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20.74°S 116.85°E 8m AMSL

Karratha Forecast

Today 30°C
Tonight 26°C
Thunderstorms

Now

29.7°C falling
Updated at 15:00 WST

Pilbara for Monday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain in the west, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm, with possible heavy falls in the southwest during this afternoon and evening. Winds NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h tending SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 27 to 36.

Currently at Karratha Ap

Temperature 29.7°C falling
Dew Point 25.9°C rising
Feels Like 36.8°C
Relative Humidity 80%
Wind icon
NNE 24km/h rising
Wind Gusts 30km/h
Pressure 1011.3hPa falling
Fire Danger 3.7
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Monday

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

Nearby Now

Roebourne Ap 30.0°C
Legendre Island 29.4°C
Barrow Island 25.6°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Karratha

possible thunderstorm

6pm

Chance shower or storm
28°C
possible thunderstorm

9pm

Slight chance storm
28°C
possible thunderstorm

12am

Slight chance storm
27°C
possible thunderstorm

3am

Slight chance storm
27°C
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Pilbara Weather Warnings

WA - Mon 12:46 WST
Flooding Outlook Advice General

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

WA - Mon 11:10 WST
Flood Warning - Ashburton River Catchment

WA - Mon 10:12 WST
Strong Wind Warning for the Pilbara Coast East and Pilbara Coast West

Western Australia weather update

Western Australia Weather Update

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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
sunny
Sunny
mostly sunny
Mostly sunny
mostly sunny
Mostly sunny
mostly sunny
Mostly sunny
sunny
Sunny
Maximum 30°C 33°C 34°C 35°C 35°C 39°C 38°C
Minimum 26°C 26°C 25°C 26°C 26°C 27°C 27°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 35
km/h
34
km/h
14
km/h
21
km/h
13
km/h
20
km/h
14
km/h
23
km/h
17
km/h
18
km/h
26
km/h
19
km/h
21
km/h
21
km/h
Wind Direction NE 35km/h
NE
NNE 34km/h
NNE
NW 14km/h
NW
NW 21km/h
NW
SSW 13km/h
SSW
NNW 20km/h
NNW
SSW 14km/h
SSW
WNW 23km/h
WNW
SSE 17km/h
SSE
WNW 18km/h
WNW
ESE 26km/h
ESE
NNE 19km/h
NNE
SE 21km/h
SE
N 21km/h
N
Relative Humidity 78% 73% 74% 59% 69% 53% 62% 47% 58% 46% 50% 36% 53% 39%
Dew Point 25°C 25°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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