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Karratha Forecast

Today 33°C
Tonight 24°C
mostly_sunny

Now

32.0°C falling
Updated at 16:20 WST

Pilbara for Friday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of rain in the southeast, near zero chance elsewhere. Rain heavy at times in the southeast early this evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds NW 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late evening.

Currently at Karratha Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 32.0°C falling
Dew Point 24.1°C rising
Feels Like 38.0°C
Relative Humidity 63%
Wind icon
NW 29km/h rising
Wind Gusts 37km/h
Pressure 1003.6hPa rising
Fire Danger 8.4
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Fri

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Sunrise sunrise
06:18 WST
Sunset sunset
18:21 WST

Nearby Now

Roebourne Ap 31.3°C
Legendre Island 30.8°C
Barrow Island 31.6°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Karratha

48-hour forecast

6pm

Mostly clear
31°C

9pm

Mostly clear
29°C

12am

Mostly clear
27°C

3am

Mostly clear
26°C

Pilbara Weather Warnings

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WA - Fri 11:13 WST
Cancellation of Flood Watch for the Pilbara

WA - Fri 11:01 WST
Severe Weather Warning (Heavy Rain) for Gascoyne, Goldfields and South Interior. Cancelled for the Pilbara

WA - Fri 10:58 WST
Flood Warning for the Pilbara Coastal Rivers

WA - Fri 10:40 WST
Flood Warning for the De Grey River Catchment

National Forecast

Karratha 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Fri
Mar 24
Sat
Mar 25
Sun
Mar 26
Mon
Mar 27
Tue
Mar 28
Wed
Mar 29
Thu
Mar 30

Mostly sunny

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 33°C 33°C 34°C 33°C 34°C 37°C 37°C
Minimum 26°C 24°C 25°C 25°C 26°C 27°C 27°C
Chance of Rain 40% 30% 60% 40% 60% 30% 30%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm
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 22
km/h
28
km/h
11
km/h
20
km/h
9
km/h
16
km/h
14
km/h
23
km/h
11
km/h
18
km/h
12
km/h
13
km/h
29
km/h
26
km/h
Wind Direction WSW 22km/h
WSW
WNW 28km/h
WNW
WNW 11km/h
WNW
NW 20km/h
NW
S 9km/h
S
NNW 16km/h
NNW
SSE 14km/h
SSE
NE 23km/h
NE
S 11km/h
S
N 18km/h
N
S 12km/h
S
NNE 13km/h
NNE
SE 29km/h
SE
E 26km/h
E
Relative Humidity 72% 62% 63% 59% 66% 59% 68% 59% 67% 60% 64% 55% 48% 44%
Dew Point 25°C 25°C 22°C 24°C 24°C 25°C 23°C 24°C 25°C 25°C 26°C 26°C 21°C 23°C

Karratha Sun & Moon Times

Saturday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:56 WST
sunrise
06:18 WST
sunset
18:20 WST
last light
18:42 WST
moon
rise
Sat 03:19 WST
set
Sat 16:22 WST
moon
Tue
Mar 28
moon
Tue
Apr 4
moon
Tue
Apr 11
moon
Wed
Apr 19

Karratha Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
Mar 24
25.8°C 34°C 1.2mm
Thu
Mar 23
24.6°C 30.0°C 2.8mm
Wed
Mar 22
26.0°C 30.4°C 9.0mm
Tue
Mar 21
28.3°C 36.3°C 0.0mm
Mon
Mar 20
27.8°C 38.0°C 0.0mm

Karratha Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Mar
181.1mm
13.5 Day(s)
Total For 2017
407.2mm
19 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
14.4mm
6 Day(s)
Wettest Day
210.6mm
Feb 9
Lowest Temperature
23.3°C
Jan 15
Highest Temperature
43.0°C
Jan 5

Karratha Ap Almanac

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March Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
24.4°C
5th
Lowest On Record
13.0°C
15th 1995
Average This Month
26.3°C
+0.5°C
Long-term Average
25.8°C
March Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
42.9°C
5th
Highest On Record
45.8°C
1st 2005
Average This Month
36.6°C
+0.5°C
Long-term Average
36.1°C
March Rainfall
Wettest This Month
14.8mm
13th
Total This Month
38.2mm
6 Day(s)
Long-term Average
50.5mm
4.0 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
291.2mm
2004
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1985
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