Several New High Temperature Records Broken

Posted by Kyle Brookings on Monday, December 24, 2018
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While Atlantic Canada received lots of rain and wind on Friday and Saturday, there was also a boost in temperatures.

In New Brunswick there were several stations that set a daily maximum temperature record on December 22

Bathurst 
New record of 11.4 
Old record of 9.4 set in 1895 
Records in this area have been kept since 1872 

Bouctouche 
New record of 12.6 
Old record of 9.1 set in 1998 
Records in this area have been kept since 1965 

Edmundston 
New record of 10.1 
Old record of 6.7 set in 1949 
Records in this area have been kept since 1918 

Fredericton 
New record of 13.0 
Old record of 11.7 set in 1973 
Records in this area have been kept since 1871 

Fundy Nat'l Park 
New record of 12.9 
Old record of 10.4 set in 1998 
Records in this area have been kept since 1950 

Grand Manan 
New record of 11.3 
Old record of 10.6 set in 1902 
Records in this area have been kept since 1883 

Kouchibouguac Nat'l Park 
New record of 12.9 
Old record of 12.2 set in 1949 
Records in this area have been kept since 1924 

Point Lepreau 
New record of 12.3 
Old record of 11.1 set in 1949 
Records in this area have been kept since 1928 

Saint John 
New record of 14.1 
Old record of 10.6 set in 1902 
Records in this area have been kept since 1871 

St. Stephen 
New record of 14.7 
Old record of 10.0 set in 1969 
Records in this area have been kept since 1898 

Woodstock 
New record of 12.1 
Old record of 9.5 set in 1994 
Records in this area have been kept since 1886 

Several stations set a daily maximum temperature record in Labrador on December 22: 

Churchill Falls 
New record of 3.5 
Old record of 2.2 set in 1976 
Records in this area have been kept since 1968 

Wabush Lake 
New record of 2.2 
Old record of 1.3 set in 1994 
Records in this area have been kept since 1960 

In Nova Scotia several records were set on Saturday also:

Brier Island 
New record of 12.6 
Old record of 11.1 set in 2015 
Records in this area have been kept since 1937 

Greenwood 
New record of 16.8 
Old record of 15.6 set in 1949 
Records in this area have been kept since 1914 

Halifax 
New record of 13.6 
Old record of 13.3 set in 1949 
Records in this area have been kept since 1920 

Port Hawkesbury 
New record of 12.9 
Old record of 11.1 set in 1902 
Records in this area have been kept since 1875 

Yarmouth 
New record of 12.9 
Old record of 11.7 set in 1949 
Records in this area have been kept since 1879 

On Prince Edward Island

St. Peters 
New record of 12.2 
Old record of 10.6 set in 1960 
Records in this area have been kept since 1960 

Based on ECCC Data



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