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Karratha Forecast

This morning 29°C
Today 39°C
mostly_sunny

Now

28.4°C falling
Updated at 05:50 WST

Pilbara for Saturday Mostly sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm during this afternoon and evening. Winds NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 40.

Currently at Karratha Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 28.4°C falling
Dew Point 19.1°C rising
Feels Like 29.7°C
Relative Humidity 57%
Wind icon
Calm falling
Wind Gusts 0km/h
Pressure 1008.8hPa rising
Fire Danger 4.5
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.2mm / -

Sun on Sat

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Sunrise sunrise
06:08 WST
Sunset sunset
18:44 WST

Nearby Now

Legendre Island 28.5°C
Roebourne Ap 26.6°C
Barrow Island 30.4°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Karratha

48-hour forecast

9am

Mostly clear
34°C

12pm

Mostly clear
39°C

3pm

Mostly clear
38°C

6pm

Clear
35°C

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National Forecast

Karratha 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Feb 25
Sun
Feb 26
Mon
Feb 27
Tue
Feb 28
Wed
Mar 1
Thu
Mar 2
Fri
Mar 3

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 39°C 37°C 34°C 34°C 36°C 38°C 40°C
Minimum 29°C 29°C 27°C 27°C 28°C 27°C 29°C
Chance of Rain 60% 60% 50% 10% 20% 10% 5%
Rain Amount < 1mm 1-5mm < 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 18
km/h
21
km/h
12
km/h
19
km/h
14
km/h
20
km/h
12
km/h
20
km/h
16
km/h
24
km/h
20
km/h
26
km/h
17
km/h
20
km/h
Wind Direction ESE 18km/h
ESE
NE 21km/h
NE
ESE 12km/h
ESE
NNE 19km/h
NNE
ESE 14km/h
ESE
NE 20km/h
NE
NW 12km/h
NW
NNW 20km/h
NNW
SW 16km/h
SW
WNW 24km/h
WNW
WSW 20km/h
WSW
WNW 26km/h
WNW
SW 17km/h
SW
N 20km/h
N
Relative Humidity 44% 42% 56% 49% 66% 57% 64% 58% 62% 51% 56% 45% 49% 42%
Dew Point 21°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 23°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 23°C 24°C 22°C 24°C

Karratha Sun & Moon Times

Saturday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:46 WST
sunrise
06:08 WST
sunset
18:44 WST
last light
19:06 WST
moon
set
Sat 17:46 WST
rise
Sun 05:34 WST
moon
Mon
Feb 27
moon
Sun
Mar 5
moon
Mon
Mar 13
moon
Tue
Mar 21

Karratha Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
Feb 24
25.2°C 40°C 0.0mm
Thu
Feb 23
26.1°C 35.2°C 0.4mm
Wed
Feb 22
28.8°C 38.9°C 0.0mm
Tue
Feb 21
27.6°C 37.9°C 0.0mm
Mon
Feb 20
27.9°C 37.0°C 0.0mm

Karratha Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Feb
130.6mm
9.5 Day(s)
Total For 2017
368.8mm
12 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
12.4mm
5 Day(s)
Wettest Day
210.6mm
Feb 9
Lowest Temperature
23.3°C
Jan 15
Highest Temperature
43.0°C
Jan 5

Karratha Ap Almanac

full climatology
February Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
23.3°C
6th
Lowest On Record
19.4°C
13th 2013
Average This Month
26.3°C
-0.4°C
Long-term Average
26.7°C
February Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
40.0°C
24th
Highest On Record
47.7°C
18th 1998
Average This Month
34.6°C
-1.0°C
Long-term Average
35.6°C
February Rainfall
Wettest This Month
210.6mm
9th
Total This Month
238.4mm
7 Day(s)
Long-term Average
80.1mm
5.3 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
348.8mm
2011
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1992
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