Here’s the Weather Forecast for NYE and New Year’s Day in Australia [UPDATE]

Here’s the Weather Forecast for NYE and New Year’s Day in Australia [UPDATE]
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We are fast approaching the end of 2020 (thank god), which calls for celebration on New Year’s Eve. The annual fireworks celebration will be happening a little differently this year. Some cities, like Sydney, are restricting the New Year’s Eve display to ticket holders only, while others have cancelled New Year’s fireworks entirely.

Plans can also change depending on the weather, so if you’re planning a (safe) gathering at home or at a venue on New Year’s Eve you’ll want to know if mother nature is going to have an impact.

Here’s the current weather forecast for New Year’s Eve (31/12) across Australia, according to the Bureau of Meteorology.

Sydney

Temperature: 20-24 °C

Weather: Shower or two.

Chance of rain: 50%

Brisbane

Temperature: 22-29 °C

Weather: Shower or two.

Chance of rain: 50%

Melbourne

Temperature: 15-23 °C

Weather: Cloudy.

Chance of rain: 20%

Darwin

Temperature: 25-32 °C

Weather: Showers. Storm likely.

Chance of rain: 90%

Adelaide

Temperature: 15-29 °C

Weather: Sunny.

Chance of rain: 0%

Hobart

Temperature: 13-17 °C

Weather: Morning showers.

Chance of rain: 80%

Canberra

Temperature: 13-26 °C

Weather: Cloudy.

Chance of rain: 30%

Perth

Temperature: 19-31 °C

Weather: Mostly sunny.

Chance of rain: 0%

Unfortunately, for most of the country, it looks like showers and storms are on the cards. So it might be a good year to take your NYE celebrations indoors. But if you are venturing to the outside, maybe pack an umbrella.

Temperature-wise though, we’re looking at a relatively pleasant evening. Unless you’re in Darwin or Perth, where it’s gonna be a hot one. So plan your outfit accordingly and prepare to celebrate the end of the year in very 2020-style: inside.

If you’re interested in what’s possible on New Year’s Day, we’ve also gone and listed out the weather forecast for January 1st for you (sadly, it’s not much better).

Check the New Year’s Day forecast out below:

Sydney

Temperature: 19-24 °C

Weather: Shower or two.

Chance of rain: 60%

Brisbane

Temperature: 22-28 °C

Weather: Shower or two.

Chance of rain: 70%

Melbourne

Temperature: 16-27 °C

Weather: Shower or two.

Chance of rain: 60%

Darwin

Temperature: 25-32 °C

Weather: Shower or two. Possible storm.

Chance of rain: 70%

Adelaide

Temperature: 16-32 °C

Weather: Mostly sunny.

Chance of rain: 5%

Hobart

Temperature: 12-20 °C

Weather: Cloudy.

Chance of rain: 20%

Canberra

Temperature: 13-22 °C

Weather: Cloudy.

Chance of rain: 30%

Perth

Temperature: 20-35 °C

Weather: Sunny.

Chance of rain: 5%

This article has been updated since its original publish date.

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