Kimberley District

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Forecast issued at 5:00 am WST on Thursday 1 October 2020.

Weather Situation

A trough extends from the inland Kimberley to coastal parts of the Pilbara and will move inland of the Pilbara coast today. Another trough will deepen over the central Pilbara on Friday and move into the North Interior by Saturday.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the northeast during this afternoon and early evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm during the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then tending northwest to northeasterly in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 36 to 41.

Fire Danger
North Kimberley Coast: High
West Kimberley Coast: High
Kimberley Inland: High

Sun protection 7:30am to 3:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Broome 35
Mostly sunny. Derby 38
Mostly sunny. Fitzroy Crossing 41
Partly cloudy. Kalumburu 36
Partly cloudy. Wyndham 38
Possible afternoon shower or storm. Kununurra 38
Possible afternoon shower or storm. Argyle 38
Partly cloudy. Halls Creek MO 37

Friday 2 October

Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm in the far north in the afternoon. Winds northwest to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 30s.

Saturday 3 October

Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm in the far north. Winds northwest to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to 20 to 25 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 30s.

Sunday 4 October

Mostly sunny. The chance of a thunderstorm in the far north. Winds northwest to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h tending southeast to southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 30s.

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

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