Record-breaking high temperatures expected today in southern Ontario


Published March 4, 2024 at 10:10 am

Record-breaking high temperatures are expected today in southern Ontario.

The unseasonably warm weather continues this week as record-high temperatures are in the forecast, according to Environment and Climate Change Canada.

Today (March 4), a high of 14 C is in the forecast in Mississauga and Brampton. This high would break the temperature record for March 4 of 13.3 C set in 1974, according to Environment and Climate Change Canada.

The record temperature low was -28.9 C set in 1950.

Seasonable temperatures for early March should be around -7 C to 2 C in the Mississauga area.

The Hamilton area could also see record-breaking temperatures today with the forecast calling for a high of 16 C.

The record-high temperature for Hamilton on March 4 was 15.6 C set in 1974.

Burlington, Oakville and Durham Region could also see temperature highs of 13 C today.

It is expected to get even warmer in the Windsor area where the temperature could reach 20 C today, which would also break records.

On Tuesday it is expected to reach 16 C to 18 C in Durham, Mississauga, Brampton, Hamilton and Halton.

Then the temperatures will drop to more seasonable levels around 8 or 9 C.

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