Charles Sturt’s time: so hot that thermometers exploded. Was Australia’s hottest day in 1828? 53.9 Celsius

Back before man-made climate change was frying Australia, when CO2 was around 300ppm, the continent savoured an ideal preindustrial climate, […]

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Charles Sturt’s time: so hot that thermometers exploded. Was Australia’s hottest day in 1828? 53.9Celsius

http://joannenova.com.au/2012/07/charles-sturts-time-so-hot-that-thermometers-exploded-was-australias-hottest-day-in-1828-53-9c/ Australia’s hottest day? Not 2010, but 1828 at a blistering 53.9 °C Back before man-made climate change was frying […]

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HEAT WAVE IN VICTORIA Hottest Day Since 1924. 01 Feb 1926. Forest areas and grazing lands are alight, and the almost consistent wall of fire rages for 50 miles.

HEAT WAVE IN VICTORIA (1926, February 1). The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 – 1954), p. 7. Retrieved February 1, […]

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Hottest Places in World. 127.5 deg F on January 16, 1889, Cloncurry in Queensland = 53 Celsius.

Hottest Places in World (1953, February 9). The North Western Courier (Narrabri, NSW : 1913 – 1955), p. 2. Retrieved […]

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Heat Buckles Rails. 04 Jan 1940. The hottest places in the state to day were Mildura and Ouyen, which recorded 107 degrees. = 41.6 Celsius.

1940 ‘Heat Buckles Rails’, Examiner (Launceston, Tas. : 1900 – 1954), 4 January, p. 6. (LATE NEWS EDITION and DAILY), […]

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SYDNEY ESCAPES HEAT WAVE 27 Dec 1945. In Melbourne the highest reading was 104.2 degrees, and in Hobart 101 degrees. 104.2 deg F = 40.1 Celsius.

Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 – 1954), 27 December, p. 1. , viewed 27 Dec 2021, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/17964641?searchTerm=extreme%20heat%20in%20melbourne# Sydney appears to […]

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