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Karratha Forecast

Today 31°C
Tonight 20°C
sunny

Now

29.4°C falling
Updated at 12:30 WST

Pilbara for Saturday Sunny. Areas of fog in the northeast early this morning. Winds NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h tending N/NW in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures 28 to 34.

Currently at Karratha Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 29.4°C falling
Dew Point 20.5°C falling
Feels Like 31.4°C
Relative Humidity 58%
Wind icon
N 11km/h falling
Wind Gusts 17km/h
Pressure 1012.5hPa falling
Fire Danger 5.8
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sat

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Sunrise sunrise
06:41 WST
Sunset sunset
17:40 WST

Nearby Now

Legendre Island 28.0°C
Roebourne Ap 31.4°C
Barrow Island 26.8°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Karratha

48-hour forecast

3pm

Clear
31°C

6pm

Clear
28°C

9pm

Clear
26°C

12am

Clear
24°C

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Karratha 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
May 28
Sun
May 29
Mon
May 30
Tue
May 31
Wed
Jun 1
Thu
Jun 2
Fri
Jun 3

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny
Maximum 31°C 31°C 30°C 29°C 28°C 30°C 30°C
Minimum 20°C 20°C 19°C 18°C 20°C 20°C 22°C
Chance of Rain 5% 5% 5% 30% 5% 20% 70%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm
UV Index High High High High 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 6
km/h
19
km/h
12
km/h
18
km/h
4
km/h
22
km/h
7
km/h
21
km/h
4
km/h
17
km/h
4
km/h
13
km/h
6
km/h
17
km/h
Wind Direction SE 6km/h
SE
WNW 19km/h
WNW
SSE 12km/h
SSE
WNW 18km/h
WNW
SSW 4km/h
SSW
WNW 22km/h
WNW
NNW 7km/h
NNW
NNW 21km/h
NNW
SSW 4km/h
SSW
WNW 17km/h
WNW
SW 4km/h
SW
NE 13km/h
NE
E 6km/h
E
NNW 17km/h
NNW
Relative Humidity 69% 45% 48% 46% 43% 42% 45% 45% 49% 44% 48% 45% 57% 55%
Dew Point 19°C 18°C 15°C 18°C 13°C 15°C 12°C 16°C 14°C 15°C 14°C 17°C 18°C 20°C

Karratha Sun & Moon Times

Saturday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
06:17 WST
sunrise
06:41 WST
sunset
17:40 WST
last light
18:03 WST
moon
rise
Sat 23:24 WST
set
Sun 12:19 WST
moon
Sun
May 29
moon
Sun
Jun 5
moon
Sun
Jun 12
moon
Mon
Jun 20

Karratha Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sat
May 28
21°C - 0.0mm
Fri
May 27
20.8°C 31°C 0.0mm
Thu
May 26
21.5°C 32.8°C 0.0mm
Wed
May 25
20.2°C 29.2°C 0.0mm
Tue
May 24
19.1°C 29.7°C 0.0mm

Karratha Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To May
227.5mm
18.5 Day(s)
Total For 2016
35.4mm
8 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
167.6mm
25 Day(s)
Wettest Day
20.8mm
May 7
Lowest Temperature
17.5°C
May 8
Highest Temperature
46.1°C
Feb 11

Karratha Ap Almanac

full climatology
May Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
17.5°C
8th
Lowest On Record
10.8°C
31st 2012
Average This Month
20.7°C
+2.5°C
Long-term Average
18.2°C
May Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
35.7°C
17th
Highest On Record
37.6°C
1st 2013
Average This Month
30.8°C
+0.8°C
Long-term Average
30.0°C
May Rainfall
Wettest This Month
20.8mm
7th
Total This Month
20.8mm
1 Day(s)
Long-term Average
28.7mm
3.2 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
143.7mm
1973
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1972
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