Apr 6, 2016

Sydney Swelters in 34.2C on Hottest Recorded April day

Sydney NSW
Australia
by
The Guardian
Record April temperatures had Sydney reaching 34.2C, with a cool change expected on Wednesday night. Photo: Mark Metcalfe, Getty Images
Record April temperatures had Sydney reaching 34.2C, with a cool change expected on Wednesday night. Photo: Mark Metcalfe, Getty Images

Sydney has broken the record for April heat as the mercury topped 34.2C in the city.  The hottest April day on record beat the previous high of 33.9C set in 1986. Temperatures in Penrith and Richmond reached 36.6C on Wednesday, according to the Bureau of Meteorology