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Karratha Forecast

Today 37°C
Tonight 25°C
mostly_sunny

Now

38.4°C falling
Updated at 09:10 WST

Pilbara for Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers and thunderstorms inland during this afternoon and evening. Gusty winds possible with thunderstorms. Winds NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 40.

Currently at Karratha Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 38.4°C falling
Dew Point 15.5°C falling
Feels Like 38.8°C
Relative Humidity 26%
Wind icon
E 22km/h falling
Wind Gusts 24km/h
Pressure 1009.4hPa falling
Fire Danger 30.9
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sat

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Sunrise sunrise
05:25 WST
Sunset sunset
18:47 WST

Nearby Now

Roebourne Ap 39.4°C
Legendre Island 36.5°C
Barrow Island 31.6°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Karratha

48-hour forecast

12pm

Mostly clear
37°C

3pm

Mostly clear
36°C

6pm

Mostly cloudy
32°C

9pm

Mostly cloudy
29°C

Pilbara Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Karratha 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Dec 10
Sun
Dec 11
Mon
Dec 12
Tue
Dec 13
Wed
Dec 14
Thu
Dec 15
Fri
Dec 16

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny
Maximum 37°C 36°C 36°C 38°C 37°C 37°C 42°C
Minimum 26°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 25°C
Chance of Rain 70% 40% 10% 70% 60% 30% 30%
Rain Amount 1-5mm < 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 18
km/h
19
km/h
13
km/h
22
km/h
12
km/h
24
km/h
16
km/h
21
km/h
17
km/h
21
km/h
12
km/h
26
km/h
22
km/h
31
km/h
Wind Direction ESE 18km/h
ESE
NNE 19km/h
NNE
NE 13km/h
NE
NNE 22km/h
NNE
WNW 12km/h
WNW
NNW 24km/h
NNW
S 16km/h
S
NNW 21km/h
NNW
ESE 17km/h
ESE
N 21km/h
N
SSW 12km/h
SSW
NW 26km/h
NW
WSW 22km/h
WSW
WNW 31km/h
WNW
Relative Humidity 53% 45% 60% 59% 63% 52% 56% 49% 50% 45% 53% 48% 51% 43%
Dew Point 23°C 22°C 25°C 26°C 24°C 24°C 23°C 25°C 21°C 23°C 23°C 24°C 23°C 27°C

Karratha Sun & Moon Times

Saturday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
05:00 WST
sunrise
05:25 WST
sunset
18:47 WST
last light
19:12 WST
moon
rise
Sat 14:50 WST
set
Sun 02:52 WST
moon
Wed
Dec 14
moon
Wed
Dec 21
moon
Thu
Dec 29
moon
Fri
Jan 6

Karratha Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sat
Dec 10
29°C - -
Fri
Dec 9
29.9°C 39°C 0.0mm
Thu
Dec 8
27.6°C 37.3°C 0.2mm
Wed
Dec 7
26.9°C 34.9°C 0.0mm
Tue
Dec 6
22.3°C 33.0°C 0.0mm

Karratha Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
299.8mm
27.7 Day(s)
Total For 2016
219.6mm
24 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
185.2mm
29 Day(s)
Wettest Day
71.4mm
Jun 7
Lowest Temperature
9.5°C
Aug 23
Highest Temperature
46.1°C
Feb 11

Karratha Ap Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
22.3°C
6th
Lowest On Record
18.7°C
12th 2008
Average This Month
25.8°C
+0.3°C
Long-term Average
25.5°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
39.0°C
9th
Highest On Record
46.9°C
28th 1996
Average This Month
34.8°C
-1.0°C
Long-term Average
35.8°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
0.2mm
8th
Total This Month
0.2mm
1 Day(s)
Long-term Average
15.2mm
1.4 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
112.8mm
2013
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1978
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