Northam Forecast

View the current warnings for Western Australia

Forecast issued at 4:25 pm WST on Thursday 25 August 2016.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Summary
Mostly clear.
Chance of any rain: 0%

Central Wheat Belt area

Mostly clear. Light winds becoming northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.

Sun protection recommended from 9:50 am to 3:00 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 6 [High]

Friday 26 August

Summary
Min 8
Max 22
Late rain.
Possible rainfall: 1 to 4 mm
Chance of any rain: 70%

Central Wheat Belt area

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of rain in the far southwest in the evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Gusty winds in the southwest in the late afternoon and evening. Winds north to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h turning northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Fire Danger
Mortlock: Low-Moderate
Ninghan: Low-Moderate
Avon: Low-Moderate
Jilbadgie: Low-Moderate

Sun protection recommended from 9:50 am to 2:50 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 6 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly sunny. Dalwallinu 9 23
Late rain. Northam 8 22
Partly cloudy. Merredin 7 23
Partly cloudy. Southern Cross 4 22

Saturday 27 August

Summary
Min 9
Max 16
Showers easing.
Possible rainfall: 5 to 10 mm
Chance of any rain: 100%

Central Wheat Belt area

Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning with gusty winds. Winds west to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h tending west to southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to around 10 with daytime temperatures reaching around 16.

Sun protection recommended from 9:50 am to 2:50 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 6 [High]

Sunday 28 August

Summary
Min 6
Max 16
Possible shower.
Possible rainfall: 0 to 0.2 mm
Chance of any rain: 30%

Central Wheat Belt area

Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending south to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to around 6 with daytime temperatures reaching around 14.

Sun protection recommended from 10:00 am to 2:50 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 5 [Moderate]

Monday 29 August

Summary
Min 5
Max 16
Cloudy.
Possible rainfall: 0 mm
Chance of any rain: 10%

Central Wheat Belt area

Cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the morning and afternoon. Winds south to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 5 with daytime temperatures reaching around 15.

Tuesday 30 August

Summary
Min 3
Max 17
Cloudy.
Possible rainfall: 0 mm
Chance of any rain: 20%

Wednesday 31 August

Summary
Min 6
Max 16
Shower or two.
Possible rainfall: 2 to 8 mm
Chance of any rain: 70%

Thursday 1 September

Summary
Min 3
Max 17
Partly cloudy.
Possible rainfall: 0 mm
Chance of any rain: 0%

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

Product derived from IDW14199 and IDW13170