Moree reaches 50th day over 35 degrees

HOT AGAIN: Corey Ricketts and Jacob Robinson hold up their phones, which show Moree  sitting at 36 degrees on Tuesday afternoon - our 50th day over 35.

HOT AGAIN: Corey Ricketts and Jacob Robinson hold up their phones, which show Moree sitting at 36 degrees on Tuesday afternoon - our 50th day over 35.

Today (Tuesday, February 14) was not only Valentine’s Day but Moree’s 50th day of suffering through temperatures over 35 degrees.

This equals the state record for the most number of consecutive days above 35 degrees, which was set in Bourke in 2012-13.

If tomorrow also reaches a top of 35, Moree will have beaten Bourke’s record.

Young Beau Ross shows just how hot it is in Moree on Tuesday. He is pictured with his parents Andrew and Kelly and little sister Amber.

Young Beau Ross shows just how hot it is in Moree on Tuesday. He is pictured with his parents Andrew and Kelly and little sister Amber.

Walgett and Mungindi were also vying to break the record, however yesterday Walgett only reached a top of 33, putting it out of the running.

Now it’s just a matter of seeing whether Moree or Mungindi will be the new record-holders and just how long the new record will be.

As Moree sweltered through it’s 50th day of temperatures above 35 degrees, the Moree Champion took to the streets to find out how locals feel about the record-breaking heat spell.

We took to the streets to find out how locals feel about equalling the state record of 50 days above 35 degrees.

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