Record High Temperatures in BC

Posted by on Sunday, March 6, 2016


Much of western Canada has been basking in temperatures that are well above seasonal. In British Columbia a warm southerly flow of air paired with breaks of sunshine Saturday, which resulted in several new daily high maximum temperature records across southern BC, including Vancouver. 

New record high temperatures: 
BLUE RIVER AREA 
New Record of 12.2 
Old Record of 10.3 Set in 2010 
Records began in 1946 
CLINTON AREA 
New Record of 10.9 
Old Record of 10.3 Set in 2005 
Records began in 1973 
ESQUIMALT AREA 
New Record of 14.7 
Old Record of 13.4 Set in 1984 
Records began in 1874 
GONZALES POINT AREA 
New Record of 14.4 
Old Record of 13.4 Set in 1984 
Records began in 1874 
GULF ISLANDS (SOUTHERN) AREA 
New Record of 14.6 
Old Record of 14.4 Set in 1965 
Records began in 1909 
KELOWNA AREA 
New Record of 16.7 
Old Record of 13.0 Set in 1987 
Records began in 1899 
MERRITT AREA 
New Record of 14.3 
Old Record of 14.0 Set in 2005 
Records began in 1918 
OSOYOOS AREA 
New Record of 17.6 
Old Record of 16.8 Set in 1992 
Records began in 1954 
PEMBERTON AREA 
New Record of 13.8 
Old Record of 13.2 Set in 2010 
Records began in 1908 
PENTICTON AREA 
New Record of 16.9 
Old Record of 15.3 Set in 1987 
Records began in 1907 
SALMON ARM AREA 
New Record of 16.1 
Old Record of 14.4 Set in 1924 
Records began in 1893 
SECHELT AREA 
New Record of 15.4 
Old Record of 12.0 Set in 1987 
Records began in 1956 
SUMMERLAND AREA 
New Record of 17.0 
Old Record of 15.0 Set in 1987 
Records began in 1907 
VANCOUVER AREA 
New Record of 17.3 
Old Record of 14.4 Set in 1937 
Records began in 1896 
VERNON AREA 
New Record of 17.1 
Old Record of 13.7 Set in 2005 
Records began in 1900 
VICTORIA (UNIVERSITY OF) AREA 
New Record of 14.8 
Old Record of 13.4 Set in 1984 
Records began in 1874 
WHITE ROCK AREA 
New Record of 18.8 
Old Record of 15.6 Set in 1937 
Records began in 1929 
And one tied record: 
PITT MEADOWS AREA 
16.1 Tied the Record Set in 1965 
Records began in 1874

Based on EC Data



The Team

© Wx Centre