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Karratha Forecast

Tonight 22°C
Tomorrow 34°C
mostly_sunny

Now

26.0°C steady
Updated at 22:10 WST

Pilbara for Monday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers and thunderstorms in the east, most likely this afternoon. Winds W/NW 15 to 20 km/h tending N/NW 20 to 30 km/h in the morning. Daytime maximum temperatures 34 to 39.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the east, most likely in the afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Winds NW/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending NW/SW before dawn then tending NW/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the morning.

Currently at Karratha Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 26.0°C steady
Dew Point 22.7°C rising
Feels Like 27.7°C
Relative Humidity 82%
Wind icon
WNW 18km/h steady
Wind Gusts 20km/h
Pressure 1008.9hPa rising
Fire Danger 2.7
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Mon

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Sunrise sunrise
05:24 WST
Sunset sunset
18:44 WST

Nearby Now

Legendre Island 24.7°C
Roebourne Ap 25.4°C
Barrow Island 24.4°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Karratha

48-hour forecast

12am

Mostly clear
25°C

3am

Mostly clear
23°C

6am

Mostly clear
23°C

9am

Mostly clear
30°C

Pilbara Weather Warnings

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WA - Mon 22:00 WST
Coastal Wind Warning for WA.

National Forecast

Karratha 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Mon
Dec 5
Tue
Dec 6
Wed
Dec 7
Thu
Dec 8
Fri
Dec 9
Sat
Dec 10
Sun
Dec 11

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Cloudy

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 34°C 34°C 34°C 35°C 37°C 38°C 38°C
Minimum 22°C 22°C 24°C 24°C 26°C 27°C 26°C
Chance of Rain 5% 30% 30% 30% 70% 5% 20%
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 17
km/h
26
km/h
15
km/h
24
km/h
13
km/h
22
km/h
9
km/h
21
km/h
15
km/h
18
km/h
17
km/h
20
km/h
20
km/h
26
km/h
Wind Direction W 17km/h
W
NW 26km/h
NW
N 15km/h
N
N 24km/h
N
NE 13km/h
NE
N 22km/h
N
WSW 9km/h
WSW
N 21km/h
N
SSW 15km/h
SSW
NNW 18km/h
NNW
S 17km/h
S
NNW 20km/h
NNW
SSE 20km/h
SSE
NNW 26km/h
NNW
Relative Humidity 50% 44% 61% 54% 65% 57% 65% 55% 59% 50% 49% 46% 53% 50%
Dew Point 18°C 20°C 22°C 23°C 23°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 23°C 23°C 24°C 24°C

Karratha Sun & Moon Times

Tuesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:00 WST
sunrise
05:24 WST
sunset
18:44 WST
last light
19:09 WST
moon
set
Mon 23:12 WST
rise
Tue 11:00 WST
moon
Wed
Dec 7
moon
Wed
Dec 14
moon
Wed
Dec 21
moon
Thu
Dec 29

Karratha Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Mon
Dec 5
22.9°C 33°C 0.0mm
Sun
Dec 4
23.7°C 31.4°C 0.0mm
Sat
Dec 3
24.8°C 32.9°C 0.0mm
Fri
Dec 2
24.9°C 33.8°C 0.0mm
Thu
Dec 1
26.5°C 37.8°C 0.0mm

Karratha Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
299.8mm
27.7 Day(s)
Total For 2016
219.4mm
23 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
185.2mm
29 Day(s)
Wettest Day
71.4mm
Jun 7
Lowest Temperature
9.5°C
Aug 23
Highest Temperature
46.1°C
Feb 11

Karratha Ap Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
22.9°C
5th
Lowest On Record
18.7°C
12th 2008
Average This Month
24.6°C
-0.9°C
Long-term Average
25.5°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
37.8°C
1st
Highest On Record
46.9°C
28th 1996
Average This Month
33.8°C
-2.0°C
Long-term Average
35.8°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
0.0mm
1st
Total This Month
0.0mm
0 Day(s)
Long-term Average
15.2mm
1.4 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
112.8mm
2013
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1978
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