Sydney records hottest day

Sydney temperatures reached 45.8 Celsius degrees, breaking the previous record of 45.3 set in 1939
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People sun bake and swim at Dee Why beach on January 18, 2013 in Sydney, Australia. Sydney temperatures reached 45.8 celcius degrees today, breaking the previous record of 45.3 set in 1939. (Getty Images)
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People swim at Dee Why beach on January 18, 2013 in Sydney, Australia. Sydney temperatures reached 45.8 celcius degrees today, breaking the previous record of 45.3 set in 1939. (Getty Images)
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People swim and sun bake at Dee Why rock pool to beat the heat on January 18, 2013 in Sydney, Australia. Sydney temperatures reached 45.8 celcius degrees today, breaking the previous record of 45.3 set in 1939. (Getty Images)
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People dive into Dee Why rock pool to beat the heat on January 18, 2013 in Sydney, Australia. Sydney temperatures reached 45.8 celcius degrees today, breaking the previous record of 45.3 set in 1939. (Getty Images)
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People dive into Dee Why rock pool to beat the heat on January 18, 2013 in Sydney, Australia. Sydney temperatures reached 45.8 celcius degrees today, breaking the previous record of 45.3 set in 1939. (Getty Images)
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People dive into Dee Why rock pool to beat the heat on January 18, 2013 in Sydney, Australia. Sydney temperatures reached 45.8 celcius degrees today, breaking the previous record of 45.3 set in 1939. (Getty Images)
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People swim at Dee Why rock pool to beat the heat on January 18, 2013 in Sydney, Australia. Sydney temperatures reached 45.8 celcius degrees today, breaking the previous record of 45.3 set in 1939. (Getty Images)
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People dive into Dee Why rock pool to beat the heat on January 18, 2013 in Sydney, Australia. Sydney temperatures reached 45.8 celcius degrees today, breaking the previous record of 45.3 set in 1939. (Getty Images)
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People dive into Dee Why rock pool to beat the heat on January 18, 2013 in Sydney, Australia. Sydney temperatures reached 45.8 celcius degrees today, breaking the previous record of 45.3 set in 1939. (Getty Images)
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People swim at Dee Why rock pool to beat the heat on January 18, 2013 in Sydney, Australia. Sydney temperatures reached 45.8 celcius degrees today, breaking the previous record of 45.3 set in 1939. (Getty Images)