Sunday was another frigid day across Ontario

Posted by on Monday, February 15, 2016


A high pressure system from the Arctic sagged south bringing extreme wind chill values in the minus 30 to minus 45 range.

A number of new record low minimum temperatures were set as a result, with the minus 40 degree mark paying a frosty visit to areas east of Georgian Bay. 

The following is a summary of weather event information received by Environment .

Location and New Record Minimum Temperature 
Welland -26.9 broke old record -26.1 set in 1885 
Hamilton Airport -24.3 broke old record -21.7 set in 1991 
Kitchener -26.3 broke old record -24.1 set in 1979 
Toronto Pearson Airport -24.0 broke old record -23.3 set in 1943 
Buttonville Airport -26.1 broke old record -21.6 set in 1987 
Barrie -33.3 broke old record -31.1 set in 1879 
Shanty Bay -32.0 broke old record -27.0 set in 1979 
Muskoka -39.1 broke old record -35.7 set in 1979 
Beatrice -41.0 broke old record -36.1 set in 1934 
Haliburton -40.5 broke old record -40.0 set in 1934 
Algonquin Park -42.2 broke old record -38.9 set in 1970 
Kingston -30.8 broke old record -28.0 set in 1979 
Brockville -30.5 broke old record -28.0 set in 1979/2003 
Ottawa Airport -29.6 broke old record -28.2 set in 1979 
North Bay -35.6 broke old record -33.9 set in 1943 
Sudbury Airport -33.5 broke old record -29.9 set in 2015 
Timmins Airport -38.5 broke old record -36.7 set in 1970
Based on EC Data



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