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It's official... Toronto smashed a 65-year-old temperature record today

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Ainsley Smith Feb 28, 2018 11:19 am 911

If you have yet to go outside today, it’s not only incredibly sunny, it’s warm as hell – at least for February anyway.

In fact, it’s so mild in Toronto that the city just smashed a temperature record that was set 65 years ago.

According to Environment Canada, the current high in Toronto is 16°C. That’s almost 5°C higher than the highest temperature on record for a February 28, between 1938 and 2013, when it was 11.1°C in 1954.

While it’s currently feeling like patio weather, Environment Canada is calling for light winds this afternoon and the temperature to drop down to 0°C by this evening.

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Environment Canada

The mild weather will continue into Thursday, before dipping back to near freezing throughout the day. The freezing temperatures will, unfortunately, be accompanied by flurries.

So enjoy this warm weather while it lasts!

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Ainsley Smith
Ainsley is a Staff Writer at Daily Hive. She's a former Vancouverite turned Torontonian who is passionate about avocado toast, aesthetics, and avocado toast aesthetics. Story idea? E-mail her at [email protected]

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