Heatwave Service for Australia

Heatwave Assessments

Heatwave Situation for Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday (3 days starting 11/12/2019)

Low to severe intensity heatwave conditions extend along the west coast of WA, over northern Australia to northern NSW. Extreme intensity is reached for parts of the Kimberley.

Heatwave Situation for Thursday, Friday, & Saturday (3 days starting 12/12/2019)

Low to severe intensity heatwave conditions expand for southwest WA and persist over northern Australia into northern NSW.

Forecast issued at 2:43 pm EDT on Friday 13 December 2019.

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

Heatwave Forecasts

Heatwave Situation for Friday, Saturday, & Sunday (3 days starting 13/12/2019)

Low to severe intensity heatwave conditions are forecast over southern WA and for much of northern Australia into northern NSW. Extreme intensity is possible for parts of the Northern Goldfields & Upper Flinders district QLD.

Heatwave Situation for Saturday, Sunday, & Monday (3 days starting 14/12/2019)

No significant change.

Heatwave Situation for Sunday, Monday, & Tuesday (3 days starting 15/12/2019)

Broad low to severe intensity heatwave conditions are forecast over northern Australia, southern WA, SA and the eastern interior.

Heatwave Situation for Monday, Tuesday, & Wednesday (3 days starting 16/12/2019)

Broad low to severe intensity heatwave conditions are forecast over most of the continent except western WA and the east coast of Australia. Extreme intensity is developing about the WA/SA border.

Heatwave Situation for Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday (3 days starting 17/12/2019)

Severe intensity heatwave conditions are forecast over much of the southern inland area of Australia with extreme intensity for parts of SA and the southern interior of WA. Broad low intensity heatwave conditions remain for northern Australia.

Forecast issued at 2:43 pm EDT on Friday 13 December 2019.

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