Temperature records fall in Wednesday heat

By rdnewsNOW staff
October 18, 2018 - 8:36am

It was a record setting Wednesday in a number of areas around the province yesterday.

The following locations set new record high temperatures:

EDMONTON INT'L AIRPORT

New record of 24.4
Old record of 23.3 set in 1963
Records started in 1959 

EDMONTON

New record of 24.7
Old record of 22.8 set in 1901
Records started in 1880

ROCKY MOUNTAIN HOUSE

New record of 24.2
Old record of 23.9 set in 1929
Records started in 1915

GRANDE PRAIRIE

New record of 21.5
Old record of 21.1 set in 1942
Records started in 1922

WHITECOURT

New record of 22.5
Old record of 21.1 set in 1954
Records started in 1942

The following locations tied existing record high temperatures:

EDSON

Tied record of 22.2
Record of 22.2 set in 1936
Records started in 1916

SUNDRE

Tied record of 24.0
Record of 24.0 set in 2015
Records started in 1908

 

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