Calgary's warm weather on Friday broke heat record

Aug 13 2018, 10:16 pm

If you were feeling hot on Friday, it’s because it was hot. In fact, it was a historically hot day in Calgary.

According to Environment Canada, the hottest August 10 on record (between 1884-2011) was set in 1928, when temperatures reached 32.2°C.

And on Friday, the mercury climbed even higher.

Environment Canada

Calgary experienced a sweaty 36.5°C during the day.

The heatwave soon died down, as the weekend swept through with cooler temperatures, which will continue this week.

Environment Canada

Expect highs in the mid to low 20’s throughout the coming week, although the sunny skies and warmer temperatures are expected again mid-way through.

Might want to plan a patio day on Tuesday or Wednesday.

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