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Wed 16:01 WST
Current Warnings
 

Western Australia Forecast

  • Wednesday Mostly sunny in the south. Warm in the north with possible storms.

  • Thursday Areas of rain and showers in the north and south. A dry but cool in the west.

  • Friday Showers and storms in the north and central parts. Cool, windy and showery in the south.

  • Saturday Windy in the south with showers. Cloudy with showers and storms in the east.

  • Sunday Windy in the south, storms in the north. Sunny and warm elsewhere.

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 01/05 Mon 02/05 Tue 03/05

34.7°C

Marble Bar
Hottest

39.8°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap

40.0°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap

40.3°C

Derby Ap

40.3°C

Derby Ap

14.2°C

Munglinup West
Coldest

0.4°C

Eyre

4.8°C

Southern Cross Ap

4.3°C

Southern Cross Ap

0.4°C

Eyre

ENE 48km/h

Browse Is
Windiest

50km/h

Cocos Island Ap

61km/h

Cocos Island Ap

53km/h

North Island
-
no rain last hr Wettest

85.2mm

Christmas Island Ap

33.0mm

Christmas Island Ap

55.8mm

Gibb River

29.0mm

Halls Creek Ap
Western Australia's Records for May
Max Min Rain
Highest 40.6°C at
Bidyadanga in 1990
Lowest 7.8°C at
Mount Barker in 1908
Highest 29.2°C at
Cockatoo Island in 1967
Lowest -5.6°C at
Wandering in 1964
Highest 286.5mm at
Cape Leveque in 1949

Western Australia Weather Forecasts

Station
(ungroup by district)
Forecast Min Max Chance of rain Rain amount Frost risk 9am 3pm
Wind RH Wind RH
°C °C km/h % km/h %
Thunderstorms clearing
13 20 40% < 1mm Nil SSW 22 78 SSW 29 63
Possible shower
16 22 70% < 1mm Nil SW 33 65 SSW 34 58
Possible thunderstorm
11 18 40% < 1mm Nil S 20 79 S 26 63
Possible thunderstorm
12 16 80% 1-5mm Nil SSW 29 78 SSW 34 72
Possible thunderstorm
11 18 40% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Possible shower
17 25 10% < 1mm Nil S 24 62 SSW 36 66
Possible thunderstorm
10 17 70% < 1mm Nil W 26 67 WSW 32 40
Possible thunderstorm
15 24 90% 1-5mm Nil NNW 22 71 WNW 26 58
Possible thunderstorm
22 29 90% 10-20mm Nil NNE 11 83 WNW 23 75
Thunderstorms
16 21 90% 5-10mm Nil NNW 21 83 WNW 24 82
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