21 cold records broken in B.C.

With the heavy snowfall and arctic chill lingering across the province, 21 B.C. cities reached new record lows Tuesday – one going back four decades.

13 Feb 2019 – The coldest spot in the province was Dease Lake Airport, with a mind-numbing -31.4 C.

At another weather station in the area, temperatures dropped to -31.2 C, breaking the 1995 record of -30.6 C.

The oldest record was at the Vancouver Harbour, where temperatures dipped to -1.7 C, surpassing -1.2 C reached in 1978.

Records broken on Tuesday:
Agassiz: -5.3 C (old record of -1.9 C in 2018)
Ballenas Islands: -2.1 C (-1.4 C in 1997)
Cathedral Point: -3.4 C (-2.4 C in 2018)
Cumshewa Island: -0.8 C (0.1 in 2000)
Dease Lake: -31.2 C (-30.6 C in 1995)
Entrance Island: -1.5 C (1 C in 1995)
Esquimalt Harbour: -0.8 C (-0.5 C in 2009)
Howe Sound: -2.7 C (0.3 C in 1995)
Osoyoos: -8.7 C (-8.6 C in 1996)
Point Atkinson: -2.1 C (0.4 C in 2018)
Race Rocks Lightstation: -0.3 C (2.1 C in 2018)
Sand Heads Lightstation: -2.6 C (0.4 C in 1995)
Sartine Island: -0.5 C (0.6 C in 2009)
Saturna Capmon: -3.3 C (-1.6 C in 1995)
Saturna Island: -1.6 C (-0.5 C in 1990)
Sisters Islets: -1.8 C (1.8 C in 2004)
Squamish Airport: -4.6 C (-4.6 C in 1989)
Summerland: -11.9 C (-8.8 C in 2018)
Vancouver Harbour: -1.7 C (-1.2 C in 1978)
Victoria Gonzales: -0.5 C (0.1 C in 2018)
West Vancouver: -2.8 C (-2.4 C in 2018)
https://www.columbiavalleypioneer.com/news/21-temperature-records-broken-as-arctic-chill-lingers-in-b-c/

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Thanks to Argiris Diamantis for these links

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February 13, 2019 at 09:32PM

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