It’s Been a Bit Hot in Melbourne

During the last week of January, we have had some very hot weather – a new record for the longest period of hottest days.

Look at these numbers:


Max Temperature (Centigrade)

Max Temperature (Fahrenheit)

Tuesday, January  27



Wednesday, January 28



Thursday, January 29



Friday, January 30



Saturday, January 31



Sunday, February 1



We actually felt very relieved on the Saturday, when it cooled down to just 37 degrees.

Everything is dry and burned – here’s how our once green azaleas now look in our front garden


Our forecast for tomorrow is another day of 45 degrees.


Bruce is a keen traveller and photographer. This web site describes his travel and family interests

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