The lower tropospheric temperature over Australia, which we are showing here, was hotter than average, but only the 15th hottest in the satellite record.
Australian temperature June 2019
The satellite record continues to confirm that temperatures are increasing, although at a lower rate than that claimed for the land-based records.
Australian temperature March 2019
2019 is not the hottest Australian summer ever, but the second hottest, with 1991, 28 years ago being the hottest.