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???? I thought Perth was supposed to be warm and dry?

Discussion in 'Alpine & Southern' started by trappers, Sep 10, 2009.

  1. BofSki

    BofSki One of Us

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    Well Bumblebury hit 39.1 at 12:30 before dropping nearly 6 Deg in half an hour on a wind change.

    Unusual for us to be hotter than Perth.

    We're certainly making our contribution to the carbon tax this afternoon!
     
  2. Austin powers

    Austin powers Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Every time I've been there it's been as cold as hell
     
  3. BofSki

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    [​IMG] Reception or the weather?
     
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  4. Austin powers

    Austin powers Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Both [​IMG] sep for MS
     
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  5. Austin powers

    Austin powers Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    normally stay at the Ocean Drive lovely couple that run it, can't do enough for you.Even lets us have the dog out the back (ground floor) of the two stored rooms.
     
  6. BofSki

    BofSki One of Us

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    Oh dear, had to google it to find out where it was [​IMG]

    I suppose when you live somewhere you don't have much of an interest in local hotels. Driven past it plenty of times, just never really noticed it.
     
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  7. trappers

    trappers Safety not guaranteed Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Am actually down in bussleton in a week or so for a court case (contesting a speeding fine). Figured I might as well make the most of it and do some fishing with the kids off the jetty. Any suggestions on where to stay in bussleton for a couple of days?
     
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    Newsflash. Perth is hot, particularly in the summer.
     
  9. BofSki

    BofSki One of Us

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    Depends what you are looking for. There are plenty along Bussell Highway heading to Dunsborough.

    Took some UK relies to the Bayview Geographe Resort for a few days before Christmas. RM booked it on some sort of deal. Nice setting, couple of pools (indoor/outdoor) good access to beach. Getting a bit tired, nothing special.

    Stayed at Broadwater Beach Resort for a weekend in Oct. Better than Bayview, and restaurant is reasonably priced with good food. Actually walked there from Bayview one evening for a meal.

    Have also been to Abbey Beach and Amalfi but a few years ago. From memory both were OK.

    Just remember it's school holidays and judging by the traffic heading south after Christmas, it may be a case of what you can find.
     
  10. Austin powers

    Austin powers Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    The pub just over from the jetty.Does an alright meal as well.Don't know what the room prices are like or even if they have them but the ones near by look nice.
     
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  11. trappers

    trappers Safety not guaranteed Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Full almost everywhere. Found a place, bloody exy though.
     
  12. BofSki

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    Might be cheaper to pay the fine [​IMG]
     
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  13. trappers

    trappers Safety not guaranteed Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Absolutely, by a factor of about 4, if you don't include the time off work, , but it is the principal of it...
     
  14. gareth_oau

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    some principals arent actually worth fighting. what's your probability of success? and if you lose, then was your principal incorrect?
     
  15. Austin powers

    Austin powers Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    principal of the principal ?
     
  16. trappers

    trappers Safety not guaranteed Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    About 10% but I see it as an experience if nothing else [​IMG]
     
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  17. LMB

    LMB Old but definitely not Crusty! Ski Pass: Gold

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    Jah, agree on picking your battles.
    However sometimes even the unwind able needs to be challenged. Good luck with it Trappers.
     
  18. LMB

    LMB Old but definitely not Crusty! Ski Pass: Gold

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    I reckon an Igloo would make the Wombat family feel a bit better...
    Wanna join me?

    [​IMG]
     
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  19. surfie_guy1

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    So according to the BOM, Perth hit 42.1 today. With a relative humidity of 15%!!!!!!!!!!

    Fark me that's dry.

    And now the clouds are rolling in. Awesome. Just like a big blanket to trap the heat in.
     
  20. trappers

    trappers Safety not guaranteed Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Yep as I was saying to Gareth, our alfresco area got to 44.3, and that is a professional level radiation shielded gauge in the shade! A few tiles and living in a hollow bumps the temp by an extra 2-3 C ... Thank Christ for misters! Drop the apparent temp by at least 5 C!
     
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    Stuff this.

    I'm moving to Antarctica
     
  22. Austin powers

    Austin powers Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    For kal
    Tuesday 42
    Wednesday 43
    Thursday 45
     
  23. trappers

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    Ouch [​IMG] feel sorry for ya AP ( and your girlfriend, when is she due to arrive?)
     
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  24. Austin powers

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    Not going to happen moved on to another. Local , 30 ,Nationality Cuban , In the early stages of just talking,So have to wait and see what happens,
     
  25. LMB

    LMB Old but definitely not Crusty! Ski Pass: Gold

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    that's a good start!
     
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  26. Austin powers

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    Am willing to pay for her to come and visit.
     
  27. LMB

    LMB Old but definitely not Crusty! Ski Pass: Gold

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    Might want to revisit that willingness. Let her pay her own bus fare - proves she's keen AP.
     
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    Stay on topic [​IMG]
     
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    Thank christ for TC Mitchell! The remenants have come over Perth bring with them a cool change bringing to an end 7 straight days with temps above 37 °C at an average max of 39.3 °C

    Last 5 days

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    last 7 days
    Date, Min, anom(Min), max, anom (Max), raim (mm)
    Tue 25/12/2012 19.0 +2.7 39.6 +10.7 0.0
    Wed 26/12/2012 23.0 +6.7 37.5 +8.6 0.0
    Thu 27/12/2012 20.2 +3.9 38.3 +9.4 0.0
    Fri 28/12/2012 24.3 +8.0 39.3 +10.4 0.0
    Sat 29/12/2012 27.3 +11.0 40.5 +11.6 0.0
    Sun 30/12/2012 21.5 +5.2 37.5 +8.6 0.0
    Mon 31/12/2012 20.9 +4.6 42.1 +13.2 0.0
     
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    Beer fridge too hot.
     
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    i'm feeling a bit of a chill at the moment - where's my beanie?
     
  32. surfie_guy1

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    Unfortunately it brought the humidity with it too. Can't win!

    Fark me it was a warm one last night
     
  33. Austin powers

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    8:30 and still 35
     
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    In Dubbo we been having mid 30's up to 38 for last few days and for the next week. Its actually not too bad. Cools off nicely at night so really its just the period between 1pm and 5pm that is not nice to be out doing stuff. Either side of that is very nice. Perfect for outdoor eating.
     
  35. Austin powers

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    40.5 at the mo 6:00pm
     
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    but that's the price of living in Kal (one of many!!) [​IMG]
     
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    Canberra mild by comparison. No more than 150 km east of Wagga in a straight line.

    Linky
     
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    Better than Marble bar i suppose.
     
  39. Austin powers

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    Maximum 41°C 40°C 42°C 42°C 43°C 44°C 45°C
    Minimum 26°C 26°C 27°C 27°C 28°C 29°C 29°C
     
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    [​IMG] ^^^ this!
     
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    Kal is a lovely place ,even better when it's in your rear vision mirror.
     
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    And Coolgardie
     
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    Sorry Bruz - i moved back to Dubbo a while back. Still haven't changed my details.
     
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    Ah. Freudian. Had it in my head you still lived a bit closer to God's high country. [​IMG]
     
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    Maximum in Dubbo has been hotter than 35 for 12 of the last 15 days. And is forecast to be well above 35 for the next 7 days.

    Got the sprinkler going flat out for 4 hours a night to keep the lawn looking good.
     
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    isnt Marble Bar supposed to be the hottest town in Oz?
     
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