Western Australian Weather

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Current Warnings
 

Western Australia Forecast

  • Thursday Mostly sunny, mild-to-warm in the southwest. Late shower, cool-to-cold in the south. Mostly cloudy, warm in the northwest. Sunny, warm in the northeast.

  • Friday Sunny, cool-to-mild in the southwest. Mostly cloudy, cool-to-cold in the south. Mostly sunny, hot in the north.

  • Saturday Mostly sunny, mild-to-warm in the southwest. Showers, cool-to-cold in the south. Windy, cool-to-mild in the northwest. Mostly sunny, very warm in the northeast.

  • Sunday Showers, cool-to-mild in the southwest. Clearing shower, warm in the south. Sunny, cool-to-mild in the northwest. Mostly sunny, very warm in the northeast.

  • Monday Showers easing, cool-to-mild in the southwest. Showers, cool-to-mild in the south. Sunny, warm in the northwest. Mostly sunny, very warm in the northeast.

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 20/09 Tue 21/09 Wed 22/09

30.1°C

Paraburdoo
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

40.8°C

YAMPI SOUND (DEFENCE)
Avg: Rec:
- -

41.5°C

YAMPI SOUND (DEFENCE)
Avg: Rec:
- -

40.2°C

YAMPI SOUND (DEFENCE)
Avg: Rec:
- -

41.5°C

YAMPI SOUND (DEFENCE)
Avg: Rec:
- -

9.1°C

Jacup
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

-0.3°C

Newdegate
Avg: Rec:

0.1°C

York
Avg: Rec:

1.9°C

Cunderdin Airport
Avg: Rec:

-4.1°C

Eyre
Avg: Rec:

S 50km/h

Rottnest Island
Windiest

66km/h

Halls Creek

64km/h

Telfer

55km/h

Karratha Ap
-
no rain last hr Wettest

0.8mm

North Walpole
Avg: Rec:

1.0mm

North Walpole
Avg: Rec:

8.4mm

Northcliffe
Avg: Rec:

2.0mm

Shannon
Avg: Rec:
Western Australia's Records for September
Max Min Rain
Highest 43.1°C at
West Roebuck in 2003
Lowest 7.8°C at
Kojonup in 1971
Highest 30.0°C at
Warmun in 2016
Lowest -4.6°C at
Eyre in 1989
Highest 244.9mm at
Cocos Island Ap in 1919

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 %
Possible shower
12 22 90% 5-10mm Nil N 15 80 WNW 24 55
Possible shower
11 23 70% 1-5mm Nil NW 14 68 W 23 57
Showers
11 20 90% 5-10mm Nil NNE 10 88 NW 17 69
Possible shower
11 20 90% 1-5mm Nil NNW 17 80 NW 15 64
Possible shower
10 23 60% 1-5mm Nil - - - -
Mostly sunny
13 24 20% < 1mm Nil SSW 11 57 WSW 27 52
Mostly sunny
10 27 20% < 1mm Nil NNW 18 42 WNW 15 22
Mostly sunny
10 22 5% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Sunny
20 33 5% < 1mm Nil SW 12 50 W 24 42
Sunny
15 33 5% < 1mm Nil E 18 15 W 14 10
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