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Karratha Forecast

Today 33°C
Tonight 26°C
mostly_sunny

Now

29.2°C falling
Updated at 10:40 WST

Pilbara for Tuesday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers inland, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds SW 15 to 20 km/h tending SE/SW 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then tending NE/SE in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures 33 to 41.

Currently at Karratha Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 29.2°C falling
Dew Point 22.2°C falling
Feels Like 32.4°C
Relative Humidity 66%
Wind icon
WNW 9km/h falling
Wind Gusts 11km/h
Pressure 1009.5hPa rising
Fire Danger 4.2
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
05:51 WST
Sunset sunset
18:59 WST

Nearby Now

Legendre Island 28.1°C
Roebourne Ap 32.9°C
Barrow Island 30.0°C

Fire Danger Rating

VERY HIGH

Next 12 hours in Karratha

48-hour forecast

12pm

Mostly clear
32°C

3pm

Mostly clear
33°C

6pm

Mostly clear
30°C

9pm

Mostly clear
28°C

Pilbara Weather Warnings

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WA - Tue 08:45 WST
Strong Wind Warning Gascoyne Coast and Geraldton Coast, cancelled for Ningaloo Coast

National Forecast

Karratha 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
Jan 24
Wed
Jan 25
Thu
Jan 26
Fri
Jan 27
Sat
Jan 28
Sun
Jan 29
Mon
Jan 30

Mostly sunny

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Thunder-
storms

Thunder-
storms

Possible thunderstorm
Maximum 33°C 34°C 35°C 36°C 34°C 32°C 32°C
Minimum 26°C 26°C 27°C 27°C 27°C 27°C 27°C
Chance of Rain 40% 70% 60% 90% 90% 90% 90%
Rain Amount < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 5-10mm 10-20mm 10-20mm 1-5mm
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 17
km/h
25
km/h
13
km/h
15
km/h
15
km/h
15
km/h
18
km/h
14
km/h
34
km/h
38
km/h
41
km/h
42
km/h
32
km/h
34
km/h
Wind Direction WNW 17km/h
WNW
NW 25km/h
NW
SW 13km/h
SW
NNW 15km/h
NNW
S 15km/h
S
N 15km/h
N
S 18km/h
S
SSE 14km/h
SSE
SE 34km/h
SE
E 38km/h
E
E 41km/h
E
ENE 42km/h
ENE
ENE 32km/h
ENE
NE 34km/h
NE
Relative Humidity 72% 60% 69% 60% 66% 58% 66% 56% 62% 58% 76% 71% 76% 70%
Dew Point 24°C 24°C 24°C 25°C 24°C 26°C 25°C 26°C 23°C 24°C 26°C 26°C 26°C 26°C

Karratha Sun & Moon Times

Tuesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:27 WST
sunrise
05:51 WST
sunset
18:59 WST
last light
19:23 WST
moon
set
Wed 16:44 WST
rise
Thu 04:09 WST
moon
Sat
Jan 28
moon
Sat
Feb 4
moon
Sat
Feb 11
moon
Sun
Feb 19

Karratha Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Jan 24
26°C - 0.0mm
Mon
Jan 23
24.2°C 32°C 0.0mm
Sun
Jan 22
24.2°C 31.9°C 0.0mm
Sat
Jan 21
26.0°C 30.4°C 0.0mm
Fri
Jan 20
24.5°C 31.9°C 0.0mm

Karratha Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jan
50.5mm
4.2 Day(s)
Total For 2017
44.8mm
1 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
0.4mm
1 Day(s)
Wettest Day
44.8mm
Jan 15
Lowest Temperature
23.3°C
Jan 15
Highest Temperature
43.0°C
Jan 5

Karratha Ap Almanac

full climatology
January Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
23.3°C
15th
Lowest On Record
20.5°C
4th 2007
Average This Month
26.4°C
-0.4°C
Long-term Average
26.8°C
January Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
43.0°C
5th
Highest On Record
48.2°C
21st 2003
Average This Month
34.7°C
-1.4°C
Long-term Average
36.1°C
January Rainfall
Wettest This Month
44.8mm
15th
Total This Month
44.8mm
1 Day(s)
Long-term Average
50.5mm
4.2 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
263.4mm
2006
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1979
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