Western Australia climate is one of the most diverse in the country due to its large size, from the tropical north with its hot monsoonal weather, to the central desert regions and the temperate south west coastal areas
Western Australia weather in the north is tropical, the sunny dry season, which is April to September, has hot days and mild nights. The wet season, which is October to March, has high humidity, heavy rains and thunderstorms.
Western Australia climate of the central interior is extremely hot in the day time and generally cold at night. It is a semi-arid zone and is mostly desert.
The south has moderate "Mediterranean" weather where the summer is warm and dry and the winter is mild and wet.
The highest recorded maximum temperature in Western Australia was recorded at Mardie in the Pilbara region on the 19th of February 1998, it was 50.5 degrees Celsius.
The lowest recorded minimum temperature in Western Australia was recorded at Booylgoo Springs on the 12th of July 1969, it was minus 6.7 degrees Celsius.
Perth weather is "Mediterranean" with generally hot and dry summers and cool moist winters.
The hot days in summer are cooled down by the beautiful strong breeze called the "Fremantle Doctor", often a very welcome relief.
Summer weather in Perth is hot.
The average daily maximum temperature around 29 degrees Celsius, although some days can get to and above 40 degrees Celsius.
The average daily minimum temperature is around 17 degrees Celsius.
Winter weather in Perth is mild.
The average daily maximum temperature is around 18 degrees Celsius.
The average daily minimum temperature is around 9 degrees Celsius.
The highest recorded maximum temperature in Perth was on the 23rd of February 1991, it was 46.2 degrees Celsius.
The lowest recorded minimum temperature in Perth was on the 17th of June 2006, it was minus 0.7 degrees Celsius.
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