2017 August heatwave competition

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Re: 2017 August heatwave competition

Postby Typeing3 » Fri Aug 04, 2017 2:32 pm

Glacier wrote:
Leighbugs wrote:So...nobody guessed Bella Coola for hot spot? Maybe Masset on Haida Gwaii can beat them. :lol:

Interestingly enough, Bella Coola was 41.2C back in 2009. The only other places in Canada that got that hot that year were Lillooet (also 41.2) and Gold River on northern Vancouver Island at 41.5C (recorded to the nearest half degree).

Wasn't Terrace 40C+ in July 2009 as well?
East Coquitlam. Elevation 25m(80ft).

Spring/Summer 2018
Last freeze: April 2 (-0.8C)
First 15C: March 11 (17.9C)
First 20C: March 12 (21.4C)
First 25C: April 24 (25.3C)
First 30C: May 13 (30.8C)
Hottest Temp 2018: 31.3C (May 14)

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Re: 2017 August heatwave competition

Postby Glacier » Fri Aug 04, 2017 3:31 pm

No, Terrace doesn't get that hot, but Kitimat can, though it didn't that year. Kemano did, and that's on the ocean near Kitimat.

Here's a list of the hottest temperatures recorded in 2009. This is a list of all stations over 39C. Note that two Kitimat station recorded 39.5. The 3rd station there recorded 39.0.

The Terrace stations recorded 38.5C and 37.3C (at the airport). These were the hottest temperatures ever recorded in Terrace.

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Re: 2017 August heatwave competition

Postby Glacier » Sat Aug 05, 2017 10:16 am

Well I was in first place after yesterday morning. Pretty much nailed the overnight temperatures, but then I totally bombed yesterday afternoon. Environment Canada is now back in first.

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Re: 2017 August heatwave competition

Postby Glacier » Sun Aug 06, 2017 9:23 am

I would say that Environment Canada shouldn't count because the forecast I put here is from the morning after the deadline, and in it they had significantly scaled back the temperatures.

Therefore, VanCitySouth is the current leader.

Anyway, here are the latest numbers. Oh, and Victoria didn't even hit 20 yesterday!!

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Re: 2017 August heatwave competition

Postby Monty67 » Sun Aug 06, 2017 10:39 pm

Well this is embarrassing.
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Re: 2017 August heatwave competition

Postby Glacier » Mon Aug 07, 2017 2:14 am

Well VanCitySouth is the grand winner (EC's forecast was made after the deadline). So was TWN, but even still they will likely lose. Yes, Monty67, you should be able to pull ahead on the last day...

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Re: 2017 August heatwave competition

Postby Typeing3 » Mon Aug 07, 2017 8:04 am

Monty67 wrote:Well this is embarrassing.

I hear ya. :lol:
East Coquitlam. Elevation 25m(80ft).

Spring/Summer 2018
Last freeze: April 2 (-0.8C)
First 15C: March 11 (17.9C)
First 20C: March 12 (21.4C)
First 25C: April 24 (25.3C)
First 30C: May 13 (30.8C)
Hottest Temp 2018: 31.3C (May 14)

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Re: 2017 August heatwave competition

Postby VanCitySouth » Mon Aug 07, 2017 8:43 am

Geez. Friday and Saturday's highs were spectacularly underwhelming when looking back like this.

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Re: 2017 August heatwave competition

Postby Typeing3 » Mon Aug 07, 2017 8:38 pm

I think I was closest at predicting the highest temp? :lol:
East Coquitlam. Elevation 25m(80ft).

Spring/Summer 2018
Last freeze: April 2 (-0.8C)
First 15C: March 11 (17.9C)
First 20C: March 12 (21.4C)
First 25C: April 24 (25.3C)
First 30C: May 13 (30.8C)
Hottest Temp 2018: 31.3C (May 14)

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Re: 2017 August heatwave competition

Postby Glacier » Tue Aug 08, 2017 8:03 am

Typeing3 wrote:I think I was closest at predicting the highest temp? :lol:

Un-freakin'-believable! The Weathernetwork was the closest!!!!!!!

I was the closest at night, and you were the closest overall. The days killed me.

Nice comeback for Leighbugs.

Here's a little summarized table. I didn't include EC because they cheated.

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Here's the full table.

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