Heatwave Service for Australia

Heatwave Assessments

Heatwave Situation for Saturday, Sunday, & Monday (3 days starting 8/12/2018)

Severe intensity heatwave conditions are observed over northern WA and parts of the NT reaching extreme intensity over a small area of the Pilbara. Low intensity heatwave conditions are identified from central Australia to inland NSW and also about northwest Queensland.

Heatwave Situation for Sunday, Monday, & Tuesday (3 days starting 9/12/2018)

Severe intensity heatwave conditions are observed over northern WA and parts of the NT. Low intensity heatwave conditions are identified from central Australia to inland northern NSW and also about much of western Queensland.

Forecast issued at 4:09 pm EDT on Monday 10 December 2018.

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

Heatwave Forecasts

Heatwave Situation for Monday, Tuesday, & Wednesday (3 days starting 10/12/2018)

Severe intensity heatwave conditions are observed over northern WA and parts of the NT, reaching extreme intensity over parts of the Kimberley. Low intensity heatwave conditions are identified from central Australia to inland northern NSW and also about much of western Queensland.

Heatwave Situation for Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday (3 days starting 11/12/2018)

The severe heatwave continues in northern WA and the Gregory district NT with small areas of extreme intensity. Low intensity heatwave conditions ease through northeastern South Australia, northern NSW and western Qld. Low intensity heatwave conditions are also seen over southwestern Tasmania.

Heatwave Situation for Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday (3 days starting 12/12/2018)

Severe to extreme heatwave conditions remain focused over northern WA with an easing in conditions for the Gregory district NT. Low intensity heatwave conditions remain over much of Tasmania.

Heatwave Situation for Thursday, Friday, & Saturday (3 days starting 13/12/2018)

Extreme intensity heatwave conditions ease slightly over the northern Kimberley, otherwise no significant change.

Heatwave Situation for Friday, Saturday, & Sunday (3 days starting 14/12/2018)

No significant change.

Forecast issued at 4:09 pm EDT on Monday 10 December 2018.

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