Cold Temperatures Break Records in Alberta & British Columbia


Several areas of Alberta and British Columbia set new daily minimum temperature records on Sunday, October 25.


Portions of Alberta will continue to be cool today. On Tuesday temperatures are expected to rise by about 5 degrees.


In British Columbia, it will be a degree or so warmer on Tuesday.


Alberta


Banff Area

New record of -24.5

Old record of -21.7 set in 1939

Records in this area have been kept since 1887


Bow Island Area

New record of -15.6

Old record of -8.5 set in 1996

Records in this area have been kept since 1961


Bow Valley (Provincial Park) Area

New record of -24.9

Old record of -22.2 set in 1951

Records in this area have been kept since 1928


Cardston Area

New record of -24.6

Old record of -17.8 set in 1939

Records in this area have been kept since 1918


Claresholm Area

New record of -23.4

Old record of -16.7 set in 1957

Records in this area have been kept since 1951


Drumheller Area

New record of -17.0

Old record of -16.7 set in 1951

Records in this area have been kept since 1923


Edmonton (int'l Aprt) Area

New record of -16.9

Old record of -15.4 set in 2001

Records in this area have been kept since 1959


Edson Area

New record of -19.9

Old record of -19.4 set in 1939

Records in this area have been kept since 1916


Elk Island (National Park) Area

New record of -15.4

Old record of -11.1 set in 1969

Records in this area have been kept since 1966


Hendrickson Creek Area

New record of -26.5

Old record of -14.2 set in 1996

Records in this area have been kept since 1995


High River Area

New record of -22.4

Old record of -17.2 set in 1919

Records in this area have been kept since 1913


Highvale Area

New record of -18.4

Old record of -8.9 set in 2004

Records in this area have been kept since 1977


Jasper Area

New record of -22.1

Old record of -21.7 set in 1951

Records in this area have been kept since 1916


Milk River Area

New record of -19.9

Old record of -16.3 set in 2012

Records in this area have been kept since 1994


Nordegg Area

New record of -25.2

Old record of -23.3 set in 1951

Records in this area have been kept since 1915


Onefour Area

New record of -21.3

Old record of -11.7 set in 1942

Records in this area have been kept since 1928


Rocky Mountain House Area

New record of -24.9

Old record of -21.1 set in 1951

Records in this area have been kept since 1915


Stavely Area

New record of -17.6

Old record of -16.7 set in 1957

Records in this area have been kept since 1914


Stony Plain Area

New record of -15.7

Old record of -9.4 set in 1969

Records in this area have been kept since 1966


Sundre Area

New record of -26.4

Old record of -10.6 set in 2001

Records in this area have been kept since 1993


Taber Area

New record of -18.3

Old record of -15.6 set in 1957

Records in this area have been kept since 1947


British Columbia


Bella Bella Area

New record: -4.2

Old record: -0.9 set in 2008

Records began in 1977


Blue River Area

New record: -15.2

Old record: -8.9 set in 1991

Records began in 1946


Burns Lake Area

New record: -16.2

Old record: -8.9 set in 1969

Records began in 1949


Campbell River Area

New record: -5

Old record: -2.8 set in 1978

Records began in 1958


Castlegar Area

New record: -9

Old record: -7.3 set in 2002

Records began in 1916


Clinton Area

New record: -17.5

Old record: -9.2 set in 2002

Records began in 1973


Cranbrook Area

New record: -18.3

Old record: -17.2 set in 1919

Records began in 1901


Gibbons Area

New record: -1.9

Old record: -0.6 set in 1954

Records began in 1949


Golden Area

New record: -14.6

Old record: -12.2 set in 1919

Records began in 1902


Kamloops Area

New record: -11.2

Old record: -7.8 set in 1954

Record began in 1890


Lillooet Area

New record: -7.9

Old record: -6.7 set in 1939

Record began in 1881


Lytton Area

New record: -6.4

Old record: -5.0 set in 1939

Records began in 1921


Mackenzie Area

New record: -12.5

Old record: -11.0 set in 1991

Records began in 1971


Malahat Area

New record: -2.0

Old record: 1.5 set in 1991

Records began in 1986


Merritt Area

New record: -15.5

Old record: -8.9 set in 1919

Records began in 1918


Nakusp Area

New record: -6.0

Old record: -4.4 set in 1913

Records began in 1912


Nanaimo Area

New record: -4

Old record: -2.8 set in 1919

Records began in 1892


Nelson Area

New record: -6.5

Old record: -4.4 set in 1919

Records began in 1904


Powell River Area

New record: -3

Old record: -1.1 set in 1964

Records began in 1924


Princeton Area

New record: -13.0

Old record: -11.1 set in 1893

Records began in 1893


Puntzi Mountain Area

New record: -25.3

Old record: -13.2 set in 2001

Records began in 1959


Qualicum Beach Area

New record: -3.7

Old record: 0.0 set in 1964

Records began in 1962


Salmon Arm Area

New record: -8.5

Old record: -6.7 set in 1919

Records began in 1893


Sechelt Area

New record: -1.9

Old record: 0.2 set in 2007

Records began in 1956


Squamish Area

New record: -0.7

Old record: 0.0 set in 2002

Records began in 1960


Tatlayoko Lake Area

New record: -18.6

Old record: -13.3 set in 1939

Records began in 1930


Tofino Area

New record: -1

Old record: 0.6 set in 1919

Records began in 1896


Trail Area

New record: -10.1

Old record: -4.0 set in 2002

Records began in 1928


Vernon Area

New record: -10.1

Old record: -5.6 set in 1919

Records began in 1900


Victoria Harbour Area

New record: -0.6

Old record: 0.0 set in 1919

Records began in 1874


Whistler Area

New record: -6

Old record: -3.9 set in 1954

Records began in 1950


Williams Lake Area

New record: -17.6

Old record: -7.7 set in 1991

Records began in 1960


Yoho (National Park) Area

New record: -26.1

Old record: -10.6 set in 2002

Records began in 1923


Based on ECCC Data