Heatwave Service for Australia

Heatwave Assessments

Heatwave Situation for Friday, Saturday, & Sunday (3 days starting 18/01/2019)

Severe heatwave conditions extending from central Australia, across northeast SA through to north eastern parts of NSW. Severe heatwave conditions also developing along the western Gascoyne. Widespread low intensity heatwave conditions across parts of western and northern WA, through central Australia, New South Wales, western and southern Queensland and Tasmania's northeast.

Heatwave Situation for Saturday, Sunday, & Monday (3 days starting 19/01/2019)

Severe intensity heatwave conditions over southwestern parts of WA and the western Pilbara. Some small localised spots of severe conditions over northeastern SA, southwest Queensland and northern New South Wales. Widespread low intensity heatwave conditions across central and western parts of WA, across central and eastern Australia, and Tasmania's northeast.

Forecast issued at 3:22 pm EDT on Sunday 20 January 2019.

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

Heatwave Forecasts

Heatwave Situation for Sunday, Monday, & Tuesday (3 days starting 20/01/2019)

Broad low intensity heatwave conditions across central and southern parts of the country with localised severe areas over far southern parts of WA, western Pilbara, central Australia and northeastern Tasmania.

Heatwave Situation for Monday, Tuesday, & Wednesday (3 days starting 21/01/2019)

Extreme heatwave conditions developing over the Eucla Region in Western Australia. Broad low intensity heatwave conditions across central and southern parts of the country, contracting out of southwestern WA. Severe heatwave conditions over western South Australia and southeast WA. With isolated areas over the remaining parts of eastern SA and northeast Victoria.

Heatwave Situation for Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday (3 days starting 22/01/2019)

Low intensity heatwave conditions over central to eastern Australia, with severe heatwave conditions over southeast South Australia, southwest New South Wales and northern Victoria. Isolated severe intensity heatwave conditions also expected over southwestern parts of SA and far southeast of WA.

Heatwave Situation for Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday (3 days starting 23/01/2019)

Low intensity heatwave conditions over central and eastern Australia, with isolated severe heatwave conditions over northeast South Australia, northwest New South Wales and northeast Victoria.

Heatwave Situation for Thursday, Friday, & Saturday (3 days starting 24/01/2019)

Low intensity heatwave conditions over central and eastern Australia, with severe heatwave conditions extending from northeast South Australia across western New South Wales to central and eastern Victoria.

Forecast issued at 3:22 pm EDT on Sunday 20 January 2019.

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