Dampier Archipelago Weather


Karratha Forecast

This morning 29°C
Today 36°C
mostly_sunny

Now

29.1°C falling
Updated at 02:50 WST

Pilbara for Wednesday Very hot. Sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the southwest in the afternoon. Winds NW/SW 15 to 20 km/h tending NE/SE 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then tending NW/SW 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the mid to high 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 40 to 45.
Thursday Mostly sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm inland in the afternoon. Winds SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h tending NE/SE 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then tending NW/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the mid to high 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 39 to 44.

Currently at Karratha Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 29.1°C falling
Dew Point 28.0°C rising
Feels Like 34.3°C
Relative Humidity 94%
Wind icon
NW 16km/h rising
Wind Gusts 20km/h
Pressure 1004.8hPa falling
Fire Danger 1.9
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
06:09 WST
Sunset sunset
18:43 WST

Nearby Now

Barrow Island 27.8°C
Onslow Ap 28.4°C
Port Hedland Ap 28.7°C

Next 12 hours in Beacon 1 West

48-hour forecast

6am

Mostly cloudy
29°C

9am

Mostly cloudy
29°C

12pm

Mostly cloudy
30°C

3pm

Mostly cloudy
30°C

Pilbara Weather Warnings

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WA - Wed 00:17 WST
Fire Weather Warning for Exmouth Gulf Coast, Gascoyne Inland and South Interior

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Karratha 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Feb 26
Thu
Feb 27
Fri
Feb 28
Sat
Feb 29
Sun
Mar 1
Mon
Mar 2
Tue
Mar 3

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Thunder-
storms
Maximum 36°C 34°C 35°C 37°C 38°C 36°C 33°C
Minimum 29°C 27°C 27°C 28°C 28°C 29°C 28°C
Chance of Rain 5% 5% 5% 5% 40% 30% 30%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme
Frost Risk Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 16
km/h
22
km/h
12
km/h
24
km/h
11
km/h
24
km/h
17
km/h
25
km/h
16
km/h
25
km/h
18
km/h
23
km/h
24
km/h
32
km/h
Wind Direction NW 16km/h
NW
N 22km/h
N
N 12km/h
N
NNW 24km/h
NNW
W 11km/h
W
NNW 24km/h
NNW
WSW 17km/h
WSW
NNW 25km/h
NNW
E 16km/h
E
N 25km/h
N
ESE 18km/h
ESE
NNE 23km/h
NNE
SE 24km/h
SE
NW 32km/h
NW
Relative Humidity 61% 58% 75% 61% 68% 56% 62% 53% 63% 54% 63% 50% 56% 49%
Dew Point 25°C 27°C 26°C 26°C 24°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 26°C 26°C 25°C 24°C 22°C 21°C

Karratha Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:46 WST
sunrise
06:09 WST
sunset
18:43 WST
last light
19:05 WST
moon
rise
Wed 08:04 WST
set
Wed 20:31 WST
moon
Tue
Mar 3
moon
Tue
Mar 10
moon
Mon
Mar 16
moon
Tue
Mar 24

Karratha Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Feb 25
27.5°C 39°C 0.0mm
Mon
Feb 24
26.3°C 35.5°C 0.0mm
Sun
Feb 23
26.1°C 34.2°C 0.0mm
Sat
Feb 22
27.7°C 33.8°C 0.0mm
Fri
Feb 21
27.1°C 33.2°C 0.0mm

Karratha Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Feb
130.5mm
9.5 Day(s)
Total For 2020
306.0mm
7 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2019
2.8mm
1 Day(s)
Wettest Day
161.6mm
Feb 9
Lowest Temperature
23.5°C
Feb 8
Highest Temperature
43.7°C
Jan 30

Karratha Ap Almanac

full climatology
February Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
23.5°C
8th
Lowest On Record
19.4°C
13th 2013
Average This Month
26.5°C
-0.2°C
Long-term Average
26.7°C
February Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
41.7°C
5th
Highest On Record
47.7°C
18th 1998
Average This Month
34.7°C
-1.1°C
Long-term Average
35.8°C
February Rainfall
Wettest This Month
161.6mm
9th
Total This Month
235.2mm
2 Day(s)
Long-term Average
80.2mm
5.3 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
348.8mm
2011
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1992
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