Sydney shivers through its coldest morning in 61 years

Sydney shivers through its coldest morning in 61 years
June 30, 2010

Sydney-siders have woken to yet another day of icy air, with the city recording its coldest June morning in 61 years.

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Flurries hit southeast Australia as towns record their first-ever summer snowfalls

Flurries hit southeast Australia as towns record their first-ever summer snowfalls
January 18, 2010

CANBERRA, Australia – Australia is following its second-hottest year on record with extraordinary snow flurries in its southeastern alpine region, where some towns have recorded their first-ever summer snowfalls.



Sydney’s Coldest October in 17 years

Sydney’s Coldest October in 17 years
October 31, 2009

…Based on maximum temperatures and averaging 21.4 degrees, we have now seen our coldest October in 17 years…

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Wintry weather coldest on record

Wintry weather coldest on record
October 3, 2009

Whilst northern New South Wales sweated under the heat of a 30 degree
plus day, a large chunk of southern NSW shivered under the coldest day in months; for some the coldest October day on record.

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Australia: Cold air brings a bone chilling morning

Cold air replaces warmth in southeast
August 8, 2009

…In New South Wales, minimums tended four to eight degrees below average across the southern inland in particular. Goulburn Airport fell to minus seven, eight below average and their coldest August night in six years. Thredbo’s minus nine, six below average, was their coldest in a month.

In Victoria, the inland froze as the mercury fell to seven below average. Mildura hit minus one, their coldest August night in 10 years. Tatura’s minus three, their coldest in 12 years for August, was remarkable after an unusually warm 11 degrees the previous night.

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Australia: Cold weather smashes records

Cold weather smashes records
June 11, 2009

A bumper start to the ski season, Canberra frozen, snow over the Melbourne hills, widespread severe frost and records are falling.

The cold snap is abating slowly, but not before a final icy sting that has seen records fall across the southeast in the last 24 hours. Frost under clear skies last night was severe in much of the inland, notably Canberra’s -5.8 degrees this morning, their coldest for June in nine years.

Yesterday, Thredbo reached a high of -6.4 degrees, the coldest maximum recorded in New South Wales for 31 years. Last night, Cabramurra’s minimum fell to a 12 year low of -6.8 degrees. Coastal locations also felt the cold with Montague Island’s mercury levelling out at three degrees last night, their coldest June night in 37 years.

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Australia: Coldest March night in 31 years

Freezing temperatures for the southeast
March 6, 2009

Temperatures in parts of New South Wales and Victoria have plummeted in the last few days, a stark reminder that we are albeit, just into Autumn.

Overnight minimums have been particularly low, with places such as Orange in NSW creeping to 1 degree last night. Even Sydney only managed 14 degrees, with nearby Liverpool not even making 10. However, it was the around the ranges of southern NSW and eastern VIC that the cold has bitten hardest. Perisher, NSW recorded a low of -7 degrees, that’s 10 below average and their coldest March night in at least 31 years.

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