I didn't think it was possible, not in my lifetime anyway.
+49.6°C in Canada 🇨🇦 That is 121°F!
This is the story of the Canadian heat record that was crushed on 3 consecutive days by an unfathomable margin of +4.6°C (+8°F).
This moment will be talked about for centuries. pic.twitter.com/Ogkn5KQKBM
— Scott Duncan (@ScottDuncanWX) June 30, 2021
Words cannot describe this historic event, says @ECCCWeatherBC
British Columbia set more than 40 all-time records
🌡️Lytton broke #Canada's temperature record for the THIRD straight day on 29 June with 49.5°C.
HIGHER than Las Vegas all-time record high of 47.2°C.#Climatechange pic.twitter.com/rbTiikCNEY
— World Meteorological Organization (@WMO) June 30, 2021
Graphic courtesy of Brian Brettschneider (@Climatologist49) showing locations that have ever recorded temperatures as high (yellow) or higher (red) than the 121F recorded in Lytton British Columbia today. pic.twitter.com/2kv7X8On1a
— NWS Eastern Region (@NWSEastern) June 30, 2021