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Wind Gusts Of 85 Km Per Hour Recorded At Peterborough Airport Along With Record Setting High Of 16.1 Celsius On Saturday

KAWARTHA LAKES-A strong low-pressure system tracked over Northeastern Ontario on Saturday and brought snow, freezing rain, rain and wind according to Environment Canada. Heavy rain also occurred over Southern Ontario Friday night and Saturday morning followed by very strong winds Saturday afternoon into the evening. Strong winds resulted in power outages with over 300,000 households without power. Several maximum temperature records were also broken on Saturday afternoon.

Locally wind gusts of 85Km an hour were recorded at the Peterborough Airport with a record-setting high of 16.1 degrees. No Numbers are available for Kawartha Lakes.

Wind damage between Fenelon Falls and Bobcaygeon

The following is a summary of information received by Environment and Climate Change Canada.

Summary of peak wind gusts in kilometres per hour:

Point Petre 130 

Port Colborne 130 

Windsor Airport 115 

Kingston 108 

St. Catharines 105 

Hamilton Airport 104 

Toronto Island Airport 100 

Chatham – Kent Airport 98 

Trenton 98 

Buttonville Airport 98 

Toronto Pearson Airport 96 

Port Weller 97 

Brantford Airport 96 

Cobourg 95 

Lagoon City 95 

Wiarton Airport 95 

London Airport 94 

Ottawa Airport 94 

Brockville 93 

Egbert 93 

Waterloo Airport 93 

Elora 92 

Borden Airport 91 

Oshawa Airport 89 

Sarnia 89 

Barrie 88 

Erieau 87 

Mono Centre 87 

Peterborough Airport 85 

Goderich 85 

Vineland 85 

Gore Bay 83 

Harrow 81 

North Bay 8

Summary of total rainfall amounts in millimetres. 

Hamilton 25.4 

Harrow 23 

Algonquin Park 21.5 

Barrie 21.5 

Toronto Pearson Airport 21 

Wiarton Airport 21 

Oshawa 19.6 

Summary of new record maximum temperatures in degrees Celsius recorded on Saturday, December 11th. 

Windsor Airport 

New record of 15.5 

Previous record of 15 set in 1949 

Records began in 1940 

London Airport 

New record of 16.0 

Previous record of 13.3 set in 1949 

Records began in 1940 

Delhi 

New record of 16.7 

Previous record of 13 set in 1979 

Records began in 1934 

Hamilton Airport 

New record of 16.0 

Previous record of 13.9 set in 1971 

Records began in 1959 

Mount Forest 

New record of 15.4 

Previous record of 9.3 set in 2015 

Records began in 1992 

Goderich 

New record of 14.5 

Previous record of 9.6 set in 2015 

Records began in 1995 

Wiarton 

New record of 14.6 

Previous record of 13.3 set in 1949 

Records began in 1947 

Toronto Pearson Airport 

New record of 17.9 

Previous record of 14 set in 2015 

Records began in 1936 

Peterborough 

New record of 16.1 

Previous record of 12.5 set in 1979 

Records began in 1969 

Trenton 

New record of 15.7 

Previous record of 13.3 set in 1971 

Records began in 1937 

Please note that this summary may contain preliminary or unofficial information and does not constitute a complete or final report.

 

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Pamela Vanmeerhttps://www.kawartha411.ca/
Pamela VanMeer is a two time winner of the prestigious Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Award. Her investigative reports on abuse in Long Term Care Homes garnered international attention for the issue and won the Ron Laidlaw Award. She is a former reporter and anchor at CHEX News, now Global Peterborough and helped launch the New CHEX Daily, a daily half hour talk show. While at CHCH News in Hamilton she covered some of the biggest news stories of the day.

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