19/12/2019 – A good reason to live in Tasmania


The image depicts today’s temperatures across much of South Australia at 3.30pm, the data compiled from today’s BOM observations.

You wouldn’t want to be a black crow out in the SA sun.

Adelaide’s official record is 46C from January 24 this year, but Enjoy Tasmania spotted a 47.7C recorded at the Kent Town site on the same day, as per this post.

Sydney Airport (NSW) recorded 41.5C today in a meteoric afternoon build-up, but a cool change cut in during the arvo. The wind picked up with the change, bad for the fires.

The year 2019 … ouch.

If you want some light distraction from all this, read our thylacine report.

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