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Karratha Forecast

Today 39°C
Tonight 26°C
mostly_sunny

Now

35.7°C rising
Updated at 09:30 WST

Pilbara for Tuesday Mostly sunny. Winds NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h tending NW/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then tending SE/SW in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 35 to 40.

Currently at Karratha Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 35.7°C rising
Dew Point 8.5°C falling
Feels Like 33.7°C
Relative Humidity 19%
Wind icon
SE 9km/h rising
Wind Gusts 13km/h
Pressure 1011.9hPa rising
Fire Danger 26.7
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / 0.0mm

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
06:27 WST
Sunset sunset
17:55 WST

Nearby Now

Legendre Island 34.2°C
Roebourne Ap 37.8°C
Barrow Island 29.3°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Karratha

48-hour forecast

12pm

Mostly clear
39°C

3pm

Mostly clear
38°C

6pm

Mostly clear
35°C

9pm

Mostly clear
32°C

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National Forecast

Karratha 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
Apr 24
Wed
Apr 25
Thu
Apr 26
Fri
Apr 27
Sat
Apr 28
Sun
Apr 29
Mon
Apr 30

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 39°C 37°C 36°C 35°C 36°C 36°C 35°C
Minimum 27°C 26°C 26°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 23°C
Chance of Rain 5% 5% 20% 5% 5% 5% 5%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 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 21
km/h
22
km/h
9
km/h
21
km/h
18
km/h
22
km/h
14
km/h
17
km/h
14
km/h
19
km/h
15
km/h
23
km/h
18
km/h
23
km/h
Wind Direction SSE 21km/h
SSE
WNW 22km/h
WNW
SSW 9km/h
SSW
WNW 21km/h
WNW
ESE 18km/h
ESE
NE 22km/h
NE
SE 14km/h
SE
NNE 17km/h
NNE
SSE 14km/h
SSE
N 19km/h
N
SE 15km/h
SE
NE 23km/h
NE
SSE 18km/h
SSE
N 23km/h
N
Relative Humidity 28% 31% 33% 31% 46% 41% 47% 34% 34% 35% 35% 39% 41% 33%
Dew Point 14°C 19°C 15°C 18°C 19°C 21°C 18°C 17°C 14°C 18°C 15°C 20°C 15°C 17°C

Karratha Sun & Moon Times

Tuesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
06:04 WST
sunrise
06:27 WST
sunset
17:55 WST
last light
18:18 WST
moon
rise
Tue 14:05 WST
set
Wed 01:45 WST
moon
Mon
Apr 30
moon
Tue
May 8
moon
Tue
May 15
moon
Tue
May 22

Karratha Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Apr 24
26°C - 0.0mm
Mon
Apr 23
23.2°C 40°C 0.0mm
Sun
Apr 22
24.8°C 37.5°C 0.0mm
Sat
Apr 21
22.5°C 36.0°C 0.0mm
Fri
Apr 20
22.7°C 38.0°C 0.0mm

Karratha Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Apr
197.6mm
15.3 Day(s)
Total For 2018
75.6mm
11 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
442.2mm
20 Day(s)
Wettest Day
27.6mm
Feb 17
Lowest Temperature
21.3°C
Apr 17
Highest Temperature
43.4°C
Mar 28

Karratha Ap Almanac

full climatology
April Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
21.3°C
17th
Lowest On Record
14.7°C
29th 2006
Average This Month
24.9°C
+2.2°C
Long-term Average
22.7°C
April Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
40.9°C
3rd
Highest On Record
41.3°C
5th 2005
Average This Month
37.5°C
+3.2°C
Long-term Average
34.3°C
April Rainfall
Wettest This Month
7.2mm
2nd
Total This Month
7.2mm
1 Day(s)
Long-term Average
18.0mm
1.8 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
120.7mm
1992
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1973
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