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Karratha Forecast

Today 41°C
Tonight 30°C
sunny

Now

41.5°C rising
Updated at 15:40 WST

Pilbara for Thursday Very hot and sunny. Winds NE/SE 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 42 to 47.

Currently at Karratha Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 41.5°C rising
Dew Point 16.2°C falling
Feels Like 42.8°C
Relative Humidity 23%
Wind icon
NNW 20km/h falling
Wind Gusts 22km/h
Pressure 1004.7hPa falling
Fire Danger 36.3
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
06:02 WST
Sunset sunset
18:53 WST

Nearby Now

Roebourne Ap 45.2°C
Legendre Island 35.3°C
Barrow Island 39.2°C

Fire Danger Rating

SEVERE

Next 12 hours in Karratha

48-hour forecast

6pm

Clear
37°C

9pm

Clear
34°C

12am

Clear
32°C

3am

Clear
31°C

Pilbara Weather Warnings

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WA - Thu 10:30 WST
Strong Wind Warning for the Gascoyne Coast

WA - Thu 00:16 WST
Fire Weather Warning for Gascoyne, West Pilbara/Exmouth Gulf Coast, all Central West - North, Lower West Inland, Goldfields & Esperance

Western Australia Weather Update

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Karratha 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Feb 11
Fri
Feb 12
Sat
Feb 13
Sun
Feb 14
Mon
Feb 15
Tue
Feb 16
Wed
Feb 17

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 41°C 40°C 37°C 36°C 37°C 38°C 40°C
Minimum 27°C 30°C 28°C 27°C 28°C 27°C 28°C
Chance of Rain 5% 5% 30% 10% 5% 30% 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 16
km/h
20
km/h
14
km/h
23
km/h
18
km/h
29
km/h
19
km/h
26
km/h
18
km/h
28
km/h
16
km/h
29
km/h
22
km/h
28
km/h
Wind Direction SSE 16km/h
SSE
N 20km/h
N
SE 14km/h
SE
N 23km/h
N
NW 18km/h
NW
NW 29km/h
NW
WNW 19km/h
WNW
NW 26km/h
NW
WSW 18km/h
WSW
W 28km/h
W
WNW 16km/h
WNW
W 29km/h
W
W 22km/h
W
W 28km/h
W
Relative Humidity 35% 28% 36% 37% 64% 50% 71% 51% 66% 48% 64% 43% 55% 38%
Dew Point 17°C 20°C 20°C 23°C 26°C 25°C 26°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 24°C 24°C 23°C

Karratha Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:39 WST
sunrise
06:02 WST
sunset
18:52 WST
last light
19:15 WST
moon
set
Thu 20:56 WST
rise
Fri 09:27 WST
moon
Mon
Feb 15
moon
Tue
Feb 23
moon
Wed
Mar 2
moon
Wed
Mar 9

Karratha Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Feb 11
26.4°C 46°C 0.0mm
Wed
Feb 10
27.1°C 45.3°C 0.0mm
Tue
Feb 9
26.5°C 43.5°C 0.0mm
Mon
Feb 8
26.9°C 40.2°C 0.0mm
Sun
Feb 7
26.4°C 39.6°C 0.0mm

Karratha Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Feb
130.6mm
9.5 Day(s)
Total For 2016
12.2mm
4 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
6.0mm
4 Day(s)
Wettest Day
7.4mm
Jan 30
Lowest Temperature
22.9°C
Jan 20
Highest Temperature
46.0°C
Feb 11

Karratha Ap Almanac

full climatology
February Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
24.7°C
2nd
Lowest On Record
19.4°C
13th 2013
Average This Month
26.4°C
-0.3°C
Long-term Average
26.7°C
February Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
46.0°C
11th
Highest On Record
47.7°C
18th 1998
Average This Month
38.7°C
+3.1°C
Long-term Average
35.6°C
February Rainfall
Wettest This Month
0.0mm
1st
Total This Month
0.0mm
0 Day(s)
Long-term Average
80.1mm
5.3 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
348.8mm
2011
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1992
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