New All time Record For July 27

  • Vancouver Island Inland Sections Forecast - No watches or warnings in effect.

    Forecast Issued 4:00 PM PDT Saturday 21 April 2018 - Saturday night: Mainly cloudy with 30 percent chance of showers. Low plus 2. Sunday: Mainly sunny. High 15. UV index 5 or moderate. Sunday night: Clear. Low plus 1. Monday: Sunny. High 19. Monday night: Cloudy periods. Low plus 3. Tuesday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 19. Tuesday night: Clear. Low plus 5. Wednesday: Sunny. High 20. Wednesday night: Clear. Low 6. Thursday: Sunny. High 21. Thursday night: Clear. Low 7. Friday: Sunny. High 19.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    5.3° C
    -1.8 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    103.1 kPa
    rising
    Wind
    NNW1 km/h
    gusting 0.0 km/h
    Humidity
    89 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    NA° C
    Heat Index
    6.3° C
    Dewpoint
    3.7° C
    UV
    0.0
    Solar
    0 W/m2
    Last Updated: 23:25:00 PDT
    Station Reports Delayed
    12 minutes
    Showing Nearest Official Station

    Observed at: Port Alberni 10:00 PM PDT Saturday 21 April 2018
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  • Day Almanac
    Day's Rain
    2.3 mm
    Day ET
    0.0 mm mm
    Rain Storm
    NotAvailable mm
    Civil Rise
    05:40
    Moon Phase
    Waxing crescent (43% full)
    Civil Set
    20:56
    Day Length
    13:17:51
    Day High
    11.7° C @ 16:52 Tdy.
    Day Low
    5.9° C @ 03:15 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    3.3mm/hr @ 00:20 Tdy.
    Day High Barometer
    103.07 kPa @ 22:29 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    101.62 kPa @ 00:15 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    3.7° C @ 05:55 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    11.7° C @ 16:52 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 21.6km/h @ 15:00 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    1187W/m2 @ 12:01 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    5.2 @ 13:39 Tdy.

It was reported on the news that Port Alberni set a new record at the airport for this day. But that, I believe, is only since the station at the Airport has been there… so I did some digging in the archives here (i love this stuff)!

Turns out that today was a record high for the new weather station at the Airport (since 1992)… and, as far as I can see from the EC records files I have here going back to 1905, it is an alltime record for any EC reporting station in the Alberni Valley* for July 27.

The closest runner up.
The Station at Robertson Creek hit 38.0C on July 27, 1998.

*There have been 10 stations in the Alberni Valley, roughly in order of first record… Beaver Creek, Lupsi Cupsi (near Catalyst), Port Alberni City Hall, Redford, Robertson Creek, Shuhum Creek, Cox Lake, McCoy Lake, Old Airport Somass, Automated New Airport.

7 Replies to “New All time Record For July 27”

  1. Whew! That was a warm one!
    Interesting that EC recorded 38.5C yesterday, you got 37.33C, and Nick’s reached 40.5C!
    If you think it’s hot here though, Death Valley is sitting at 37C at 5:00 am, and it’s forecast to go up to 52C, that’s 126F, today!

  2. Nice. I backpacked through Australia many moons ago and went through the “red centre” through Cooper Peedy.

    It was over 50C. I’ve never experienced anything like it.

    They all live underground there… it’s a constant 25C or so.

  3. HEhehe, out here on the coast we got down to 15.5C at 0600 hours this morning. We’re back up to 24C at the moment. I saw that we got up to 27.6C yesterday.

    On our trip up from Victoria via Port Renfrew, I saw 36C on the truck’s overhead display a couple times. Yeah, it was toasty. And with the humidity, it made it hard to breathe too.

    Mike

  4. Hey here is a refreshing thought…..I looked at the south pole temp…ready?…. -67c this morning….can you say brrrrr?

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