Today was our hottest this year
Around 3pm, the mercury peaked at 38.3C.
It has put a red hot close for this warmer-than-normal November.
The average maximum temperature this month has been about 32.9C, a couple of degrees hotter than the long-term average.
Tomorrow is expected to be much of the same - but there's hope some possible showers or storms could cool temperatures.
The hot temperature today was only 0.1 degrees warmer than the previous hottest day for 2009.
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