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Karratha Forecast

Tonight 26°C
Tomorrow 33°C
mostly_sunny

Now

27.6°C rising
Updated at 18:50 WST

Pilbara for Monday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the southeast, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the east. Winds NW/NE 20 to 30 km/h.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers inland, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds NW/NE 15 to 25 km/h tending NW/SW 15 to 20 km/h before dawn then tending NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h in the morning.

Currently at Karratha Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 27.6°C rising
Dew Point 22.5°C falling
Feels Like 30.4°C
Relative Humidity 74%
Wind icon
W 35km/h rising
Wind Gusts 39km/h
Pressure 1005.4hPa rising
Fire Danger 5.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Mon

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Sunrise sunrise
05:50 WST
Sunset sunset
18:59 WST

Nearby Now

Legendre Island 26.4°C
Roebourne Ap 28.2°C
Barrow Island 26.3°C

Fire Danger Rating

VERY HIGH

Next 12 hours in Karratha

48-hour forecast

9pm

Mostly clear
28°C

12am

Mostly clear
28°C

3am

Mostly clear
27°C

6am

Mostly clear
26°C

Pilbara Weather Warnings

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WA - Mon 18:43 WST
Coastal Wind Warning for WA.

WA - Mon 10:15 WST
Flood Warning for the De Grey River Catchment

National Forecast

Karratha 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Mon
Jan 23
Tue
Jan 24
Wed
Jan 25
Thu
Jan 26
Fri
Jan 27
Sat
Jan 28
Sun
Jan 29

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Thunder-
storms

Thunder-
storms
Maximum 34°C 33°C 34°C 35°C 36°C 34°C 32°C
Minimum 24°C 26°C 26°C 27°C 27°C 27°C 27°C
Chance of Rain 10% 20% 50% 70% 70% 90% 90%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 5-10mm 10-20mm 10-20mm
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 26
km/h
32
km/h
18
km/h
24
km/h
13
km/h
18
km/h
14
km/h
16
km/h
18
km/h
11
km/h
31
km/h
36
km/h
38
km/h
38
km/h
Wind Direction W 26km/h
W
WNW 32km/h
WNW
NW 18km/h
NW
NNW 24km/h
NNW
SSW 13km/h
SSW
NNW 18km/h
NNW
S 14km/h
S
NNW 16km/h
NNW
S 18km/h
S
WNW 11km/h
WNW
SE 31km/h
SE
E 36km/h
E
E 38km/h
E
NE 38km/h
NE
Relative Humidity 66% 54% 71% 57% 64% 58% 67% 57% 64% 57% 63% 59% 71% 68%
Dew Point 22°C 23°C 24°C 24°C 23°C 24°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 26°C 23°C 25°C 24°C 25°C

Karratha Sun & Moon Times

Tuesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:27 WST
sunrise
05:51 WST
sunset
18:59 WST
last light
19:23 WST
moon
rise
Tue 02:33 WST
set
Wed 16:44 WST
moon
Sat
Jan 28
moon
Sat
Feb 4
moon
Sat
Feb 11
moon
Sun
Feb 19

Karratha Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Mon
Jan 23
24.2°C 32°C 0.0mm
Sun
Jan 22
24.2°C 31.9°C 0.0mm
Sat
Jan 21
26.0°C 30.4°C 0.0mm
Fri
Jan 20
24.5°C 31.9°C 0.0mm
Thu
Jan 19
23.8°C 31.5°C 0.0mm

Karratha Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jan
50.5mm
4.2 Day(s)
Total For 2017
44.8mm
1 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
0.4mm
1 Day(s)
Wettest Day
44.8mm
Jan 15
Lowest Temperature
23.3°C
Jan 15
Highest Temperature
43.0°C
Jan 5

Karratha Ap Almanac

full climatology
January Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
23.3°C
15th
Lowest On Record
20.5°C
4th 2007
Average This Month
26.4°C
-0.4°C
Long-term Average
26.8°C
January Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
43.0°C
5th
Highest On Record
48.2°C
21st 2003
Average This Month
34.7°C
-1.4°C
Long-term Average
36.1°C
January Rainfall
Wettest This Month
44.8mm
15th
Total This Month
44.8mm
1 Day(s)
Long-term Average
50.5mm
4.2 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
263.4mm
2006
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1979
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Weather News

NT weather: Bureau predicts week of wet weather across state

20:15 EDT

Territorians should brace themselves for a very wet week, with rainfalls of up to 300 millimetres expected in some areas.

Stormy start to the week

16:25 EDT

Severe thunderstorms are affecting three states this afternoon.

Trans-Tasman temperature contrast

15:28 EDT

New Zealand is experiencing an unseasonably cool summer, whilst parts of eastern Australia endure their hottest start to the year on record.