Heatwave Service for Australia

Heatwave Assessments

Heatwave Situation for Monday, Tuesday, & Wednesday (3 days starting 20/01/2020)

Low to severe heatwave conditions extend across most of coastal and adjacent inland areas of eastern Australia, from the Torres Strait down to southeast NSW. Small pockets of low intensity heatwave conditions also exist over the Pilbara district in WA and eastern Top End of the NT.

Heatwave Situation for Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday (3 days starting 21/01/2020)

Low to severe heatwave conditions are present over much of QLD and eastern NSW, and also parts of the Northern Interior and Pilbara districts of WA.

Forecast issued at 2:34 pm EDT on Wednesday 22 January 2020.

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

Heatwave Forecasts

Heatwave Situation for Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday (3 days starting 22/01/2020)

Low to severe intensity heatwave conditions are forecast to extend from Cairns in QLD through to the south coast of NSW, and also across parts of northern WA.

Heatwave Situation for Thursday, Friday, & Saturday (3 days starting 23/01/2020)

Low to severe heatwave conditions are expected to continue from Cairns in QLD southwards through to the south coast of NSW. Low to severe heatwave conditions are also forecast to continue over the Gascoyne, Pilbara, and Northern Interior districts of WA.

Heatwave Situation for Friday, Saturday, & Sunday (3 days starting 24/01/2020)

Low to severe heatwave conditions are forecast to continue across the same regions. Severe heatwave conditions to abate over the eastern states

Heatwave Situation for Saturday, Sunday, & Monday (3 days starting 25/01/2020)

Low to severe heatwave conditions are forecast to build across the central west region of WA and also extending through to the southern interior of the State. A low-intensity heatwave will persist over parts of eastern QLD, broadly across eastern NSW, and the eastern Top End of the NT.

Heatwave Situation for Sunday, Monday, & Tuesday (3 days starting 26/01/2020)

A low to severe heatwave persist over most of central and western WA and also spreading into the South West Land Division. A low intensity heatwave will continue over parts of eastern QLD, NSW, and the Top End of the NT.

Forecast issued at 2:34 pm EDT on Wednesday 22 January 2020.

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