Record breaking weather returns to the B.C. Interior

By Chad Harris
May 2, 2016 - 3:57pm Updated: May 3, 2016 - 12:55pm

KAMLOOPS — The numbers are in and confirm several temperature records were set in Kamloops last month.

But Environment Canada Forecaster Lisa Coldwells says that still didn't give Kamloops its hottest April on record.

"For Kamloops, April turned out to be a mean of 13.1°C, which compared to the normal of 9.9°C," said Coldwell "That certainly makes it a warm month, but it makes it the third warmest month (on record.)" 

While April was above normal, May is starting off in record breaking form.

Kamloops set a new record for the day Monday, reaching 30.9°C, the old record from 1937 was 30.0°C. 

Record keeping dates back to 1890 in Kamloops.

We will be close to record-breaking temperatures again Tuesday, with a forecast high of 28.

Coldwell notes the hot weather will moderate later in the week, but are forecast to heat up again for next weekend.

 

Looking for the latest weather forecast? Click here to view the Kamloops 5-day forecast

 

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