5 thoughts on “-8.7° coldest 1st July minimum Canberra since 1939”

  1. Good to see the BoM prediction accuracy improving. They predicted -7. So only 1.7 degrees out. Must be learning to cope with the urban heat island effect.

  2. Records for the 1st and 2nd July.
    DENILIQUIN AIRPORT AWS (074258) data starts in 1997 the -5.6° beats the existing record -4.9 on 7 Jul 2012
    www.australianweathernews.com/data/DS1_74.HTM
    www.bom.gov.au/climate/averages/tables/cw_074258_All.shtml
    DENILIQUIN (VISITOR INFORMATION CENTRE) (74128) recorded -6.1 on 2 July 1886
    www.bom.gov.au/climate/averages/tables/cw_074128_All.shtml

    YOUNG AIRPORT (073138) data starts 1991 recorded -6.6 on the 1st and -7.0 on 2nd – both beat the existing record -6.4 on 18 Jul 1994 and also broke records for Young Post Office 73056 going back to 1965.
    www.australianweathernews.com/data/DS1_73.HTM
    www.bom.gov.au/climate/averages/tables/cw_073138_All.shtml
    Young Post Office 73056
    www.bom.gov.au/jsp/ncc/cdio/weatherData/av?p_nccObsCode=123&p_display_type=dailyDataFile&p_startYear=1971&p_c=-1067490362&p_stn_num=073056

    COOTAMUNDRA AIRPORT (073142) data starts 1995 recorded -7.1 on the 1st and -7.8 on 2nd – the 7.8 beat the existing record -7.5 on 21 Jul 1997 and also broke records for Cootamundra Post Office 73009 going back to 1957.
    www.australianweathernews.com/data/DS1_73.HTM
    www.bom.gov.au/climate/averages/tables/cw_073142_All.shtml
    Cootamundra Post Office 73009 lowest daily minimum for July was -6.9 1st July 1973
    www.bom.gov.au/jsp/ncc/cdio/weatherData/av?p_nccObsCode=123&p_display_type=dailyDataFile&p_startYear=1995&p_c=-1066118015&p_stn_num=073009

    WEST WYALONG AIRPORT AWS (050017) data starts 1999 recorded -5.3 on the 1st and -5.6 on 2nd – both beat the existing record -4.0 on 22 Jul 2002 and both also broke records for Wyalong Post Office 73054 going back to 1965.
    www.australianweathernews.com/data/DS1_50.HTM
    www.bom.gov.au/climate/averages/tables/cw_050017_All.shtml
    Wyalong Post Office 73054 lowest daily minimum for July was -5.0 12 July 1971
    www.bom.gov.au/jsp/ncc/cdio/weatherData/av?p_nccObsCode=123&p_display_type=dailyDataFile&p_startYear=2015&p_c=-1067432582&p_stn_num=073054

    Imagine the headlines if these were hot day records.

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