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Australia’s warmest spring on record

The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a Special Climate Statement.

Key points:

  • Spring 2014 was Australia’s warmest on record
  • Mean temperatures were 1.67 °C above the 1961–1990 average, the largest such departure from the long-term average since national records began in 1910
  • Numerous records were approached or set. For example:
    • Australia’s warmest October day on record, 36.39 °C national mean maximum temperature on 25 October
    • Australia’s warmest maximum temperature anomaly on record for any season
      (+2.33 °C), surpassing +2.17 °C set in autumn 2005
 Spring Record 031214

Australian mean temperature deciles for spring 2014 (1 September to 30 November).
Warmest on record areas are shown in dark orange.

Info courtesy of the Bureau of Meteorology. Issued 3rd Dec 2014.

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