Sweltering Heat Continues in Alberta and Saskatchewan

Posted by Kyle Brookings on Saturday, August 11, 2018
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Both Saskatchewan and Alberta broke temperature records on Friday.

A ridge of high pressure brought record breaking high temperatures once again.

The following locations in Saskatchewan set new record high temperatures:

ASSINIBOIA  
New Record of 34.4 
Old Record of 34.3 set in 2006 
Records started in 1965 

COLLINS BAY 
New record of 28.2 
Old record of 27.8 set in 1989 
Records started in 1972 

CORONACH  
New record of 36.5 
Old record of 35.0 set in 1964 
Records started in 1961 

CYPRESS HILLS (PROVINCIAL PARK) 
New record of 33.5 
Old record of 31.9 set in 2006 
Records started in 1918 

LUCKY LAKE 
New record of 34.3 
Old record of 32.8 set in 1972 
Records started in 1972 

ROCKGLEN 
New record of 34.6 
Old record of 33.5 set in 2006 
Records started in 1970 

The following locations in Alberta set new record high temperatures: 

Banff
New record of 34.2 
Old record of 31.1 set in 1931 
Records started in 1887 

Brooks 
New record of 39.6 
Old record of 35.5 set in 1984 
Records started in 1912 

Calgary 
New record of 36.5 
Old record of 32.2 set in 1928 
Records started in 1881 

Claresholm 
New record of 39.7 
Old record of 34.5 set in 1984 
Records started in 1951 

Coronation 
New record of 37.9 
Old record of 33.6 set in 1978 
Records started in 1912 

Drumheller 
New record of 39.4 
Old record of 35.6 set in 1958 
Records started in 1923 

Jasper Warden 
New record of 33.7 
Old record of 32.2 set in 1981 
Records started in 1916 

Lacombe 
New record of 36.0 
Old record of 33.9 set it 1928 
Records started in 1907 

Lethbridge  
New record of 40.1 
Old record of 35.9 set in 2003 
Records started in 1902 

Medicine Hat 
New record of 40.4 
Old record of 39.0 set in 1984 
Records started in 1883 

Pincher Creek 
New record of 39.9 
Old record of 34.9 set in 2003 
Records started in 1893 

Red Deer 
New record of 36.3 
Old record of 32.4 set in 1983 
Records started in 1904 

Rocky Mountain House  
New record of 34.3 
Old record of 32.0 set in 1983 
Records started in 1915 

Sundre 
New record of 37.2 
Old record of 31.0 set in 1983 
Records started in 1908 

Vauxhall 
New record of 39.9 
Old record of 36.5 set in 1984 
Records started in 1913 

Waterton Park Gate 
New record of 39.9 
Old record of 33.2 set in 2003 
Records started in 1976

Based on EC Data



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