Temperature records broken in Atlantic Canada


A storm system pushed through Atlantic Canada on Saturday night and Sunday. The storm brought a surge of warm air and as a result, several temperature records were broken on Sunday in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Newfoundland.


Nova Scotia

Brier Island Area (Brier Island)

Tied record of 13.6 set in 2008

Records in this area have been kept since 1937


Cheticamp Area (Cheticamp Highlands National Park)

Tied record of 17.1 set in 2008

Records in this area have been kept since 1956


Port Hawkesbury Area (Port Hawkesbury)

New record of 14.5

Old record of 13.0 set in 2000

Records in this area have been kept since 1960


Yarmouth Area (Yarmouth A)

New record of 14.1

Old record of 13.9 set in 1887

Records in this area have been kept since 1879


New Brunswick

Doaktown Area (Doaktown Auto RCS)

New record of 12.0

Old record of 10.0 set in 1979

Records in this area have been kept since 1952


Grand Manan Area (Grand Manan Sar CS)

New record of 13.5

Old record of 12.9 set in 2008

Records in this area have been kept since 1962


Woodstock Area (Woodstock Newbridge)

New record of 12.6

Old record of 12.2 set in 1957

Records in this area have been kept since 1886


Newfoundland

Burgeo Area (Burgeo NL)

New record of 10.1

Old record of 10.0 set in 1969

Records in this area have been kept since 1939


St. Lawrence Area (St. Lawrence)

New record of 10.9

Old record of 10.8 set in 2008

Records in this area have been kept since 1909


Data Source: Environment and Climate Change Canada