Tom Price Forecast

View the current warnings for Western Australia

Forecast updated at 0:04 am WST on Monday 21 January 2019.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Summary
Max 40
Mostly sunny.
Possible rainfall: 0 to 0.2 mm
Chance of any rain: 30%

Pilbara area

Very hot. Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Gusty winds in the northeast in the afternoon and early evening. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then tending northwest to southwesterly in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 40 to 45.

Fire Danger
East Pilbara Coast: Very High
West Pilbara Coast: Severe
East Pilbara Inland: High
Ashburton Inland: High
Exmouth Gulf Coast: Very High

Sun protection recommended from 8:10 am to 4:30 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 15 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Possible early shower or storm. Exmouth 40
Possible early shower or storm. Onslow 39
Mostly sunny. Karratha 40
Mostly sunny. Roebourne 44
Possible late storm. Port Hedland 41
Very hot. Possible storm. Marble Bar 45
Mostly sunny. Paraburdoo 44
Mostly sunny. Tom Price 40
Mostly sunny. Newman 43

Tuesday 22 January

Summary
Min 28
Max 41
Possible afternoon storm.
Chance of any rain: 20%

Pilbara area

Very hot and mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower or thunderstorm in the northeast in the afternoon and evening. Winds northwest to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending north to northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to around 30 with daytime temperatures reaching 40 to 45.

Sun protection recommended from 8:10 am to 4:30 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 16 [Extreme]

Wednesday 23 January

Summary
Min 27
Max 37
Mostly sunny.
Chance of any rain: 5%

Pilbara area

Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower or thunderstorm in the far east in the afternoon and evening. Winds northwest to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to 22 to 29 with daytime temperatures reaching 36 to 43.

Sun protection recommended from 8:10 am to 4:30 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 15 [Extreme]

Thursday 24 January

Summary
Min 22
Max 38
Sunny morning. Possible storm.
Possible rainfall: 0 to 0.4 mm
Chance of any rain: 30%

Pilbara area

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the east, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds southeast to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h tending northeast to southeasterly during the morning then tending southeast to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to 21 to 28 with daytime temperatures reaching around 40.

Sun protection recommended from 8:10 am to 4:30 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 16 [Extreme]

Friday 25 January

Summary
Min 25
Max 35
Shower or two. Possible storm.
Possible rainfall: 1 to 6 mm
Chance of any rain: 60%

Saturday 26 January

Summary
Min 24
Max 33
Shower or two. Possible storm.
Possible rainfall: 1 to 10 mm
Chance of any rain: 60%

Sunday 27 January

Summary
Min 23
Max 29
Shower or two. Possible storm.
Possible rainfall: 0 to 6 mm
Chance of any rain: 60%

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

Product derived from IDW14199 and IDW13210