Scientists look to “hot spot” for longest weather record

Swan River, 1829. Credit: National Gallery of Australia A painting of the Swan River in 1829. Credit: National Gallery of Australia
20 April 2021

Scientists from The Australian National University (ANU) are looking for volunteers to help create Australia's longest daily weather record from a globally recognised climate change "hot spot". 

The citizen science project will help scientists reconstruct Perth's daily weather from 1830 to the present day. These historical records are critical for understanding Australia's pre-industrial climate and how climate change has impacted extreme weather events. 

Read the full story on the ANU site.