If you wanted to stay a bit warmer today in eastern Australia then a dip in the ocean is probably your best bet, despite the rain.
Ocean surface temperatures along the east coast are currently warmer than the 18 degrees in Sydney city, around 20 degrees close to the coast and above 24 degrees further offshore.
Although autumn is on the way, the Bureau of Meteorology has warned the hot weather is likely to continue, with warmer than average temperatures forecast for most of southern and eastern Australia.
Perth, and much of Western Australia's southwest are about to experience their final scorcher of the summer.
The nation's capital has rewritten the record books this morning, producing a May-like morning in February.
A strong front that crossed on the weekend carried a very cold airmass for this time of year over southeastern Australia. It even produced snow in the Victorian Alps.
More than 12,000 insurance claims have already been lodged with damages at an estimated $31 million following the .
The Insurance Council of Australia (ICA) has declared the hailstorm a "catastrophe" with damage mostly to cars and roofs of houses.
"The damage bill is certainly mounting," ICA's Campbell Fuller said.
At least 15 homes have been lost in a fast-moving, out-of-control grassfire burning near Carwoola in New South Wales, as police warn that number may grow once more information comes to light.
While eastern Australia was recently baking under a record-breaking heatwave, followed by wildfires over NSW and snow in Tasmania, Perth experienced interesting and record-breaking February weather of its own.