Western Australian Weather

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Current Warnings
 

Western Australia Forecast

  • Tuesday Clearing showers, cool-to-cold in the southwest. Showers, cool-to-cold in the south. Sunny, cool-to-mild in the northwest. Mostly sunny, warm in the northeast.

  • Wednesday Mostly sunny, cool-to-cold in the southwest. Showers, cold in the south. Sunny, cool-to-mild in the northwest. Mostly sunny, warm in the northeast.

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

  • Friday Mostly sunny, cool-to-cold in the southwest. Showers, cold in the south. Sunny, cool-to-mild in the northwest. Mostly sunny, warm in the northeast.

  • Saturday Mostly sunny, cool-to-mild in the southwest and south. Mostly sunny, very warm in the north.

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 01/08 Sun 02/08 Mon 03/08

33.1°C

Wyndham Airport
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

34.9°C

Kalumburu
Avg: Rec:

34.2°C

Kalumburu
Avg: Rec:

34.3°C

Kalumburu
Avg: Rec:

34.9°C

Kalumburu
Avg: Rec:

9.4°C

Esperance Ap
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

0.0°C

York
Avg: Rec:

1.7°C

Newdegate
Avg: Rec:

0.2°C

Newdegate
Avg: Rec:

0.0°C

York
Avg: Rec:

SE 46km/h

Cape Leeuwin
Windiest

53km/h

North Island

72km/h

Cape Naturaliste

85km/h

Red Rocks Point
-

1.2mm last hr

North Walpole
Avg: Rec:
Wettest

11.0mm

Christmas Island Ap
Avg: Rec:

37.2mm

Katanning
Avg: Rec:

103.6mm

Mettler
Avg: Rec:

81.0mm

Albany
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
(Group by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
7.9 - 15.5 - 106.6 -
12.1 -2.8 29.2 -1.1 0.0 0
6.7 -0.9 16.6 -1.0 21 5.6 5
13.3 +1.7 21.4 -1.8 71 0.0 0
54 12.5 +5.0 17.3 -2.1 101 0.2 1
11.6 +2.9 26.6 +3.9 0.0 0
6.7 +1.0 17.6 -1.2 76 0.0 0
6.6 -1.8 23 16.6 -2.5 24 15.0 12
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

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18:06 EST

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18:01 EST

Snow is falling across Tasmania causing road closures and stranding some motorists.