Monday, January 26, 2015

Record warm weather for southern Alberta

New temperature highs were reached today in Alberta for Banff, Claresholm, Coronation, Lethbridge, Medicine Hat, Pincher Creek, and Waterton Park.

Environment Canada

Weather summary for Southern Alberta issued by Environment Canada at 5:43 pm MST, Monday January 26, 2015.

A warm upper ridge brought well above seasonal temperatures to parts of Alberta again today. Mild weather will continue tomorrow before cooler, though still above normal, temperatures return on Wednesday.

The following locations set new records today (temperature values given in degrees Celsius):

New record of 8.5
Old record of 6.7 set in 2003
Records started in 1892

New record of 19.3
Old record of 14 set in 1986
Records started in 1952

New record of 5.4
Old record of 4.6 set in 1989
Records started in 1931

New record of 20.0
Old record of 14.9 set in 2003
Records started in 1887

Medicine Hat
New record of 13.3
Old record of 11 set in 1986
Records started in 1884

Pincher Creek
New record of 17.1
Old record of 11.4 set in 2003
Records started in 1894

Waterton Park Gate
New record of 17.5
Old record of 13.4 set in 2005
Records started in 1967

Please note that this summary may contain preliminary or unofficial information and does not constitute a complete or final report.

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