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Port Hedland Forecast

This morning 26°C
Today 39°C
windy

Now

26.9°C steady
Updated at 01:40 WST

Pilbara for Saturday Very hot. Sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the east in the afternoon. Winds W/SW 15 to 25 km/h tending S/SW before dawn then tending W/SW 25 to 35 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to 22 to 29 with daytime temperatures reaching 39 to 45.
Sunday Sunny. Winds W/SW 20 to 25 km/h tending S/SW 15 to 25 km/h before dawn then tending W/SW 25 to 35 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to 20 to 28 with daytime temperatures reaching 36 to 44.

Currently at Port Hedland Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 26.9°C steady
Dew Point 24.2°C steady
Feels Like 30.0°C
Relative Humidity 85%
Wind icon
WNW 20km/h rising
Wind Gusts 26km/h
Pressure 1004.8hPa falling
Fire Danger 2.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Nearby Now

Roebourne Ap 26.5°C
Marble Bar 27.1°C
Legendre Island 26.2°C

Fire Danger Rating

SEVERE

Next 12 hours in Port Hedland

48-hour forecast

3am

Mostly clear
26°C

6am

Mostly clear
27°C

9am

Clear
36°C

12pm

Clear
39°C

Pilbara Weather Warnings

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WA - Fri 15:08 WST
Fire Weather Warning for the East Pilbara Coast, Ashburton Inland, Gascoyne Inland, Goldfields, Eucla, South Interior and Ninghan

National Forecast

Port Hedland 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Dec 16
Sun
Dec 17
Mon
Dec 18
Tue
Dec 19
Wed
Dec 20
Thu
Dec 21
Fri
Dec 22

Windy

Windy

Windy

Sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 39°C 38°C 37°C 38°C 38°C 39°C 37°C
Minimum 26°C 26°C 25°C 23°C 24°C 24°C 26°C
Chance of Rain 5% 5% 5% 5% 5% 5% 30%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index
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 21
km/h
36
km/h
24
km/h
38
km/h
23
km/h
37
km/h
24
km/h
23
km/h
14
km/h
26
km/h
13
km/h
24
km/h
12
km/h
28
km/h
Wind Direction WSW 21km/h
WSW
WNW 36km/h
WNW
W 24km/h
W
WNW 38km/h
WNW
SW 23km/h
SW
WNW 37km/h
WNW
SSE 24km/h
SSE
NW 23km/h
NW
SW 14km/h
SW
NNW 26km/h
NNW
SSW 13km/h
SSW
NNW 24km/h
NNW
NNW 12km/h
NNW
N 28km/h
N
Relative Humidity 36% 37% 34% 43% 27% 34% 18% 24% 30% 34% 31% 32% 45% 47%
Dew Point 19°C 21°C 18°C 22°C 13°C 18°C 7°C 14°C 16°C 19°C 16°C 19°C 22°C 23°C

Port Hedland Sun & Moon Times

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Sat 17:00 WST
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Sun 04:32 WST
moon
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Dec 18
moon
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Dec 26
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Tue
Jan 9

Port Hedland Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
Dec 15
24.8°C 36°C 0.0mm
Thu
Dec 14
23.2°C 36.4°C 0.0mm
Wed
Dec 13
25.2°C 35.7°C 0.0mm
Tue
Dec 12
24.5°C 36.1°C 0.0mm
Mon
Dec 11
23.7°C 35.5°C 0.0mm

Port Hedland Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
324.1mm
34.8 Day(s)
Total For 2017
628.4mm
43 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
118.6mm
24 Day(s)
Wettest Day
105.0mm
Mar 23
Lowest Temperature
5.6°C
Jul 11
Highest Temperature
44.4°C
Jan 5

Port Hedland Ap Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
23.2°C
14th
Lowest On Record
16.6°C
5th 1966
Average This Month
25.6°C
+1.5°C
Long-term Average
24.1°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
39.9°C
2nd
Highest On Record
47.9°C
27th 1954
Average This Month
36.2°C
-0.4°C
Long-term Average
36.6°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
0.0mm
1st
Total This Month
0.0mm
0 Day(s)
Long-term Average
18.8mm
1.7 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
219.0mm
1975
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1942
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