Just as we all go back to work the weather turns on some spectacular temperatures. Yesterday the temperatures reached in the mid to high 30’s but today Christchurch peaked 40 Degrees C in parts. Officially according to the metservice the max temp was 37.4 . Today’s maximum temperature of 40 Degrees C almost blew the old record out of the water which was 41.8 °C at: 14:39 on: 19 Feb 1973 some 35 years ago.
The metservice are predicting that this years summer will be hotter and drier than usual and will most likely last until mid March.
So what do you do in this heat?