Adelaide’s brief flirtation with milder temperatures won’t last long with the mercury set to break past 40 degrees in coming days.

The Bureau of Metorology’s latest predictions (published on Wednesday afternoon) has the heatwave starting this Friday with a scorcher of 39 degrees.

The weekend is forecast to be in the mid 30°s before peak hotness returns to start next week with another 39° on Monday, then 41° on Tuesday, and 42° on Wednesday!

Adelaide forecast

Thursday 10 January – 30°

Friday 11 January – 39°

Saturday 12 January – 33°

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Sunday 13 January – 35°

Monday 14 January – 39°

Tuesday 15 January – 41°

Wednesday 16 January – 42°

Hit the beach, fill your ice-cube trays, hang out at Westfields, water your pets, ring your Granny, stay cool.

Updated 9 January 2019

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