Australia hotting up
Here is another varied use of the term average.
Notice also in this short article that the word 'normal' is used for 'average' when speaking of the south eastern part of the country. Project work for mathematics or science or both could be based on finding out exactly how the average temperature is calculated for the country as a whole and what parts of the country had temperatures higher than normal to counterbalance the south eastern region.
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