Nov 20, 2015

Australia heatwave: temperatures soar above 40 but no records broken in Sydney – cooling down

Sydney NSW
Canberra ACT 2601
Darwin NT
Brisbane QLD
Perth WA
Australia
by
Elle Hunt and Adam Brereton
,
The Guardian
People enjoying the cooler morning conditions at Bronte beach in Sydney’s east on Friday morning. Photograph: Dan Himbrechts/AAP
People enjoying the cooler morning conditions at Bronte beach in Sydney’s east on Friday morning. Photograph: Dan Himbrechts/AAP

Weather – it happened and we live blogged it. Though summer got off to an early start, we failed to fry an egg on the pavement...Sydney attained its forecast high of 41C, but fell short of the hottest-ever temperature recorded in November.