Squamish weather breaks 22-year record

Hot weather across B.C. broke 26 records on Friday, May 10

It’s getting hot in here, as high daily temperatures for May 10 were broken in 26 B.C. communities, according to Environment Canada.

In Squamish, the high became 28 degrees. Previously, the record was set at 25 on May 10 in 1997 — 22 years ago.

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Squamish-based meteorologist Jason Ross said on Twitter that May 9 was also a record-breaking day for the area.

In order of hottest record-breakers on May 10:

Lytton 33.2

Pemberton 32.8

Lillooet 32.3

Pitt Meadows 29.3

Agassiz was recorded at 28.9.

Whistler 28.5

Hope 28.4

Bella Coola 28.3

Squamish 28

Nanaimo 28

Terrace 28

Abbotsford 27.7

Vanderhoof 27.5

Smithers 26.4

Tatlayoko Lake 26.4

Burns Lake 26.1

Gibsons 25.7

Sechelt 25.7

Stewart 25.3

Victoria 25.2

Victoria Harbour 24.8

Esquimalt 24.8

Gonzales Point 24.8

Bella Bella 24.5

Malahat 23.9

Tofino 23.5

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