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Coldest morning in 103 years for Queensland capital

Stanthorpe Art Gallery posted this photo some time back on Twitter showing the cold.
Stanthorpe Art Gallery posted this photo some time back on Twitter showing the cold.

BRISBANE has recorded its coldest morning since 1911 but the 2.6 degree minimum was nothing compared to some of the other regional temperatures.

Clermont in central Queensland had record-low temperatures yesterday, but broke records again this morning with the temperature dropping down to -4.5C, the ABC reported.

Blackall recorded lows of -2.0C, Roma dropped to -6.6C, and Oakey was down to -6.1C.

Kingaroy reached -5.7C, Dalby dropped to -5.0C, Applethorpe was -5.4C, and Warwick recorded -5.9C.
 

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Across the rest of Queensland, Rockhampton was just 2.4 degrees just before 7am, while Mackay had a much warmer 8.2 at 6.46am.

Biloela was an unusually cold -2.3 at 4.39am.

Charleville was minus 1.5 just before 6am.

Toowoomba barely made it above 0 degrees, recording 0.2 at 6.52am.

Gympie was minus 1.5 degrees, Hervey Bay 1.2 while Maroochydore was just 2 degrees just before 7am.

Sunshine Coast hinterland town Nambour was a warmer 3.5 at 6.09am while Tewantin, near Noosa, recorded 5.7 degrees at 4.30am.

Further north, Gladstone recorded 10.4 at 5.45am, though Gladstone Airport was a much cooler 4.5 at 6.34am. Mackay Airport was 4.5 at 3.17am.

The bureau said dry and clear conditions have caused temperatures to plummet, but said mornings should start to warm up next week.

In New South Wales, Thredbo recorded a low of -4.1C.

Five coldest spots in Queensland

Oakey: -6.1

Warwick: -5.9

Kingaroy: -5.7

Applethorpe: -5.4

Dalby: -5.0

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