Western Australian Weather

WA
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Current Warnings
 

Western Australia Forecast

  • Monday Windy with showers, cool-to-cold in the southwest. Showers/storms, cool-to-cold in the south. Clearing showers, cool-to-mild in the northwest. Sunny, warm in the northeast.

  • Tuesday Isolated showers, cool-to-cold in the southwest and south. Mostly sunny, hot in the north.

  • Wednesday Showers increasing, cool-to-cold in the southwest. Showers, cool-to-cold in the south. Mostly sunny, hot in the north.

  • Thursday Fog then sunny, cool-to-cold in the southwest. Showers, cool-to-cold in the south. Sunny, hot in the north.

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Fri 07/08 Sat 08/08 Sun 09/08

26.1°C

Browse Island
Avg: Rec:
- -
Hottest

33.3°C

Kalumburu
Avg: Rec:

34.3°C

Kalumburu
Avg: Rec:

35.4°C

Kalumburu
Avg: Rec:

35.4°C

Kalumburu
Avg: Rec:

9.0°C

Manjimup
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

-2.9°C

Salmon Gums
Avg: Rec:

-2.7°C

Eyre
Avg: Rec:
 

-2.9°C

Salmon Gums
Avg: Rec:

W 55km/h

Cape Leeuwin
Windiest

64km/h

Gooseberry Hill

109km/h

Cape Naturaliste

105km/h

Cape Naturaliste
-

6.2mm last hr

Bickley
Avg: Rec:
Wettest

6.4mm

Eucla
Avg: Rec:

34.2mm

Mumby
Avg: Rec:
- -
 

103.6mm

Mettler
Avg: Rec:
Western Australia's Records for August
Max Min Rain
Highest 40.0°C at
Kalumburu in 1970
Lowest 5.6°C at
Katanning in 1920
Highest 27.5°C at
Cadjebut in 1998
Lowest -7.2°C at
Eyre in 2008
Highest 287.5mm at
Cocos Island Ap in 1956

Western Australia Monthly Summaries

August 2020
Station
(Ungroup by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
8.1 -0.2 17.8 -1.3 24 19.4 16
7.2 -0.4 17.1 -0.5 21 7.6 6
8.4 - 15.4 - 116.0 -
13.2 +1.6 23.4 +0.3 0.4 2
6.5 +0.8 16.8 -1.9 76 0.8 4
54 11.0 +3.5 16.8 -2.6 19.8 73
12.9 -2.0 28.4 -1.9 0.0 0
9.0 +0.3 22.1 -0.6 3.2 33
10  
A yellow cell indicates a probable monthly record for this site (sites with ≥ 10 years of records only). The number of years of records available for the relevant field for this month is indicated in black. See the station's climate page for full details.
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Weather News

Damaging winds and surf forecast to continue along WA coast

21:04 EST

A severe weather warning for damaging winds and surf remains in place for coastal parts of Western Australia's lower west.

Kayaker dies after going missing while kayaking on the Murrumbidgee River south of Canberra

20:06 EST

Emergency service workers have found the body of a man who had earlier gone missing while kayaking on the Murrumbidgee River, south of Canberra.