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Karratha Forecast

This morning 25°C
Today 36°C
sunny

Now

26.5°C steady
Updated at 02:00 WST

Pilbara for Wednesday Mostly sunny. Slight chance of a shower in the east in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm inland in the afternoon and evening. Winds NW/SW 15 to 20 km/h tending SE/SW 15 to 25 km/h early in the morning then tending NW/SW 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to 22 to 27 with daytime temperatures reaching around 40.
Thursday Mostly sunny. Slight chance of a shower inland in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds NW/SW 15 to 25 km/h tending SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h early in the morning then tending NW/SW 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to high 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 40s.

Currently at Karratha Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 26.5°C steady
Dew Point 22.3°C steady
Feels Like 28.5°C
Relative Humidity 78%
Wind icon
W 29km/h steady
Wind Gusts 35km/h
Pressure 1008.3hPa falling
Fire Danger 4.1
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
05:26 WST
Sunset sunset
18:48 WST

Nearby Now

Roebourne Ap 25.8°C
Legendre Island 25.4°C
Barrow Island 24.7°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Karratha

48-hour forecast

3am

Clear
26°C

6am

Clear
25°C

9am

Clear
31°C

12pm

Clear
35°C

Pilbara Weather Warnings

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WA - Tue 22:00 WST
Coastal Wind Warning for WA.

National Forecast

Karratha 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Dec 13
Thu
Dec 14
Fri
Dec 15
Sat
Dec 16
Sun
Dec 17
Mon
Dec 18
Tue
Dec 19

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny
Maximum 36°C 38°C 39°C 38°C 37°C 36°C 37°C
Minimum 25°C 26°C 27°C 27°C 26°C 25°C 25°C
Chance of Rain 5% 5% 5% 5% 5% 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 16
km/h
28
km/h
19
km/h
28
km/h
26
km/h
35
km/h
28
km/h
36
km/h
33
km/h
37
km/h
27
km/h
34
km/h
22
km/h
20
km/h
Wind Direction W 16km/h
W
NW 28km/h
NW
WNW 19km/h
WNW
WNW 28km/h
WNW
W 26km/h
W
W 35km/h
W
WSW 28km/h
WSW
W 36km/h
W
WSW 33km/h
WSW
W 37km/h
W
SW 27km/h
SW
W 34km/h
W
S 22km/h
S
NW 20km/h
NW
Relative Humidity 53% 45% 52% 39% 39% 37% 41% 37% 44% 34% 36% 29% 26% 23%
Dew Point 21°C 22°C 22°C 22°C 18°C 21°C 18°C 21°C 18°C 19°C 13°C 15°C 10°C 13°C

Karratha Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:01 WST
sunrise
05:26 WST
sunset
18:48 WST
last light
19:13 WST
moon
set
Wed 14:36 WST
rise
Thu 02:39 WST
moon
Mon
Dec 18
moon
Tue
Dec 26
moon
Tue
Jan 2
moon
Tue
Jan 9

Karratha Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Dec 12
24°C 33°C 0.0mm
Mon
Dec 11
23.5°C 33°C 0.0mm
Sun
Dec 10
24.3°C 32.9°C 0.0mm
Sat
Dec 9
26.4°C 33.3°C 0.0mm
Fri
Dec 8
26.9°C 34.1°C 0.0mm

Karratha Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
300.3mm
27.6 Day(s)
Total For 2017
442.6mm
21 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
219.6mm
24 Day(s)
Wettest Day
210.6mm
Feb 9
Lowest Temperature
8.3°C
Jul 11
Highest Temperature
43.0°C
Jan 5

Karratha Ap Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
23.5°C
11th
Lowest On Record
18.7°C
12th 2008
Average This Month
26.6°C
+1.0°C
Long-term Average
25.6°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
37.5°C
5th
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
0.0mm
1st
Total This Month
0.0mm
0 Day(s)
Long-term Average
14.6mm
1.4 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
112.8mm
2013
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1978
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Weather News

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16:29 EDT

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Sweaty week ahead in Sydney

13:34 EDT

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Warming up in Canberra

16:35 EDT

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