Gold Coast suburb records its coldest August morning EVER!

If you thought it felt extra chilly this morning, well you weren’t wrong… especially if you live at Coolangatta.

The southern Gold Coast suburb officially recorded its coldest August morning ever on Wednesday!

At 5.05am, temperatures plummeted to a freezing cold low of just 0.5 degrees, which is the coldest August morning on record and the third coldest start ever, the Bureau of Meteorology confirmed.


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Canungra residents also found themselves reaching for an extra blanket, with the mercury dropping to an icy -2.6 degrees around the same time.

West of the coast, Beaudesert plummeted to -1.4 degrees at 5am, while Warwick dropped to -2.6 at 5.30am.

At the time of writing (7.30am), the Gold Coast Seaway was a little warmer at 12.4C.

The temps are expected to rise this morning, with an expected top of 21 degrees predicted for today.

Shanee is a full-time Digital Journalist and Social Media Content Producer. In 2014, Shanee graduated from Griffith University’s Gold Coast Campus with a Bachelor of Communications majoring in Journalism, Public Relations and Marketing. Since joining 1029 Hot Tomato, Shanee has been keeping you up to date with breaking news and everything Gold Coast on myGC. Shanee also writes and photographs for Peony & Page, a personal home, style and travel blog & Instagram alias she founded in 2015.

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