Kimberley District

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Forecast issued at 5:00 am WST on Tuesday 27 September 2022.

Weather Situation

Hot across the Kimberley. A trough lies across the Kimberley. A high pressure ridge to the south will result in fresh and gusty southeasterly winds over the Pilbara, Interior and southwest Kimberley for the next few days.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Sunny morning. The chance of fog in the northwest early this morning. The chance of a thunderstorm near the Northern Territory border this afternoon. Winds southeast to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures around 40.

Fire Danger
North Kimberley: Moderate
Derby Coast: Moderate
Broome Coast: Moderate
Kimberley Inland: High

Sun protection 7:30am to 3:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Broome 36
Sunny. Derby 38
Mostly sunny. Fitzroy Crossing 41
Mostly sunny. Kalumburu 37
Mostly sunny. Wyndham 40
Mostly sunny. Kununurra 40
Partly cloudy. Argyle 41
Mostly sunny. Halls Creek MO 38

Wednesday 28 September

Mostly sunny. The chance of morning fog in the northwest. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the Northern Territory border, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the far north in the early afternoon. Winds northeast to southeasterly 25 to 35 km/h tending northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then tending northeast to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 19 and 24 with daytime temperatures reaching around 40.

Thursday 29 September

Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the northeast, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds northeast to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h tending east to northeasterly 25 to 35 km/h during the morning then tending northwest to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 19 and 24 with daytime temperatures reaching 33 to 39.

Friday 30 September

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds northeast to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending northwest to northeasterly during the morning then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 19 and 23 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:25 pm WST Tuesday.

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