RECORD HEAT. Nov 07 1946. 107 deg F = 41.6 Celsius

RECORD HEAT FOR NOVEMBER (1946, November 7). Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners’ Advocate (NSW : 1876 – 1954), p. 2. Retrieved November 9, 2020, from https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/133173141?searchTerm=november%20heat&searchLimits=#

RECORD HEAT FOR NOVEMBER
NEWCASTLE sweltered yesterday under heatwave conditions which sent temperatures to the highest November readings on record and the highest since January 5 when Mr. Cyril Griffiths
recorded 107 degrees.
The heat reached its peak at 1.10 p.m. when Mr. Griffiths registered 105.6 degrees.
The temperature then at Nobbys was 103.
Up to 108 Inland
The 100 degrees was passed at Maitland shortly after 9 a.m. The maximum reading at West Maitland Post-office was 106, with 107.5 degrees at Campbell’s Hill.
The reading at 5 p.m. was 103.
There was no relief until the southerly change at 7.30 p.m.
The maximum temperature at Cessnock Post-office was 104.
Private thermometers at Kurri Kurri gave readings up to 108.
The maximum at Dungog was 108.
The maximum at Gosford was 104 at 11.30 a.m.
Temperatures in the capitals yesterday were-
                         Maximum. Minimum.
Sydney …….. 104.5           62.8
Canberra ……94                79
Melbourne . .62                56
3risbane ……80                66
Adelaide . . . 66                 51
Hobart …..    56                 44
Perth ………  73