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Extreme heat with locally up to +48 °C continues across parts of Australia this week

The extreme heat which has been ongoing across a large part of Australia is resulting in peak afternoon temperatures between +45 and +48 °C locally. Latest model guidance indicate the heat will continue until Sunday when it finally weakens for a few degrees and pek values should not exceed 45 °C anymore.

Here is the latest GFS model run for day-to-day peak afternoon temperatures, starting tomorrow, Jan 23rd until Sunday, Jan 27th. While peak values are likely to reach 45-48 °C on all days, slightly lower temperatures seem to be experienced on Sunday and next week.

Stay tuned for aditional updates in he coming days!

See also:

Weekly pattern across Europe overview – a very dynamic winter weather through the remainder of January (Jan 21 – 30th)

Major rainfall and locally severe thunderstorms for parts of Greece and Turkey this week