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Western Australia Forecast

  • Tuesday A few showers and storms in the north. A band of rain and gusty winds crossing the south.

  • Wednesday Isolated storms in the north, dry in the south. Hot in the Kimberley and Pilbara.

  • 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.

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 18/02 Sun 19/02 Mon 20/02

30.0°C

Karratha Ap
Hottest

41.6°C

Geraldton Ap

41.0°C

Gascoyne Junction

39.0°C

Mandora

48.7°C

Yeelirrie

12.7°C

Styles Tower
Coldest

10.1°C

Eyre

10.0°C

Eucla
 

5.0°C

Jarrahwood

WNW 35km/h

Cape Leeuwin
Windiest

70km/h

Carnarvon Ap

66km/h

Carnarvon Ap

61km/h

Mount Magnet
-
no rain last hr Wettest

51.0mm

Kachana

38.6mm

Yulmbu
 

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 %
Sunny
22 37 20% < 1mm Nil ENE 24 30 NW 16 27
Sunny
22 34 20% < 1mm Nil E 14 52 SW 22 43
Sunny
20 33 30% < 1mm Nil ENE 14 32 NW 10 30
Sunny
19 33 20% < 1mm Nil NE 18 37 E 16 32
Sunny
20 38 20% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Mostly sunny
24 34 30% < 1mm Nil S 26 59 SSW 30 49
Sunny
18 35 5% < 1mm Nil E 18 49 E 13 25
Mostly sunny
16 25 5% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Possible thunderstorm
27 37 50% 1-5mm Nil ESE 16 61 E 16 53
Sunny
21 37 10% < 1mm Nil ESE 26 23 SE 19 14
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Weather News

Kimberley wet season causing havoc but creating tourism opportunities

21:33 EDT

WA's Kimberley is in the midst of one of its biggest wet seasons on record, causing headaches for emergency services, remote communities and cattle stations cut off by flooding, but it has not been all bad news for the region.

Cyclone Alfred forms in Gulf of Carpentaria prompting evacuations at Borroloola

19:40 EDT

Some homes in the community of Borroloola on the Gulf of Carpentaria have been evacuated with 74 residents sheltering elsewhere, as they wait for Cyclone Alfred to make landfall about sunrise on Tuesday.

King Ash Bay fishing village flooded as Tropical Cyclone Alfred forms in Gulf of Carpentaria

14:35 EDT

Shacks in the fishing village of King Ash Bay in the Northern Territory's Gulf of Carpentaria have been flooded by the McArthur River.