Weather News

Hot spell in Perth

Ben Domensino, Thursday November 14, 2019 - 20:54 EDT

Perth is on track to register its first four-day spell of November days at or above 35 degrees in 86 years.

A low pressure trough lingering near Australia's west coast is drawing hot inland air towards Perth this week.

Image: Surface temperature on Friday afternoon according to the ECMWF-HRES model.

After reaching 35.7 degrees on Wednesday and 37.7 degrees on Thursday, the city is forecast to hit 39 degrees on Friday and 35 on Saturday.

If these temperatures are reached, it will be the first time Perth has had four consecutive days at or above 35 degrees during November since 1933. It would also be only the second time on record Perth has had four days this during November.

Perth's hottest November day on record was 40.3 degrees, which occurred in 2003 and 1913.

More breaking news

Sydney Morning Herald
ABC News
News Limited

Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

Wild weather to hit parts of NSW as low-pressure system brings rain, wind and big waves

17:03 EST

Wild weather is on the way for parts of New South Wales, but it is more likely to bring relief than cause concern.

Icy morning in Western Australia

15:04 EST

Parts of Western Australia have had their coldest morning in years on Sunday before a series of fronts bear down on the region this week.