Wednesday, 17 December 2014

Hot night

Photo from NT News
I will be quite pleased when our air conditioning is fixed. No cross-flow ventilation in the bedroom. But we do have a ceiling fan.

Last night was hot here in Darwin. The minimum was 29.5 degrees Celsius recorded just after five o'clock this morning. For those living with Fahrenheit that is about 85 degrees. Luckily the humidity was only around 70%.
That was the warmest night ever recorded here.

The highest minimum ever recorded in the Northern Territory occurred on 5 January 2006, when Jervois Station. east of Alice Springs, recorded an overnight low of 33.7 degrees Celsius.

Without a good night's sleep, tempers can be frayed around here. Irritable people. Violence. You can guess.

A nice thunderstorm late this afternoon will make everyone feel better. A few clouds, but ...


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