Western Sydney – coldest summer on record

Sydney’s record cool weather to continue

http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au
February 15, 2012

WESTERN Sydney is experiencing its coldest summer on record thanks to cloud and rain associated with the La Nina weather cycle.

Tom Saunders, senior meteorologist at The Weather Channel, said Penrith had experienced average maximum temperatures of 26.2C, while Parramatta recorded an average of 24.6C.

Blacktown hit an average 25C.

Meanwhile, Sydney was only able to record an average 24.6C, putting it on track for the coldest summer since 1953.

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Sydney finally cracks 30 degrees!

Sydney finally cracks 30 degrees

http://www.smh.com.au
January 30, 2012

Sydney has just ended its longest summer spell below 30 degrees in 15 years, weatherzone.com.au reports.

After a 60-day break, Sydney has finally reached 30 degrees, ending the longest summer run below 30 since 1996/97. In that summer there were 61 consecutive days below 30 degrees.

The record number of consecutive summer days below 30 degrees is 90, set in 1952/53. During that summer, not one day reached 30 degrees.

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Australia: Coldest start to Summer

Storms rattle Sydney in coolest start to summer in 51 years

www.weatherzone.com.au
December 4, 2011

Thunderstorms are helping Sydney achieve its coolest start to summer in 51 years, according to weatherzone.com.au.

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Melbourne shivers through coldest summer in 15 years

http://www.heraldsun.com.au
December 02, 2011

MOTHER Nature missed her cue as Melbourne yesterday shivered through its coldest start to summer in 15 years.

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Australia: Record cold September in the east

Melbourne endures coldest month in 16 years

http://www.weatherzone.com.au
September 30, 2010

Melbourne has had its coldest September in 16 years, with only one day this month above 20 degrees, according to weatherzone.com.au.
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Adelaide finally thawing after coldest September in 18 years

http://www.weatherzone.com.au
September 30, 2010

Warmer days ahead will provide Adelaide residents with a good thawing out after enduring their coldest September in 18 years, according to weatherzone.com.au.
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Sydney’s coldest September in five years

http://www.weatherzone.com.au
September 30, 2010

After their coldest winter in 13 years Sydney residents have just experienced their coldest September in five years, according to weatherzone.com.au.
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Record cold in Australia

Record cold in Australia

Adelaide, Alice Springs, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney

Desperate times as Alice shivers on coldest day

http://www.abc.net.au
July 6, 2010

The previous coldest day was in August 1966 when the maximum temperature reached just 7 degrees Celsius.

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Adelaide: Record looms, and shivers it’s cold

http://www.adelaidenow.com.au
July 05, 2010

The Bureau of Meteorology’s early forecast is for an overnight low of just 3C tonight and if correct it will equal the record run of six nights below 5C set in 1982.

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Sydney’s coldest June morning for more than 60 years

http://www.smh.com.au
June 30, 2010

Sydney’s week of cold weather continues, with the city recording its coldest June morning since 1949 when temperatures dived to 4.3 degrees.

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Melbourne faces longest cold snap in 14 years

http://www.theage.com.au
July 2, 2010

If you thought it was colder than normal, you’re right: Melbourne is within reach of its longest cold snap in 14 years.

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Perth on track to beat winter chill record

http://www.watoday.com.au
June 30, 2010

The recent run of cold night weather in Perth could soon become the longest spell on record as the city shivers through its coldest June in 15 years.

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Cloud blankets Queensland, Brisbane coldest in two years

http://www.weatherzone.com.au
July 2, 2010

Brisbane only reached a maximum of 16 degrees, four below the July average and the coldest day in almost two whole years. Longreach, near the heart of Queensland, topped at just 14, the second coldest July day in 17 years.

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Sydney shivers through its coldest morning in 61 years

Sydney shivers through its coldest morning in 61 years

http://www.weatherzone.com.au
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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Sydney’s Coldest October in 17 years

Sydney’s Coldest October in 17 years

http://www.Weatherzone.com.au
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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AUSTRALIA: Record cold hits the tropics

Record cold hits the tropics

http://www.weatherzone.com.au
July 18, 2009

Temperatures have plummeted across Queensland during the past three days causing frost to spread well north into the tropics.

Clermont in the Central Highlands plummeted to minus three degrees on Saturday morning, 10 degrees below their July average and the towns coldest night on record. Sub zero temperatures even spread as far north as Mt Isa, their coldest night in seven years. Even mild coastal areas have dropped to single figures over the past few nights with Rockhampton recording a minimum of just three on Saturday morning, colder than any night in central Sydney for more than 20 years.

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Australia: Coldest March night in 31 years

Freezing temperatures for the southeast

http://www.weatherzone.com.au
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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Where did Sydney’s summer go?

Where did Sydney’s summer go?

http://www.weatherzone.com.au
February 12, 2009

About one week after western suburbs endured its hottest four-day heatwave in 37 years; Sydney is likely to be heading for it coolest February period in more than 50 years.

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