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Karratha Forecast

Tonight 26°C
Tomorrow 33°C
Possible thunderstorm

Now

29.2°C rising
Updated at 18:00 WST

Pilbara for Monday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of rain in the west, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm, possibly severe with heavy rain which may lead to flash flooding in the west. Winds NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h tending SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers and rain in the west, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Heavy falls exceeding 60 mm possible in the southwest. Winds SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming NW/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day.

Currently at Karratha Ap

Temperature 29.2°C rising
Dew Point 25.8°C falling
Feels Like 35.8°C
Relative Humidity 82%
Wind icon
NNE 20km/h steady
Wind Gusts 28km/h
Pressure 1011.7hPa rising
Fire Danger 3.1
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Monday

Sunrise sunrise
06:19 WST
Sunset sunset
18:15 WST

Nearby Now

Legendre Island 29.0°C
Roebourne Ap 28.8°C
Barrow Island 27.1°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Karratha

mostly cloudy

9pm

Mostly cloudy
28°C
possible thunderstorm

12am

Slight chance storm
27°C
possible thunderstorm

3am

Slight chance storm
27°C
possible thunderstorm

6am

Chance shower or storm
26°C
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Pilbara Weather Warnings

WA - Mon 17:01 WST
Flooding Outlook Advice General

WA - Mon 16:31 WST
Flood Warning - Ashburton River

WA - Mon 15:40 WST
Severe Weather Warning (Heavy Rain) for the Pilbara and Gascoyne

WA - Mon 11:15 WST
Cancellation of Flood Watch for the West Pilbara District

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Karratha 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Mon
Mar 30
Tue
Mar 31
Wed
Apr 1
Thu
Apr 2
Fri
Apr 3
Sat
Apr 4
Sun
Apr 5
thunderstorms
Thunder-
storms
possible thunderstorm
Possible thunderstorm
mostly sunny
Mostly sunny
mostly sunny
Mostly sunny
mostly sunny
Mostly sunny
mostly sunny
Mostly sunny
mostly sunny
Mostly sunny
Maximum 30°C 33°C 34°C 34°C 35°C 37°C 36°C
Minimum 26°C 26°C 26°C 26°C 26°C 27°C 28°C
Chance of Rain 90% 40% 5% 5% 20% 5% 10%
Rain Amount 10-20mm < 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
33
km/h
13
km/h
21
km/h
14
km/h
20
km/h
14
km/h
21
km/h
17
km/h
18
km/h
27
km/h
19
km/h
19
km/h
21
km/h
Wind Direction NE 34km/h
NE
NNE 33km/h
NNE
NW 13km/h
NW
NW 21km/h
NW
SSW 14km/h
SSW
NNW 20km/h
NNW
SSW 14km/h
SSW
WNW 21km/h
WNW
SSE 17km/h
SSE
WNW 18km/h
WNW
ESE 27km/h
ESE
NNE 19km/h
NNE
SE 19km/h
SE
N 21km/h
N
Relative Humidity 78% 73% 74% 59% 67% 53% 62% 50% 58% 46% 51% 40% 54% 45%
Dew Point 24°C 24°C 25°C 24°C 24°C 23°C 23°C 22°C 22°C 22°C 21°C 21°C 22°C 22°C

Karratha Sun & Moon Times

Tuesday Next Occurrence
First Light Sunrise Sunset Last Light Moon Phase moon set moon rise full moon last quarter new moon first quarter
first light
05:58 WST
sunrise
06:20 WST
sunset
18:15 WST
last light
18:37 WST
moon
set
Tue 02:42 WST
rise
Tue 15:37 WST
moon
Sat
Apr 4
moon
Sun
Apr 12
moon
Sun
Apr 19
moon
Sun
Apr 26

Karratha Ap Past 5 Days

  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Mon
Mar 30
24.5°C 33°C 4.8mm
Sun
Mar 29
25.9°C 34.8°C 0.0mm
Sat
Mar 28
25.8°C 37.0°C 0.0mm
Fri
Mar 27
25.7°C 37.3°C 0.0mm
Thu
Mar 26
25.6°C 36.9°C 0.0mm

Karratha Ap Year To Date

average rainfall to Mar
181.1mm
13.5 day(s)
total for 2015
51.0mm
11 day(s)
total to this day 2014
70.4mm
8 day(s)
wettest day
17.4mm
Mar 13
lowest temperature
23.1°C
Mar 5
highest temperature
47.0°C
Feb 21

Karratha Ap Almanac

March minimum temperature
lowest this month
23.1°C
5th
lowest on record
13.0°C
15th 1995
average this month
26.1°C
+0.3°C
long-term average
25.8°C
March maximum temperature
highest this month
40.8°C
22nd
highest on record
45.8°C
1st 2005
average this month
35.0°C
-1.1°C
long-term average
36.1°C
March rainfall
wettest this month
17.4mm
13th
total this month
44.0mm
5 day(s)
long-term average
50.5mm
4.0 day(s)
wettest on record
291.2mm
2004
driest on record
0.0mm
1985

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Much of WA ending March on wet note

18:55 EDT March is ending wet for Western Australia's west and south, most of which had a damp start to the month but even for places which have been recently dry.

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