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Extremes of weather

Weather records

Canada’s vast size and varied landscape influence day-to-day conditions, some of which include the record-breaking weather extremes described here.


Weather records This slide show has a map of Canada with a menu:
Highest temerature, Lowest temperature, Coldest month, Greatest precipitation in one year, Highest winds, Greatest seasonal snowfall, Least annual precipitation, Heaviest hailstone

Clicking on any one opens a small text box with information and highlights the province or territory where it occurred.


On the next page:

Wind power

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Quiz :

When do tornados occur most often in Canada?

Late fall
Early spring
Early summer