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Karratha Forecast

This morning 25°C
Today 33°C
mostly_sunny

Now

23.5°C steady
Updated at 05:10 WST

Pilbara for Monday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower and thunderstorm inland in the afternoon and evening. Winds NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h tending NW/NE in the early afternoon then tending E/SE in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 31 to 37.

Currently at Karratha Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 23.5°C steady
Dew Point 21.8°C falling
Feels Like 23.5°C
Relative Humidity 90%
Wind icon
S 11km/h rising
Wind Gusts 11km/h
Pressure 1012.0hPa rising
Fire Danger 1.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Mon

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Sunrise sunrise
06:30 WST
Sunset sunset
17:49 WST

Nearby Now

Legendre Island 25.8°C
Roebourne Ap 23.0°C
Barrow Island 25.1°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Karratha

48-hour forecast

6am

Mostly clear
25°C

9am

Mostly clear
30°C

12pm

Mostly clear
33°C

3pm

Mostly clear
33°C

Pilbara Weather Warnings

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WA - Mon 04:00 WST
Strong Wind Warning for Ningaloo Coast, Gascoyne Coast, Albany Coast, Esperance Coast and Eucla Coast

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Karratha 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Mon
May 2
Tue
May 3
Wed
May 4
Thu
May 5
Fri
May 6
Sat
May 7
Sun
May 8

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 33°C 34°C 33°C 31°C 31°C 32°C 33°C
Minimum 25°C 25°C 24°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 22°C
Chance of Rain 40% 10% 80% 90% 50% 40% 20%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 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 8
km/h
19
km/h
11
km/h
22
km/h
9
km/h
22
km/h
8
km/h
18
km/h
9
km/h
18
km/h
15
km/h
21
km/h
31
km/h
30
km/h
Wind Direction WSW 8km/h
WSW
NNW 19km/h
NNW
SSW 11km/h
SSW
NW 22km/h
NW
SSW 9km/h
SSW
NNW 22km/h
NNW
WNW 8km/h
WNW
NW 18km/h
NW
W 9km/h
W
WNW 18km/h
WNW
NNE 15km/h
NNE
NNE 21km/h
NNE
ESE 31km/h
ESE
ENE 30km/h
ENE
Relative Humidity 65% 59% 56% 51% 60% 57% 63% 58% 59% 56% 56% 53% 40% 40%
Dew Point 23°C 24°C 22°C 22°C 22°C 23°C 21°C 22°C 20°C 21°C 20°C 21°C 14°C 17°C

Karratha Sun & Moon Times

Monday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:07 WST
sunrise
06:30 WST
sunset
17:49 WST
last light
18:12 WST
moon
set
Mon 14:23 WST
rise
Tue 02:31 WST
moon
Sat
May 7
moon
Sat
May 14
moon
Sun
May 22
moon
Sun
May 29

Karratha Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sun
May 1
23.4°C 32°C 0.0mm
Sat
Apr 30
21.6°C 31.6°C 0.0mm
Fri
Apr 29
23.2°C 32.7°C 0.0mm
Thu
Apr 28
23.9°C 33.3°C 0.0mm
Wed
Apr 27
22.9°C 35.2°C 0.0mm

Karratha Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To May
227.5mm
18.5 Day(s)
Total For 2016
14.6mm
7 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
108.8mm
18 Day(s)
Wettest Day
7.4mm
Jan 30
Lowest Temperature
20.6°C
Apr 15
Highest Temperature
46.1°C
Feb 11

Karratha Ap Almanac

full climatology
May Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
23.4°C
1st
Lowest On Record
10.8°C
31st 2012
Average This Month
23.4°C
+5.2°C
Long-term Average
18.2°C
May Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
32.0°C
1st
Highest On Record
37.6°C
1st 2013
Average This Month
32.0°C
+2.0°C
Long-term Average
30.0°C
May Rainfall
Wettest This Month
0.0mm
1st
Total This Month
0.0mm
0 Day(s)
Long-term Average
28.7mm
3.2 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
143.7mm
1973
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1972
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