Heatwave Service for Australia

Heatwave Assessments

Heatwave Situation for Sunday, Monday, & Tuesday (3 days starting 5/12/2021)

Areas of low intensity heatwave exist across tropical northern Australia, increasing to areas of severe intensity in parts of WA. There is a small area of extreme heatwave conditions near WA's Pilbara coast.

Heatwave Situation for Monday, Tuesday, & Wednesday (3 days starting 6/12/2021)

Isolated areas of low intensity heatwave persist in the tropical north of Australia. In the Pilbara district of WA the intensity rises to severe.

Forecast issued at 4:19 pm EDT on Tuesday 7 December 2021.

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Head Office (Bureau National Operations Centre)

Heatwave Forecasts

Heatwave Situation for Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday (3 days starting 7/12/2021)

Areas of low-intensity heatwave conditions are forecast in northern Queensland, the eastern half of the Top End of NT and western WA. Small areas of severe heatwave are forecast in the Top End and near Broome.

Heatwave Situation for Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday (3 days starting 8/12/2021)

Areas of low-intensity heatwave conditions are forecast in northern Queensland, the eastern half of the Top End of NT and near Broome in WA. Small areas of severe heatwave are forecast in the Top End and near Broome.

Heatwave Situation for Thursday, Friday, & Saturday (3 days starting 9/12/2021)

Small areas of low to severe intensity heatwave conditions are forecast in northern Queensland, the eastern half of the Top End of NT, and about Broome in WA.

Heatwave Situation for Friday, Saturday, & Sunday (3 days starting 10/12/2021)

Areas of low to severe intensity heatwave conditions are forecast in northern Queensland, the eastern half of the Top End, and near Broome. An area of low-intensity heatwave is forecast near the WA and SA border.

Heatwave Situation for Saturday, Sunday, & Monday (3 days starting 11/12/2021)

The Top of End of NT and tropical north Queensland continue to experience a low intensity heatwave with areas of severe intensity over Arnhem Land and in tropical north Queensland. A low intensity heatwave persists near Broome in WA.

Forecast issued at 4:19 pm EDT on Tuesday 7 December 2021.

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Head Office (Bureau National Operations Centre)