Canberra chilling through coldest May in 50 years
May 31, 2012
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May 29, 2012
Nights in Canberra have been so cold this month that the national capital is having its coldest May in 51 years and second coldest May on record, according to weatherzone.com.au.
Overnight minimum temperatures have averaged -0.2 of a degree, compared to the long-term norm of 3.1 degrees.
The last time May averaged a minimum this low was in 1961, when it was -0.2 of a degree.