Fraser Coast sweats through record-breaking night temps

MARYBOROUGH has broken a record for the hottest May night yet, with the mercury dropping no lower than 21.4 degrees on Sunday.

Despite winter being less than a month away, people on the Fraser Coast were kicking off their doonas and turning on their fans, with minimum temperatures staying at least eight degrees above average for this time of year.

Twenty other towns and cities across Queensland also broke records over Saturday and Sunday night for their high nightly temperatures.

Did you notice a difference in the temps on Sunday night?

This poll ended on 03 May 2016.

Current Results

Yes, I turned the fan on during the night, it was really warm

81%

Yes, I noticed it was a little warmer, but nothing too different

13%

No, I don't think it felt much hotter at all

4%

This is not a scientific poll. The results reflect only the opinions of those who chose to participate.

The Bureau of Meteorology's climate outlook for May to June shows the hotter than average temperatures have been caused by a "combination of very warm Indian Ocean temperatures, a rapidly weakening El Nino and warm sea surface temperatures surrounding much of Australia".

In Hervey Bay, the temperatures also dropped no lower than 21.4 on Sunday night, and Gayndah did not get any colder than 21.7 degrees.



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