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Karratha Forecast

This morning 30°C
Today 35°C
late_shower

Now

29.5°C steady
Updated at 02:20 WST

Pilbara for Friday Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and early evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Heavy falls possible near the coast. Winds NE/SE 25 to 35 km/h. Damaging wind gusts exceeding 90 km/h possible depending on movement and development of Severe Tropical Cyclone Veronica. Overnight temperatures falling to the mid to high 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 35 to 41.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium chance of rain, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Heavy falls possible. Very destructive wind gusts exceeding 170 km/h possible depending on movement and development of Severe Tropical Cyclone Veronica. Overnight temperatures falling to the mid to high 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 33 to 40.

Currently at Karratha Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 29.5°C steady
Dew Point 23.7°C steady
Feels Like 30.4°C
Relative Humidity 71%
Wind icon
ESE 24km/h steady
Wind Gusts 26km/h
Pressure 1004.0hPa falling
Fire Danger 5.1
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Fri

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Sunrise sunrise
06:17 WST
Sunset sunset
18:23 WST

Nearby Now

Legendre Island 29.6°C
Roebourne Ap 27.5°C
Barrow Island 29.6°C

Fire Danger Rating

VERY HIGH

Next 12 hours in Karratha

48-hour forecast

3am

Mostly cloudy
31°C

6am

Slight chance storm. Windy
30°C

9am

Chance shower or storm. Windy
32°C

12pm

Chance shower or storm. Windy
35°C

Pilbara Weather Warnings

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WA - Thu 23:42 WST
Tropical Cyclone Warning from Pardoo to Mardie. Watch Zone extends to Wallal Downs, Onslow, Pannawonica, Tom Price and Marble Bar

WA - Thu 23:06 WST
Hurricane Force Wind Warning for the Pilbara East and West Coats. Strong Wind Warning extends to the Leeuwin Coast.

WA - Thu 14:33 WST
Initial Flood Watch for the Pilbara District Rivers

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Karratha 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Fri
Mar 22
Sat
Mar 23
Sun
Mar 24
Mon
Mar 25
Tue
Mar 26
Wed
Mar 27
Thu
Mar 28

Late shower

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Thunder-
storms

Thunder-
storms

Possible shower

Mostly sunny
Maximum 35°C 33°C 33°C 34°C 34°C 34°C 36°C
Minimum 30°C 29°C 28°C 28°C 28°C 29°C 27°C
Chance of Rain 80% 90% 80% 50% 70% 50% 30%
Rain Amount 5-10mm 40-80mm 40-80mm 20-40mm 5-10mm < 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 42
km/h
47
km/h
58
km/h
71
km/h
71
km/h
63
km/h
54
km/h
49
km/h
35
km/h
31
km/h
17
km/h
20
km/h
8
km/h
17
km/h
Wind Direction E 42km/h
E
E 47km/h
E
ESE 58km/h
ESE
ESE 71km/h
ESE
S 71km/h
S
S 63km/h
S
SSE 54km/h
SSE
SSE 49km/h
SSE
ESE 35km/h
ESE
NE 31km/h
NE
NE 17km/h
NE
NNE 20km/h
NNE
SSW 8km/h
SSW
NNW 17km/h
NNW
Relative Humidity 71% 59% 74% 67% 71% 64% 73% 64% 76% 67% 77% 66% 73% 60%
Dew Point 27°C 26°C 26°C 26°C 24°C 26°C 26°C 26°C 26°C 27°C 27°C 27°C 26°C 27°C

Karratha Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
05:55 WST
sunrise
06:17 WST
sunset
18:23 WST
last light
18:45 WST
moon
set
Fri 07:15 WST
rise
Fri 19:35 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
Thu
Mar 21
28.8°C 36°C 0.0mm
Wed
Mar 20
28.0°C 38.8°C 0.0mm
Tue
Mar 19
28.0°C 38.1°C 0.0mm
Mon
Mar 18
22.9°C 34.8°C 18.0mm
Sun
Mar 17
28.8°C 35.9°C 0.0mm

Karratha Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Mar
179.6mm
13.5 Day(s)
Total For 2019
20.8mm
2 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2018
68.4mm
10 Day(s)
Wettest Day
18.0mm
Mar 18
Lowest Temperature
22.9°C
Mar 18
Highest Temperature
45.5°C
Feb 16

Karratha Ap Almanac

full climatology
March Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
22.9°C
18th
Lowest On Record
13.0°C
15th 1995
Average This Month
28.3°C
+2.4°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
38.3°C
+2.2°C
Long-term Average
36.1°C
March Rainfall
Wettest This Month
18.0mm
18th
Total This Month
18.0mm
1 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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23:30 EDT

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