Fairfax Media Network

Hearson Weather


Karratha Forecast

This morning 24°C
Today 34°C
late_shower

Now

28.3°C rising
Updated at 06:30 WST

Pilbara for Wednesday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower, most likely during this afternoon and early evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming N/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon then tending N/NW in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 34 to 41.

Currently at Karratha Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 28.3°C rising
Dew Point 23.9°C rising
Feels Like 32.4°C
Relative Humidity 77%
Wind icon
ESE 7km/h steady
Wind Gusts 9km/h
Pressure 1010.2hPa steady
Fire Danger 2.7
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

more
Sunrise sunrise
05:24 WST
Sunset sunset
18:45 WST

Nearby Now

Legendre Island 26.8°C
Roebourne Ap 28.9°C
Barrow Island 25.9°C

Fire Danger Rating

VERY HIGH

Next 12 hours in Karratha

48-hour forecast

9am

Mostly cloudy
30°C

12pm

Mostly clear
34°C

3pm

Mostly cloudy
33°C

6pm

Mostly cloudy
30°C

Pilbara Weather Warnings

view all
WA - Wed 04:00 WST
Strong Wind Warning for Perth Metro, Ningaloo, Gascoyne, Geraldton, Perth, Bunbury Geographe, Leeuwin, Albany, Esperance and Eucla Coasts

National Forecast

Karratha 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Dec 7
Thu
Dec 8
Fri
Dec 9
Sat
Dec 10
Sun
Dec 11
Mon
Dec 12
Tue
Dec 13

Late shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Sunny
Maximum 34°C 35°C 36°C 37°C 38°C 37°C 38°C
Minimum 24°C 25°C 26°C 26°C 27°C 26°C 26°C
Chance of Rain 30% 30% 60% 50% 50% 20% 10%
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 10
km/h
23
km/h
10
km/h
20
km/h
14
km/h
16
km/h
17
km/h
20
km/h
15
km/h
21
km/h
16
km/h
27
km/h
20
km/h
28
km/h
Wind Direction E 10km/h
E
NNE 23km/h
NNE
S 10km/h
S
N 20km/h
N
S 14km/h
S
N 16km/h
N
SSE 17km/h
SSE
N 20km/h
N
S 15km/h
S
NNW 21km/h
NNW
WSW 16km/h
WSW
NW 27km/h
NW
SW 20km/h
SW
WNW 28km/h
WNW
Relative Humidity 70% 59% 63% 54% 56% 50% 54% 49% 57% 52% 60% 52% 48% 45%
Dew Point 24°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 23°C 23°C 24°C 24°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 22°C 23°C

Karratha Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
05:00 WST
sunrise
05:24 WST
sunset
18:45 WST
last light
19:10 WST
moon
rise
Wed 11:55 WST
set
Thu 00:38 WST
moon
Wed
Dec 14
moon
Wed
Dec 21
moon
Thu
Dec 29
moon
Fri
Jan 6

Karratha Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Dec 6
22.3°C 33°C 0.0mm
Mon
Dec 5
22.9°C 33.1°C 0.0mm
Sun
Dec 4
23.7°C 31.4°C 0.0mm
Sat
Dec 3
24.8°C 32.9°C 0.0mm
Fri
Dec 2
24.9°C 33.8°C 0.0mm

Karratha Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
299.8mm
27.7 Day(s)
Total For 2016
219.4mm
23 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
185.2mm
29 Day(s)
Wettest Day
71.4mm
Jun 7
Lowest Temperature
9.5°C
Aug 23
Highest Temperature
46.1°C
Feb 11

Karratha Ap Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
22.3°C
6th
Lowest On Record
18.7°C
12th 2008
Average This Month
24.2°C
-1.3°C
Long-term Average
25.5°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
37.8°C
1st
Highest On Record
46.9°C
28th 1996
Average This Month
33.7°C
-2.1°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
15.2mm
1.4 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
112.8mm
2013
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1978
Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

Brisbane storm: Bureau of Meteorology warns more on the way after early morning light show

09:02 EDT

South-east Queensland residents woke to loud cracks of thunder early this morning, as a band of storms moved across the region, delivering almost 10,000 lightning strikes.

Top End residents could be waiting until Christmas for a bit of rain relief

18:43 EDT

Top End residents are unlikely to be relieved of the oppressive hot and humid build up conditions until Christmas, because the rain-bringing La NiƱa weather pattern is unlikely to eventuate in coming months, the Bureau of Meteorology has warned.

One dead after Mt Warning campers struck by lightning, rescue operation underway

15:52 EDT

An international tourist has died and a woman has been injured after being hit by lightning while camping at Mt Warning, on the NSW north coast, police say.