The Canadian Climate Survey is tracking historical and average temperatures in cities and towns across the country, as part of an effort to put something of a local face on global climate change.
Temperature Extremes: Over the period since 1916, 7 of Kenora’s 10 hottest years have occurred in the two decades since 1990. In contrast, just 1 of the city’s coldest years has happened in the same timespan — 1996, when the average temperature plummeted to 1.2 ˚C.
Long-Term Consequences: At the present rate of increase, Kenora would warm 1.8 ˚C, to an average annual temperature of 5.4 ˚C.
* Data for this chart was taken from the Environment Canada homogenized data archive.