Warmer August days slightly above average

THIS month is just under one degree warmer on average than last year.

So far the average monthly temperature is 25.2 degrees, compared to last year's average of 24.5 degrees.

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Yesterday the temperature in Gladstone peaked at 26.6 degrees, and the hottest day so far was 27.9 degrees on Wednesday, August 12.

In August last year, the hottest day was August 1, when it hit 28.4 degrees. 

Today is expected to be partly cloudy with a top of 26 degrees.