WEST SWELTERS CENTURIES REPORTED HEAT WAVE SPREADS. Nov 10 1927 ‘State has been experiencing a continued spell of extreme heat.’ 104deg F = 40 Celsius. Melbourne 100.6 = 38C

WEST SWELTERS (1927, November 10). The Sun (Sydney, NSW : 1910 – 1954), p. 14 (FINAL EXTRA). Retrieved November 20, 2020, from https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/222731532#

While Sydney is enjoying mild spring weather, the western portion, of the State has been experiencing a continued spell of extreme heat.
Yesterday the highest temperatures registered for this summer were reported.
At Broken Hill the thermometer climbed to 100 degrees. The highest registrations were reported from Wilcannia 104, Wentworth 102, and Balranald 102.
At other stations in the west the thermometer reached the century mark. The heat wave is likely to spread over & wide area, and to-day early reports indicate exceptionally hot weather.

MELBOURNE, TOO (1927, November 10). The Sun (Sydney, NSW : 1910 – 1954), p. 14 (FINAL EXTRA). Retrieved November 20, 2020, from https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/222731529#

MELBOURNE TOO
MELBOURNE. Thursday.
The temperature here reached 100.6 degrees at 2.30 to-day.