High temperature records broken in BC



On June 1 several areas in British Columbia set new daily maximum temperature records.


New records ranged from 25 degrees to 35 degrees.


Temperatures will be more seasonal over the next few days.


Here is a list of the new records that were set:


Clinton Area (Clinton RCS)

New record of 28.2

Old record of 27.2 set in 2007

Records in this area have been kept since 1974


Fort Nelson Area (Fort Nelson)

New record of 29.0

Old record of 28.9 set in 1961

Records in this area have been kept since 1937


Gibsons Area (Sechelt Aut)

New record of 27.8

Old record of 27.2 set in 1967

Records in this area have been kept since 1949


Lytton Area (Lytton RCS)

New record of 35.2

Old record of 35.0 set in 1961

Records in this area have been kept since 1921


Malahat Area (Malahat)

New record of 27.8

Old record of 25.7 set in 2009

Records in this area have been kept since 1986


Merritt Area (Merritt)

New record of 32.8

Old record of 32.2 set in 1970

Records in this area have been kept since 1918


Pemberton Area (Pemberton Airport CS)

New record of 34.6

Old record of 34.5 set in 1986

Records in this area have been kept since 1908


Princeton Area (Princeton CS)

New record of 32.7

Old record of 31.7 set in 1937

Records in this area have been kept since 1893


Sechelt Area (Sechelt Aut)

New record of 27.8

Old record of 26.1 set in 1959

Records in this area have been kept since 1956


Trail Area (Warfield RCS)

New record of 34.6

Old record of 34.0 set in 1986

Records in this area have been kept since 1928


Data Source: Environment and Climate Change Canada