Cold records shattered in British Columbia

Another counter-example to global warming

Record Low Temperatures for November 3 – More than a foot of snow in some areas:

Puntzi Mountain, B.C.: -22.4C (-8.3 F) shatters old record of -18.7C (-1.7 F) set in 2003)
Williams Lake, B.C.: -15.4C (4.3 F) shatters old record of -10.0C (14.0 F) set in 1973)

Snowfall amounts for Alberta and British Columbia


A slow moving storm system over British Columbia continues to generate snowfall over southern Alberta. A further 5-15 cm (2.0″ to 3.9″) is expected for the Calgary area with 15-25 cm (5.9″ to 9.8″) for the foothills and the south west corner near Pincher Creek.

Here are a few of the higher total snowfall accumulations received by Environment Canada as of 5 pm November 2, 2017.

Waterton: 30-40 (11.8″ to 15.7″)
Cardston: 33 (13.0″)
Coleman: 27 (10.6″)
Kananaskis: 27 (10.6″)


3 Nov 2017.

The first Arctic front of the season moved across BC Thursday. It brought a blast of cold air, and produced strong winds. It also gave the first snowfall to the south coast including Metro Vancouver and Greater Victoria. Communities and highway passes in the southwest interior and Kootenay regions received significant snowfall.

Snowfall (cm):
Cranbrook: 34 (13.4″)
Kalamalka Lookout (Northern Okanagan): 16 (6.3″)
Princeton: 16 (6.3″)
Squilax (Shuswap): 16 (6.3″)
Warfield: 23 (9.1″)
Coquihalla Summit: 23 (9.1″)
Helmer Lake: 28 (11.0″)
Kootenay Pass: 32 (12.6″)
Paulson Summit: 28 (11.0″)
Pennask Summit: 54 (21.3″)


2 thoughts on “Cold records shattered in British Columbia

  1. Records shattered. Another counter example to climate change!! There’s absolutely nothing changing here…

    • Notice I said it was a counter-example to global warming.

      Yes, the climate is always changing — before the first drop of oil or coal was pulled out of the ground.

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