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Karratha Forecast

Tonight 24°C
Tomorrow 36°C
sunny

Now

26.5°C steady
Updated at 21:50 WST

Pilbara for Monday Sunny. Winds S/SW 20 to 30 km/h tending NW/SW in the middle of the day then tending S/SW 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 26 with daytime temperatures reaching 33 to 42.
Tuesday Sunny. Winds S/SE 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 24 with daytime temperatures reaching 35 to 41.

Currently at Karratha Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 26.5°C steady
Dew Point 21.0°C rising
Feels Like 28.2°C
Relative Humidity 72%
Wind icon
WSW 27km/h falling
Wind Gusts 31km/h
Pressure 1006.9hPa rising
Fire Danger 4.9
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Nearby Now

Legendre Island 25.6°C
Roebourne Ap 27.0°C
Onslow Ap 23.7°C

Next 12 hours in Karratha

48-hour forecast

12am

Clear
27°C

3am

Clear
25°C

6am

Clear
24°C

9am

Clear
29°C

Pilbara Weather Warnings

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WA - Sun 21:00 WST
Severe Thunderstorm Warning for WA

WA - Sun 16:03 WST
Gale Warning from Lancelin to Eucla Coasts inc Perth Waters. Strong Wind Warning Melville Waters & Pilbara West, Ningaloo & Geraldton Coasts

National Forecast

Karratha 7-day Weather Forecast

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

Windy

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny
Maximum 37°C 36°C 37°C 36°C 36°C 37°C 37°C
Minimum 25°C 24°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 26°C 27°C
Chance of Rain 5% 5% 5% 5% 5% 5% 5%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 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 35
km/h
40
km/h
30
km/h
35
km/h
21
km/h
23
km/h
17
km/h
23
km/h
14
km/h
25
km/h
21
km/h
27
km/h
21
km/h
24
km/h
Wind Direction WSW 35km/h
WSW
W 40km/h
W
SW 30km/h
SW
W 35km/h
W
S 21km/h
S
NW 23km/h
NW
SE 17km/h
SE
N 23km/h
N
WSW 14km/h
WSW
NW 25km/h
NW
WSW 21km/h
WSW
WNW 27km/h
WNW
SW 21km/h
SW
WNW 24km/h
WNW
Relative Humidity 48% 39% 42% 28% 26% 27% 40% 39% 49% 43% 44% 38% 37% 38%
Dew Point 18°C 19°C 15°C 15°C 11°C 15°C 17°C 20°C 19°C 21°C 19°C 20°C 17°C 20°C

Karratha Sun & Moon Times

Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
-
sunrise
-
sunset
-
last light
-
moon
set
Mon 18:49 WST
rise
Tue 06:09 WST
moon
Tue
Dec 26
moon
Tue
Jan 2
moon
Tue
Jan 9
moon
Wed
Jan 17

Karratha Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sun
Dec 17
24°C 34°C 0.0mm
Sat
Dec 16
25.4°C 34°C 0.0mm
Fri
Dec 15
26.6°C 34.2°C 0.0mm
Thu
Dec 14
26.3°C 34.0°C 0.0mm
Wed
Dec 13
24.6°C 32.8°C 0.0mm

Karratha Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
300.3mm
27.6 Day(s)
Total For 2017
442.6mm
21 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
219.6mm
24 Day(s)
Wettest Day
210.6mm
Feb 9
Lowest Temperature
8.3°C
Jul 11
Highest Temperature
43.0°C
Jan 5

Karratha Ap Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
23.5°C
11th
Lowest On Record
18.7°C
12th 2008
Average This Month
26.2°C
+0.6°C
Long-term Average
25.6°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
37.5°C
5th
Highest On Record
46.9°C
28th 1996
Average This Month
34.5°C
-1.3°C
Long-term Average
35.8°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
0.0mm
1st
Total This Month
0.0mm
0 Day(s)
Long-term Average
14.6mm
1.4 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
112.8mm
2013
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1978
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