Another new all-time heat record, 46.3 C, set in Kamloops on Tuesday

Kamloops hits 46.3 C

For the third time in as many days, Kamloops has set a new all-time high temperature.

According to Environment Canada, the mercury in the Tournament Capital reached 46.3 C at 3 p.m., though that number is still unofficial.

That would beat Monday’s all-time record high of 45.8 C by half a degree.

Prior to this week, the hottest temperature ever recorded in Kamloops was 41.7 C — a mark reached on July days in 1937 and 1941.

Environment Canada is predicting highs of 43 C on Wednesday and 38 C on Thursday and Friday, before temperatures return to the low 30s on the weekend.

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