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Karratha Weather


Karratha Forecast

Today 32°C
Tonight 23°C
cloudy

Now

29.3°C falling
Updated at 15:50 WST

Pilbara for Wednesday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers or a thunderstorm in the southwest. Winds SE 25 to 35 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures 26 to 33.

Currently at Karratha Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 29.3°C falling
Dew Point 20.5°C rising
Feels Like 31.4°C
Relative Humidity 59%
Wind icon
NE 24km/h rising
Wind Gusts 26km/h
Pressure 1013.0hPa rising
Fire Danger 7.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
06:28 WST
Sunset sunset
17:54 WST

Nearby Now

Roebourne Ap 31.1°C
Barrow Island 29.9°C
Port Hedland Ap 30.3°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Karratha

48-hour forecast

6pm

Cloudy
29°C

9pm

Mostly cloudy
27°C

12am

Mostly cloudy
25°C

3am

Mostly clear
24°C

Pilbara Weather Warnings

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WA - Wed 16:00 WST
Coastal Wind Warning for WA.

National Forecast

Karratha 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Apr 26
Thu
Apr 27
Fri
Apr 28
Sat
Apr 29
Sun
Apr 30
Mon
May 1
Tue
May 2

Cloudy

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny
Maximum 32°C 33°C 34°C 33°C 32°C 31°C 31°C
Minimum 24°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 21°C
Chance of Rain 30% 10% 10% 5% 5% 5% 5%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Very High Very High Very High Very High Very 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 28
km/h
26
km/h
32
km/h
25
km/h
30
km/h
25
km/h
29
km/h
26
km/h
26
km/h
23
km/h
26
km/h
23
km/h
27
km/h
25
km/h
Wind Direction SE 28km/h
SE
ESE 26km/h
ESE
SE 32km/h
SE
ESE 25km/h
ESE
SE 30km/h
SE
E 25km/h
E
ESE 29km/h
ESE
ENE 26km/h
ENE
ESE 26km/h
ESE
E 23km/h
E
ESE 26km/h
ESE
E 23km/h
E
ESE 27km/h
ESE
E 25km/h
E
Relative Humidity 54% 46% 34% 36% 38% 36% 31% 32% 26% 28% 32% 27% 32% 28%
Dew Point 19°C 19°C 12°C 16°C 14°C 17°C 11°C 14°C 8°C 12°C 11°C 10°C 10°C 10°C

Karratha Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
06:05 WST
sunrise
06:28 WST
sunset
17:53 WST
last light
18:16 WST
moon
set
Wed 17:58 WST
rise
Thu 07:00 WST
moon
Wed
May 3
moon
Thu
May 11
moon
Fri
May 19
moon
Fri
May 26

Karratha Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Apr 26
24.1°C 32°C 0.0mm
Tue
Apr 25
24.9°C 28.6°C 0.0mm
Mon
Apr 24
24.0°C 32.2°C 0.0mm
Sun
Apr 23
23.8°C 34.0°C 0.0mm
Sat
Apr 22
21.7°C 33.1°C 0.0mm

Karratha Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Apr
198.8mm
15.3 Day(s)
Total For 2017
442.2mm
20 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
14.6mm
7 Day(s)
Wettest Day
210.6mm
Feb 9
Lowest Temperature
18.3°C
Apr 14
Highest Temperature
43.0°C
Jan 5

Karratha Ap Almanac

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April Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
18.3°C
14th
Lowest On Record
14.7°C
29th 2006
Average This Month
22.8°C
+0.2°C
Long-term Average
22.6°C
April Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
36.6°C
9th
Highest On Record
41.3°C
5th 2005
Average This Month
33.7°C
-0.6°C
Long-term Average
34.3°C
April Rainfall
Wettest This Month
35.0mm
18th
Total This Month
35.0mm
1 Day(s)
Long-term Average
17.7mm
1.8 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
120.7mm
1992
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1973
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