Australian Bush Fires — Air Temperatures
Extreme temperatures driving bush fires.
Here are the temperatures from today in Australia:
To put it all in perspective, 49.3 C is 120 degrees Fahrenheit —
Let’s take a look at the top temperatures from each state and territory today.
I’ve taken these figures from the Bureau of Meteorology. Remember that Washington is three hours behind the East Coast.
New South Wales: 42.9C at Smithville
Victoria: 37.3C at Yarrawonga
Queensland: 49.3 at Birdsville
Western Australia: 47.2C at Telfer
South Australia: 48C at Oodnadatta
Tasmania: 25.7C at Scotts Peak
Northern Territory: 47.1C at Jervois and Yulara.