Lytton, B.C. has done it again.

The small community has set a new all-time Canadian heat record for the third day in a row Tuesday.


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B.C. evening weather forecast: June 28


B.C. evening weather forecast: June 28

According to Environment Canada, Lytton recorded temperatures in excess of 49 C on Tuesday afternoon, after reaching 47.5 C on Monday and 46.6 C Sunday.

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The official Environment Canada weather station in Lytton isn’t even in the hottest location in the village — it’s tucked away under some trees and it’s at least a degree cooler there than the rest of the town.

Prior to the recent heat wave in B.C., the previous all-time high of 45 C was documented in Yellow Grass and in Midale, Sask., on July 5, 1937. The previous B.C. record of 44.4 C was set in Lytton in 1941.


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What’s behind Western Canada’s historic heat wave?

Sixty historic temperature records were smashed across B.C. on Sunday as a “prolonged and dangerous” heat wave continued, according to Environment Canada.

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Fifty temperature records were broken on Monday including Abbotsford at 42.9 C, Bella Coola at 35.8 C, Esquimalt at 39.8 C and Port Alberni at 42.7.

— With files from Amy Judd




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