Temperature records broken across Northwestern Ontario


Northwestern Ontario has been experiencing hot and humid weather on Sunday and Monday.


Some maximum temperature records were broken on Monday.


Cooler air has since moved in from the west.


The following areas set new daily maximum temperatures On Monday.


Ear Falls area

New record of 34.3

Old record of 33.1 set in 2012

Records in this area have been kept since 1999


Upsala area

New record of 35.4

Old record of 29.4 set in 1995

Records in this area have been kept since 1973


Atikokan area

New record of 34.4

Old record of 34.0 set in 1995

Records in this area have been kept since 1917


Thunder Bay area

New record of 34.1

Old record of 31.0 set in 2005

Records in this area have been kept since 1942


Pickle Lake area

New record of 36.8

Old record of 30.6 set in 1941

Records in this area have been kept since 1933


Data Source: Environment and Climate Change Canada