Summer scorcher forecast next week


Bundaberg is heading for a scorcher next week if the forecast proves correct and records could tumble.

Summer is getting hot

The seven-day outlook from the weather bureau predicts a top temperature of 35 on Tuesday and 37 on Wednesday, 13 February.

The long-term average maximum for February is 30 degrees.

The highest-ever February temperature recorded was 37.7 on 9 February 2002.

Bundaberg's hottest day ever was 38.5 on 6 March 2017.

UPDATE (8 February): The current forecast has revised the temperature outlook to Sunday 35, Monday 33, Tuesday 34, Wednesday 33.