Lowest temperature in Canberra recorded history

The temperature in Australia’s capital dropped to the lowest in recorded history, says this article on news.com.au.

The temperature at Canberra Airport dropped to just 1.6C early this morning – the lowest January temperature ever recorded. The previous record low was 1.8C set in 1956.

“We’ve had a lot of records beaten for a minimum temperature for January over the southeast of NSW,” said forecaster Peter Zmijewski.

See entire article:
http://www.news.com.au/breaking-news/canberra-wakes-to-record-big-chill/story-e6frfku0-1226242592186

Thanks to Byron Dawes and Paul Fazey for this link