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  • Writer's pictureKyle Sooley-Brookings

Temperature records broken in the Northwest Territories


When you think of warm weather, you don't typically think of northern areas of Canada, but the Northwest Territories broke several temperature records on Saturday.


Some stations reached nearly 40 degrees setting new temperature records.


Fort Good Hope Area

New record of 37.4

Old record of 35.0 set in 1920

Records in this area have been kept since 1908


Norman Wells Area

New record of 37.9

Old record of 35.0 set in 1989

Records in this area have been kept since 1943


Deline Area

New record of 31.3

Old record of 30.2 set in 2017

Records in this area have been kept since 1974


Fort Good Hope Area

New record of 37.4

Old record of 33.7 set in 2017

Records in this area have been kept since 1908


Fort Liard Area

New record of 34.8

Old record of 30.3 set in 2013

Records in this area have been kept since 1973


Nahanni Butte Area

New record of 35.9

Old record of 34.0 set in 2017

Records in this area have been kept since 1957


Norman Wells Area

New record of 37.9

Old record of 34.3 set in 2017

Records in this area have been kept since 1943


Paulatuk Area

New record of 29.6

Old record of 27.0 set in 1990

Records in this area have been kept since 1985


Wrigley Area

New record of 35.8

Old record of 33.9 set in 1953

Records in this area have been kept since 1943


Not all the temperature records reported here are from the same station but have been derived from a selection of historical stations in each geographic area that were active during the period of record.


Data Source: Environment and Climate Change Canada

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