We live in Australia and typically boast the fact that we have a sunny and hot Christmas time, especially compared to those up in the Northern Hemisphere who battle snow storms this time of year, but TBH the weather is pretty temperamental on the big day.

We don’t know what it is about this time of year but one day it could be sunny and hot while the next is cool and raining.

So when asked what the weather will be doing around the nation on Christmas Day it’s usually hard to predict until the official weather forecast is released.

And guess what Aussies? The forecast is officially in a week out from the big day and it looks set to be an absolute SCORCHER right around the country with most capitals looking at temperatures ranging from the mid-20s through to high 30s.

Check out the forecast for your capital city below!

Sydney and Canberra:

Christmas in Sydney is set to be sunny and HOT HOT HOT!


On December 25 the city is looking at temperatures in the high 20s with a maximum of about 28 degrees.

Out in the West it will be slightly warmer in the low 30s due to the lack of sea breeze.

The coast of New South Wales should see temperatures sit around the high 20s while more inland cities such as Dubbo and Griffith will feel the burn a lot more with highs of about 35 degrees.

Canberra is looking to be much the same for Christmas Day with sunny conditions with a chance of light, breezy winds and 32 degrees.


Melbournians will be treated to a bit of sun as well this Christmas with conditions looking similar to those in Sydney with temperatures sitting around 28 degrees.


Those living further inland though in towns like Bendigo and Mildura could see temperatures soar to the high 30s or even lows 40s in some parts.


Looking up North we’ve got hot and slightly humid conditions created by some slight cloud cover and in the wake of Tropical Cyclone Owen.

Brisbane itself should see temperatures of around 29 degrees while the rest of the state could soar much higher, specifically in the regional areas.

Winton and Longreach could jump as high as 35C while Townsville and Weipa could be looking at something between 30 and 33 degrees.



Over in Adelaide it’s also looking to be a hot one with temperatures hitting 32 degrees and mostly sunny.

The temperature is expected to remain relatively high for most of the day before a south-easterly wind brings slight relief later in the day.


Western Australia is looking at copping the brunt of the heat this year with most parts of the outback looking at temperatures well above 40 degrees.

Perth itself will see lots of sun and conditions of about 34 degrees, which is certainly not unusual for WA having seen similar temperatures in the state last Christmas.



The mercury will also soar up in the Northern Territory with temperatures sitting at about 34 degrees.

Darwin itself will be mostly cloudy with the chance of a storm on Christmas Day but the humidity will still make it feel incredibly hot.


Tasmania is the only state that’s not set to absolutely sizzle with cloudy conditions and a possible shower bringing temperatures of about 23 degrees in Hobart and 25 degrees in other parts of the state.

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