- Kelowna Votes
It was another warm day across the province and 24 daily temperature records were broken.
Although October is here and cooler temperatures are expected, Environment Canada explains that a ridge of high pressure is causing the warmer fall days.
On Sunday, temperature records were broken in communities ranging from the coast to the interior.
Vernon broke a nearly 120-year-old daily record that was set in 1904.
Clearwater was a close contender and broke a 99-year-old record while Kelowna broke a record et in 1932.
Agassiz, Esquimalt and another four locations in Victoria broke records set in 1935.
Many of the daily temperatures were only broken by a degree or two with the biggest margin being recorded in Malahat, northwest of Victoria. The new record of 24.8ºC beat the record of 22ºC set in 1987.
Here is a look at all the daily temperature records that were broken on Sunday:
Abbotsford (27.5°C) – old record of 27°C set in 1993
Agassiz (27.4ºC) – old record of 27.2ºC set in 1935
Cache Creek (28.6ºC) – old record of 27ºC set in 1987
Clearwater (26.1ºC) – old record of 25ºC set in 1923
Clinton (25ºC) – old record of 23.3ºC set in 2020
Comox (22.7ºC) – old record of 22.2ºC set in 1952
Courtenay (22.7ºC) – old record of 22.2ºC set in 1952
Esquimalt (25.3º) – old record of 25ºC set in 1935
Gibsons (23.7ºC) – old record of 22.2ºC set in 1962
Gonzales Point (25.3ºC) – old record of 25ºC set in 1935
Kelowna (25.9ºC) – old record of 25.6ºC set in 1932
Lytton (28.1ºC) – old record of 27.8ºC set in 1963
Malahat (24.8ºC) – old record of 22ºC set in 1987
Nakusp (21.4º) – old record of 20.9ºC set in 2003
Pitt Meadows (27.5ºC) – old record of 26.4ºC set in 1993
Port Alberni (29.3ºC) – old record of 27ºC set in 1993
Sechelt (23.7ºC) – old record of 22.2ºC set in 2020
Squamish (27ºC) – old record of 26ºC set in 1988
Tatlayoko Lake (26.6ºC) – old record of 26ºC set in 1993
Vernon (25.3ºC) – old record of 24.4ºC set in 1904
Victoria airport (23.5ºC) – old record of 22.5ºC set in 1993
Victoria Harbour area (25.3ºC) – old record of 25ºC set in 1935
Victoria (hartland) area (25.3ºC) – old record of 25ºC set in 1935
Victoria university area(25.3ºC) – old record of 25ºC set in 1935
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