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Karratha Forecast

Today 27°C
Tonight 17°C
mostly_sunny

Now

24.2°C falling
Updated at 13:50 WST

Pilbara for Monday Partly cloudy. High chance of rain in the southwest, most likely during this afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the southwest during the morning and afternoon. Winds E/NE 20 to 30 km/h tending E/SE 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 24 to 29.

Currently at Karratha Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 24.2°C falling
Dew Point 15.4°C rising
Feels Like 24.2°C
Relative Humidity 58%
Wind icon
ENE 24km/h steady
Wind Gusts 28km/h
Pressure 1015.5hPa falling
Fire Danger 6.7
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Mon

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Sunrise sunrise
06:48 WST
Sunset sunset
17:40 WST

Nearby Now

Roebourne Ap 26.5°C
Varanus Is -
Barrow Island 23.6°C

Next 12 hours in Karratha

48-hour forecast

3pm

Mostly clear
26°C

6pm

Mostly clear
23°C

9pm

Mostly clear
21°C

12am

Mostly cloudy
19°C

Pilbara Weather Warnings

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WA - Mon 13:40 WST
Severe Weather Warning (Heavy Rainfall) for parts of the Pilbara and Gascoyne

WA - Mon 10:00 WST
Strong Wind Warning Nth Kimberley & Pilbara West coasts & Ningaloo Coast to Eucla Coast, inc Perth Local. Cancel Pilbara East & Geraldton

National Forecast

Karratha 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Mon
Jun 18
Tue
Jun 19
Wed
Jun 20
Thu
Jun 21
Fri
Jun 22
Sat
Jun 23
Sun
Jun 24

Mostly sunny

Cloudy

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny
Maximum 27°C 27°C 27°C 27°C 28°C 28°C 27°C
Minimum 17°C 17°C 17°C 15°C 15°C 15°C 15°C
Chance of Rain 5% 20% 5% 5% 5% 5% 5%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index High High Moderate Moderate 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 26
km/h
25
km/h
21
km/h
17
km/h
31
km/h
24
km/h
30
km/h
20
km/h
30
km/h
22
km/h
30
km/h
25
km/h
30
km/h
27
km/h
Wind Direction E 26km/h
E
ENE 25km/h
ENE
SE 21km/h
SE
E 17km/h
E
ESE 31km/h
ESE
E 24km/h
E
ESE 30km/h
ESE
E 20km/h
E
ESE 30km/h
ESE
E 22km/h
E
SE 30km/h
SE
E 25km/h
E
SE 30km/h
SE
E 27km/h
E
Relative Humidity 39% 51% 46% 38% 42% 38% 35% 32% 30% 28% 27% 28% 29% 28%
Dew Point 8°C 15°C 10°C 12°C 9°C 11°C 5°C 9°C 3°C 8°C 1°C 8°C 2°C 7°C

Karratha Sun & Moon Times

Monday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
06:23 WST
sunrise
06:48 WST
sunset
17:40 WST
last light
18:04 WST
moon
set
Mon 22:31 WST
rise
Tue 11:34 WST
moon
Wed
Jun 20
moon
Thu
Jun 28
moon
Fri
Jul 6
moon
Fri
Jul 13

Karratha Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Mon
Jun 18
16°C - 0.0mm
Sun
Jun 17
16.9°C 26°C 0.0mm
Sat
Jun 16
14.1°C 26.3°C 0.0mm
Fri
Jun 15
13.2°C 26.7°C 0.0mm
Thu
Jun 14
16.4°C 25.4°C 0.0mm

Karratha Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jun
263.3mm
21.8 Day(s)
Total For 2018
142.8mm
13 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
442.2mm
20 Day(s)
Wettest Day
62.4mm
Jun 6
Lowest Temperature
13.2°C
Jun 15
Highest Temperature
43.4°C
Mar 28

Karratha Ap Almanac

full climatology
June Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
13.2°C
15th
Lowest On Record
7.1°C
15th 2006
Average This Month
18.0°C
+2.9°C
Long-term Average
15.1°C
June Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
31.0°C
1st
Highest On Record
32.8°C
18th 2010
Average This Month
27.0°C
+0.5°C
Long-term Average
26.5°C
June Rainfall
Wettest This Month
62.4mm
6th
Total This Month
67.2mm
2 Day(s)
Long-term Average
36.5mm
3.3 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
271.6mm
2013
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1975
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