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Karratha Forecast

This morning 26°C
Today 33°C
possible_thunderstorm

Now

26.9°C steady
Updated at 06:20 WST

Pilbara for Tuesday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers during this afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to high 30s.

Currently at Karratha Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 26.9°C steady
Dew Point 22.3°C falling
Feels Like 29.2°C
Relative Humidity 76%
Wind icon
SE 5km/h steady
Wind Gusts 6km/h
Pressure 1009.8hPa falling
Fire Danger 2.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
06:19 WST
Sunset sunset
18:17 WST

Nearby Now

Legendre Island 28.7°C
Roebourne Ap 25.1°C
Barrow Island 28.3°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Karratha

48-hour forecast

9am

Slight chance storm
30°C

12pm

Chance shower or storm
33°C

3pm

Chance shower or storm
33°C

6pm

Mostly clear
31°C

Pilbara Weather Warnings

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WA - Mon 10:56 WST
Final Flood Warning for the De Grey River Catchment

National Forecast

Karratha 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
Mar 28
Wed
Mar 29
Thu
Mar 30
Fri
Mar 31
Sat
Apr 1
Sun
Apr 2
Mon
Apr 3

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny
Maximum 33°C 34°C 35°C 36°C 36°C 35°C 35°C
Minimum 26°C 25°C 26°C 26°C 27°C 27°C 25°C
Chance of Rain 90% 70% 20% 5% 20% 30% 5%
Rain Amount 1-5mm 5-10mm < 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 6
km/h
15
km/h
6
km/h
14
km/h
22
km/h
24
km/h
23
km/h
15
km/h
27
km/h
24
km/h
33
km/h
28
km/h
30
km/h
25
km/h
Wind Direction ESE 6km/h
ESE
NNE 15km/h
NNE
W 6km/h
W
NNE 14km/h
NNE
ESE 22km/h
ESE
ENE 24km/h
ENE
SE 23km/h
SE
ENE 15km/h
ENE
SE 27km/h
SE
ENE 24km/h
ENE
ESE 33km/h
ESE
E 28km/h
E
ESE 30km/h
ESE
E 25km/h
E
Relative Humidity 71% 63% 73% 62% 54% 51% 46% 43% 40% 38% 32% 29% 33% 29%
Dew Point 25°C 25°C 25°C 26°C 21°C 23°C 18°C 22°C 17°C 20°C 13°C 15°C 13°C 15°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
05:57 WST
sunrise
06:19 WST
sunset
18:17 WST
last light
18:39 WST
moon
set
Tue 18:36 WST
rise
Wed 07:13 WST
moon
Tue
Apr 4
moon
Tue
Apr 11
moon
Wed
Apr 19
moon
Wed
Apr 26

Karratha Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Mon
Mar 27
27.4°C 35°C 0.0mm
Sun
Mar 26
25.9°C 36.5°C 0.0mm
Sat
Mar 25
24.6°C 34.1°C 0.0mm
Fri
Mar 24
25.8°C 34.0°C 1.2mm
Thu
Mar 23
24.6°C 30.0°C 2.8mm

Karratha Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Mar
181.1mm
13.5 Day(s)
Total For 2017
407.2mm
19 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
14.4mm
6 Day(s)
Wettest Day
210.6mm
Feb 9
Lowest Temperature
23.3°C
Jan 15
Highest Temperature
43.0°C
Jan 5

Karratha Ap Almanac

full climatology
March Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
24.4°C
5th
Lowest On Record
13.0°C
15th 1995
Average This Month
26.3°C
+0.5°C
Long-term Average
25.8°C
March Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
42.9°C
5th
Highest On Record
45.8°C
1st 2005
Average This Month
36.4°C
+0.3°C
Long-term Average
36.1°C
March Rainfall
Wettest This Month
14.8mm
13th
Total This Month
38.2mm
6 Day(s)
Long-term Average
50.5mm
4.0 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
291.2mm
2004
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1985
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