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Karratha Forecast

This morning 24°C
Today 34°C
mostly_sunny

Now

24.4°C rising
Updated at 06:20 WST

Pilbara for Monday Mostly sunny. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the southeast during this afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm inland. Winds NW/SW 15 to 20 km/h tending S/SE 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then tending NW/NE 20 to 30 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 34 to 41.

Currently at Karratha Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 24.4°C rising
Dew Point 21.1°C rising
Feels Like 24.4°C
Relative Humidity 82%
Wind icon
WSW 25km/h rising
Wind Gusts 30km/h
Pressure 1007.3hPa rising
Fire Danger 3.1
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 25.1°C
Roebourne Ap 24.4°C
Barrow Island 24.5°C

Fire Danger Rating

VERY HIGH

Next 12 hours in Karratha

48-hour forecast

9am

Clear
28°C

12pm

Clear
33°C

3pm

Clear
34°C

6pm

Clear
30°C

Pilbara Weather Warnings

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WA - Mon 04:00 WST
Strong Wind Warning for Perth Local Waters and Ningaloo, Gascoyne, Geraldton, Lancelin, Perth, Bunbury Geographe and Eucla coasts

WA - Sun 10:50 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

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm
Maximum 34°C 33°C 35°C 34°C 35°C 35°C 34°C
Minimum 24°C 25°C 26°C 26°C 27°C 27°C 27°C
Chance of Rain 10% 30% 60% 60% 80% 80% 90%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 5-10mm 5-10mm 5-10mm 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 25
km/h
30
km/h
19
km/h
24
km/h
12
km/h
19
km/h
15
km/h
15
km/h
17
km/h
13
km/h
29
km/h
33
km/h
41
km/h
45
km/h
Wind Direction W 25km/h
W
NW 30km/h
NW
NNW 19km/h
NNW
NNW 24km/h
NNW
SW 12km/h
SW
NNW 19km/h
NNW
SSW 15km/h
SSW
N 15km/h
N
SSW 17km/h
SSW
NNW 13km/h
NNW
SE 29km/h
SE
E 33km/h
E
E 41km/h
E
E 45km/h
E
Relative Humidity 67% 54% 69% 57% 65% 58% 66% 56% 64% 56% 60% 53% 67% 66%
Dew Point 21°C 23°C 23°C 24°C 23°C 25°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 25°C 22°C 24°C 25°C 26°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
05:26 WST
sunrise
05:50 WST
sunset
18:59 WST
last light
19:23 WST
moon
set
Mon 15:04 WST
rise
Tue 02:33 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
Sun
Jan 22
24.2°C 32°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
Wed
Jan 18
27.2°C 32.2°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

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January Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
23.3°C
15th
Lowest On Record
20.5°C
4th 2007
Average This Month
26.6°C
-0.2°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
34.8°C
-1.3°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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