Calgary, AB – The first week of June is the hottest month in the city’s recorded history, according to a new study from Climate Central.
The average temperature in Calgary climbed to 37 degrees Celsius, and the highest recorded temperature was 41 degrees in the suburb of Whitehorse, according a report from ClimateCentral.
The weather bureau has also been keeping track of the hottest days in Calgary for more than a decade.
According to the Climate Central report, the hottest June was in 2010, when the city set a record for the hottest day of the year with an average of 46.2 degrees.
The city has also set the record for most days with temperatures above 40 degrees in 2014, when a record-setting week of heat was recorded.
According to Climate Central, there are four hottest days across Calgary, with the highest temperature being 41 degrees at Calgary’s Burdett Park on June 27, 2018.
The next hottest day in the month is June 30, when temperatures reached an average high of 47.6 degrees at the University of Calgary.
On June 12, 2018, the mercury reached 40.3 degrees at University Park.
On April 18, 2018 it was 45 degrees in Whitehorse.
The city also set a high in July 2018 with a record high of 51 degrees at Burdet Park.
On July 19, 2018 the city had a record heat record of 49.5 degrees.
A temperature reading of 50 degrees is considered a “high” by the weather bureau.
The highest temperature reached on July 17, 2018 at 49.3 degree.
The hottest day for Calgary in 2018 was July 19 at 52.7 degrees, with a maximum temperature of 59 degrees.
The latest weather forecast is for June 24, 2019, which is the day after the start of the heat wave.
The temperature forecast for June 30 is set to reach a maximum of 49 degrees.