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airport heat islands … artificial maximum temperatures

Airport heat islands, such as we have in Broome. Broome 13/10:30am 33.6 34.6 10.29am  WNW WNW 30 09:24am 16 One sharp peak when the wind conditions are right, shows up remarkably well. One flight arrived at 10.am Broome 13/01:00pm 33.9 … Continue reading

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blooming cold records … ‘fastest ever’

The equal coldest May morning hit Broome this morning, 7.7C, the same as on May 28th 2012. This was recorded at the Broome Airport. In 1917, also on May28th, Broome got down as low as 7.3 at the old Post … Continue reading

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it’s raining, it’s pouring … like money in the bank

Here in Broome we are having a wonderful start to the wet season, usually from November to April. In January more than double the average soaking rains have replenished the aquifers without much in the way of flooding. In the … Continue reading

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suicide risk of FIFO workers … 5 times the average

Broome Airport sees an influx of yellow vested passengers coming and going every day, but the Pilbara is the Fly-in Fly-out region of Australia, where working conditions can be quite unbearable, so it’s no surprise their is an upswing of … Continue reading

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scary headline … 500% of October average rain in half an hour

Not to be outdone by scary weather stories on ABC, Broome received 5 times it’s October rainfall record … in just half an hour. Fabulous, actually, cooled us all down, and put some fires out. The real story, because there … Continue reading

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