B.C. weather: 22 new daily records as heat, sunshine continue
21 May 2023 | Canada | 21 |
A week-long trend of daily temperature records being set across B.C. continued on Friday.
According to Environment Canada, 22 areas recorded new daily maximum temperatures for May 19 as sunshine again soaked the province.
Leading the way was Lytton, where the mercury reached 34.0 C, eclipsing the town’s old mark of 32.2 C, set in 1928.
Cache Creek and Ashcroft were right behind at 33.8 C, easily surpassing their old mark of 31.0 set in 1993.
The trend could continue for Saturday. Ashcroft was both B.C.’s and the nation’s hot spot for the day, with a temperature of 33.6 C at 5 p.m.
Below are the communities that set daily maximum temperatures on Friday, May 19, 2023.
by Global News