Kimberley District

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Forecast issued at 4:25 pm WST on Monday 20 January 2020.

Weather Situation

A broad trough extends from the inland of the Pilbara to the North Interior which will persist over the coming days. A fresh westerly flow over the northern Kimberley will ease from Wednesday.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds west to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending northwest to northeasterly in the late evening.

Tuesday 21 January

Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers in the north and east, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Possible heavy falls in the north. Light winds becoming west to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 30 to 38.

Fire Danger
North Kimberley Coast: Low-Moderate
West Kimberley Coast: Low-Moderate
Kimberley Inland: Low-Moderate

Sun protection 7:30am to 3:40pm, UV Index predicted to reach 16 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Possible afternoon storm. Broome 27 33
Shower or two. Possible storm. Derby 26 35
Shower or two. Possible storm. Fitzroy Crossing 25 37
Rain. Storm likely. Kalumburu 25 31
Showers. Storm likely. Wyndham 25 31
Showers. Storm likely. Kununurra 25 29
Showers. Storm likely. Argyle 26 32
Showers. Storm likely. Halls Creek MO 24 33

Wednesday 22 January

Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers in the far north, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then tending northwest to northeasterly in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 32 to 40.

Thursday 23 January

Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the northeast in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds westerly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 34 to 41.

Friday 24 January

Very hot. Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the east, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds northwest to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to high 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 34 to 42.

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

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