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Karratha Forecast

This morning 26°C
Today 33°C
mostly_sunny

Now

26.7°C falling
Updated at 01:50 WST

Pilbara for Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers and thunderstorms in the east with possible heavy falls. Winds NW/NE 20 to 30 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers and thunderstorms inland. Winds NW/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending NW/SW 20 to 30 km/h before dawn.

Currently at Karratha Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 26.7°C falling
Dew Point 22.5°C rising
Feels Like 28.9°C
Relative Humidity 78%
Wind icon
W 25km/h falling
Wind Gusts 30km/h
Pressure 1005.1hPa steady
Fire Danger 3.8
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sat

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Sunrise sunrise
05:49 WST
Sunset sunset
19:00 WST

Nearby Now

Roebourne Ap 26.4°C
Legendre Island 25.9°C
Barrow Island 24.9°C

Fire Danger Rating

VERY HIGH

Next 12 hours in Karratha

48-hour forecast

3am

Mostly cloudy
27°C

6am

Mostly cloudy
26°C

9am

Mostly cloudy
29°C

12pm

Mostly clear
33°C

Pilbara Weather Warnings

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WA - Sat 01:59 WST
Fire Weather Warning. Weather conditions are expected to be conducive towards the rapid spread of fire.

WA - Fri 22:00 WST
Strong Wind Warning for the Following Area: Ningaloo Coast Cancellation for the Following Areas: Gascoyne Coast and Geraldton Coast

WA - Fri 10:49 WST
Flood Warning for the De Grey River Catchment

National Forecast

Karratha 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Jan 21
Sun
Jan 22
Mon
Jan 23
Tue
Jan 24
Wed
Jan 25
Thu
Jan 26
Fri
Jan 27

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Increasing sunshine

Mostly sunny

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm
Maximum 33°C 32°C 34°C 33°C 35°C 34°C 35°C
Minimum 26°C 26°C 25°C 26°C 26°C 26°C 27°C
Chance of Rain 40% 10% 10% 30% 90% 90% 70%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 5-10mm 1-5mm < 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 28
km/h
35
km/h
24
km/h
30
km/h
22
km/h
29
km/h
16
km/h
25
km/h
11
km/h
20
km/h
17
km/h
16
km/h
14
km/h
16
km/h
Wind Direction W 28km/h
W
WNW 35km/h
WNW
W 24km/h
W
WNW 30km/h
WNW
W 22km/h
W
NW 29km/h
NW
NNW 16km/h
NNW
NNW 25km/h
NNW
SW 11km/h
SW
N 20km/h
N
SSE 17km/h
SSE
NNE 16km/h
NNE
SE 14km/h
SE
NNE 16km/h
NNE
Relative Humidity 67% 60% 69% 54% 64% 52% 65% 54% 68% 57% 65% 57% 67% 57%
Dew Point 23°C 24°C 23°C 22°C 22°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 24°C 25°C 23°C 24°C 25°C 25°C

Karratha Sun & Moon Times

Saturday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:25 WST
sunrise
05:49 WST
sunset
19:00 WST
last light
19:24 WST
moon
set
Sat 13:25 WST
rise
Sun 01:09 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
Fri
Jan 20
24.5°C 32°C 0.0mm
Thu
Jan 19
23.8°C 31.5°C 0.0mm
Wed
Jan 18
27.2°C 32.2°C 0.0mm
Tue
Jan 17
26.9°C 33.2°C 0.0mm
Mon
Jan 16
26.1°C 33.0°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

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January Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
23.3°C
15th
Lowest On Record
20.5°C
4th 2007
Average This Month
26.7°C
-0.1°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
35.2°C
-0.9°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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