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Karratha Forecast

This morning 17°C
Today 27°C
sunny

Now

14.1°C rising
Updated at 02:20 WST

Pilbara for Wednesday Clear. Light winds becoming SE 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.
Thursday Sunny. Winds E/SE 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the evening then becoming E/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.

Currently at Karratha Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 14.1°C rising
Dew Point 8.1°C rising
Feels Like 14.0°C
Relative Humidity 67%
Wind icon
S 7km/h rising
Wind Gusts 7km/h
Pressure 1014.6hPa falling
Fire Danger 2.3
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
06:28 WST
Sunset sunset
18:02 WST

Nearby Now

Legendre Island 18.3°C
Roebourne Ap 12.9°C
Barrow Island 18.7°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Karratha

48-hour forecast

3am

Clear
17°C

6am

Clear
17°C

9am

Clear
24°C

12pm

Clear
27°C

Pilbara Weather Warnings

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WA - Wed 22:00 WST
Strong Wind Warning for the West Kimberley Coast and Pilbara Coast East

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Karratha 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Aug 25
Fri
Aug 26
Sat
Aug 27
Sun
Aug 28
Mon
Aug 29
Tue
Aug 30
Wed
Aug 31

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny
Maximum 27°C 27°C 27°C 26°C 25°C 26°C 26°C
Minimum 17°C 17°C 18°C 18°C 14°C 15°C 16°C
Chance of Rain 5% 10% 60% 60% 30% 30% 5%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Very High Very High Very High Very High Very High
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 28
km/h
26
km/h
27
km/h
25
km/h
6
km/h
22
km/h
10
km/h
27
km/h
17
km/h
21
km/h
14
km/h
21
km/h
10
km/h
19
km/h
Wind Direction ESE 28km/h
ESE
ENE 26km/h
ENE
ESE 27km/h
ESE
NE 25km/h
NE
SSW 6km/h
SSW
WNW 22km/h
WNW
WSW 10km/h
WSW
WNW 27km/h
WNW
S 17km/h
S
W 21km/h
W
SE 14km/h
SE
NNE 21km/h
NNE
S 10km/h
S
WNW 19km/h
WNW
Relative Humidity 31% 27% 32% 35% 62% 54% 65% 60% 50% 38% 46% 43% 52% 41%
Dew Point 6°C 7°C 7°C 11°C 18°C 17°C 17°C 17°C 10°C 10°C 10°C 12°C 13°C 12°C

Karratha Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:05 WST
sunrise
06:28 WST
sunset
18:02 WST
last light
18:25 WST
moon
set
Thu 11:38 WST
rise
Fri 00:59 WST
moon
Thu
Sep 1
moon
Fri
Sep 9
moon
Sat
Sep 17
moon
Fri
Sep 23

Karratha Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Aug 24
9.9°C 25°C 0.0mm
Tue
Aug 23
9.5°C 24.8°C 0.0mm
Mon
Aug 22
14.7°C 28.4°C 0.0mm
Sun
Aug 21
15.2°C 28.1°C 0.0mm
Sat
Aug 20
13.8°C 28.4°C 0.0mm

Karratha Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Aug
281.2mm
25.1 Day(s)
Total For 2016
218.4mm
21 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
184.8mm
28 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
August Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
9.5°C
23rd
Lowest On Record
8.0°C
12th 1995
Average This Month
15.5°C
+1.3°C
Long-term Average
14.2°C
August Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
31.4°C
16th
Highest On Record
35.4°C
27th 1998
Average This Month
27.5°C
-0.8°C
Long-term Average
28.3°C
August Rainfall
Wettest This Month
0.0mm
1st
Total This Month
0.0mm
0 Day(s)
Long-term Average
4.6mm
1.2 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
34.4mm
1974
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1975
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