Sydney set to sizzle through one of hottest Australia Days on record
Monday January 25, 2021 – 10:33 EDT
They don’t play the Triple J Hottest 100 on Australia Day anymore, but in Sydney and elsewhere in southeast Australia, it’s going to be plenty hot with or without the tunes.
The harbour city is bracing for an absolute scorcher on January 26, with a maximum of 35 degrees forecast for the city, and 41°C in parts of the city’s west. Temperatures in the eastern half of the city will feel all the more oppressive due to humidity.
In 162 years of records dating back to 1859, Sydney’s “official” weather station at Observatory Hill, just beside the Harbour Bridge, has…