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Karratha Forecast

Tonight 28°C
Tomorrow 38°C
mostly_sunny

Now

26.8°C falling
Updated at 22:10 WST

Pilbara for Thursday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the west. The chance of a thunderstorm, with gusty winds and possible heavy falls in the W. Winds E/SE 15 to 20 km/h tending SE/SW 15 to 25 km/h in the evening.
Friday Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the west. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds E/SE 25 to 35 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day.

Currently at Karratha Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 26.8°C falling
Dew Point 21.5°C rising
Feels Like 28.7°C
Relative Humidity 72%
Wind icon
SSW 7km/h steady
Wind Gusts 7km/h
Pressure 1012.6hPa steady
Fire Danger 3.0
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
06:07 WST
Sunset sunset
18:45 WST

Nearby Now

Legendre Island 29.3°C
Roebourne Ap 27.5°C
Barrow Island 30.5°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Karratha

48-hour forecast

12am

Mostly clear
30°C

3am

Mostly clear
29°C

6am

Mostly clear
28°C

9am

Clear
33°C

Pilbara Weather Warnings

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WA - Thu 15:39 WST
Fire Weather Warning for Gascoyne Coast, Coastal Central West - North and Inland Central West - North fire weather districts

National Forecast

Karratha 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Feb 23
Fri
Feb 24
Sat
Feb 25
Sun
Feb 26
Mon
Feb 27
Tue
Feb 28
Wed
Mar 1

Possible thunderstorm

Mostly sunny

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm
Maximum 36°C 38°C 39°C 37°C 33°C 33°C 35°C
Minimum 27°C 28°C 29°C 28°C 27°C 27°C 27°C
Chance of Rain 20% 10% 50% 70% 60% 20% 20%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 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 13
km/h
18
km/h
18
km/h
15
km/h
18
km/h
24
km/h
13
km/h
18
km/h
13
km/h
18
km/h
11
km/h
20
km/h
16
km/h
23
km/h
Wind Direction E 13km/h
E
NNE 18km/h
NNE
SSE 18km/h
SSE
NNE 15km/h
NNE
ESE 18km/h
ESE
NE 24km/h
NE
SE 13km/h
SE
NNE 18km/h
NNE
SE 13km/h
SE
NNE 18km/h
NNE
WSW 11km/h
WSW
NNW 20km/h
NNW
WSW 16km/h
WSW
WNW 23km/h
WNW
Relative Humidity 65% 55% 44% 34% 41% 41% 55% 50% 65% 57% 67% 55% 62% 50%
Dew Point 25°C 25°C 20°C 20°C 20°C 23°C 23°C 24°C 23°C 23°C 24°C 23°C 23°C 23°C

Karratha Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:45 WST
sunrise
06:08 WST
sunset
18:44 WST
last light
19:07 WST
moon
rise
Fri 03:43 WST
set
Fri 17:00 WST
moon
Mon
Feb 27
moon
Sun
Mar 5
moon
Mon
Mar 13
moon
Tue
Mar 21

Karratha Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Feb 23
26.1°C 35°C 0.4mm
Wed
Feb 22
28.8°C 38.9°C 0.0mm
Tue
Feb 21
27.6°C 37.9°C 0.0mm
Mon
Feb 20
27.9°C 37.0°C 0.0mm
Sun
Feb 19
27.2°C 35.7°C 0.0mm

Karratha Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Feb
130.6mm
9.5 Day(s)
Total For 2017
368.8mm
12 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
12.4mm
5 Day(s)
Wettest Day
210.6mm
Feb 9
Lowest Temperature
23.3°C
Jan 15
Highest Temperature
43.0°C
Jan 5

Karratha Ap Almanac

full climatology
February Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
23.3°C
6th
Lowest On Record
19.4°C
13th 2013
Average This Month
26.3°C
-0.4°C
Long-term Average
26.7°C
February Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
38.9°C
22nd
Highest On Record
47.7°C
18th 1998
Average This Month
34.4°C
-1.2°C
Long-term Average
35.6°C
February Rainfall
Wettest This Month
210.6mm
9th
Total This Month
238.4mm
7 Day(s)
Long-term Average
80.1mm
5.3 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
348.8mm
2011
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1992
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