Canberra experiences hottest temperature on record

Jasper Lindell
Updated January 4 2020 - 9:45pm, first published 1:30pm

Temperatures in Canberra have soared to 44 degrees, the highest reading ever recorded in the city, beating a 1968 Canberra Airport record and a 1939 record.

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Jasper Lindell

Jasper Lindell

Assembly Reporter

Jasper Lindell joined The Canberra Times in 2018. He is a Legislative Assembly reporter, covering ACT politics and government. He also writes about development, transport, heritage, local history, literature and the arts, as well as contributing to the Times' Panorama magazine. He was previously a Sunday Canberra Times reporter.

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