Publication Date December 13, 2016 | ABC News

Sydney's sweltering night breaks December record


Sydneysiders tossed and turned through sweltering temperatures last night, with the Bureau of Meteorology saying it was the hottest night ever recorded in December.

The previous record for the hottest December night in Sydney was set in 1868, when a minimum temperature of 26.3 degrees Celsius was recorded across the night.