Fairfax Media Network

Western Australian Weather

Current Warnings
 

Western Australia Forecast

  • Thursday Isolated showers and storms in the north. Hot to very hot in the Kimberley and Pilbara.

  • Friday Isolated thunderstorms in the north and northwest. Hot to very hot throughout.

  • Saturday Heavy rain and storms over the Kimberley. Very hot over western and central parts.

  • Sunday Showers and possible storms in the north and west. Very hot over central and southern parts.

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 20/02 Tue 21/02 Wed 22/02

31.8°C

Telfer Ap
Hottest

42.5°C

Eneabba

40.1°C

Marble Bar

40.0°C

Mardie

48.7°C

Yeelirrie

9.8°C

Salmon Gums
Coldest

10.4°C

Mount Barker

6.7°C

Wandering
 

5.0°C

Jarrahwood

SE 35km/h

North Island
Windiest

68km/h

Cape Leeuwin

77km/h

Forrest

68km/h

Karratha Ap
-

1.0mm last hr

Christmas Island Ap
Wettest

35.8mm

Salmon Gums

18.6mm

Kulin
 

210.6mm

Karratha Ap
Western Australia's Records for February
Max Min Rain
Highest 50.5°C at
Mardie in 1998
Lowest 13.3°C at
Mount Barker in 1914
Highest 35.0°C at
Exmouth Town in 1968
Lowest -1.0°C at
Salmon Gums in 1950
Highest 416.0mm at
Cocos Island Ap in 2013

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 %
Mostly sunny
19 29 5% < 1mm Nil SW 12 62 SW 26 46
Mostly sunny
21 30 5% < 1mm Nil SSW 19 69 SW 30 54
Mostly sunny
16 29 5% < 1mm Nil SSW 11 62 WSW 17 45
Mostly sunny
18 23 10% < 1mm Nil WSW 15 65 SW 22 56
Possible thunderstorm
17 35 5% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Mostly sunny
24 33 60% < 1mm Nil S 27 65 SW 31 59
Sunny
20 38 10% < 1mm Nil NNE 17 30 N 8 18
Sunny
15 29 5% < 1mm Nil E 14 55 - -
Possible thunderstorm
26 32 90% 1-5mm Nil ENE 18 76 N 16 69
Sunny
22 36 5% < 1mm Nil E 27 22 SE 11 15
Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

Power plant outages contributed to overloading scare during NSW heatwave, report finds

18:22 EDT

Australia's energy operator has found power plant failures contributed to the unprecedented pressure on the New South Wales electricity grid during this month's heatwave.

Sydney flying fox backyard rescues at record high due to food shortage, heat

15:24 EDT

Flying fox rescuers in Sydney are experiencing "the worst season ever" as a record number of bats get caught and injured in nets used to protect backyard fruit trees.

Weekend rainfall on the cards for hot and dry inland NSW

11:55 EDT

With a few days to go until the official end to the summer season, it looks like parts of New South Wales could still see the odd drop of rain.