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Karratha Forecast

This morning 26°C
Today 35°C
possible_shower

Now

29.3°C rising
Updated at 02:40 WST

Pilbara for Saturday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm, with gusty winds in the S. Winds NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers inland, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm, with gusty winds inland in the afternoon and early evening. Light winds becoming NW/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then tending NW/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.

Currently at Karratha Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 29.3°C rising
Dew Point 23.5°C rising
Feels Like 33.6°C
Relative Humidity 71%
Wind icon
ENE 11km/h falling
Wind Gusts 11km/h
Pressure 1008.3hPa falling
Fire Danger 3.7
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sun

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

Nearby Now

Roebourne Ap 28.9°C
Legendre Island 28.2°C
Barrow Island 29.9°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Karratha

48-hour forecast

6am

Mostly clear
27°C

9am

Slight chance storm
32°C

12pm

Shower. Chance storm
34°C

3pm

Mostly clear
35°C

Pilbara Weather Warnings

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WA - Sat 15:11 WST
Fire Weather Warning for Gascoyne, Inland CW, SE Coastal, Goldfields, Eucla, Upper Great S, Roe, Lakes, Mortlock, Avon & Jilbadgie

National Forecast

Karratha 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sun
Dec 11
Mon
Dec 12
Tue
Dec 13
Wed
Dec 14
Thu
Dec 15
Fri
Dec 16
Sat
Dec 17

Possible shower

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny
Maximum 35°C 36°C 41°C 40°C 35°C 38°C 38°C
Minimum 26°C 26°C 26°C 26°C 25°C 25°C 25°C
Chance of Rain 50% 40% 40% 5% 10% 5% 5%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 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
23
km/h
13
km/h
24
km/h
14
km/h
26
km/h
16
km/h
25
km/h
13
km/h
28
km/h
22
km/h
30
km/h
21
km/h
30
km/h
Wind Direction ENE 18km/h
ENE
NNE 23km/h
NNE
NNW 13km/h
NNW
NNW 24km/h
NNW
SW 14km/h
SW
NW 26km/h
NW
NE 16km/h
NE
NNW 25km/h
NNW
WSW 13km/h
WSW
NW 28km/h
NW
WSW 22km/h
WSW
WNW 30km/h
WNW
WSW 21km/h
WSW
WNW 30km/h
WNW
Relative Humidity 65% 59% 71% 56% 53% 45% 55% 49% 59% 50% 50% 43% 48% 45%
Dew Point 25°C 26°C 26°C 26°C 24°C 26°C 24°C 27°C 23°C 23°C 21°C 23°C 21°C 24°C

Karratha Sun & Moon Times

Sunday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
05:01 WST
sunrise
05:25 WST
sunset
18:47 WST
last light
19:12 WST
moon
rise
Sun 15:53 WST
set
Mon 03:42 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
28.9°C 40°C 0.0mm
Fri
Dec 9
29.9°C 38.6°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

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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
40.0°C
10th
Highest On Record
46.9°C
28th 1996
Average This Month
35.3°C
-0.5°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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