Adelaide’s coldest winter in 13 years

Adelaide’s coldest winter in 13 years
August 25, 2010

A 20-degree day is finally in sight for Adelaide, whose residents are enduring their coldest winter in 13 years, according to

Adelaide has not reached 20 degrees since May 24th, three months ago. If it doesn’t get that warm by next Wednesday this will be the first winter in seven years without reaching 20 degrees.

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Australia: Record cold morning in SA and WA

Record cold morning in SA and WA
December 9, 2009

Wednesday morning was a record cold one for parts of southern WA and SA.

Southerly winds over the last few days eased and skies cleared allowing for crisp clear nights and a recipe for a chill.

Elliston on the West Coast of SA dipped to 4.8 degrees, 10 below average and the lowest December minimum in 47 years of records.

A little further inland, Wuddinna was as cold as 4.6 at about sunrise, making it the coldest December night in 10 years of records.

Just across the WA border, in the Eucla, it was a similar story. Both Eyre and Eucla broke December records spanning more than 50 years.

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Adelaide’s coldest start to October in half a century

Adelaide’s coldest start to October in half a century
October 8, 2009

Adelaide has had its coldest start to October in eight years and is on target for its coldest start in 62 years.

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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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