While most of us in the Lower Mainland are used to bundling up in November, Tuesday’s weather was surprisingly balmy and warm and almost felt like the remnants of a summer’s day. It was so nice, that a giant rainbow even made an appearance across the city.
- 19 colourful photos of this morning's epic full rainbow over Vancouver
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According to the Environment Canada’s weather summaries, Tuesday’s warm temperatures set 24 new records across BC.
Vancouver reached 19.4°C breaking the November 8, 1991 record of 14.8°C and November 4, 1980 record of 18.4°C.
Other record-breaking cities across the province included:
- Abbotsford: 22.4 °C (old record 15.6 °C in 1952)
- Victoria: 19 °C (old record 15.1 °C in 1996)
- White Rock: 20.5 °C (old record 17.8 °C in 1930)
- Osoyoos: 17.5 °C (old record 14.6 °C in 1995)
- Penticton: 17.2 °C (old record 14.4 °C in 1930)
- Kamloops: 21.5 °C (old record 15.5 °C in 1958)
Unfortunately, the sunny, warm November weather won’t last long.
Environment Canada predicts rain for the remainder of the week in Vancouver (but what else is new).