Geraldton reaches top of 40.7 degrees
The top temperature in Geraldton today was 40.7 degrees at 1.24pm, according to the Bureau of Meteorology.
A duty observer at the bureau joked that a cool change had since arrived, with the temperature dropping to 37.7 degrees at 2.30pm.
Today was the second hottest day this month.
On March 13, the temperature reached 41.6 degrees.
Temperatures have reached 40 degrees or above on three days this month, compared to one day for March 2017.
The bureau is forecasting temperatures in the mid to low 30s for the next six days.
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