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  • Writer's pictureKyle Sooley-Brookings

Ontario breaks temperature records



On Thursday parts of Ontario got a taste of summer with temperatures 10 to 18 degrees above normal.


Several areas broke record-high temperatures for the day. The temperature in Ottawa got above 30 degrees.


It has been hot in Southern Ontario for a couple of days now. The heat will continue today.


Summary of record highs for Thursday, April 13:


Ottawa International Airport 30.2°C

Previous record of 26.7°C set in 1945

Records began in 1939


Toronto International Airport 29.4 °C

Previous record of 27.1°C set in 1977

Records began in 1938


Petawawa 28.4°C

Previous record of 22.9°C set in 2015

Records began in 1970


Sarnia Airport 28.4°C

Previous record of 27.7°C set in 1977

Records began in 1968


Hamilton Airport 27.8°C

Previous record of 26.1°C set in 1977

Records began in 1960


Muskoka Airport 26.0°C

Previous record of 25.0°C set in 1968

Records began in 1939


Wiarton Airport 24.9°C

Previous record of 22.2°C set in 1968

Records began in 1948


Sault Ste. Marie Airport 24.0°C

Previous record of 18.5°C set in 1987

Records began in 1946


Sudbury Airport 21.4°C

Previous record of 19.4°C set in 1998

Records began in 1954


Chapleau Airport 21.0°C

Previous record of 18.5°C set in 1987

Records began in 1979


North Bay Airport 21.0°C

Previous record of 19.6°C set in 1998

Records began in 1939


Earlton 20.3°C

Previous record of 18.9°C set in 1998

Records began in 1939


Data Source: Environment and Climate Change Canada

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