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Australian Bush Fires — Air Temperatures

Extreme temperatures driving bush fires.

by Eric Holdeman / December 24, 2019

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.
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