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Tuesday, May 3, 2016

More record high temperatures in Alberta, including Pincher Creek and Waterton

 

  • Pincher Creek - New record of 25.8, Old record of 25.6 set in 1966, Records started in 1894 
  • Waterton Park Gate - New record of 24.8, Old record of 23.3 set in 1998, Records started in 1967
Environment Canada, 8:40 pm MDT Tuesday May 3, 2016

A warm upper ridge has brought above normal temperatures to much of  the province early this week.  Record highs were reported for many locations today, with more records likely to fall on Wednesday. Temperatures will cool by Thursday evening as a cold front moves through the province.


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

Banff 
New record of 23.7
Old record of 22.2 set in 1957
Records started in 1892

Calgary International Airport
New record of 27.8
Old record of 26.7 set in 1897
Records started in 1885

Claresholm 
New record of 29.1
Old record of 27.5 set in 1998
Records started in 1952

Cold Lake 
New record of 30.1
Old record of 25.5 set in 1985
Records started in 1953

Coronation 
New record of 27.0
Old record of 26.8 set in 1985
Records started in 1928

Drumheller 
New record of 30.9
Old record of 28.1 set in 1998
Records started in 1954

Edmonton Blatchford 
New record of 30.0
Old record of 27.8 set in 1945
Records started in 1881

Edmonton International Airport
New record of 29.6
Old record of 25.6 set in 1966
Records started in 1959

Edson 
New record of 27.7
Old record of 25.0 set in 1945
Records started in 1916

Fort Chipewyan 
New record of 25.9
Old record of 20.6 set in 1898
Records started in 1884

Fort McMurray 
New record of 32.6
Old record of 27.8 set in 1945
Records started in 1944

Grande Prairie 
New record of 27.6
Old record of 25 set in 1945
Records started in 1923

High Level 
New record of 30.6
Old record of 23.3 set in 2009
Records started in 1968

Jasper Warden 
New record of 25.7
Old record of 23.9 set in 1936
Records started in 1916

Lethbridge 
New record of 29.5
Old record of 27.6 set in 1998
Records started in 1902

Lloydminster 
New record of 28.6
Old record of 28 set in 1985
Records started in 1905

Peace River 
New record of 28.8
Old record of 27.8 set in 1945
Records started in 1944

Pincher Creek
New record of 25.8
Old record of 25.6 set in 1966
Records started in 1894

Red Deer 
New record of 27.9
Old record of 27.8 set in 1945
Records started in 1909

Rocky Mountain House 
New record of 27.2
Old record of 26.1 set in 1945
Records started in 1917

Sundre 
New record of 27.4
Old record of 25 set in 1998
Records started in 1986

Vauxhall 
New record of 30.3
Old record of 30 set in 1998
Records started in 1914

Waterton Park Gate 
New record of 24.8
Old record of 23.3 set in 1998
Records started in 1967

Whitecourt 
New record of 28.5
Old record of 27.2 set in 1945
Records started in 1943

Tied Record high temperatures:

Brooks 
Tied record of 29.8
Record of 29.8 set in 1912
Records started in 1912

Lacombe 
Tied record of 28.3
Record of 28.3 set in 1945
Records started in 1908

Near-record high temperature: 

Medicine Hat 
Near-record of 28.4
Record of 29.4 set in 1924
Records started in 1884

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

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