Finally some relief from the heat! Summer is ending in Australia and cooler temperatures are on the way – here’s what the weather looks like in your city
- The temperature is five degrees below average
- Heat wave to smash Western Australia
Temperatures are set to be five degrees below average in parts of the country while potential floods could hit the north and a sweltering heat wave could hit the west.
The cooler weather is expected to move out of Victoria on Tuesday and spread across New South Wales and southeast Queensland over the next two days.
Scorching heatwaves will hit Western Australia with the mercury hovering in the low 30s while potential flooding could wreck the upper end.
Temperatures are set to be five degrees below average in parts of the country while potential floods could hit the north and a sweltering heatwave hit the west.
A severe heatwave will hit Western Australia as the mercury soars in 30C, while potential flooding could wreck the upper end.
Sky News Weather meteorologist Rob Sharp said Victoria would see the coldest weather with the mercury dropping below average.
“For the southeastern corner of the country, it’s noticeably cooler than normal,” he said.
“Day by day, it is five times below average in the summer and almost five times below average in the fall as well.”
Melbourne will shiver through a maximum of 19C on Tuesday before temperatures climb slightly to 21C on Wednesday before the temperature climbs to 26C on Saturday.
The Southern Change will move north all week, bringing cooler conditions along the East Coast.
“The southern change will come up on the New South Wales coast on Wednesday, bringing cooler temperatures there as well,” Sharp said.
“By Thursday, we should see it heading towards southeast Queensland.”
Sydney will see a pleasant 27°C on Tuesday before the mercury warms to a high of 29°C on Wednesday.
Thunderstorms may develop in the afternoon and evening over the next couple of days, with light rain expected for the rest of the week.
Temperatures will remain around the mid 20°C all week.
Sydney will see a pleasant 27°C on Tuesday before the mercury warms to a high of 29°C on Wednesday
Brisbane will miss out on cooler weather temperatures rising to a maximum of 31C on Tuesday.
The mercury will rise to 33°C on Wednesday before dropping to 30°C by Friday.
About 200mm of rain could fall in the Top End with the monsoon forecast to bring rain and flooding around Tennant Creek and Katherine.
Darwin can handle up to 25mm each day for the rest of the week with temperatures reaching a maximum of 31°C.
A severe heat wave will hit Western Australia, reaching 37 degrees Celsius on Tuesday.
The mercury will dip slightly to 35°C on Friday before dropping into 20°C by Sunday.
You’ll feel the sweltering heat all along the state’s coast from Augusta to Caernarfon.
Adelaide will enjoy a series of pleasant days as the mercury is expected to hover around 24°C from Tuesday.
Hobart is expected to see a maximum of 20°C on Tuesday before the temperature rises slightly to 22°C on Thursday.
Five-day forecasts across the country
Tuesday: maximum 27 ° C (cloudy)
Wednesday: min 21°C, max 29°C (late shower or two)
Thursday: minimum 20°C, maximum 26°C (a shower or two)
Friday: min 19°C, max 27°C (a shower or two)
Saturday: min 19°C, max 26°C (a shower or two)
Tuesday: max 31°C (mostly sunny)
Wednesday: minimum 21°C, maximum 33°C (sunny)
Thursday: minimum 23°C, maximum 31°C (partly cloudy)
Friday: minimum 22°C, maximum 30°C (partly cloudy)
Saturday: minimum 21°C, maximum 30°C (partly cloudy)
Tuesday: maximum of 24 degrees (partly cloudy)
Wednesday: minimum of 14°C, maximum of 24°C (partly cloudy)
Thursday: minimum 12°C, maximum 24°C (partly cloudy)
Friday: min 13°C, max 25°C (partly cloudy)
Saturday: minimum 13°C, maximum 28°C (sunny)
Tuesday: maximum 29°C (partly cloudy)
Wednesday: min 13°C, max 27°C (shower can be developed)
Thursday: minimum 11°C, maximum 27°C (sunny)
Friday: minimum 13°C, maximum 26°C (cloudy)
Saturday: minimum 13°C, maximum 25°C (cloudy)
Tuesday: maximum 19 ° C (cloudy)
Wednesday: min 14°C, max 21°C (one or two showers)
Thursday: minimum 14°C, maximum 21°C (cloudy)
Friday: minimum 14°C, maximum 21°C (cloudy)
Saturday: minimum 13°C, maximum 26°C (partly cloudy)
Tuesday: max 27°C (sunny)
Wednesday: minimum 21°C, maximum 37°C (sunny)
Thursday: minimum 24°C, maximum 37°C (partly cloudy)
Friday: minimum 23°C, maximum 35°C (mostly sunny)
Saturday: minimum 21°C, maximum 30°C (sunny)
Tuesday: maximum 20 ° C (cloudy)
Wednesday: minimum 13°C, maximum 21°C (cloudy)
Thursday: minimum 13°C, maximum 22°C (cloudy)
Friday: 11°C, maximum of 19°C (partly cloudy)
Saturday: minimum 11°C, maximum 20°C (partly cloudy)
Tuesday: 31°C max (showers)
Wednesday: min 26°C, max 31°C (showers and storm)
Thursday: minimum 26°C, maximum 31°C (showers)
Friday: minimum 26°C, maximum 30°C (showers)
Saturday: minimum 25°C, maximum 32°C (showers)