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Two 90-year-old temperature records broken in BC on Monday

Warm fall temperatures appear to be sticking around for many communities across the province as another 16 daily temperature records were broken on Monday.

Since the beginning of the month, 49 new daily temperature marks were set with nine broken on Saturday and 24 on Sunday.

Environment Canada says this ridge of high pressure is expected to stick around in the coming days.

Agassiz and Kelowna both broke temperature records set in 1932.

The biggest margin was seen in Malahat for the second day in a row with the new record of 24.6ºC replacing the record of 19.9ºC set in 2001.

Sechelt and Squamish were close behind as they broke old records by 3.1ºC and 3.5ºC, respectively.

Here is a look at all the daily temperature records that were broken on Sunday:

  • Abbotsford (28°C) – old record of 26.7°C set in 1980

  • Agassiz (27.7°C) – old record of 26.7°C set in 1932

  • Cache Creek (26.3°C) – old record of 25.6°C set in 1947

  • Clinton (23.9°C) – old record of 23.7°C set in 2003

  • Hope (27.5°C) – old record of 27.2°C set in 1952

  • Kelowna (25.4°C) – old record of 25°C set in 1932

  • Lytton (27.3°C) – old record of 26.5°C set in 2003

  • Malahat (24.6°C) – old record of 19.9°C set in 2001

  • Nakusp (22°C) – old record of 20.8°C set in 2021

  • Pemberton (27.5°C) – old record of 27°C set in 1993

  • Pitt Meadows (27.6°C) – old record of 26.9°C set in 1993

  • Powell River (22.6°C) – old record of 22.2°C set in 1970

  • Puntzi Mountain (27.3°C) – old record of 26.6°C set in 2003

  • Sechelt (24.6°C) – old record of 21.5°C set in 1993

  • Squamish (27.2°C) – old record of 23.7°C set in 2015

  • Tatlayoko Lake (26.8°C) – old record of 26°C set in 2003

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