Sunday will go down in history as a record breaker. The record not for a specific fireworks display, nor attendance, however we image in part of the country, attendance at July 1st activities could have been a record low based on the heat, and especially humidity.
July 1, 2018 is now in the record books as being the hottest day on record for our area, and all of Canada. The temperature, with humidex soared to 47.5 celsius.
The previous record was set July 29, 1937 when the reached 45 degrees in Yellow Grass, Saskatchewan.
As far as heat record temperatures for Ontario, previous records were set in July of 1936 in both Atikokan, and Fort France, when the temperature reached 42.2 degrees.
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