Record-cold temperatures throughout Saskatchewan

Record-cold temperatures throughout Saskatchewan

28 February 2009

While it may feel to some like the longest, coldest winter in history, it’s not. Thursday, however, was one for the books throughout Saskatchewan.

The cold snap set records across the province. In Meadow Lake, a new benchmark of -43.8 C was established for Feb. 26, beating the previous record of -40 C set in 1996. Nipawin (-37 C) and Wynyard (-34.6 C) also set records Thursday. On Friday morning Broadview (-41.9 C), Assiniboia (-30.9 C) and Wynyard (-34.8 C) set new standards.



Frigid temperatures break 125-year-old record in Fredericton

Frigid temperatures break 125-year-old record in Fredericton
18 January 2009

New Brunswickers woke up to one chilly morning as the province experienced frigid temperatures that set records Friday morning.


Arctic front freezes US, Canada in record cold snap

Arctic front freezes US, Canada in record cold snap
Jan 16, 2009

WASHINGTON — A record cold snap gripped the American Midwest Friday as temperatures plummeted to lows of minus 30 degrees Fahrenheit (minus 34 degrees Celsius) and officials scrambled to protect the homeless and vulnerable.

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