Western Australian Weather

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Current Warnings
 

Western Australia Forecast

  • Tuesday Sunny, warm-to-very warm in the southwest and south. Mostly sunny, hot in the north.

  • Wednesday Mostly sunny, mild-to-warm in the southwest and south. Windy, very warm in the northwest. Late shower, hot in the northeast.

  • Thursday Mostly sunny, cool-to-mild in the southwest. Late shower, cool-to-mild in the south. Windy, very warm in the northwest. Late shower, very warm in the northeast.

  • Friday Mostly sunny, mild-to-warm in the southwest and south. Cloud and wind increasing, warm in the northwest. Mostly cloudy, very warm in the northeast.

  • Saturday Sunny, warm-to-very warm in the southwest. Mostly sunny, cool-to-mild in the south. Cloud and wind increasing, warm in the northwest. Mostly cloudy, very warm in the northeast.

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 25/01 Sun 26/01 Mon 27/01

44.5°C

Southern Cross Ap
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

43.0°C

Pardoo
Avg: Rec:

44.5°C

Roebourne Ap
Avg: Rec:

46.5°C

Murchison
Avg: Rec:

48.2°C

Eyre
Avg: Rec:

20.9°C

Cape Naturaliste
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

10.8°C

Eyre
Avg: Rec:

11.6°C

Albany Airport
Avg: Rec:
- -

12.2°C

Rocky Gully
Avg: Rec:

1.5°C

Bridgetown
Avg: Rec:

W 40km/h

Troughton Island
Windiest

205km/h

Bickley

59km/h

Perth Airport

53km/h

Gooseberry Hill
-
no rain last hr Wettest

75.0mm

Fossil Downs
Avg: Rec:
- -

26.4mm

Mount Hart
Avg: Rec:
- -

30.0mm

Theda
Avg: Rec:
- -

3.0mm

Kalumburu
Avg: Rec:
Western Australia's Records for January
Max Min Rain
Highest 49.8°C at
Mundrabilla Station in 1979
Lowest 13.9°C at
Mount Barker in 1917
Highest 35.5°C at
Wittenoom in 2003
Lowest 0.9°C at
Bridgetown in 1921
Highest 504.8mm at
Kuri Bay in 1982

Western Australia Monthly Summaries

January 2020
Station
(Group by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
12.9 - 24.9 - 15.6 -
26.8 +0.5 33.3 -0.0 325.4 177
14.4 -1.0 29.2 -0.6 0.4 3
23.2 +0.6 33.2 +1.8 0.2 2
16.0 -0.7 27.6 +1.0 25.6 182
23.8 +0.3 36.6 -0.6 68.6 216
19.4 +1.1 33.9 +0.2 18.6 67
17.4 -0.7 31.0 -0.2 1.8 11
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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