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CanadaCalgary is experiencing its longest stretch of cold weather in 21 years

14:55  11 february  2019
14:55  11 february  2019 Source:   globalnews.ca

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Calgary is experiencing its longest stretch of cold weather in 21 years© Global Calgary The frigid weather has temperatures well below seasonal this month. A look at daytime highs and forecasted highs for the start of February in Calgary.

Many Canadians have been battling unusually cold weather since the beginning of February. Record low temperatures have been shattered throughout the country and winter weather warnings have become commonplace.

The city of Calgary is also being affected by this polar vortex weather pattern, with daytime highs as much as 23-degrees below average.

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February is typically the third coldest month of the year in Calgary with daytime highs averaging from -2 C to 1 C and overnight lows of -13 C to -11 C.

Shirtless runners brave Calgary's extreme cold to raise money for homeless

Shirtless runners brave Calgary's extreme cold to raise money for homeless Temperatures hovering around -30 C, with an extreme cold warning and a wind chill that feels more like -45 C, convinced most Calgarians to hibernate indoors on Sunday. But a group of 23 plucky (or, depending on who you ask, crazy) runners braved the outdoors in just their shorts for a 5K charity race. The runners raised more than $30,000 for Inn from the Cold, which provides emergency shelter for people in need. "Physically, I'm doing it because I like the challenge," said Nathaniel Ernst, the run's organizer.

The weather pattern for the first month of 2018 brought some unusual and interesting weather Amarillo has even set a record for longest stretch without measurable rainfall (0.01 inches or In fact, Utqiagvik experienced a stretch of 87 days in which the average daily temperature failed to drop

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Since Feb. 2, the city of Calgary has not made it above -11 C at all, and has dropped down to overnight lows of -29 C. The mean temperature from Feb. 2 to Feb. 10 ranged from -18 C to –26.2 C. The last time Calgary had a stretch of weather with mean temperatures this cold was in January 1998. For 12 days starting Jan. 2, the mean temperature ranged from -21.3 C to -30.2 C.

According to Environment Canada’s historical data, there have been days that were colder over the past 21 years, but there has not been a stretch of weather that was consistently as cold as what the city is experiencing now.

Unfortunately, there is not a lot of relief in sight. The forecast for the next week promises daytime highs to remain below -11 C with overnight lows below -20 C.

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