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Vancouver breaks weather record with today's warm temperature

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DH Vancouver Staff Mar 19, 2019 5:43 pm

Vancouver’s heat streak continues.

Another weather record was broken today as the city saw the hottest March 19 in three years.

According to Environment Canada, today’s temperatures in Vancouver reached 15.5°C, breaking the record of 14.5°C on the same day in 2016.

Vancouver wasn’t the only city that experienced historic temperatures.

Yesterday, 32 warm weather records were broken across the province.

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Environment Canada

The mid-March heatwave is expected to continue for the next two days. Showers are expected on Thursday and Friday but then it’s back to sunshine and blue skies.

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Editor’s note: A previous version of this story using Environment Canada historical data incorrectly reported that Vancouver broke a 72-year-old temperature record. 

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