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April has strangely been a very hot month for Australia

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Usually the sear of Australia’s summer heat would’ve subsided by now, as winter approaches.

Instead, the country is experiencing an unseasonably warm April so far, prompting Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology to explain the unusual event.

The heat is “more characteristic of mid-summer than mid-autumn,” according to its special climate statement, where the country has been experiencing higher than usual maximum temperatures in the first half of the month.

April 9 was the hottest April day on record in Australia, with a national average of 34.97 degrees Celsius (94.95 degrees Fahrenheit), eclipsing a record set in 2005.  Read more…

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