Sunday, 20 January 2013
Winnipeg Hits -30°C For the First Time in Almost 2 Years
As of 9 pm, Winnipeg airport has reached -31.5°C. This is the first -30°C reading in Winnipeg since February 25, 2011, ending a 694-day streak without reaching -30°C. This is the longest streak without hitting -30°C at the airport since records there began in 1938, and the second longest streak for the city in general with records back to 1872. The longest streak was at the St. John's College station near downtown from Feb 15, 1930 to Jan 29, 1932, a streak of 714 days.