WA Day looks like having the perfect weather for a party

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VideoThe weather is set to be prefect for WA Day.

Perth’s hottest June day for at least 26 years — a balmy 26C — could hardly be a better way to celebrate what WA is famous for.

While tomorrow is the first day of winter, glorious weather means there may even be a rare chance for an off-season trip to the beach this WA Day long weekend.

The Weather Bureau forecasts tomorrow will be the hottest June day since its Perth records began at its current site 26 years ago.

On Sunday, a few clouds will clear the way for brilliant sunshine and 24C, and 23C is forecast for Monday, in time for the official WA Day Festival at Burswood Park.

The bureau’s Neil Bennett said the weather was from a high pressure system, bringing the North West’s balmy temperatures to the city.

A huge play zone, including an inflatable playground, food trucks and arts and crafts will be among the festivities over the weekend, with the SOTA music festival on Monday showing off some of the best West Aussie acts.

Must-see events


Bupa Kids Activation Zone, Burswood Park, 10am - 7pm.

WA Short Films with Screenwest, 10am, 1pm, 4pm and 6pm on the big screen.

Have a go at reading the news in the Channel 7 Perth Live Studio, Burswood Park.

Channel 7 WA Day fireworks over the Swan River, 7.15pm .


Free rides all weekend on either the Cup and Saucer, Fiesta Balloon or Taxi Jets, Burswood Park,10am - 7pm.

SOTA featuring John Butler, Katy Steele, Jebediah and other West Australian acts.

Get the ultimate guide to the 2019 WA Day Festival in Friday’s The West Australian or read it online.

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