National Highest Temperatures - By State and Territory

Date of Record: 09/01/2013


STATE BY STATE

State

Temp.(°C)

Place name

Date

NSW

49.7°C

Menindee

10th January 1939

ACT

42.2°C

Canberra

1st February 1968

NT

48.3°C

Finke

1st January 1960

SA

50.7°C

Oodnadatta

2nd January 1960

QLD

49.5°C

Birdsville

24th December 1972

TAS

42.2°C

Scamander

30th January 2009

WA

50.5°C

Mardie

19th February 1998

VIC

48.8°C

Hopetoun

7th February 2009


CAPITAL CITIES

City

Temp.(°C)

Date

Sydney

45.3°C

14th January 1939

Canberra

42.2°C

1st February 1968

Darwin

40.5°C

17th October 1892

Adelaide

47.6°C

12th January 1939

Brisbane

43.2°C

26th January 1940

Hobart

41.8°C

4th January 2013

Perth

46.2°C

23rd February 1991

Melbourne

46.4°C

7th February 2009