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Karratha Forecast

This morning 17°C
Today 28°C
sunny

Now

19.0°C rising
Updated at 00:00 WST

Pilbara for Wednesday Clear. Winds NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.
Thursday Sunny. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the early afternoon.

Currently at Karratha Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 19.0°C rising
Dew Point 15.3°C steady
Feels Like 19.0°C
Relative Humidity 79%
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SSE 14km/h falling
Wind Gusts 20km/h
Pressure 1018.6hPa steady
Fire Danger 2.2
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
06:45 WST
Sunset sunset
17:54 WST

Nearby Now

Roebourne Ap 17.8°C
Legendre Island 20.7°C
Barrow Island 19.4°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Karratha

48-hour forecast

3am

Clear
18°C

6am

Clear
17°C

9am

Clear
24°C

12pm

Clear
28°C

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Western Australia Weather Update

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Karratha 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Jul 30
Fri
Jul 31
Sat
Aug 1
Sun
Aug 2
Mon
Aug 3
Tue
Aug 4
Wed
Aug 5

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny
Maximum 28°C 28°C 27°C 28°C 28°C 28°C 28°C
Minimum 17°C 16°C 16°C 15°C 16°C 16°C 16°C
Chance of Rain 5% 5% 5% 5% 5% 20% 40%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index High High High Very 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 13
km/h
21
km/h
6
km/h
15
km/h
10
km/h
19
km/h
14
km/h
11
km/h
29
km/h
26
km/h
29
km/h
25
km/h
17
km/h
25
km/h
Wind Direction ESE 13km/h
ESE
ENE 21km/h
ENE
ESE 6km/h
ESE
NE 15km/h
NE
S 10km/h
S
NNW 19km/h
NNW
ESE 14km/h
ESE
NE 11km/h
NE
ESE 29km/h
ESE
ENE 26km/h
ENE
ESE 29km/h
ESE
ENE 25km/h
ENE
ESE 17km/h
ESE
ENE 25km/h
ENE
Relative Humidity 44% 38% 37% 39% 59% 50% 42% 38% 34% 36% 30% 35% 44% 44%
Dew Point 11°C 12°C 8°C 13°C 14°C 16°C 9°C 12°C 6°C 12°C 5°C 11°C 11°C 14°C

Karratha Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
06:22 WST
sunrise
06:45 WST
sunset
17:54 WST
last light
18:17 WST
moon
set
Thu 05:15 WST
rise
Thu 16:49 WST
moon
Fri
Jul 31
moon
Fri
Aug 7
moon
Sat
Aug 15
moon
Sun
Aug 23

Karratha Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Jul 29
15.9°C 31°C 0.0mm
Tue
Jul 28
16.5°C 28.7°C 0.0mm
Mon
Jul 27
17.7°C 27.5°C 0.0mm
Sun
Jul 26
17.5°C 27.7°C 0.0mm
Sat
Jul 25
19.6°C 24.8°C 0.0mm

Karratha Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jul
276.6mm
23.9 Day(s)
Total For 2015
184.8mm
28 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2014
221.0mm
18 Day(s)
Wettest Day
29.0mm
May 28
Lowest Temperature
9.6°C
Jun 30
Highest Temperature
47.0°C
Feb 21

Karratha Ap Almanac

full climatology
July Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
10.1°C
1st
Lowest On Record
6.9°C
19th 2006
Average This Month
15.5°C
+1.9°C
Long-term Average
13.6°C
July Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
31.0°C
29th
Highest On Record
32.7°C
17th 2000
Average This Month
26.8°C
+0.6°C
Long-term Average
26.2°C
July Rainfall
Wettest This Month
4.6mm
23rd
Total This Month
7.6mm
2 Day(s)
Long-term Average
13.9mm
2.1 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
76.2mm
1980
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1973
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