On January 13, 1939, The Sydney Morning Herald reported:
‘Based on officially recorded maximum temperatures … the registration of 124 degrees (51.1°C) at White Cliffs was the highest recorded in New South Wales since the record for the State, 125 degrees (51.7°C) was made at Bourke in 1909.’
Yet, if you look at BOM’s current records for ‘New South Wales Climate Extremes’, these heat records of the past have disappeared – and nothing 50°C or over is listed.
Amazing. Even the famous magician David Copperfield would have trouble pulling off a stunt like that.
Read more at Spectator AU
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