Glen Innes posts coldest July temperature in 25 years

FROZEN: Glen Innes was still experiencing Siberian lows as late as 8.30am this morning.

FROZEN: Glen Innes was still experiencing Siberian lows as late as 8.30am this morning.

Glen Innes registered its coldest day in a decade this morning, with the Bureau registering minus 12.3 degrees at 6.33am at the airport.

It's the coldest morning since August 9 2008 and the coldest July in 25 years since July 8 2002; the Bureau posted temperatures of minus 12.8 both occasions, more than 8 degrees below average.

Most of Glen Innes was frozen solid this morning, with a record frost.

Most of Glen Innes was frozen solid this morning, with a record frost.

It's the third time in a week Glen Innes has been the coldest place in the country. Temperatures remained below negative double digits until 7am this morning, with apparent temperatures bottoming out at a Siberian minus 17.8 at 6.30am with windchill.

Minus 12.3 is also the coldest temperature reading posted anywhere in Australia in 2019.

Glen Innes earlier this year matched the autumn record low, posting a reading of minus 9.8 at the airport at 6.41am on May 31.

The town is still well shy of the official July record low of minus 19.6 set in Charlotte Pass in 2010.