Six cold records set in Saskatchewan

In the south-west of the province, the village of Val Marie recorded the coldest temperatures down to -43.6 degrees Celsius. The previous village record for February 12 was -32.2 degrees in 1949.

The extreme cold in Val Marie was however an exception, the other cities and colder regions Monday not exceeding the bar of -36 degrees Celsius.

Tuesday morning, the village still recorded the coldest temperatures in the province with -29 degrees.

Records of cold February 12:

  • Val Marie (-43.6 degrees Celsius) The previous record was recorded in 1949 with -32.2 degrees Celsius. Records recorded from 1939.
  • Weyburn (-36.5 degrees Celsius) The previous record was recorded in 1975 with -31.1 degrees Celsius. Records recorded from 1953.
  • Kindersley (-36.4 degrees Celsius) The previous record was recorded in 1951 with -34.4 degrees Celsius. Records recorded from 1912.
  • Coronach (-36.4 degrees Celsius) The previous record was recorded in 2000 with -29 degrees Celsius. Recorded records from 1961.
  • Rockglen (-33.8 degrees Celsius) The previous record was recorded in 1995 with -26.9 degrees Celsius. Records recorded from 1970.
  • Assiniboia (-33.6 degrees Celsius) The previous record was recorded in 1975 with -28.9 degrees Celsius. Recorded records from 1965.
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Amanda Sharman is a graduate a nursing (RN) from Lakehead University in Thunder Bay. She’s based in Brantford but enjoys traveling whenever possible. Amanda has written for CBC, Motherboard and the Huffington Post. Amanda is a health and science reporter, focusing issues affecting families.

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