Several May temperature records – at least one more than a century old – were broken in southern Queensland overnight.
Applethorpe, Oakey and Dalby all suffered their coldest May mornings on record.
The temperature plummeted to -6.1 C in Applethorpe, –2.1 C below its previous record set 13 years ago.
Oakey dropped to -4.4, 0.3 of a degree cooler than its old record set in 2006.
Dalby had its coldest morning since 1911, recording -3.6.
Southern Queensland towns record coldest May morning
Thanks to Darren Mac for this link
“Unusual for the abc to report on cold temps,’ says Darren. “I guess we better get used to it.”