lash Mudgee, causing mass power outage, damage to cars and buildings

08:09 EDT

Residents have described chaotic scenes in the streets of Mudgee as the town was battered by damaging winds today.