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Mon 16:29 WST
Current Warnings
 

Western Australia Forecast

  • Monday Rain and storms developing for north and central. Very hot in the south and east, mild in rain.

  • Tuesday Showers and storms inland and north. Cool and dry in the south.

  • Wednesday Rain and storms developing in central/south. Cool in rain, hot elsewhere.

  • Thursday Showers and storms throuough east. Mild and dry in the south.

  • Friday Areas of rain and storms in the north and east. Dry throughout the west and south.

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Fri 13/01 Sat 14/01 Sun 15/01

34.8°C

Paraburdoo Ap
Hottest

43.0°C

Nyang

41.6°C

Nyang

43.0°C

Morawa Ap

46.6°C

Gascoyne Junction

14.5°C

Rocky Gully
Coldest

8.2°C

Salmon Gums

5.8°C

Eyre

9.0°C

Jarrahwood

5.1°C

Rocky Gully

SSW 53km/h

Rottnest Island
Windiest

64km/h

Barimunya

66km/h

Karratha Ap

68km/h

Cape Naturaliste
-
no rain last hr Wettest

135.4mm

Margaret River Ap

57.0mm

Willare Bridge

19.0mm

Fitzroy Crossing Ap

19.4mm

Fitzroy Crossing Ap
Western Australia's Records for January
Max Min Rain
Highest 49.8°C at
Mundrabilla Station in 1979
Lowest 13.9°C at
Mount Barker in 1917
Highest 35.5°C at
Wittenoom in 2003
Lowest 0.9°C at
Bridgetown in 1921
Highest 504.8mm at
Kuri Bay in 1982

Western Australia Observations

Latest Observations
Station
(Ungroup by district)
Time Wind dir Wind spd Wind gust Tmp Dew pt Feels like RH Fire Rain Pres
km/h km/h °C °C °C % mm hPa
19:30 WST
SW 17 37 21.0 12.9 21.0 60 5 0.0 1009.8
19:30 WST
S 22 37 19.6 8.0 19.6 47 8 0.0 1012.0
19:30 WST
S 15 20 15.7 9.5 15.7 67 3 0.0 1014.5
19:30 WST
S 39 50 25.0 18.2 26.0 66 7 0.0 1006.4
19:30 WST
SSE 28 41 27.3 10.5 26.8 35 18 0.0 1007.9
19:30 WST
SSE 11 17 24.8 18.0 24.8 66 4 0.0 1004.8
19:30 WST
NNW 17 22 29.8 25.0 36.0 76 4 0.0 1006.1
22:00 WST
NNE 6 7 29.3 22.9 33.0 68 4 0.0 1008.8
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Scorpions, rats emerge as rain continues to fall in flood-hit Tennant Creek

22:25 EDT

Less than three weeks into 2017, the desert town of Tennant Creek in the NT is already just 89 millimetres shy of reaching its average yearly rainfall, with the unusual downpour said to be leading to an influx of creepy crawlies.

Central Australian tourists treated to 'desert in her party dress' after constant rainfall

22:16 EDT

Rain has continued to fall in parts of Central Australia, ensuring the current greenery continues.

Rivers rising and roads cut across northern Western Australia

18:18 EDT

The Great Northern Highway has been closed between Fitzroy Crossing and Halls Creek, as rivers rise across northern Western Australia following a week of steady rain.