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Temperature records broken across BC, including in Kelowna, Kamloops, Penticton

Temperature records were broken all across the BC Interior on the weekend after a heat wave settled over the region.

Kelowna, Kamloops, Penticton, Vernon, Merritt and other areas all logged unprecedented highs on Sunday.

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According to Environment Canada’s preliminary assessment of the temperatures, new records were set as follows:

  • CACHE CREEK AREA (Ashcroft): New record of 40.3ºC; old record of 36.9ºC set in 2015

  • CLINTON AREA (Clinton RCS): New record of 32.6ºC; old record of 32ºC set in 2017

  • FORT NELSON AREA (Fort Nelson): New record of 31.4ºC; old record of 30.6ºC set in 1953

  • GIBSONS AREA (Sechelt Aut): New record of 30.2ºC; old record of 30ºC set in 2010

  • KAMLOOPS AREA (Kamloops Aut): New record of 38.3ºC; old record of 35.6ºC set in 1906

  • KELOWNA AREA (Kelowna UBCO): New record of 36.5ºC; old record of 35.6ºC set in 1970

  • LANGLEY AREA: New record of 33.3ºC; old record of 32.6ºC set in 2010

  • LILLOOET AREA: New record of 38.8ºC; old record of 38.4ºC set in 2015

  • LYTTON AREA (Lytton RCS): New record of 39.9ºC; old record of 38.9ºC set in 1953

  • MALAHAT AREA (Malahat): New record of 30.7ºC; old record of 29.1ºC set in 2010

  • MERRITT AREA (Merritt): New record of 35.7ºC; old record of 35.6ºC set in 2015

  • NANAIMO AREA: New record of 33.3ºC; old record of 32.2ºC set in 2010

  • PEMBERTON AREA (Pemberton Airport CS): New record of 38ºC; old record of 35.6ºC set in 1953

  • PENTICTON AREA (Penticton A): New record of 36.5ºC; old record of 36.1ºC set in 1960

  • PUNTZI MOUNTAIN AREA (Puntzi Mountain (AUT)): New record of 32.9ºC; old record of 32.1ºC set in 2015

  • QUALICUM BEACH AREA: New record of 30.6ºC; old record of 29.1ºC set in 2010

  • SECHELT AREA (Sechelt Aut): New record of 30.2ºC; old record of 30ºC set in 2010

  • SMITHERS AREA (Smithers Airport Auto): New record of 31.8ºC; old record of 30.1ºC set in 2021

  • TATLAYOKO LAKE AREA (Tatlayoko Lake RCS): New record of 32.4ºC; old record of 31.1ºC set in 1931

  • VERNON AREA (Vernon Auto): New record of 36.1ºC; old record of 34.5ºC set in 2015

  • WHISTLER AREA (Whistler - Nesters): New record of 33.2ºC; old record of 32.3ºC set in 2023

  • WILLIAMS LAKE AREA: New record of 31.9ºC; old record of 31.1ºC set in 2017

Heat warnings remain in place across the province today, with temperatures of up to 40ºC expected in some areas.



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Fri
36℃

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Sat
36℃

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Sun
39℃

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Mon
37℃

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Tue
31℃

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Wed
30℃


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