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2018 was Australia’s third hottest year on record

Don't let recent rain cloud your memory. As a whole, 2018 was hot and dry and the Bureau of Meteorology's (BOM) annual climate statement has just made it official. Key Points Third hottest year on record Drought had biggest impact Rainfall down 11 per cent on average, but not a record In the lead up to the report's release, Dr Karl Braganza, BOM's