Kimberley District

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Forecast issued at 5:00 am WST on Sunday 5 February 2023.

Weather Situation

A broad area of low pressure lies over northern parts of the State. A ridge strengthening to the south will bring a dry southeasterly surge into the inland Kimberley, pushing the trough closer to the north coast, where it is expected to lie into the early part of next week.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Mostly sunny. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the far north, most likely during this afternoon and early evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the north. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to high 30s.

Fire Danger
North Kimberley: No Rating
Derby Coast: No Rating
Broome Coast: No Rating
Kimberley Inland: Moderate

Sun protection 7:40am to 3:50pm, UV Index predicted to reach 14 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly sunny. Broome 34
Mostly sunny. Derby 34
Sunny. Fitzroy Crossing 37
Shower or two. Possible storm. Kalumburu 34
Possible shower or storm. Wyndham 35
Partly cloudy. Kununurra 35
Sunny. Argyle 35
Mostly sunny. Halls Creek MO 35

Monday 6 February

Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower near the coast, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to 20 to 25 with daytime temperatures reaching 33 to 38.

Tuesday 7 February

Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower near the coast, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the northwest in the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to 20 to 25 with daytime temperatures reaching 34 to 40.

Wednesday 8 February

Mostly sunny. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the north, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to 21 to 26 with daytime temperatures reaching 35 to 41.

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

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