Record high temperatures across Alberta on Thursday

By rdnewsNOW staff
August 10, 2018 - 6:21am Updated: August 10, 2018 - 7:39am

RED DEER- A ridge of high pressure brought record breaking high temperatures to much of Alberta on Thursday.

It looks like Friday will also set a new record high for many areas of the province.

Red Deer's record high for August 10 is 32.4 set back in 1983.

The forecast for today calls for a mix of sun and cloud with a high of 35.

Here are the the following locations that set new record high temperatures on Thursday:

RED DEER

New record of 34.6
Old record of 32.3 set in 1991
Records started in 1904

ROCKY MOUNTAIN HOUSE

New record of 33.7
Old record of 31.2 set in 1984
Records started in 1915

SUNDRE

New record of 35.2
Old record of 30.0 set in 1978
Records started in 1908

DRUMHELLER

New record of 37.2
Old record of 35.0 set in 1940
Records started in 1923

BANFF

New record of 32.1
Old record of 31.4 set in 1991
Records started in 1887

JASPER

New record of 34.1
Old record of 31.8 set in 1981
Records started in 1916

CALGARY INTL AIRPORT

New record of 34.0
Old record of 32.7 set in 1991
Records started in 1881 

CLARESHOLM

New record of 36.1
Old record of 34.8 set in 2000
Records started in 1951 

CORONATION

New record of 35.3
Old record of 34.4 set in 1932
Records started in 1912 

PINCHER CREEK

Tied record of 35.0
Record of 34.0 set in 2000
Records started in 1893 

VAUXHALL 

New record of 35.9
Old record of 35.0 set in 1930
Records started in 1913

WATERTON PARK GATE

New record of 34.5
Old record of 32.3 set in 2000
Records started in 1976

EDMONTON INTL AIRPORT

Tied record of 32.5
Record of 32.5 set in 1978
Records started in 1959

 

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