Heatwave Service for Australia

The Heatwave Service has been ceased following the end of the 2016/17 season, but will restart at the beginning of the 2017/18 season. Please continue to add your feedback about the service in the "Feedback" text box in the "About this service" page.

Please be aware

The Heatwave Forecast is a Bureau of Meteorology product that shows the location of heatwaves, severe heatwaves and extreme heatwaves for the last two three-day periods and the next five three-day periods. It uses some analysis Numerical Weather Prediction model data, not the Official Forecast data.

Please refer to official Bureau of Meteorology products for information on how hot each day and night will be during the three day period.

This product utilises model forecast data and is supplied for evaluation purposes and service interruptions are possible.