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Current Warnings
 

Western Australia Forecast

  • Thursday Generally dry and windy statewide. Very hot in the north grading to mild in the south.

  • Friday Generally dry and windy statewide. Heat spreading to the west, mild in the south.

  • Saturday Storms possible in the north and southwest. Very hot in the north grading to mild in the south.

  • Sunday Showers and storms in centre and southwest. Hot in the east and mild on the west coast.

  • Monday Showers and gusty winds in the south. Very hot in the north, warm-to-mild in the south.

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 16/10 Tue 17/10 Wed 18/10

37.9°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap
Hottest

42.5°C

Kununurra Ap

42.4°C

Fitzroy Crossing Ap

43.0°C

Wyndham Ap

45.0°C

West Roebuck

11.8°C

Jacup
Coldest

2.0°C

Kellerberrin

3.0°C

Eyre

1.0°C

Newdegate

-1.2°C

Eyre

SE 37km/h

Cape Leeuwin
Windiest

96km/h

Cape Leeuwin

90km/h

Cape Leeuwin

61km/h

Mount Magnet
-
no rain last hr Wettest

28.7mm

Styles Tower

14.4mm

Pemberton

0.4mm

Rottnest Island

37.0mm

Windy Harbour
Western Australia's Records for October
Max Min Rain
Highest 46.9°C at
Port Hedland Ap in 2002
Lowest 7.8°C at
Mount Barker in 1928
Highest 32.7°C at
Old Halls Creek in 1900
Lowest -5.0°C at
Eyre in 2013
Highest 322.6mm at
Cocos Island Ap in 1910

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
12 23 60% < 1mm Nil SW 12 62 W 23 46
Sunny
12 22 30% < 1mm Nil S 20 52 SW 28 44
Possible shower
9 20 60% < 1mm Nil NNW 8 69 WNW 19 58
Possible shower
11 21 40% 1-5mm Nil N 13 69 WSW 16 55
Mostly sunny
9 25 60% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Sunny
16 26 5% < 1mm Nil S 25 56 SSW 30 49
Sunny
13 27 5% < 1mm Nil E 15 39 WNW 14 17
Mostly sunny
12 23 5% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Mostly sunny
24 33 20% < 1mm Nil WNW 14 60 WNW 24 60
Mostly sunny
22 37 30% < 1mm Nil NE 18 12 WNW 22 11
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Weather News

Emotional reunion with wife for survivor of trawler capsize in central Queensland

17:50 EDT

The man who is thought to be the sole survivor of a trawler capsize off the central Queensland coast has had an emotional reunion with his wife in Gladstone.

Roads remain cut, homes evacuated as floodwaters rise in southern Queensland

16:30 EDT

Torrential rain has severely damaged local roads and wiped out crops in Queensland's North Burnett region, as community leaders call for immediate action by the State Government.

Early-season deluge continues in Queensland

14:41 EDT

Unusually heavy October rainfall continues to soak eastern Queensland as records tumble along the state's North Tropical Coast.