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Karratha Forecast

Today 33°C
Tonight 23°C
mostly_sunny

Now

32.4°C falling
Updated at 14:50 WST

Pilbara for Wednesday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower during this afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm during this afternoon and evening. Winds E/NE 15 to 25 km/h shifting W/NW 15 to 20 km/h in the afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 32 to 37.

Currently at Karratha Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 32.4°C falling
Dew Point 21.0°C rising
Feels Like 35.4°C
Relative Humidity 51%
Wind icon
NW 20km/h steady
Wind Gusts 26km/h
Pressure 1008.7hPa falling
Fire Danger 10.2
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
06:31 WST
Sunset sunset
17:48 WST

Nearby Now

Legendre Island 30.7°C
Roebourne Ap 34.6°C
Barrow Island 27.8°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Karratha

48-hour forecast

6pm

Mostly cloudy
29°C

9pm

Slight chance storm
27°C

12am

Mostly cloudy
26°C

3am

Slight chance shower
25°C

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Karratha 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
May 4
Thu
May 5
Fri
May 6
Sat
May 7
Sun
May 8
Mon
May 9
Tue
May 10

Mostly sunny

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Sunny
Maximum 33°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 30°C
Minimum 22°C 23°C 23°C 21°C 20°C 19°C 17°C
Chance of Rain 50% 80% 70% 5% 5% 10% 5%
Rain Amount < 1mm 1-5mm 5-10mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index High Very High Very High Very 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 10
km/h
21
km/h
11
km/h
18
km/h
6
km/h
18
km/h
15
km/h
23
km/h
24
km/h
19
km/h
33
km/h
26
km/h
38
km/h
34
km/h
Wind Direction SSW 10km/h
SSW
NNW 21km/h
NNW
SSE 11km/h
SSE
N 18km/h
N
NNW 6km/h
NNW
NW 18km/h
NW
S 15km/h
S
SW 23km/h
SW
SE 24km/h
SE
ENE 19km/h
ENE
ESE 33km/h
ESE
E 26km/h
E
ESE 38km/h
ESE
E 34km/h
E
Relative Humidity 57% 51% 66% 61% 66% 65% 51% 38% 42% 32% 37% 33% 32% 30%
Dew Point 19°C 21°C 21°C 22°C 21°C 23°C 16°C 15°C 12°C 12°C 10°C 13°C 7°C 11°C

Karratha Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:08 WST
sunrise
06:31 WST
sunset
17:48 WST
last light
18:11 WST
moon
set
Wed 15:56 WST
rise
Thu 04:35 WST
moon
Sat
May 7
moon
Sat
May 14
moon
Sun
May 22
moon
Sun
May 29

Karratha Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
May 4
23.7°C - 0.0mm
Tue
May 3
23.1°C 33.6°C 0.0mm
Mon
May 2
23.3°C 33.1°C 0.0mm
Sun
May 1
23.4°C 32.0°C 0.0mm
Sat
Apr 30
21.6°C 31.6°C 0.0mm

Karratha Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To May
227.5mm
18.5 Day(s)
Total For 2016
14.6mm
7 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
108.8mm
18 Day(s)
Wettest Day
7.4mm
Jan 30
Lowest Temperature
20.6°C
Apr 15
Highest Temperature
46.1°C
Feb 11

Karratha Ap Almanac

full climatology
May Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
23.1°C
3rd
Lowest On Record
10.8°C
31st 2012
Average This Month
23.4°C
+5.2°C
Long-term Average
18.2°C
May Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
33.6°C
3rd
Highest On Record
37.6°C
1st 2013
Average This Month
32.9°C
+2.9°C
Long-term Average
30.0°C
May Rainfall
Wettest This Month
0.0mm
1st
Total This Month
0.0mm
0 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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