Western Australian Weather

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Current Warnings
 

Western Australia Forecast

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

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

  • Friday Late showers, cool-to-cold in the southwest. Showers clearing, cool-to-cold in the south. Mostly sunny, mild-to-warm in the northwest. Mostly sunny, very warm-to-hot in the northeast.

  • Saturday Windy with showers, cool-to-mild in the southwest. Mostly sunny, cool-to-mild in the south. Cloud increasing, mild-to-warm in the northwest. Mostly sunny, very warm-to-hot in the northeast.

  • Sunday Windy with showers, cool-to-cold in the southwest and south. Mostly sunny, hot in the north.

WA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 09/08 Mon 10/08 Tue 11/08

35.8°C

Wyndham Airport
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

35.4°C

Kalumburu
Avg: Rec:

35.7°C

Wyndham Airport
Avg: Rec:

36.4°C

Wyndham Airport
Avg: Rec:

36.8°C

Wyndham Airport
Avg: Rec:

10.9°C

Newdegate
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

3.0°C

Pemberton
Avg: Rec:

4.5°C

Jurien Bay
Avg: Rec:

5.1°C

Coondewanna
Avg: Rec:
- -

-2.9°C

Salmon Gums
Avg: Rec:

WNW 33km/h

Port Hedland Ap
Windiest

105km/h

Cape Naturaliste

81km/h

Cape Leeuwin

64km/h

Cape Leeuwin
-

0.8mm last hr

Cocos Island Ap
Avg: Rec:
Wettest

61.4mm

Bickley
Avg: Rec:

40.6mm

Dwellingup
Avg: Rec:

23.2mm

Cheyne Beach
Avg: Rec:
- -

20.0mm

Esperance
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 %
9.0 - 15.8 - 143.0 -
14.4 -0.6 28.2 -2.1 1.2 55
8.3 +0.7 17.1 -0.5 35.6 30
69 13.6 +2.0 22.9 -0.2 13.2 75
54 10.9 +3.4 17.4 -2.0 23.0 85
9.5 +0.8 22.4 -0.3 22.2 227
7.4 +1.8 16.9 -1.8 7.8 36
9.1 +0.8 17.9 -1.2 54.8 45
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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