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May Heat Wave: An Insane 15 Weather Records Were Broken Across BC Yesterday

Weather Records Across BC

Photo: Mark Klotz / 604 Now Flickr Pool

Thursday was a very hot day across the Metro Vancouver region, and in fact 15 weather records across BC were broken yesterday.

Squamish had the highest temperature, reaching a toasty 29.5°C. Its previous record of 26.1°C was set in 1968.

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The second hottest temperature recorded yesterday was in Pitt Meadows, which hit 28°C, breaking its previous record of 26.1°C set in 1968.

Records were also broken in the following cities:

  • Abbotsford
  • Bella Bella
  • Bella Coola
  • Campbell River
  • Chilliwack
  • Gibsons
  • Malahat
  • Nanaimo
  • Powell River
  • Sechelt
  • Terrace
  • Tofino
  • Victoria

Vancouver Weather Forecast

Heading into the weekend, the Vancouver weather forecast calls for nothing but clear skies over the next few days.

According to Environment Canada, some parts of Metro Vancouver will experience a high of 26°C this weekend.


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