Environment Canada reports that Monday was one for the record books in several places across the province including on Vancouver Island.
The agency says daytime highs reached record levels at stations including Comox Airport, where Monday’s 33.3 degrees Celsius topped the previous record of 32.2 set 60 years ago in 1958.
Record highs were also recorded at the Malahat Summit, where it reached 32.1, beating out the previous record of 30.4 set in 2004.
On the mainland, Nakusp reached 32.9 on Monday, easily surpassing the previous high for this date of 31.7 set in 1912.
It was 37.4 in Pemberton on Monday, nearly two degrees warmer than the previous record of 35.6 set in 1977.