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Thu 17:27 WST
Current Warnings
 

Western Australia Forecast

  • Thursday Isolated showers in the far south. Dry elsewhere. Cold morning with frost patches for the interior.

  • Friday Hot in the north, grading cool in the south. Hot in the north, grading cool in the south.

  • Saturday Showers and gusty winds in the south. Very hot in the north, grading cool in the south.

  • Sunday Showers and gusty winds in the south. Very hot in the north, grading cool in the south.

  • Monday Light showers over southern parts, otherwise dry. Dry winds throughout.

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 14/08 Tue 15/08 Wed 16/08

30.4°C

Wyndham Ap
Hottest

37.0°C

Wyndham Ap

36.0°C

Wyndham Ap

37.0°C

Wyndham Ap

38.0°C

Wyndham Ap

3.5°C

Salmon Gums
Coldest

8.0°C

Corrigin

3.0°C

Eyre

-1.0°C

Norseman Ap

-6.0°C

Pingelly

NW 48km/h

Cape Leeuwin
Windiest

103km/h

Cape Leeuwin

88km/h

Cape Leeuwin

87km/h

North Walpole
-

0.2mm last hr

Rocky Gully
Wettest

31.8mm

Bickley

36.0mm

Busselton

13.0mm

Denmark

28.0mm

Albany
Western Australia's Records for August
Max Min Rain
Highest 40.0°C at
Kalumburu in 1970
Lowest 5.6°C at
Katanning in 1920
Highest 27.5°C at
Cadjebut in 1998
Lowest -7.2°C at
Eyre in 2008
Highest 287.5mm at
Cocos Island Ap in 1956

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
19:40 WST
NW 6 7 13.9 6.3 13.7 60 3 0.0 1018.3
19:40 WST
NNW 19 22 13.7 9.5 12.1 76 2 4.8 -
19:40 WST
NNE 9 11 9.6 9.0 8.3 96 1 0.2 1016.8
19:40 WST
S 19 20 16.6 8.8 16.6 60 4 0.0 1016.6
19:40 WST
NNE 7 9 10.0 -3.6 9.2 38 6 0.0 1020.9
19:40 WST
SSW 11 11 10.3 7.2 8.8 81 1 0.0 1023.2
19:40 WST
WSW 11 15 24.9 16.6 24.9 60 5 0.0 1011.6
21:10 WST
SSE 15 19 16.3 -4.7 16.3 23 14 0.0 1020.5
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