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Karratha Forecast

Tonight 27°C
Tomorrow 34°C
possible_thunderstorm

Now

31.0°C falling
Updated at 21:10 WST

Pilbara for Thursday Partly cloudy. High chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and early evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to the mid to high 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 30s.
Friday Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers inland, slight chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to the mid to high 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 30s.

Currently at Karratha Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 31.0°C falling
Dew Point 24.6°C rising
Feels Like 37.0°C
Relative Humidity 68%
Wind icon
WNW 16km/h steady
Wind Gusts 19km/h
Pressure 1005.2hPa rising
Fire Danger 5.0
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
05:46 WST
Sunset sunset
19:00 WST

Nearby Now

Legendre Island 28.9°C
Roebourne Ap 30.9°C
Barrow Island 28.4°C

Next 12 hours in Karratha

48-hour forecast

12am

Mostly cloudy
30°C

3am

Slight chance storm
28°C

6am

Mostly cloudy
27°C

9am

Mostly cloudy
30°C

Pilbara Weather Warnings

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WA - Wed 10:42 WST
Minor Flood Warning for the De Grey River Catchment

National Forecast

Karratha 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Jan 17
Thu
Jan 18
Fri
Jan 19
Sat
Jan 20
Sun
Jan 21
Mon
Jan 22
Tue
Jan 23

Mostly sunny

Possible thunderstorm

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 32°C 34°C 35°C 36°C 37°C 37°C 35°C
Minimum 27°C 27°C 27°C 27°C 28°C 29°C 28°C
Chance of Rain 90% 50% 30% 30% 20% 60% 60%
Rain Amount 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 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 15
km/h
15
km/h
11
km/h
16
km/h
9
km/h
18
km/h
15
km/h
18
km/h
15
km/h
17
km/h
14
km/h
26
km/h
19
km/h
25
km/h
Wind Direction SSW 15km/h
SSW
NNW 15km/h
NNW
WSW 11km/h
WSW
NW 16km/h
NW
WSW 9km/h
WSW
NNW 18km/h
NNW
SW 15km/h
SW
NW 18km/h
NW
SSE 15km/h
SSE
NE 17km/h
NE
SSE 14km/h
SSE
NNE 26km/h
NNE
NE 19km/h
NE
NE 25km/h
NE
Relative Humidity 66% 58% 69% 59% 67% 57% 65% 55% 60% 50% 60% 51% 65% 54%
Dew Point 23°C 24°C 24°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 26°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 24°C

Karratha Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:22 WST
sunrise
05:47 WST
sunset
19:00 WST
last light
19:24 WST
moon
rise
Thu 06:33 WST
set
Fri 20:33 WST
moon
Thu
Jan 25
moon
Thu
Feb 1
moon
Thu
Feb 8
moon
Fri
Feb 16

Karratha Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Jan 17
28°C 36°C 0.2mm
Tue
Jan 16
28.4°C 36°C 0.0mm
Mon
Jan 15
27.3°C 36.3°C 0.0mm
Sun
Jan 14
26.1°C 32.9°C 1.4mm
Sat
Jan 13
23.6°C 30.6°C 16.6mm

Karratha Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jan
50.3mm
4.2 Day(s)
Total For 2018
18.2mm
3 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
44.8mm
1 Day(s)
Wettest Day
16.6mm
Jan 13
Lowest Temperature
23.6°C
Jan 13
Highest Temperature
42.1°C
Jan 3

Karratha Ap Almanac

full climatology
January Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
23.6°C
13th
Lowest On Record
20.5°C
4th 2007
Average This Month
27.5°C
+0.7°C
Long-term Average
26.8°C
January Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
42.1°C
3rd
Highest On Record
48.2°C
21st 2003
Average This Month
36.2°C
+0.3°C
Long-term Average
35.9°C
January Rainfall
Wettest This Month
16.6mm
13th
Total This Month
18.2mm
3 Day(s)
Long-term Average
50.3mm
4.2 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
263.4mm
2006
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1979
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