Kimberley District

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Forecast issued at 4:25 pm WST on Sunday 16 December 2018.

Weather Situation

A trough extends from the inland Kimberley through the western Interior and into the southern Gascoyne and shifts further eastwards over the next couple of days. Another trough extends through the inland Pilbara through to the north Interior and will remain near stationary to the middle of next week.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Mostly clear. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the northeast, becoming less likely later this evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds westerly 20 to 30 km/h.

Monday 17 December

Very hot and mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the Northern Territory border in the afternoon and early evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the northeast in the afternoon and evening. Winds westerly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to 21 to 27 with daytime temperatures reaching 36 to 43.

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

Sun protection 7:20am to 3:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 14 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Broome 26 31
Mostly sunny. Derby 24 36
Very hot and sunny. Fitzroy Crossing 24 42
Mostly sunny. Kalumburu 26 40
Very hot. Afternoon storm. Wyndham 29 43
Very hot. Afternoon storm. Kununurra 27 42
Very hot. Possible storm. Argyle 29 43
Very hot and mostly sunny. Halls Creek MO 27 42

Tuesday 18 December

Very hot and mostly sunny. The chance of a thunderstorm in the northeast in the morning and afternoon. Winds westerly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 19 and 27 with daytime temperatures reaching 36 to 43.

Wednesday 19 December

Very hot. Sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the northeast in the afternoon and evening. Winds west to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to 20 to 26 with daytime temperatures reaching 37 to 45.

Thursday 20 December

Very hot and mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the Northern Territory border in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the east in the afternoon and evening. Winds west to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h tending southeast to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day then tending northwest to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to 22 to 28 with daytime temperatures reaching 40 to 47.

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

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