Heatwave Service for Australia

Heatwave Assessments

Heatwave Situation for Friday, Saturday, & Sunday (3 days starting 14/02/2020)

Low heatwave conditions forecast from southwest WA through the interior district and across most parts of the NT and QLD. Severe heatwave conditions are forecast over the central and northern parts of the NT and extreme along the northeast coast of QLD.

Heatwave Situation for Saturday, Sunday, & Monday (3 days starting 15/02/2020)

Low intensity heatwave conditions extend from northern WA across central Australia and the NT to QLD and northern NSW. Severe to extreme heatwave conditions across the northern WA Interior, the NT and western QLD

Forecast issued at 3:19 pm EDT on Sunday 16 February 2020.

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

Heatwave Forecasts

Heatwave Situation for Sunday, Monday, & Tuesday (3 days starting 16/02/2020)

Low intensity heatwave conditions extend from northern WA across central Australia and the NT to QLD and northern NSW. Severe to extreme heatwave conditions across the northern WA Interior, the NT and western QLD.

Heatwave Situation for Monday, Tuesday, & Wednesday (3 days starting 17/02/2020)

Low intensity heatwave conditions extend from central and northern WA across central Australia and the NT to QLD. Severe to extreme heatwave conditions across the WA Interior districts, the NT and western QLD. Areas of low intensity heatwave conditions are also forecast along the central west coast of WA.

Heatwave Situation for Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday (3 days starting 18/02/2020)

No significant change except severe to extreme heatwave conditions shift to central NT and the interior district of WA.

Heatwave Situation for Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday (3 days starting 19/02/2020)

Low intensity heatwave conditions extend from central and northern WA across central Australia and the NT to QLD. A small area of low intensity conditions developing along the far southwest coast. Areas of low intensity to severe heatwave conditions are also forecast along the central west coast of WA. Severe to extreme heatwave conditions across the WA Interior districts.

Heatwave Situation for Thursday, Friday, & Saturday (3 days starting 20/02/2020)

No significant change

Forecast issued at 3:19 pm EDT on Sunday 16 February 2020.

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