Heatwave Service for Australia

Heatwave Assessments

Heatwave Situation for Friday, Saturday, & Sunday (3 days starting 26/02/2021)

Areas of low intensity heatwave are observed in southeast QLD and northeast NSW.

Heatwave Situation for Saturday, Sunday, & Monday (3 days starting 27/02/2021)

Areas of low intensity heatwave are observed in southeast QLD. There are small areas across the inland.

Forecast issued at 2:46 pm EDT on Sunday 28 February 2021.

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

Heatwave Forecasts

Heatwave Situation for Sunday, Monday, & Tuesday (3 days starting 28/02/2021)

Areas of low intensity heatwave are forecast for southeast QLD, western QLD, northwest SA, interior of WA, and parts of NT including Arnhem Land where there is a small area of forecast severe heatwave.

Heatwave Situation for Monday, Tuesday, & Wednesday (3 days starting 1/03/2021)

Low intensity heatwave is forecast for large parts of NT, northwest SA, western QLD and the WA interior, as well as for southeast QLD. Patches of severe heatwave are forecast within these areas.

Heatwave Situation for Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday (3 days starting 2/03/2021)

Severe heatwave is forecast for large parts of NT, northwest SA, northwest QLD and the WA interior.

Heatwave Situation for Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday (3 days starting 3/03/2021)

Severe heatwave is forecast for large parts of northern NT, northwest SA, northwest QLD and the WA interior. Areas of extreme heatwave are forecast for NT Arnhem Land and northern WA interior.

Heatwave Situation for Thursday, Friday, & Saturday (3 days starting 4/03/2021)

Severe heatwave is forecast for parts of northern NT, northwest SA, and the WA interior. Areas of extreme heatwave are forecast for NT Arnhem Land and northern WA interior.

Forecast issued at 2:46 pm EDT on Sunday 28 February 2021.

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