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Karratha Forecast

Today 30°C
Tonight 26°C
mostly_sunny

Now

28.1°C falling
Updated at 16:10 WST

Pilbara for Tuesday Partly cloudy. High chance of showers near the coast, slight chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds E 25 to 35 km/h turning N/NE 25 to 40 km/h in the late morning then tending NW/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 31 to 37.

Currently at Karratha Ap

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Temperature 28.1°C falling
Dew Point 27.2°C falling
Feels Like 31.3°C
Relative Humidity 95%
Wind icon
NE 24km/h steady
Wind Gusts 30km/h
Pressure 1009.2hPa rising
Fire Danger 2.1
Rain since 9am/last hr 6.2mm / -

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
06:18 WST
Sunset sunset
18:19 WST

Nearby Now

Legendre Island -
Roebourne Ap 28.4°C
Barrow Island 29.4°C

Next 12 hours in Karratha

48-hour forecast

6pm

Chance shower or storm
28°C

9pm

Chance shower or storm
28°C

12am

Mostly clear
28°C

3am

Mostly clear
28°C

Pilbara Weather Warnings

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WA - Tue 16:06 WST
Flood Warning for the De Grey River Catchment

WA - Tue 16:00 WST
Strong Wind Warning for the Following Areas: Pilbara Coast West and Ningaloo Coast

WA - Tue 15:50 WST
Flood Warning - Pilbara Streams

WA - Tue 11:38 WST
Final Flood Watch for the Pilbara District Rivers

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Karratha 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
Mar 26
Wed
Mar 27
Thu
Mar 28
Fri
Mar 29
Sat
Mar 30
Sun
Mar 31
Mon
Apr 1

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Sunny
Maximum 30°C 29°C 31°C 34°C 34°C 37°C 37°C
Minimum 26°C 26°C 24°C 25°C 27°C 26°C 25°C
Chance of Rain 90% 20% 5% 20% 5% 5% 5%
Rain Amount 5-10mm < 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 34
km/h
30
km/h
13
km/h
15
km/h
16
km/h
17
km/h
18
km/h
19
km/h
18
km/h
22
km/h
23
km/h
24
km/h
20
km/h
22
km/h
Wind Direction NE 34km/h
NE
NE 30km/h
NE
NE 13km/h
NE
NNE 15km/h
NNE
SW 16km/h
SW
WNW 17km/h
WNW
SW 18km/h
SW
WNW 19km/h
WNW
SSE 18km/h
SSE
ENE 22km/h
ENE
SE 23km/h
SE
ENE 24km/h
ENE
SE 20km/h
SE
ENE 22km/h
ENE
Relative Humidity 80% 72% 78% 66% 80% 58% 70% 55% 57% 40% 47% 38% 43% 38%
Dew Point 24°C 24°C 26°C 26°C 26°C 26°C 26°C 26°C 22°C 21°C 18°C 20°C 17°C 20°C

Karratha Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
05:57 WST
sunrise
06:19 WST
sunset
18:18 WST
last light
18:40 WST
moon
rise
Tue 22:35 WST
set
Wed 12:06 WST
moon
Thu
Mar 28
moon
Fri
Apr 5
moon
Sat
Apr 13
moon
Fri
Apr 19

Karratha Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Mar 26
24.3°C 30°C 13.2mm
Mon
Mar 25
24.0°C 28.9°C 0.0mm
Sun
Mar 24
22.0°C 27.7°C 16.2mm
Sat
Mar 23
24.5°C 28.1°C 17.2mm
Fri
Mar 22
28.8°C 32.5°C 0.0mm

Karratha Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Mar
179.6mm
13.5 Day(s)
Total For 2019
67.4mm
5 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2018
68.4mm
10 Day(s)
Wettest Day
18.0mm
Mar 18
Lowest Temperature
22.0°C
Mar 24
Highest Temperature
45.5°C
Feb 16

Karratha Ap Almanac

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March Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
22.0°C
24th
Lowest On Record
13.0°C
15th 1995
Average This Month
27.6°C
+1.7°C
Long-term Average
25.9°C
March Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
45.5°C
10th
Highest On Record
45.8°C
1st 2005
Average This Month
36.6°C
+0.5°C
Long-term Average
36.1°C
March Rainfall
Wettest This Month
18.0mm
18th
Total This Month
64.6mm
4 Day(s)
Long-term Average
49.1mm
4.0 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
291.2mm
2004
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1985
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