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One more day of the heat wave pushes Okanagan and Canadian records even higher

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June 30, 2021 - 7:16 AM

Lytton fell just short of the 50 C mark as it set another Canadian high temperature record yesterday, June 29, at 49.6 C.

With a forecast high of only 41 today, that’s likely the end of that town’s record-breaking run.

But, new all-time highs are still possible in some parts of the Okanagan as highs of 43C — the same as yesterday — are forecast.

Kamloops is also looking at a high of 43 C with possible afternoon showers. That’s not likely to push it past yesterday’s all-time high of 47.3 C.

Kelowna hit 45.7 C and Vernon came in at 44.2 C yesterday. Both had forecast highs of 43 for that day too and both are all-time record highs.

Penticton was the cool spot amongst the region’s larger cities yesterday at a mere 41.3 C. That was below the all-time record high of 42.5 C set Monday. It’s forecast high today is 41 C.

Temperatures are expected to drop to 38 C in Kamloops and 37 C in the Okanagan on Thursday, down to the high 20s C on Friday before climbing up to the low 30s C into next week.

Below are the areas that set unofficial daily maximum temperature records yesterday.

Agassiz Area (Agassiz RCS)
New record of 35.6
Old record of 34.1 set in 2008
Records in this area have been kept since 1889

Bella Bella Area (Bella Bella)
New record of 32.7
Old record of 25.0 set in 1995
Records in this area have been kept since 1977

Bella Coola Area (Bella Coola Airport)
New record of 36.1
Old record of 32.7 set in 1995
Records in this area have been kept since 1895

Blue River Area (Blue River CS)
New record of 39.6
Old record of 35.3 set in 2008
Records in this area have been kept since 1946

Burns Lake Area (Burns Lake Decker Lake)
New record of 36.6
Old record of 30.6 set in 1987
Records in this area have been kept since 1949

Cache Creek Area (Ashcroft)
New record of 48.1
Old record of 36.6 set in 2016
Records in this area have been kept since 1944

Clearwater Area (Clearwater Auto)
New record of 44.7
Old record of 36.5 set in 2008
Records in this area have been kept since 1913

Clinton Area (Clinton RCS)
New record of 41.8
Old record of 33.0 set in 2008
Records in this area have been kept since 1974

Comox Area (Comox A)
New record of 33.6
Old record of 31.2 set in 1987
Records in this area have been kept since 1914

Courtenay Area (Comox A)
New record of 33.6
Old record of 31.2 set in 1987
Records in this area have been kept since 1914

Cranbrook Area (Cranbrook A)
New record of 40.1
Old record of 35.2 set in 2008
Records in this area have been kept since 1901

Creston Area (Creston Campbell Scientific)
New record of 41.4
Old record of 35.7 set in 2008
Records in this area have been kept since 1912

Dawson Creek Area (Dawson Creek A)
New record of 38.9
Old record of 30.2 set in 2015
Records in this area have been kept since 1926

Fort Nelson Area (Fort Nelson)
New record of 36.3
Old record of 33.5 set in 2015
Records in this area have been kept since 1937

Fort St. John Area (Fort St. John A)
New record of 38.1
Old record of 30.5 set in 2015
Records in this area have been kept since 1910

Gibsons Area (Sechelt Aut)
New record of 31.8
Old record of 31.2 set in 2008
Records in this area have been kept since 1949

Golden Area (Golden Airport)
New record of 38.5
Old record of 36.1 set in 1937
Records in this area have been kept since 1902

Kamloops Area (Kamloops A)
New record of 47.3
Old record of 39.1 set in 2008
Records in this area have been kept since 1890

Kelowna Area (Kelowna UBCO)
New record of 45.7
Old record of 39.2 set in 2008
Records in this area have been kept since 1899

Lillooet Area (Lillooet)
New record of 46.8
Old record of 39.2 set in 2008
Records in this area have been kept since 1917

Lytton Area (Lytton RCS)
New record of 49.6
Old record of 40.0 set in 2008
Records in this area have been kept since 1921

Mackenzie Area (Mackenzie Airport Auto)
New record of 38.7
Old record of 31.5 set in 2015
Records in this area have been kept since 1971

Merritt Area (Merritt)
New record of 44.5
Old record of 37.0 set in 2008
Records in this area have been kept since 1918

Nakusp Area (Nakusp CS)
New record of 38.6
Old record of 34.8 set in 2008
Records in this area have been kept since 1966

Osoyoos Area (Osoyoos CS)
New record of 45.0
Old record of 37.9 set in 2008
Records in this area have been kept since 1954

Pemberton Area (Pemberton Airport CS)
New record of 41.8
Old record of 37.4 set in 2008
Records in this area have been kept since 1908

Penticton Area (Penticton A)
New record of 41.3
Old record of 37.8 set in 2008
Records in this area have been kept since 1907

Port Hardy Area (Port Hardy A)
New record of 30.1
Old record of 25.6 set in 1995
Records in this area have been kept since 1944

Powell River Area (Powell River)
New record of 34.3
Old record of 30.6 set in 1951
Records in this area have been kept since 1924

Prince George Area (Prince George Airport Auto)
New record of 37.6
Old record of 30.6 set in 1987
Records in this area have been kept since 1912

Puntzi Mountain Area (Puntzi Mountain (AUT))
New record of 39.8
Old record of 32.2 set in 2008
Records in this area have been kept since 1959

Quesnel Area (Quesnel Airport Auto)
New record of 41.7
Old record of 35.6 set in 1896
Records in this area have been kept since 1893

Revelstoke Area (Revelstoke Airport Auto)
New record of 38.1
Old record of 36.7 set in 1948
Records in this area have been kept since 1898

Salmon Arm Area (Salmon Arm CS)
New record of 39.1
Old record of 36.1 set in 1924
Records in this area have been kept since 1893

Sechelt Area (Sechelt Aut)
New record of 31.8
Old record of 31.2 set in 2008
Records in this area have been kept since 1956

Smithers Area (Smithers Airport Auto)
New record of 36.7
Old record of 31.4 set in 1987
Records in this area have been kept since 1938

Sparwood Area (Sparwood CS)
New record of 37.6
Old record of 32.8 set in 2008
Records in this area have been kept since 1969

Squamish Area (Squamish Airport)
New record of 38.4
Old record of 35.3 set in 2008
Records in this area have been kept since 1960

Summerland Area (Summerland CS)
New record of 42.8
Old record of 37.0 set in 2008
Records in this area have been kept since 1907

Tatlayoko Lake Area (Tatlayoko Lake RCS)
New record of 39.6
Old record of 30.0 set in 1987
Records in this area have been kept since 1930

Trail Area (Warfield RCS)
New record of 43.9
Old record of 35.5 set in 2016
Records in this area have been kept since 1928

Vancouver Area (Vancouver Intl A)
New record of 32.4
Old record of 28.6 set in 1995
Records in this area have been kept since 1896

Vernon Area (Vernon Auto)
New record of 44.2
Old record of 38.8 set in 2008
Records in this area have been kept since 1900

Whistler Area (Whistler - Nesters)
New record of 42.9
Old record of 34.9 set in 1987
Records in this area have been kept since 1950

White Rock Area (White Rock Campbell Scientific)
New record of 29.3
Old record of 29.2 set in 1995
Records in this area have been kept since 1929

Williams Lake Area (Williams Lake A)
New record of 39.6
Old record of 30.9 set in 2008
Records in this area have been kept since 1960

Yoho (National Park) Area (Yoho Park)
New record of 36.7
Old record of 30.6 set in 1937

Records in this area have been kept since 1923

 


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