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Record shattered as P.E.I. enters 5th day of a heat wave

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  • Some ease is coming Tuesday.
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Charlottetown Airport got a new record high Sunday, while a heat alert stays in effect for P.E.I. Monday.

Temperatures are predicted to get 31 C at sites all across the Island.

They passed 30 C Saturday and Sunday. The temperature at Charlottetown Airport got a high of 30.9 C, an unofficial history for July 24. Environment Canada records reveal the last high for a Charlottetown location was 30.7 C in 2001.

The low overnight Sunday was 21.2 C, approximately 7 C above average.

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Charlottetown Airport got a new record high Sunday, while a heat alert stays in effect for P.E.I. Monday

The record high for Charlottetown on July 25 was 31.7 C in 1921.

During a heat alert, individuals should take care when outside during the day’s heat. Be certain to consume a surplus of water regularly, and check on pets, friends, and family members who may not have access to a remarkable area.

The heat wave is anticipated to end Tuesday, with a projection high of 26 C.

Heat alerts for P.E.I. are given when the usual high tops 28 C, and the overnight low is predicted to stay above 18 C.

Source – CBC News

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