It included this summary:
2013-14 summer records included:
- 11 days above 42C in Adelaide
- Driest summer for 45 spots in Qld & 38 in NSW
- Sydney's driest summer in 27 years
- 20 days above 35C in Canberra
Included in the "records" is reference to "20 days above 35C in Canberra".
The report did not mention that in 1939 the BOM station at ACTON (70099-one we have taken an interest in) recorded 23 days above 35C! There were also 5 more days above 30 in 1939.
See comparison below:
Summer 1939-ACTON 70099
Summer 2014-Canberra Airport 70351