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AUDIO NEWS RELEASE: Tasmania's June Climate Summary


Climatologist Ian Barnes-Keoghan from the Bureau of Meteorology Tasmania discusses the June Climate summary for the island state. Among the points discussed are:

- Mild days but cold nights for most of the state

- Ross and King Island had their coldest June night on record

- Launceston had five consecutive nights below minus 1 (- 1 °C)

- Much of the state was fairly dry during June

- Bushy Park had its driest June since 1930 with less than 10 mm of rain for the whole month

- Outlook shows temperatures likely to be above average in the coming months, rainfall most likely to be below average in eastern parts of the state.

Download audio here: current as of 12pm on 1 July 2019