2013 was officially Australia's hottest year on record.
They're hyping the weather may.
It's now official - 2013 was Australia's hottest year on record.
The Bureau of Meteorology says both spring and summer were the warmest since records began in 1910.
And 2014 is off to a searing start, as a high pressure system drifts across the country.
South Australia is in line for some relief after near-record temperatures of almost 50 degrees yesterday.
But the mercury could soar to 47 in parts of western Queensland today before the heatwave hits the state's south-east tomorrow.