It might seem that Perth’s weather has appropriately marked the first day of Autumn with a cooler change, but don’t be fooled.

It seems summer isn’t done with us just yet.

The Bureau of Meteorology say the next few months will be warmer and drier than normal with temps upwards of 30 degrees.

This summer was the officially the hottest, December saw its highest mean, maximum and minimum temperatures on record, peaking on the 27th in Marble Bar where they copped a sickening 49.3C.

Meanwhile, here’s what’s on the cards this week…

Rest of Friday

Max 23, light morning shower or two

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Chance of rain: 50%

Saturday

Max 27, sunny

Chance of rain: 0%

Sunday

Max 33, mostly sunny

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Chance of rain: 0%

Monday

Max 34, sunny

Chance of rain: 0%

Tuesday

Max 30, mostly sunny

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Chance of rain: 0%

Wednesday

Max 29, mostly sunny

Chance of rain: 0%

Thursday

Max 25, partly cloudy

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Chance of rain: 0%