A temperature record broken in Montreal
As the mercury climbed to the 7 degree Celsius mark in Montreal, a temperature record dating from a time when the Canadiens captain was again Saku Koivu was beaten in Montreal on Wednesday afternoon.
This February 15 was indeed the hottest in Montreal since 2006, when the temperature reached 6.6 degrees Celsius at 1 p.m., according to the meteorological data from the Canadian government.
The lowest temperature for a day after Valentine's Day in Montreal is -33.9 degrees Celsius. It was recorded in 1943.
According to Environment and Natural Resources Canada, today's increase is explained by the fact that “several conditions were met”. First, a weather system brought “warm air from the south” throughout the morning, then the precipitation, which also generates warm air when it settles, began after. -noon.
The air was therefore heated throughout the day.