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Karratha Forecast

Today 29°C
Tonight 18°C
sunny

Now

28.1°C rising
Updated at 14:00 WST

Pilbara for Tuesday Sunny. Winds SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures 28 to 33.

Currently at Karratha Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 28.1°C rising
Dew Point 11.6°C rising
Feels Like 27.5°C
Relative Humidity 36%
Wind icon
WNW 22km/h rising
Wind Gusts 26km/h
Pressure 1012.3hPa steady
Fire Danger 15.5
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

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Sunrise sunrise
06:42 WST
Sunset sunset
17:39 WST

Nearby Now

Roebourne Ap 31.1°C
Legendre Island 27.4°C
Barrow Island 26.3°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Karratha

48-hour forecast

3pm

Mostly clear
29°C

6pm

Clear
25°C

9pm

Clear
23°C

12am

Clear
21°C

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Karratha 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
May 31
Wed
Jun 1
Thu
Jun 2
Fri
Jun 3
Sat
Jun 4
Sun
Jun 5
Mon
Jun 6

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Rain
Maximum 29°C 28°C 30°C 30°C 31°C 30°C 29°C
Minimum 17°C 18°C 20°C 19°C 19°C 20°C 20°C
Chance of Rain 5% 40% 80% 70% 40% 50% 80%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm 5-10mm 5-10mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
UV Index High High High High High
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 10
km/h
22
km/h
5
km/h
21
km/h
11
km/h
19
km/h
13
km/h
20
km/h
7
km/h
19
km/h
10
km/h
19
km/h
10
km/h
20
km/h
Wind Direction SSW 10km/h
SSW
WNW 22km/h
WNW
NNW 5km/h
NNW
NW 21km/h
NW
S 11km/h
S
NNW 19km/h
NNW
E 13km/h
E
ENE 20km/h
ENE
NE 7km/h
NE
NW 19km/h
NW
ESE 10km/h
ESE
NNW 19km/h
NNW
SSE 10km/h
SSE
WSW 20km/h
WSW
Relative Humidity 48% 40% 53% 48% 52% 50% 67% 67% 77% 68% 74% 71% 75% 63%
Dew Point 11°C 14°C 14°C 16°C 15°C 18°C 19°C 22°C 22°C 24°C 22°C 24°C 21°C 21°C

Karratha Sun & Moon Times

Tuesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:18 WST
sunrise
06:42 WST
sunset
17:39 WST
last light
18:03 WST
moon
rise
Wed 02:19 WST
set
Wed 14:34 WST
moon
Sun
Jun 5
moon
Sun
Jun 12
moon
Mon
Jun 20
moon
Tue
Jun 28

Karratha Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
May 31
17.5°C - 0.0mm
Mon
May 30
17.1°C 31.1°C 0.0mm
Sun
May 29
18.7°C 31.4°C 0.0mm
Sat
May 28
21.5°C 30.5°C 0.0mm
Fri
May 27
20.8°C 31.2°C 0.0mm

Karratha Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To May
227.5mm
18.5 Day(s)
Total For 2016
35.4mm
8 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
177.2mm
26 Day(s)
Wettest Day
20.8mm
May 7
Lowest Temperature
17.1°C
May 30
Highest Temperature
46.1°C
Feb 11

Karratha Ap Almanac

full climatology
May Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
17.1°C
30th
Lowest On Record
10.8°C
31st 2012
Average This Month
20.5°C
+2.3°C
Long-term Average
18.2°C
May Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
35.7°C
17th
Highest On Record
37.6°C
1st 2013
Average This Month
30.8°C
+0.8°C
Long-term Average
30.0°C
May Rainfall
Wettest This Month
20.8mm
7th
Total This Month
20.8mm
1 Day(s)
Long-term Average
28.7mm
3.2 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
143.7mm
1973
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1972
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