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Perth Forecast

Tonight 8°C
Tomorrow 20°C
possible_shower

Now

13.9°C falling
Updated at 19:40 WST

Perth for Thursday Cloudy periods. High chance of showers, contracting to coastal and southern suburbs in the evening. Light winds becoming N 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then tending NW 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day.
Friday Partly cloudy. Slight chance of a shower in the southwest. Winds NE 15 to 20 km/h tending N in the morning then becoming light in the early afternoon.

Currently at Perth

24-hour graph
Temperature 13.9°C falling
Dew Point 6.3°C steady
Feels Like 13.7°C
Relative Humidity 60%
Wind icon
NW 5km/h falling
Wind Gusts 7km/h
Pressure 1018.3hPa rising
Fire Danger 2.9
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
06:51 WST
Sunset sunset
17:50 WST

Nearby Now

Perth Airport 11.5°C
Swanbourne 15.1°C
Jandakot Ap 14.3°C

Next 12 hours in Perth

48-hour forecast

9pm

Mostly clear
12°C

12am

Mostly clear
11°C

3am

Mostly clear
10°C

6am

Clear
8°C

Perth Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Perth 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Aug 17
Fri
Aug 18
Sat
Aug 19
Sun
Aug 20
Mon
Aug 21
Tue
Aug 22
Wed
Aug 23

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Thunder-
storms

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Mostly sunny
Maximum 17°C 20°C 18°C 17°C 18°C 19°C 21°C
Minimum 7°C 8°C 10°C 9°C 9°C 9°C 9°C
Chance of Rain 40% 90% 90% 60% 70% 5% 5%
Rain Amount < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate
Pollen Index Moderate Low Low High High 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 12
km/h
21
km/h
15
km/h
17
km/h
7
km/h
22
km/h
14
km/h
16
km/h
4
km/h
12
km/h
7
km/h
10
km/h
16
km/h
18
km/h
Wind Direction NNE 12km/h
NNE
NNW 21km/h
NNW
NE 15km/h
NE
NNW 17km/h
NNW
NW 7km/h
NW
WSW 22km/h
WSW
S 14km/h
S
SW 16km/h
SW
NNE 4km/h
NNE
W 12km/h
W
ESE 7km/h
ESE
SSW 10km/h
SSW
ESE 16km/h
ESE
SSE 18km/h
SSE
Relative Humidity 78% 56% 62% 45% 82% 58% 81% 56% 85% 63% 80% 51% 74% 45%
Dew Point 7°C 8°C 5°C 7°C 10°C 9°C 9°C 8°C 10°C 11°C 9°C 9°C 8°C 9°C

Perth 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
06:25 WST
sunrise
06:50 WST
sunset
17:51 WST
last light
18:16 WST
moon
rise
Fri 03:30 WST
set
Fri 14:13 WST
moon
Tue
Aug 22
moon
Tue
Aug 29
moon
Wed
Sep 6
moon
Wed
Sep 13

Perth Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Aug 17
6.5°C 18°C 1.0mm
Wed
Aug 16
- 17°C 5.4mm
Tue
Aug 15
- 17°C 8.4mm
Mon
Aug 14
15°C 18°C 6.6mm
Sun
Aug 13
14.2°C 20°C 2.2mm

Perth Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Aug
570.2mm
75.7 Day(s)
Total For 2017
668.8mm
73 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
507.4mm
83 Day(s)
Wettest Day
114.4mm
Feb 10
Lowest Temperature
1.9°C
Jun 9
Highest Temperature
42.0°C
Jan 26

Perth Almanac

full climatology
August Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
2.0°C
2nd
Lowest On Record
1.3°C
21st 2000
Average This Month
8.9°C
+0.6°C
Long-term Average
8.3°C
August Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
20.2°C
12th
Highest On Record
27.2°C
26th 1998
Average This Month
17.6°C
-1.5°C
Long-term Average
19.1°C
August Rainfall
Wettest This Month
47.2mm
9th
Total This Month
131.2mm
13 Day(s)
Long-term Average
122.4mm
15.8 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
175.6mm
2004
Driest On Record
27.8mm
2008
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