Chilly morning arrived in Gladstone as promised
THE predicted cold morning in Gladstone arrived with a shiver early on Wednesday, with the mercury at Gladstone Airport dropping to 9.0 degrees at 3.31am.
In Gladstone city the overnight low was slightly higher at 11.5 degrees, recorded at 5.41am.
At 6.30am the temperature was 9.4 degrees at Gladstone Airport and 12 degrees in Gladstone.
The forecast for Wednesday is for a sunny day with a top of 23 degrees.
Mornings will remain cool for the next few days, with minimums of 12 degrees forecast for Thursday and Friday, and 11 degrees on Saturday.
The lowest June temperature on record for Gladstone was in 1960 when it dropped to 6.1 degrees.
Inland the temperature just dropped below zero, with Biloela recording a chilly -0.1 at 4.57am, while at Rolleston the mercury dipped to -0.5 degrees.