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Karratha Forecast

Today 37°C
Tonight 26°C
sunny

Now

32.3°C steady
Updated at 12:20 WST

Pilbara for Thursday Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the east during this afternoon and evening. Winds SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h tending NE/SE in the morning then tending NW/SW 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 40s.

Currently at Karratha Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 32.3°C steady
Dew Point 19.9°C rising
Feels Like 34.4°C
Relative Humidity 48%
Wind icon
WNW 25km/h steady
Wind Gusts 30km/h
Pressure 1007.0hPa falling
Fire Danger 12.9
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
05:26 WST
Sunset sunset
18:49 WST

Nearby Now

Legendre Island 30.7°C
Roebourne Ap 37.7°C
Barrow Island 30.5°C

Fire Danger Rating

VERY HIGH

Next 12 hours in Karratha

48-hour forecast

3pm

Clear
36°C

6pm

Clear
32°C

9pm

Clear
29°C

12am

Clear
28°C

Pilbara Weather Warnings

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WA - Thu 10:00 WST
Strong Wind Warning for Geraldton Coast and Lancelin Coast. Cancellation for Ningaloo Coast and Gascoyne Coast

National Forecast

Karratha 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Dec 14
Fri
Dec 15
Sat
Dec 16
Sun
Dec 17
Mon
Dec 18
Tue
Dec 19
Wed
Dec 20

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny
Maximum 37°C 38°C 38°C 36°C 35°C 38°C 39°C
Minimum 25°C 26°C 26°C 25°C 24°C 25°C 26°C
Chance of Rain 5% 5% 5% 5% 5% 5% 5%
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 20
km/h
29
km/h
27
km/h
34
km/h
28
km/h
36
km/h
33
km/h
38
km/h
31
km/h
34
km/h
19
km/h
23
km/h
14
km/h
23
km/h
Wind Direction WNW 20km/h
WNW
WNW 29km/h
WNW
W 27km/h
W
W 34km/h
W
WSW 28km/h
WSW
W 36km/h
W
WSW 33km/h
WSW
W 38km/h
W
SW 31km/h
SW
W 34km/h
W
SSE 19km/h
SSE
WNW 23km/h
WNW
SW 14km/h
SW
N 23km/h
N
Relative Humidity 59% 41% 49% 40% 42% 38% 42% 36% 36% 27% 22% 22% 35% 31%
Dew Point 22°C 22°C 21°C 22°C 18°C 21°C 16°C 18°C 12°C 13°C 8°C 13°C 16°C 19°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
05:01 WST
sunrise
05:26 WST
sunset
18:49 WST
last light
19:13 WST
moon
set
Thu 15:27 WST
rise
Fri 03:17 WST
moon
Mon
Dec 18
moon
Tue
Dec 26
moon
Tue
Jan 2
moon
Tue
Jan 9

Karratha Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Dec 14
26°C - 0.0mm
Wed
Dec 13
24.6°C 33°C 0.0mm
Tue
Dec 12
23.8°C 33.1°C 0.0mm
Mon
Dec 11
23.5°C 32.9°C 0.0mm
Sun
Dec 10
24.3°C 32.9°C 0.0mm

Karratha Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
300.3mm
27.6 Day(s)
Total For 2017
442.6mm
21 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
219.6mm
24 Day(s)
Wettest Day
210.6mm
Feb 9
Lowest Temperature
8.3°C
Jul 11
Highest Temperature
43.0°C
Jan 5

Karratha Ap Almanac

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December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
23.5°C
11th
Lowest On Record
18.7°C
12th 2008
Average This Month
26.4°C
+0.8°C
Long-term Average
25.6°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
37.5°C
5th
Highest On Record
46.9°C
28th 1996
Average This Month
34.7°C
-1.1°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
14.6mm
1.4 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
112.8mm
2013
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1978
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