Atlantic Canada Storm Recap

Posted by Kyle Brookings on Monday, November 5, 2018

A large and powerful storm roared across Atlantic Canada this weekend cancelling flights, causing power outages, and leaving widespread damage.

New Brunswick received heavy rain, here are totals from Sunday:
  • Fundy Park: 85.3 mm
  • Sussex: 74.3 mm
  • Miramichi: 71.3 mm
  • Moncton: 69.4 mm
  • Red Pines: 68.1 mm
  • St. Stephen: 67 mm
  • Fredericton: 64.2 mm
  • Kouchibouguac: 63.8 mm
  • Woodstock: 64.3 mm
  • Mechanic Settlement: 62.9 mm
  • Saint John: 60.2 mm
  • Fredericton Airport: 57.9 mm
  • Grand Manan: 48 mm
  • Gagetown: 47.5 mm
  • Bas Caraquet: 47.1 mm
  • Bathurst: 45.7 mm
  • Point Lepreau: 43.5 mm

Peak wind gusts: 
  • Bouctouche: 119  km/h
  • Moncton Airport: 109 km/h
  • Fredericton Airport: 102 km/h
  • Miramichi: 100 km/h
  • Saint John: 100 km/h
  • Bathurst: 95 km/h
  • Sussex: 93 km/h
  • Mechanic Settlement: 91 km/h
  • Gagetown: 91 km/h

In Newfoundland and Labrador there were strong wind gusts.

Peak wind gusts: 
  • Englee: 133 km/h
  • Port aux Basques: 119 km/h
  • Stephenville Airport: 113 km/h
  • Twillingate: 109 km/h
  • St. John's Int'l Airport: 109 km/h
  • Grates Cove: 107 km/h
  • Burgeo: 106 km/h
  • Bonavista: 106 km/h
  • Deer Lake Airport: 106 km/h
  • Wreckhouse: 100 km/h
  • Cape Race: 100 km/h
  • Daniel's Harbour: 96 km/h
  • Gander Int'l Airport: 96 km/h
  • Ferrolle Point: 96 km/h
  • St. Lawrence: 94 km/h
  • Corner Brook: 89 km/h (station stopped recording early Sunday morning and may not have captured highest wind gust.)

Nova Scotia experienced heavy rain and strong wind.

Rainfall totals:
  • Kejimkujik: 93 mm
  • Greenwood: 69.6 mm
  • Nappan: 60.5 mm
  • Parrsboro: 60.2 mm
  • Brier Island: 54.9 mm
  • Northeast Margaree: 50.1 mm
  • Kentville: 50 mm
  • Collegeville: 46.1 mm
  • Halifax International Airport: 45.4 mm
  • Debert: 44.3 mm
  • Upper Stewiacke: 40.3 mm

Peak wind gusts:
  • North Mountain: 108 km/h
  • Beaver Island: 106 km/h
  • Grand Etang: 106 km/h
  • Osborne Head: 104 km/h
  • Nappan: 102 km/h
  • Halifax International Airport: 100 km/h
  • McNabs Island: 98 km/h
  • Bedford Basin: 95 km/h
  • Greenwood: 93 km/h
  • Hart Island: 93 km/h
  • Baccaro Point: 91 km/h
  • Halifax Kootenay: 91 km/h
  • Yarmouth: 91 km/h
  • Sydney Airport: 91 km/h
  • Debert: 85 km/h
  • Western Head: 83 km/h
  • Lunenburg: 83 km/h
  • Brier Island: 82 km/h
  • Port Hawkesbury: 82 km/h
  • Shearwater Jetty: 80 km/h
  • Tracadie: 80 km/h
  • Caribou Point: 78 km/h
  • Sydney Airport: 76 km/h
  • Kejimkujik: 74 km/h

On Prince Edward Island there were also heavy rain and strong wind.

Rainfall:
  • Summerside: 58.4 mm
  • Charlottetown Airport: 54.5 mm
  • Harrington: 51.4 mm
  • North Cape: 41 mm
  • St. Peters: 31.5 mm

Wind gusts:
  • North Cape: 117 km/h
  • Charlottetown Airport: 104 km/h
  • St. Peters: 100 km/h
  • Summerside: 98 km/h
  • Harrington: 98 km/h
  • East Point: 87 km/h

Based on ECCC Data



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