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    It was unusually hot today! Saw the forecast and prepared the pool over the weekend.

     

    It forecasts are correct then we are looking at a real hot summer!

     

    Adelaide also matched its hottest day on record for the first week of October.According to the weather bureau, the temperature in Adelaide reached 35.6C at 3.09pm on Monday.It matches the record of 35.6C on October 7, 1938.On October 4, 2006, the mercury reached 35.4C.Bureau of Meteorology senior forecaster Tom Boeck said it was unusual for Adelaide to be experiencing such high temperatures in early October.“We have strong northerly wind coming from the north side of the state,” he said.Nullarbor had the hottest temperature on Monday at 40.4C with far western towns such as Ceduna and Renmark also in the high 30s degrees.Robe was the coolest in the state, at 24C, with coastal regions in the south remaining in the high 20s degrees.Adelaide will cool down to 26C on Tuesday and 20C on Wednesday before the temperature hits the high 20s degrees for the rest of the week.“We’ll have a temporary cooling period before getting to above average temperatures again later in the week,” Mr Boeck said.Latest bushfire, weather, health and public transport news for South Australia

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    That's a bit warm for early October, isn't it?! Glad we're in England at the moment and making the most of an Indian Summer which seems to be fading fast now! Heavy rain and high winds for the next couple of days, so will no doubt be glad to be back in dear old Adelaide in November. Forecast for England is that we're in for a 'Killer Winter'! Ooh, think I prefer hot to freezing cold; can always go and sit in a cold bath!

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