Less than three weeks after Calgary shattered a heat record and marked its hottest day of 2009, temperatures have gone from one extreme to the other, plummeting to a new low today.
The mercury dropped to -16.1C about 8 a.m. breaking the previous record of -13.3C set more than eight decades ago in 1928.
“We broke it by nearly three degrees and this is a longstanding record,” said Brian Proctor, meteorologist.
“It’s uncommon; we usually break our records by one degree, two at most.”
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PS: Eu saí de manhã para brincar de foguete com o Arthur - achando que fosse estar -8 graus - mas na verdade eram uns -12, e uns -16 umas horas antes.