Goldfields District

View the current warnings for Western Australia

Forecast issued at 4:25 pm WST on Thursday 18 August 2022.

Weather Situation

A firm ridge of high pressure extends across southern WA. A high pressure system will move east across the South Western Land Division on Friday and Saturday. A weak cold front will brush past the south coast on Sunday and will be followed by another firm ridge of high pressure on Monday.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Clear. Winds southeast to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.

Friday 19 August

Mostly sunny. Patchy morning fog in the southwest. The chance of frost in the early morning. Light winds becoming west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 21.

Fire Danger - Goldfields: Low-Moderate

Sun protection 9:20am to 2:40pm, UV Index predicted to reach 6 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Kalgoorlie 4 17
Mostly sunny. Leonora 4 19
Mostly sunny. Laverton 4 19
Mostly sunny. Leinster 4 20
Partly cloudy. Norseman 4 18

Saturday 20 August

Mostly sunny. Patchy morning fog in the south. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 24.

Sunday 21 August

Sunny. Patchy morning fog in the far southwest. The chance of morning frost in the southwest. Winds northwest to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending northwest to southwesterly during the day then tending south to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching 21 to 26.

Monday 22 August

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the far southwest, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds southerly 20 to 30 km/h increasing to 35 km/h before turning southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 13 and 23.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:00 am WST Friday.

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