not the hottest …

…In Broome, our maximum today is below average, like the monthly maximum.

WHAT’S THE TEMPERATURE WHERE YOU ARE?
A HEATWAVE in WA’s north is likely to bring record-smashing temperatures, the weather bureau says. http://trib.al/3DXVFNo

A HEATWAVE in Western Australia’s north is likely to bring record-smashing temperatures, the weather bureau says.
perthnow.com.au

No, not today, no records broken, yet. Hot, but just 48.6C 48.9C for a few seconds, at Marble Bar. Of course they were hoping it would get hotter there. Humidity in the single digits makes it bearable.

What they wont tell you, Marble Bar is over 1C below average this year so far, no rain has fallen. Unlike last year when almost the annual average rainfall fell in January.

Update, Shay Gap, near Marble Bar, reached 48.3C, no others near that yet …

About Tom Harley

Amateur ecologist and horticulturalist and CEO of Kimberley Environmental Horticulture Inc. (Tom Harley)
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2 Responses to not the hottest …

  1. Ian George says:

    I’m sure I recall seeing on ABC weather that Port Hedland would reach 48C. Reached 42.9C but I’d say that people will only remember the 48C prediction.

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