Record cold in Australia

29 Aug 2018 – Melbourne, the Victorian capital, broke the cold record yesterday with a low of 1.9 degrees.  At 0.8 degrees, this morning was even colder.

Alpine, and inland areas of the state were even cooler. With a temperature of -2.0 degrees, Tullamarine saw its coldest low in 32 years, while Mount Hotham shivered through -9.8, Falls Creek reached -9.6 and Yarrawonga -5.2.

In New South Wales, Sydney recording its coldest August night in 21 years at 4.6 degrees.

Perisher was this morning the coldest it has been in Australia, in six years. The temperature reached -14.2.

Elsewhere in the state, Deniliquin reached -4.1 degrees and Wagga Wagga had its coldest August start in 19 years.

A frost warning was issued for the entire state of Victoria overnight, with the Bureau of Meteorology warning of “severe” frost for some districts.

Thanks to Morgo for this link

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September 1, 2018 at 05:54AM

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