The Tweed’s initiation this season to the summer heat, now almost at an end was on October 21 last, when 93 degrees was recorded.
Then followed a comparatively mild spell through November and December to January 9, when, the mercury reached 94 degrees, the highest reading for the season.
The only other day to beat yesterday’s effort was February 24, when 93 degrees showed on the glass, though on February 14 an equal reading—92 degrees was recorded.
Viewed generally, the 1933-34 summer has been remarkably mild, only 10 days’ having shown a temperature in or touching the nineties, probably a record minimum high temperatures
Yesterday’s’ heat has revived interest in a forecast made some weeks ago would have a “sting in the tail.”
Having followed a comparison of Northern, and Southern Hemisphere temperatures for some years, this gentleman has been impressed by the manner in which, on broad lines the seasons in the Southern climes have followed the vagaries of weather in the