British Columbia Sets Several New Maximum Temperature Records

Posted by Kyle Brookings on Tuesday, August 21, 2018
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British Columbia set several daily maximum temperature records on Monday.

A ridge of high pressure was centered over the area and some areas got well above 30 degrees.

Here is a list of the new daily maximum temperatures reported for August 20. 

Abbotsford 
New record: 33.2 
Old record 32.2 set in 1951 
Records kept since 1944 

Agassiz 
New record: 33.2 
Old record 32.8 set in 1951 
Records kept since 1889 

Bella Bella 
New record: 30.7 
Old record 26.0 set in 1992 
Records kept since 1977 

Sechelt 
New record: 28.5 
Old record 27.8 set in 1958 
Records kept since 1956 

Squamish 
New record: 35.3 
Old record 31.0 set in 1986 
Records kept since 1960 

University of Victoria 
New record: 29.8 
Old record 28.3 set in 1915 
Records kept since 1874 

White Rock 
New record: 31.6 
Old record 28.3 set in 1951 
Records kept since 1929

Based on EC Data



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