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Karratha Forecast

Tonight 27°C
Tomorrow 40°C
sunny

Now

31.4°C falling
Updated at 19:00 WST

Pilbara for Tuesday Mostly sunny morning. Slight chance of a shower during this afternoon and early evening. The chance of a thunderstorm during this afternoon and evening. Winds SE/SW 20 to 30 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures 37 to 42.
Wednesday Mostly sunny. Medium chance of a shower in the northeast in the afternoon and early evening. The chance of a thunderstorm through central and eastern parts in the afternoon and evening. Winds S/SW 15 to 20 km/h tending S/SE 15 to 25 km/h early in the morning then tending S/SW 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 19 and 26 with daytime temperatures reaching 37 to 43.

Currently at Karratha Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 31.4°C falling
Dew Point 19.1°C rising
Feels Like 32.1°C
Relative Humidity 48%
Wind icon
WSW 12km/h falling
Wind Gusts 15km/h
Pressure 1011.6hPa rising
Fire Danger 9.2
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.2mm / -

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
05:37 WST
Sunset sunset
18:18 WST

Nearby Now

Legendre Island 28.2°C
Roebourne Ap 34.2°C
Barrow Island 27.4°C

Fire Danger Rating

SEVERE

Next 12 hours in Karratha

48-hour forecast

9pm

Mostly clear
31°C

12am

Mostly clear
29°C

3am

Mostly clear
29°C

6am

Clear
27°C

Pilbara Weather Warnings

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WA - Tue 16:05 WST
Fire Weather Warning for West Pilbara Coast and Ashburton Inland for Wednesday

WA - Tue 16:04 WST
Strong Wind Warning for Pilbara Coast West, Ningaloo Coast, Gascoyne Coast, Leeuwin Coast and Albany Coast

WA - Tue 00:35 WST
Fire Weather Warning for West Kimberley Coast, Kimberley Inland, West Pilbara Coast and North Interior for the rest of today

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Karratha 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
Oct 22
Wed
Oct 23
Thu
Oct 24
Fri
Oct 25
Sat
Oct 26
Sun
Oct 27
Mon
Oct 28

Thunder-
storms

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny
Maximum 39°C 40°C 41°C 37°C 34°C 34°C 36°C
Minimum 25°C 27°C 25°C 22°C 21°C 20°C 20°C
Chance of Rain 40% 30% 5% 5% 5% 5% 5%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 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 25
km/h
21
km/h
23
km/h
32
km/h
17
km/h
29
km/h
16
km/h
26
km/h
13
km/h
28
km/h
17
km/h
30
km/h
17
km/h
33
km/h
Wind Direction SSE 25km/h
SSE
NW 21km/h
NW
S 23km/h
S
W 32km/h
W
S 17km/h
S
WNW 29km/h
WNW
ESE 16km/h
ESE
NNW 26km/h
NNW
W 13km/h
W
WNW 28km/h
WNW
SW 17km/h
SW
WNW 30km/h
WNW
SSW 17km/h
SSW
WNW 33km/h
WNW
Relative Humidity 26% 26% 23% 23% 19% 23% 23% 30% 36% 34% 34% 34% 28% 33%
Dew Point 14°C 15°C 12°C 14°C 9°C 15°C 10°C 16°C 13°C 15°C 12°C 16°C 11°C 17°C

Karratha Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:14 WST
sunrise
05:37 WST
sunset
18:18 WST
last light
18:41 WST
moon
rise
Wed 01:53 WST
set
Wed 13:20 WST
moon
Mon
Oct 28
moon
Mon
Nov 4
moon
Wed
Nov 13
moon
Wed
Nov 20

Karratha Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Oct 22
24.6°C 42°C 0.0mm
Mon
Oct 21
25.1°C 37.7°C 0.0mm
Sun
Oct 20
21.6°C 37.4°C 0.0mm
Sat
Oct 19
23.0°C 38.6°C 0.0mm
Fri
Oct 18
22.2°C 38.4°C 0.0mm

Karratha Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Oct
284.3mm
25.8 Day(s)
Total For 2019
104.6mm
13 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2018
142.8mm
13 Day(s)
Wettest Day
18.0mm
Mar 18
Lowest Temperature
8.0°C
Jun 12
Highest Temperature
45.5°C
Feb 16

Karratha Ap Almanac

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October Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
19.0°C
16th
Lowest On Record
11.1°C
1st 2009
Average This Month
22.0°C
+1.2°C
Long-term Average
20.8°C
October Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
42.0°C
10th
Highest On Record
44.7°C
22nd 2002
Average This Month
37.4°C
+3.3°C
Long-term Average
34.1°C
October Rainfall
Wettest This Month
0.0mm
1st
Total This Month
0.0mm
0 Day(s)
Long-term Average
0.5mm
0.3 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
6.0mm
2013
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1972
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12:56 EDT

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