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It's officially sweater season across BC, as an Arctic cold air mass continues to push across the province.
According to Environment Canada, a total of 41 cold temperature records were eclipsed over the last 48 hours.
The coldest location in the province on Wednesday, Oct. 9, was Yoho National Park on the border of BC, where the mercury dipped to a frigid -16.5 °C.
In Vancouver, a 90-year-old cold temperature record was bested when the thermometer plunged below 2°C on Wednesday.
It is clear, and only 1 degree at YVR. This is the lowest temperature at the airport on this date, on record. Previous record +3, 59 years ago. Also the lowest temp since April 25th! pic.twitter.com/NCkSBM6sgG— Mark Madryga (@MMadryga) October 9, 2019
Here's a look at some other notable locations across the province where new temperature records were set:
The Old Farmer’s Almanac has predicted a colder than usual winter with an above normal precipitation for BC, so keep those toques handy!