Fairfax Media Network

Perth Weather

Thu 12:22 WST
Current Warnings

Perth Forecast

  • Thursday Cloudy. Very high (near 100%) chance of rain, most likely late this afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm during this afternoon and evening, with possible heavy falls and gusty winds about the N suburbs this evening. Light winds becoming N 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day.

  • Friday Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Winds N 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the morning then becoming E/SE 20 to 30 km/h in the evening.

  • Saturday Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. Winds SE 20 to 30 km/h becoming light during the evening.

  • Sunday Mostly sunny. Light winds.

  • Monday Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming E 15 to 20 km/h during the day.

Issued Thu 10:53 WST

Perth Weather Forecasts

Forecast Min Max Chance of rain Rain amount Frost risk 9am 3pm
Wind RH Wind RH
°C °C km/h % km/h %
Possible shower
11 16 10% < 1mm Nil ESE 26 82 ESE 25 60
Possible shower
11 16 10% < 1mm Nil E 26 82 ESE 26 61
Possible shower
10 18 10% < 1mm Nil E 28 85 ESE 29 57
Possible shower
11 17 10% < 1mm Nil ESE 25 81 ESE 25 58
Possible shower
11 18 10% < 1mm Nil E 27 82 ESE 21 59
Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

Grantham flood inquiry: Former quarry owner says western embankment natural, not manmade

12:49 EST

The former owner of the Grantham quarry that allegedly contributed to the fatal 2011 flood has said the western embankment beside the quarry was a natural landmark and not manmade.

Strengthening El Nino to reduce rainfall in northern and south-east Australia but wetter conditions for Western Australia

12:45 EST

The Bureau of Meteorology has confirmed the El Nino pattern is strengthening in the Pacific and is likely to persist into next year.

Drought to be high on agenda of bush councils during talks in St George

11:28 EST

The impact of the drought is expected to be the main theme as Queensland's bush councils hold a major conference today.