May 23, 2014 5:04 pm

Updated: 22 Saskatchewan cities break heat records

Saskatchewan is the Prairie hot-spot Friday with scorching temperatures across the region.

Whitney Stinson / Global News

REGINA – Saskatchewan is the Prairie hot-spot Friday with scorching temperatures across the region.

Twenty-two communities in the province have set temperature records including Maple Creek at 29 degrees, and Nipawin which is sitting at 32 degrees.

In Regina the temperature soared to 32.8 degrees during the afternoon and Saskatoon wasn’t too far behind sitting at 30.9 degrees.

The temperature in Regina is 11 degrees warmer than normal, but the Queen City is still shy of the record which was set in 1980 at 37 degrees.

Below is a complete list of communities who broke a heat record:

  • Assiniboia Airport – 32.0c
  • Buffalo Narrows – 26.6c
  • Collins Bay – 24.0c
  • Coronach – 31.8
  • Cypress Hills Provincial Park – 26.6c
  • Eastend – 27.5c
  • Elbow – 29.9c
  • La Ronge Airport – 27.8c
  • Leader – 30.5c
  • Lucky Lake – 30.6c
  • Maple Creek – 30.3c
  • Melfort – 32.1c
  • Nipawin – 33.1c
  • Rockglen – 29.6c
  • Rosetown – 31.9c
  • Southend – 28.2c
  • Spiritwood – 28.9c
  • Uranium City – 24.3c
  • Val Marie – 30.8c
  • Waskesiu Lake – 29.5c
  • Watrous – 32.0c
  • Wynyard – 31.5c

© The Canadian Press, 2014

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