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First 20 degrees Celsius

A 20°C temperature often occurs for the first time of the year in spring. Here are a few statistics on the first occurrence of this temperature.

Garden
Date of the first 20°C
Station
Averages 1971-2000
Earliest
Latest

Val-d'Or
(1951)

May 3rd April 7th, 1991 May 28th, 1997

Ottawa
(1938)

April 22nd March 26th, 1945 May 17th, 1996

Mirabel
(1976)

April 24th March 30th, 1986 May 17th, 1996

Montréal Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau
(1941)

April 22nd March 26th, 1945 May 12th, 1956 and 1989

St-Hubert
(1928)

April 22nd March 30th, 1962, 1977 and 1986 May 26th, 1929

Sherbrooke
(1962)

April 21st March 16th, 1990 May 13th, 1972

Québec
(1943)

May 4th April 10th, 1945 June 1st, 1967

Bagotville
(1942)

May 4th March 30th, 1962 May 31st, 1967

Roberval
(1957)

May 3rd April 1st, 1986 May 31st, 1967

Mont-Joli
(1943)

May 15th March 30th, 1962 June 11th, 1947

Gaspé
(1968)

May 13th April 21st, 1987 June 5th, 1994

Sept-Îles
(1944)

June 1st April 19th, 2006 July 6th, 2004

Averages based on 1971-2000 period of record.

Dates in parenthesis indicate the beginning of observations.

 


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