Cold temperature records broken in BC & Yukon



A cold airmass and mostly clear skies settled over both British Columbia and Yukon leading to several cold temperature records being broken on Sunday.


The following is a summary of weather event information received by Environment & Climate Change Canada.


British Columbia

Agassiz Area

New record: -1.2

Old record: -1.1 set in 1912

Records began in 1889


Castlegar Area

New record: -6.0

Old record: -5.3 set in 1997

Records began 1916


Hope Area

New record: -1.6

Old record: -1.3 set in 1981

Records began in 1936


Penticton Area

New record: -5.8

Old record: -5.4 set in 1997

Records began in 1907


Port Alberni Area

New record: -4.1

Old record: -4.0 set in 1991

Records began in 1900


Powell River Area

New record: -2.7

Old record: -2.2 set in 1954

Records began in 1924


Princeton Area

New record: -8.7

Old record: -7.8 set in 1911

Records began in 1893


Sechelt Area

New record: -2.0

Old record: 0.0 set in 1995

Records began in 1956


Squamish Area

New record: -3.1

Old record: -1.5 set in 1983

Records began in 1960


Trail Area

New record: -4.6

Old record: -2.5 set in 1983

Records began in 1928


Whistler Area

New record: -6.5

Old record: -6.1 set in 1967

Records began in 1950


Yukon

Beaver Creek Area

New record: -31.3

Old record: -27.0 set in 1986

Records began in 1968


Carcross Area

New record: -27.6

Old record: -23.0 set in 1986

Records began in 1907


Carmacks Area

New record: -34.5

Old record: -29.0 set in 1986

Records began in 1963


Faro Area

New record: -33.1

Old record: -25.0 set in 1986

Records began in 1966


Haines Junction Area

New record: -29.9

Old record: -22.8 set in 1954

Records began in 1944


Kluane Lake Area

New record: -32.1

Old record: -30.7 set in 1986

Records began in 1966


Mayo Area

New record: -33.0

Old record: -21.2 set in 2014

Records began in 1924


Old Crow Area

New record: -36.8

Old record: -34.5 set in 1986

Records began in 1951


Ross River Area

New record: -35.9

Old record: -29.0 set in 1986

Records began in 1961


Teslin Area

New record: -28.1

Old record: 19.5 set in 1986

Records began in 1943


Whitehorse Area

New record: -28.0

Old record: -25.2

Records began in 1940


Based on ECCC Data